Monthly Archives: November 2013

Check Out an Urban Land Magazine article on Seattle’s Bullitt Center

An Environmental Model of the Next 250 Years: Seattle’s Bullitt Center By Brad Berton November 26, 2013 Considering that Seattle’s envelope-pushing Bullitt Center mid-rise office building is designed for net-zero use of both energy and water—and over a 250-year life span—one might expect it to feature all manner of futuristic efficiency-boosting gadgetry. In fact, developer Bullitt Foundation’s sustainability-obsessed design and engineering team did consider incorporating an alphabet soup of new-wave technologies likely to play a prominent role as the quest progresses for net-zero buildings—structures that generate as much energy and … Read More

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ULI Northwest YLGs Tour the Newly Renovated Husky Stadium

On October 17th, a group of 30 ULI Young Leaders met at the newly renovated Husky Stadium to hear how this complicated project was planned, funded, and constructed. Walt Ingram and Chris Broadgate of Wright Runstad kicked off the tour with a brief presentation, detailing the scope of the renovation. The effort included the addition of 10,200 seats, renovation of 54,000 of the 70,000 existing seats, lowering the field four feet, and adding 27 suites, 66 patio sites, and 2500 club seats. Walt discussed the unique deal structure in which Wright Runstad … Read More

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Check Out New Urban Land Magazine Article on Effects of Obamacare on Real Estate Presented by Partners From ULI Northwest Sponsors Moss Adams, LLP

Why Obamacare Could Upend Two Common Real Estate Business Strategies By Carleen Snyder, Karina Stadleman, Greg Martin November 4, 2013 It has been lauded. It has been vilified. And it has barely gotten off the ground. But although many of its provisions haven’t yet kicked in, the Affordable Care Act—or Obamacare, as it’s popularly known—is already having a profound effect not just on how health care will be provided, but also on how business will be conducted, especially in real estate. Several of the Affordable Care Act’s provisions are well … Read More

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