All posts tagged “seattle

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Amazon orange

This week (Thursday) was the deadline to submit proposals for Amazon HQ2. About 100 cities across North America are thought to have a bid in.  New York lit up every single landmark in the city with “Amazon orange” in an “embarrassing attempt” to try and win this… Read More

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Is Trump good for Canada?

Richard Florida and Joshua Gans just published an article in Politico called: Trump Is Making Canada Great Again. The overarching argument is that as the US closes its borders, Canada benefits. The best and brightest from around the world are coming here. This fall, international… Read More

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Two-hour grocery delivery

Today it was announced that Amazon is planning to launch its “Prime Now” service in Vancouver and Toronto this November and January, respectively.  The pilot program will offer two-hour deliveries for members and, according to the Wall Street Journal, will be be heavily focused on… Read More

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Seattle vs. Vancouver

A reader recently shared an article with me called: Why Seattle builds apartments, but Vancouver, BC, builds condos. Thanks for that. It’s a good summary of the differences between these two markets and why over the last five years less than 4% of all new… Read More