New B.C. real estate tax sends Chinese buyers’ interest in Seattle soaring

The Chinese have already had extraordinary impact on real estate values on the Eastside. Now all of Seattle will be impacted and Seattle government thought it had an affordability problem before this happened. It’s also happening in Los Angeles. Let’s hope our politicians are paying attention. New B.C. real estate tax sends Chinese buyers’ interest … Read more

A CRE Northwest client moves forward with a major project

EXCLUSIVE: Long delay for hotel by Amazon HQ is almost over Published: August 18, 2016 For two years a privately held San Francisco company has had a permit to build a 15-story hotel next to the headquarters of Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN), yet nothing has happened. View full article

Developer: Fraud charges could have negative impact on Chinese investment in Seattle projects

Is it the beginning of the end for land values increasing at ridiculous rates? Sender’s comment: Try “drilling down” on the Chinese money story within this story, too. Pretty fascinating. Developer: Fraud charges could have negative impact on Chinese investment in Seattle projects Published: September 1, 2015 Recent allegations from the U.S. Securities and Exchange … Read more