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Famed Tsukiji fish market uneasy over move to new site
News 7 months ago
Famed Tsukiji fish market uneasy over move to new site

TOKYO (AP) — After years of delays Tokyo's 80-year-old Tsukiji fish market is closing on Saturday to move to a more modern facility on reclaimed...

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Kroger and Walgreens partner on sales pilot
News 7 months ago
Kroger and Walgreens partner on sales pilot

The nation's biggest grocery and drugstore chains are testing a plan to work together, trying to keep pace with Americans who increasingly shop...

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Step inside this $10.5M Mercer Island mansion
News 7 months ago
Step inside this $10.5M Mercer Island mansion

Built in 1997, this contemporary Mercer Island mansion offers stunning views and a staggering price tag of $10.5 million. The home There are 9,790...

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Supreme Court won't hear case over California beach access
News 7 months ago
Supreme Court won't hear case over California beach access

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is refusing to hear an appeal from a California billionaire who doesn't want to open a road on his property so...

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The quick and the late: Testing same-day delivery
News 7 months ago
The quick and the late: Testing same-day delivery

NEW YORK (AP) — It was a Friday and I was eagerly awaiting my vegetable spiralizer, red wine and Roku stick. They all arrived as promised. But...

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Is Detroit more expensive than Seattle? No, but the rent is harder on its residents
News 7 months ago
Is Detroit more expensive than Seattle? No, but the rent is harder on its residents

If you're renting in Seattle you know it's pricey. Chances are a big chunk of your paycheck goes toward rent and even more goes toward bills and...

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Need a spatula now? Amazon has a new store for that
News 7 months ago
Need a spatula now? Amazon has a new store for that

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is expanding its physical presence again, this time opening a 4,000-square-foot store that sells a wide range of products,...

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Bed Bath & Beyond nosedives after cutting forecasts
News 7 months ago
Bed Bath & Beyond nosedives after cutting forecasts

NEW YORK (AP) — Bed Bath & Beyond's stock plunged to its lowest price in 18 years after the home goods store chain posted weak results in the...

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US pending home sales fell in August
News 7 months ago
US pending home sales fell in August

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pending home sales slipped in August as fewer Americans signed contracts to purchase a house, the fourth decline in the past five...

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After a lull, new-home sales up 3.5 percent in August
News 7 months ago
After a lull, new-home sales up 3.5 percent in August

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new U.S. homes climbed 3.5 percent in August, snapping a two-month decline as buying surged in the pricey Northeast and...

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Amazon, Whole Foods pushes grocery delivery to new cities
News 7 months ago
Amazon, Whole Foods pushes grocery delivery to new cities

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon continues to expand delivery from its Whole Foods grocery stores, announcing new service in 10 cities while broadening...

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Sears CEO: Retailer needs to sell more real estate
News 8 months ago
Sears CEO: Retailer needs to sell more real estate

NEW YORK (AP) — The hedge fund owned by Sears Holdings Corp. CEO Eddie Lampert is urging the retailer's board to sell more of its real estate and...

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$2M Portage Bay houseboat has roof, views for miles
News 8 months ago
$2M Portage Bay houseboat has roof, views for miles

Floating on Portage Bay, this $1.975 million houseboat is both modern and nostalgic, offering on the one hand a roof deck and solar powered boat...

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Debt diary: How an engineer digs out of $100,000 in loans
News 8 months ago
Debt diary: How an engineer digs out of $100,000 in loans

Shannon Beranek craved an iced coffee after toiling all morning in 94-degree heat. But the civil engineer owes almost six figures in college loans,...

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EU consumer chief
News 8 months ago
EU consumer chief "impatient" with Facebook over data

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's consumer protection chief said Thursday she's growing impatient with Facebook's lack of action in complying...

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August housing construction up 9.2 pct., but permits slide
News 8 months ago
August housing construction up 9.2 pct., but permits slide

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction rebounded in August at the fastest pace in seven months but applications for new building permits plunged,...

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Zillow: Seattle's 28 percent above where it was pre-Recession
News 8 months ago
Zillow: Seattle's 28 percent above where it was pre-Recession

Like the rest of real estate, recovery from the Great Recession is all about location, location, location. According to a new report from Zillow, a...

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Sears sales decline improved in latest quarter; shares soar
News 8 months ago
Sears sales decline improved in latest quarter; shares soar

NEW YORK (AP) — Sears Holdings Corp., the struggling department store operator, said it key sales figure improved and its stock soared in after...

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For homebuyers, mortgages are safer but tougher to come by
News 8 months ago
For homebuyers, mortgages are safer but tougher to come by

Keri Weishaar lives in a spacious, four-bedroom house near Tampa, Florida, thanks to the easy financing that prevailed during last decade's housing...

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This Friday Harbor home comes with its own airplane hanger
News 8 months ago
This Friday Harbor home comes with its own airplane hanger

Landing your private plane on your Friday Harbor property? This isn't a just a fantasy: this San Juan island home actually comes with its own...

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Got tools and ideas? Complete this Columbia City remodel
News 8 months ago
Got tools and ideas? Complete this Columbia City remodel

This Columbia City home was going to be someone's dream makeover opportunity; now, it can be yours. Bidding starts at $400,000. The home As is, the...

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Sweet South Lake Union loft asks $500K
News 8 months ago
Sweet South Lake Union loft asks $500K

In the LEED-certified and swanky Veer complex in South Lake Union, this one bedroom loft-style condo runs $499,500. The unit This particular condo,...

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Markets Right Now: Stocks lower as tech companies dip
News 8 months ago
Markets Right Now: Stocks lower as tech companies dip

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): U.S. stocks are falling as technology companies take a second...

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You can own this old schoolhouse-- with a chapel and a saloon-- for $695K
News 8 months ago
You can own this old schoolhouse-- with a chapel and a saloon-- for $695K

Seattle is not the only place around here where you can live in a former school. And outside the city, it gets quainter than an apartment building....

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Red Brick Lodge is for sale: Country luxury at $3.25M
News 8 months ago
Red Brick Lodge is for sale: Country luxury at $3.25M

A little bit country, a lot luxury, the Redbrick Lodge estate is for sale in Redmond, asking $3.25 million. The Lodge The Lodge offers four beds,...

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Humans still heft groceries on-demand, for now
News 8 months ago
Humans still heft groceries on-demand, for now

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A self-driving car that delivers your groceries seems like a great idea: a robot vehicle that uses artificial intelligence...

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Abercrombie & Fitch's 2Q sales fall short; shares drop
News 8 months ago
Abercrombie & Fitch's 2Q sales fall short; shares drop

NEW ALBANY, Ohio (AP) — Abercrombie & Fitch Co. on Thursday reported second-quarter sales that fell short of Wall Street estimates, hurt by its...

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New Seward Park luxury home seeks to set new median
News 8 months ago
New Seward Park luxury home seeks to set new median

New construction suggests the future of Seward Park is rectangular, and this glitzy new abode with opulent interior and rooftop terrace, designed...

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US pending home sales fell 0.7 percent in July
News 8 months ago
US pending home sales fell 0.7 percent in July

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans signed contracts in July to buy homes in July compared to the previous month, as real estate sales are slipping...

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Nearly 2-year streak broken: Seattle no longer leads nation in home price increases
News 8 months ago
Nearly 2-year streak broken: Seattle no longer leads nation in home price increases

Just like with the weather, Seattle is finally seeing some relief from the heat. After 21 months of leading the Case-Shiller's home price index,...

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