Real Estate

"A million dollar home in St. Louis is almost three times the size of a million dollar home in Seattle."

Luxury homes are still selling faster in Seattle than almost anywhere in the country.

Plus: Nationally, home prices saw their smallest increase since December 2016

It's tied with San Jose and Fremont, California, atop Redfin's latest list. Plus: Three Seattle neighborhoods are ranked as the most competitive in the country.

The home ownership rate for white people in Seattle is more than 65 percent, but for African Americans in the metro region, the rate is below 30 percent.

Investment group led by Chris Hansen is adding a new element to its plan for a new NBA/NHL arena in the SoDo neighborhood: redeveloping KeyArena in Lower Queen Anne to make it an indoor-outdoor concert venue.

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The veteran- and woman-owned interior finishes contractor has a strong track record of investing in its employees.

It took a mixture of luck and dogged persistence for hairstylist De Charlene Williams to secure a small-business loan. It was 1968 and Boeing was about to begin the infamous round of layoffs that would slash its workforce from 142,000 to 56,000. Local banks were therefore willing to give loans to almost anybody who could promise some cash flow.

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Why the Seattle building and remodeling company ranked high on the list of 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2017.

With land to build new housing becoming scarcer in the Puget Sound region, competition among builders is getting tougher.