Industrial

Superyachts Push Ballard Bridges Soaring to New Heights

A Coast Guard vertical clearance determination dealt a blow to elevated light rail options for Ballard Link, giving tunnel alternatives a boost -- not...

Industrial [Parks]: Seattle’s Green Edges

For most folks, their mental image of a city park is somewhat focused, and kinda Victorian. It’s an Olmsted designed rolling green of trees...

County Proposes Concrete Co-Op as Private Companies Continue to Throttle Supply and Lock Out...

Last week, concrete drivers represented by Teamster Local No. 174 offered to return to work at three of the six concrete companies facing a...

‘Slap in the Face’ Offer from Concrete Companies Riles Striking Teamsters

The Teamsters representing local concrete drivers rejected the latest offer from owners, which added just 15 cents to wages over three years. The concrete strike...

Georgetown Community Development Authority Seeks Input on Plans for 150 Affordable Homes

As one of the few places in Seattle where industry rubs elbows with homes and small businesses, Georgetown is one of city's most distinctive...

The Urbanist Podcast: Death of the Missing Middle Housing Bill and Industrial Zones

In this second (preview) episode of The Urbanist's podcast, my fellow host Ray Dubicki and I continue on our journey toward becoming podcasters, which...

Proposals to Rezone Interbay and Duwamish Omit History of Exclusion

From now until March 2nd, Seattle is taking comments on a proposal to change the zoning rules in the city's industrial zones. Based on...

Overbuilding Highway Capacity is Robbing Seattle’s Industry

Build roads for freight, bikes, and transit, not peak cars Streets in Seattle’s industrial neighborhoods show massive disinvestment in the basic maintenance of curbs and...