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Amazon Hiring… Up, Median Income… Up & Chinese Buying Trend Is… Up

Think there are too many Amazonians in Seattle?

Well, brace yourself.

Washington’s Employment Security Department says that between May and August, Amazon.com posted 11,042 job openings online in King County, double the number from the same period last year.

The numbers mean that the tech and retail giant’s Pantagruelian appetite for workers dwarfs that of every other employer in Seattle’s red-hot market for tech skills.

Amazon’s hiring hunger transforming Seattle economy – Seattle Times

Recovery runs deeper, but still miles to go – Seattle Times

$80,000 median: Income gain in Seattle far outpaces other cities – Seattle Times

Are Chinese international students feeding Seattle’s real estate crisis? – Seattle Globalist

A Nation United—and Divided—by Our Homes’ Architectural Styles – Realtor.com

 

CB 118794 – proposal to allow homeless encampments in parks, planting strips, and other green spaces.

Please read the information and let your city council member (Mike O’Brien 206-684-8800 mike.obrien@seattle.gov) know if you do or do not support this.

http://council.seattle.gov/2016/10/04/homeless-encampments-an-update/

 

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