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Patti Payne's Cool Pads: 'Huckster' Ron Elgin selling penthouse in landmark building for $3.2M (Photos)
Well-known business and community leaders Ron and Bonnie Elgin are selling their penthouse in Seattle’s Seaboard Building for nearly $3.2 million. The place just hit the market and is already drawing attention.
Ron Elgin is a retired advertising guru, and the couple’s philanthropy is centered on health and the arts. In 2014 the two sold their mansion perched on a bluff on Perkins Lane in Magnolia to Macklemore’s collaborator, Grammy Award-winning musician and producer Ryan Lewis. The couple…
Banfield Pet Hospital shows off new environment-friendly HQ (Images)
Banfield Pet Hospital says its new corporate headquarters in Vancouver, Washington, has won LEED Platinum certification for green features.
The 206,000-square-foot headquarters opened in June on 17.5 acres in Vancouver's Columbia Tech Center. The office has about 800 employees and more than 220 dogs that come to work.
Banfield Pet Hospital says green features cut energy use by 44 percent. The property has a geothermal energy exchange to heat and cool the office, solar-water heating to cut energy…
Used-car startup Beepi's winding down in Seattle after blowing through $150 million in funding
Used car sales startup Beepi has reportedly burned through its venture funding.
The startup, known for delivering cars within the U.S. regardless of where the buyer or vehicle are located, is no more. San Francisco, Seattle and Los Angeles were the company’s top growth markets and touted a 95 percent increase in demand last year.
According to The Wall Street Journal, the cautious venture capital community has decided not to continue backing Beepi. The company, with 300 employees and revenue of…