Posts tagged Immigration
Seattle Tech in 2019

Seattle is a crucible of technological innovation. The intersection of computer/data science and biological/chemical sciences will lead to breakthrough in a number of industries, and the Emerald City will increasingly be known as a hub for these intersections of change. As we move into 2019, GeekWire polled six venture capitalists from the Pacific Northwest to offer their insight on what to expect in tech for 2019.

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Seattle Sees Foreign Buyer Surge from Vancouver

The July announcement of British Columbia's 15 percent transfer tax on foreign buyers and entities representing them sent ripples through the Pacific Northwest's real estate market. Those ripples seem to be shifting the waves in Seattle's favor, however. In the following months many articles and blogs were released stating that Seattle has become the new Vancouver. The shift began immediately and Vancouver saw a year-over-year reduction in selling volume in the year 2016; and by year's end, the number of sales over $1 million CAD were 16 percent lower than 2015.

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