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Innovation campus in Sedro-Woolley moves forward after deal with state


The historic Northern State Hospital in Sedro-Woolley has a new lease on life. The state agreed to transfer the 225-acre campus to the Port of Skagit where it will oversee the development of an innovation campus and the renovation of the historic buildings. The innovation campus will be anchored by Janicki Bioenergy where it will continue to develop the OmniProcessor – a machine that processes sewage into energy and potable water.

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Source: The Daily Journal of Commerce

Behind the deal: How Weyerhaeuser ended up in Pioneer Square


Weyerhaeuser officially opened its new headquarters in Pioneer Square in September. Heartland is proud to have advised Weyerhaeuser on the relocation. The Puget Sound Business Journal provides its perspective about how the move came about.

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REI to Build a Connected Campus that Brings the Outdoors In


REI announced that it has finalized an agreement to relocate its headquarters to a section of the Spring District in Bellevue, Washington. Heartland advised REI on the relocation and transaction, and is currently working with REI on the sale of its existing campus in Kent.

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ULI Announces Real Estate Development Finalists in 2016


Chophouse Row, a development partnership between Heartland and Dunn & Hobbes has been selected as a 2016 ULI Global Finalist. Winners to Be Honored in October at the ULI Fall Meeting in Dallas.

Source: Puget Sound Business Journal


Sellen Construction breaking ground in South Lake Union


Heartland was engaged by the Redman Family, a third-generation Seattle family and founder of Sellen Construction, to conduct a highest and best use (HBU) analysis, financial feasibility analysis and to create and lead an implementation plan for the development of a long-held family assemblage in the heart of South Lake Union (SLU).  The goal was to create a high-quality, legacy asset that contributes to increasing the vibrancy and richness of South Lake Union and creates value for future generations.