Research

85-foot and 125-foot Height Limits Are A Missed Opportunity

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  The NC3-85 and NC3-125 zoning designations (Neighborhood Commercial 3, 85-foot/125-foot height limits) are used extensively throughout Seattle. Ostensibly, the goal of NC3 zoning is to create large,...

Galway’s Lessons for Seattle

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I recently went to Galway, Ireland, which was my first time out of North America. I had a ton of fun, and I also...

Is Seattle The Fastest Growing Big City In The US?

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Yesterday morning the Census Bureau published a press release titled, "South, West Have Fastest-Growing Cities, Census Bureau Reports; Three of Top 10 are in Texas Capital Area."...

More Evidence To Build More Housing

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If you are concerned about housing costs, you should know that building a lot more housing will be critical to control or reduce costs. We...

Revisiting A Rapidly Changing Seattle: South Lake Union

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Color Theming: Red = Developable, Green = In Design/Planning, Blue = Under Construction, and Yellow = Completed It's been only three months since I first...

King County 2030: Introduction to Housing and Employment

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Editor’s Note: King County 2030 is a series analyzing King County’s future through the lens of growth targets for the County’s Metro and Core...
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Seattle Neighourhoods: Not Just for Single-Family Homes

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Look around a residential neighbourhood in a typical American city, and you will see an ocean of single-family detached homes. There is a myth...

A Rapidly Changing Seattle

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We all know Seattle is in the midst of a development renaissance. But just how much development are we experiencing and where? What will...