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Facebook eyeing expansion in downtown Seattle

Facebook appears to have already outgrown its office space in Seattle. The social networking powerhouse, which just two years ago expanded into new offices at the Metropolitan Park towers in Seattle, is eyeing even more space. A real estate source tells GeekWire that the company is on the prowl for about 80,000 to 90,000 square… Read More


Video tour: WhitePages shows off remodeled office with kegerator, hydraulic desks and modern great room

Just a few weeks ago, WhitePages turned a huge page in the company’s history when it bought out its venture capital investors, paying $80 million to buy back shares from Technology Crossover Ventures and Providence Equity. But that’s not the only big change happening to the 16-year-old Seattle company. WhitePages has completely renovated its offices on… Read More


Report: Amazon gobbling up more office space in Seattle

Amazon.com’s appetite for new office space continues to grow in Seattle as the company is in negotiations to take over 275,000 square feet of space in the Blanchard Plaza and 5th & Bell buildings, reports The Seattle Times. The new buildings are located in the Belltown and Denny Triangle neighborhoods of Seattle, about 10 blocks from… Read More


Seattle startups scramble for office space as TechDwellers gives them the boot: Tech incubator to close doors

GeoRiot founder Jesse Lakes was excited to secure his company’s first office space earlier this year, picking the TechDwellers incubator in Seattle’s quirky Georgetown neighborhood because of its low-cost; short-term lease and central location for the company’s four staffers. But just four months after moving in, GeoRiot has moved out, along with the seven other startup… Read More

Amazon has not been present at public meetings about its new corporate campus in downtown Seattle.

Images: Amazon.com wants to build a massive biosphere in Seattle (perfect for workers and mature trees)

Amazon.com is charting a new course for one of its proposed downtown Seattle office buildings, unveiling new drawings this week which show a massive spherical greenhouse-like structure capable of housing multiple forms of plant life as well as mature trees. And, yes, of course, throngs of Amazon workers will be permitted too. The new proposal,… Read More


Zulily nearing deal to secure big lease at RealNetworks HQ

Fast-growing daily deal service Zulily has signed a letter-of-intent to occupy a large portion of the Seattle Trade & Technology Center along Elliott Avenue, GeekWire has earned. A deal has been rumored for months, but the letter-of-intent is the first solid signal that the heavily-funded company is pushing forward with its plan for the space…. Read More


Fast-growing Avalara opens new Seattle office at Pier 55

Avalara appears to be cornering the market on office space near the ferry terminals in the Puget Sound region. The maker of sales tax automation technologies, which recently moved into a new 17,500-square foot headquarters building on Bainbridge Island, is expanding along Seattle’s waterfront with new offices at Pier 55. It is the company’s second… Read More


Exclusive: Facebook on the prowl for more office space in Seattle

In a visit to Seattle last month, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg discussed the importance of the company’s newly-opened Seattle office, touting the high-quality engineers located in the region. Now, the fast-growing social networking powerhouse is looking to bolster its presence here. The company is on the prowl for more office space in downtown Seattle, GeekWire… Read More