Space Needle LLC and its contractor Turner Construction this week are starting a four-year elevator modernization project at the iconic Seattle landmark that will cost $18 million to build. Initial work is taking place at night on the tower's hoistway and flat roof.
Spanish architectural surfaces firm Cosentino has opened a new interactive showroom and gathering space for the architecture and design community in downtown Seattle. The new showroom, which the company calls Seattle City Center, officially opened Sept. 12.
U.S. regulators and 17 states are suing Amazon over allegations the e-commerce behemoth abuses its position in the marketplace to inflate prices on and off its platform, overcharge sellers and stifle competition.
The Oklahoma City Council voted Tuesday to set a Dec. 12 citywide vote on a proposed 1% sales tax for six years that would fund a new $900 million downtown arena and keep the NBA's Thunder in the city through at least 2050.
Limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) is becoming harder but a narrow window remains because clean energy infrastructure has grown around the world, a new report said Tuesday.