Economy

The average wage increased 5.5 percent last year

The average wage increased 5.5 percent last year

A study analyzed 12 metrics, including economic freedom and educational achievement

A study analyzed 12 metrics, including economic freedom and educational achievement

Homes with garages command a 12% sales premium nationwide, Redfin study shows

Homes with garages command a 12% sales premium nationwide, Redfin study shows

Glassdoor report ranks the metro area near the top of the pack in both measures

Glassdoor report ranks the metro area near the top of the pack in both measures

It’s often overlooked, but the working waterfront is a huge economic driver

Creative workers here earn a lot compared to other cities

Surveys prove Seattle is a pet city as consumers across the U.S. spend in record amounts

Surveys prove Seattle is a pet city as consumers across the U.S. spend in record amounts

Washington State University study also notes a similar contrast over business-climate perceptions

Washington State University study also notes a similar contrast over business-climate perceptions

Shipments through the ports of Seattle and Tacoma hit record level

Shipments through the ports of Seattle and Tacoma hit record level

New website offers transportation options around the busy neighborhood