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07 Oct 2021


It won’t happen until the end of March next year, though Visit Seattle must find a replacement for retirement Tom Norwalk, its President and CEO. He has been with the Hospitality Promotion and Advocacy Group for 15 years. He said in a statement, “It has been the journey of my life and the greatest professional honor to promote and market the city I love. While there’s no good time to say goodbye, I am confident we have the right team to keep Seattle’s momentum going. ”The Visit Seattle board of directors will conduct a new executive search and plan to replace Norwalk ahead of his official one To announce dismissal.

Local investor Thayer Manca residential complex has a large and growing presence in Arizona. The company just announced the purchase of the 338 unit, valued at $ 69.3 million Desert shadow, in Tusson. TMRs Joe Manca said in a statement, “Our current Tucson properties have demonstrated that the Tucson market is one of the most dynamic and developing rental markets in the country. The timing of the Desert Shadows acquisition gave our investment partners the opportunity to reinvest their proceeds from a recent sale on a 1031 exchange. ”TMR plans to invest approximately $ 6.8 million in renovations that include a new May include names for the complex.

Ryan Cos. announced its latest groundbreaking ceremony at 65 S. Horton St. in SoDo. With financial partner GTIS partner, of New York is planning to demolish four old industrial buildings for a new four-story logistics and industrial building with around 124,646 square meters. Ryan will build the project that. was designed Nelson. Ryans Marc Gearhart says it will be Seattle’s second multi-story warehouse; the first was Georgetown Junction, from Prologisthat is fully rented to Amazon. Ryan acquired the SoDo site two years ago for nearly $ 5 million. Bill Condon, Matt McGregor, David Abbott and Greg Inglin from Necklaces convey the new space.

Gordon & Rees Scully Mansukhani continued its national expansion with the opening of its 72nd office in Spokane. Meredith Thielbahr is managing partner. The Spokane office has seven experienced partners serving in a variety of practice areas serving clients in east Washington and north Idaho. The attorneys work closely with other offices in the area including Seattle, Portland, and Boise, as well as Gordon & Rees attorneys in all 50 states. The Spokane team is experienced on a variety of subjects in many practical areas, including business transactions; Cannabis, hemp and CBD; Construction; Commercial / civil disputes; Environmental / toxic offenses; Product liability; Professional liability defense; Employment Law; ERISA; Insurance; intellectual property; Life, health and disability; and cyber, privacy and data security. In addition to Thielbahr, there are other lawyers working in Spokane Allen Estes, Donald Verfurth, Mark Tuvim, Sarah Turner, Nicole Demmon, David Silke, John Leary and Richard Sybert. Gordon & Rees was founded in 1974 and has over 1,000 lawyers nationwide.

The ongoing global semiconductor shortage continues to affect some industries, including the automotive sector. The shortage reduced Paccar’s truck deliveries by around 7,000 vehicles in the third quarter – now around 33,000 vehicles compared to 40,100 vehicles delivered in the second quarter of 2021. Paccar assumes that the semiconductor shortage and the associated production inefficiencies will continue in the fourth quarter Boost global truck production once supply disruptions are resolved. Global demand for the new Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF trucks remains strong, according to the company. In addition to its light, medium and heavy trucks, Paccar also develops and manufactures advanced powertrains, provides financial services and information technology, and sells truck parts.

October 06, 2021


Hewitt announced the promotion of Jake Woland, ASLA, LEED AP, as director. Woland has been a senior associate at Hewitt’s landscape architecture firm for 13 years. He is one of the company’s six other principals on the Executive Leadership Team. Woland lectures regularly at the University of Washington, has taught urban planning studios at Rutgers, and is the author of Site Engineering for Landscape Architecture, a widely recognized textbook on sustainable site design. Woland has worked on a variety of urban conditions and scales, including boardwalks, public open spaces, transportation facilities, street landscapes, multi-block mixed-use developments, and commercial projects. Woland received his Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Washington and his Bachelor of Science, Geological Sciences, from Tufts University. He is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects.



The Watershed Company has discontinued Angela Mele, Interpretative planner and scientific illustrator and Anna Tono, Sales coordinator. Mele is a specialist in interpretive planning that focuses on resource-based content. She brings more than a decade of experience in scientific illustration, exhibition design and museology for interpretative placemaking. Tono specializes in graphic layouts for the development of marketing materials and will support the team in qualifying and preparing offers as well as social media presences. The Watershed Company provides natural resource assessment, mitigation and restoration, environmental planning and approval, rainwater monitoring, tree maintenance, site design and landscape architecture services.

Seattle-based Kline Galland, a nonprofit senior care organization, has received a $ 5 million donation from Gary and Karen Schwartz. The donation will cover the running costs of the Kline Galland Home, Kline Galland’s Community Based Services, and the newly renamed Mary Schwartz Summit, previously known as The Summit at First Hill. The Schwartz family has long supported Kline Galland’s mission. Over the years, they also relied on Kline Galland to look after their own family members. The family gift will help Kline Galland manage rising healthcare costs, meet uncompensated reimbursements under Medicare and Medicaid payments, and address shortages in nursing and medical staff. The newly renamed Mary Schwartz Summit Hill will be unveiled this month. The Mary Schwartz Summit offers independent living, assisted living, and memory support. The facility is the only Jewish senior community in Washington state.

F5 announced that it has completed the acquisition of Threat Stack, a leading provider of cloud security and workload protection. “The Threat Stack team brings strong technical talent and cloud-native application protection capabilities that will accelerate F5’s adaptive application vision to help our customers secure applications and APIs everywhere,” said Haiyan Song, executive vice president of Security at F5. F5, headquartered in Seattle, is a multi-cloud application security and delivery company.


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