SEATTLE: America’s Top Business City

What happens when a single American city boasts an annual gross domestic product of $288.5 billion, annual job growth of 2.7 percent over the past five years, and a 4.7 percent increase in income over the same period?   Well, you name it the best city in the U.S. for business and careers, obviously.   [...]

SEATTLE’S SLUMP: Why buyers are looking North and South for more home for their buck

After a record-breaking period of pedal-to-the-metal acceleration, the Seattle- and Eastside real estate market is finally beginning to pump its brakes a bit. According to Case-Shiller’s recent home price index, while single-family homes increased in price across the metro area that includes King, Snohomish, and Pierce counties by 12.1 percent over the past year (which [...]