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January 23, 2014 at 11:55 AM

Sodo development: Not worth it at Port’s expense

Absent active leadership in shaping and maintaining Sodo’s future, Seattle will witness the ascent of luxury condos, apartments, retail, restaurants and hotels, and the inexorable demise of good-paying blue-collar jobs in a healthy light and medium industry zone [“Will development eclipse Sodo?” Opinion, Jan. 18]. The proposed arena for the NBA and NHL is…

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Comments | More in Port of Seattle | Topics: Eric Sirkin, NBA arena, port of seattle

September 5, 2013 at 4:27 PM

Potential arena in Sodo

Do the math The city of Seattle has been corrupted in such a way that it has allowed hedge-fund guy Chris Hansen to pay for an economic-impact evaluation of his arena proposal, thereby assuring the sort of objective research expected of paid advocates like lawyers or public relations people. [“Editorial: Make Hansen fund arena vote...

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Comments | More in Economy, Seattle | Topics: arena, Chris Hansen, economy

July 12, 2013 at 5:56 AM

Seattle’s port and industrial sector

Commercial waterfront jobs are necessary The Seattle Times was right to call out City Hall on the loss of our commercial shipping business. [“Editorial: Pay attention to the port, industrial sector,” Opinion, July 10.] What did we expect? After forever putting off long-promised and much-needed additional freight access in Sodo, the city of Seattle fell all over…

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Comments | More in Politics, Seattle | Topics: commercial, docks, fishing

April 27, 2013 at 8:02 AM

Sodo arena proposal questioned by critics

Seattle shouldn’t forget about alternate arena locations I find it interesting that I keep reading in The Seattle Times about another “latest revision” to a planned arena in the Sodo District [“Remaking Sodo,” page one, April 22].I am concerned that I have yet to read even the location of the “other sites” that are supposed to…

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| Topics: arena, Sodo, Sodo arena