Sanjay Bhatt, The Seattle Times

Sanjay Bhatt

The Seattle Times

Seattle, WA, United States

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Past articles by Sanjay:

Expedia lays out plan for airy, expansive waterfront campus

The company will pull off some of the brick exteriors on the Amgen buildings it purchased as part of a plan to maximize the views — and the appeal to potential recruits it hopes to attract to the 4,500-employee planned campus. → Read More

Saltchuk takes new HQ space in Pioneer Square

Saltchuk Resources, a logistics, shipping and petroleum distribution firm with about 6,000 employees, will be the anchor tenant in an eight-story building planned on Alaskan Way. → Read More

King County home prices hit a new high

The median price of single-family homes sold in King County last month hit a new high of $514,975, up about 20 percent over the median price a year ago, the Northwest Multiple Listing Service said Monday. → Read More

Vulcan sells project that helped begin S. Lake Union transformation

Seattle developer Vulcan sold the Whole Foods location and other retail space at 2200 Westlake on Monday for $65 million, King County records show. → Read More

A dirty secret: Side sewers can become a homeowner’s nightmare

Beneath Seattle’s older houses and apartment buildings, broken side sewers are a festering problem that can cost many thousands of dollars to repair and can complicate or even derail a home sale. → Read More

Expedia leases office space near future waterfront campus

Expedia has signed a lease for about 38,000 square feet at 645 Elliott Ave. W. near its future corporate campus in Seattle, and it plans to move in there this summer, the company said Friday. → Read More

Plans for 101-story Seattle tower scaled back

The developer of a proposed 101-story super-tower in downtown Seattle has revised its plan to a 94-story skyscraper → Read More

Dargey, allies seek to keep Potala Tower project going

Path America founder Lobsang Dargey and others are asking a federal judge to reject a court-appointed receiver’s proposal to sell the unfinished Potala Tower in downtown Seattle, which was financed by overseas investors seeking EB-5 visas. → Read More

Weyerhaeuser’s Federal Way campus sold

Buyer is a national real estate investment group that says it’s ready “for the property’s next chapter.” → Read More

Century-old, mostly vacant Eitel Building may see new life

Lake Union Partners’ $30 million plan for the languishing Eitel Building is benefiting from broader efforts to clean up and redefine downtown Seattle’s Pike-Pine corridor. → Read More

High-end home sales booming as tech execs, foreign buyers bid up prices

$3 million, $5 million — whatever your definition of a luxury home may be, sales in the Seattle metro area are up. → Read More

KING 5 building on Dexter due for demolition this summer

KING 5’s old headquarters on Dexter Avenue in South Lake Union is slated for demolition this summer to make way for two 12-story office towers on the full city block, Los Angeles-based Kilroy Realty Corp. said Friday. → Read More

Big Kirkland development is sparked by tech companies Tableau Software, Wave

Tableau Software and Wave have signed leases for about 90,000 square feet each, according to an industry source with direct knowledge of the deals. → Read More

King County home prices hit a new record in December

The median price of single-family homes sold in King County in December jumped 15 percent over the year to a new record of $508,000, the Northwest Multiple Listing Service said Wednesday. → Read More

Seattle friends who joined forces see homeowner dreams come true

They went together to the UW and to Burning Man, and now they’ve bought homes together in an effort to create a community while navigating the region’s rising prices. → Read More

Region at a crossroads as home-buying power shrinks

Population growth, limited new construction and zoning constraints are among the factors contributing to rapidly rising home prices that challenge policymakers to devise solutions. → Read More

Apartment rents leap again, but softer market may be ahead

In some of the priciest areas, rents actually fell in the fourth quarter while vacancy rates increased. From the landlord’s point of view, such changes signal an “alarming deterioration” in the market, a new report says, though renters may welcome the shift. → Read More

Reforms proposed as EB-5 immigrant investor program faces expiration

The EB-5 program allows companies to raise capital from wealthy foreigners seeking a permanent-residency visa, also known as a green card. → Read More

Selig plans apartments high above old Federal Reserve building

Developer Martin Selig looks to tack 12 stories of downtown living space onto the 36 floors of offices previously planned at 1015 Second Ave. → Read More

King County home prices up 13.6 percent in 12 months

The continuing shortage of homes for sale helped send prices on homes sold last month through the roof: King County’s median price for single-family homes sold was $499,950, a 13.6 percent increase over a year ago. → Read More