Seattle Growth Podcast 7.8: pandemic resilience and the return of the Sonics
The COVID-19 pandemic has spelled the tragic loss of life or livelihood for many in the Pacific Northwest. But it also has stirred myriad demonstrations... Read More
Seattle Growth Podcast 7.6: surviving the first wave, bracing for the second
COVID-19 case numbers are spiking and new restrictions are being imposed to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Many businesses find themselves—again—in a fight for... Read More
Seattle Growth Podcast Extra: Can Seattle become a hockey town?
Playing on Seattle’s dramatic growth, two competing groups are proposing the creation of a new world-class sports and entertainment arena, one by renovating Key Arena... Read More
Seattle Growth Podcast Extra: growth, arena plans and the city budget
In this special episode of the Seattle Growth Podcast, Seattle’s budget director and a University of Washington expert discuss how growth and the potential for... Read More
Seattle Growth Podcast Extra: Former Mayor McGinn on growth, Sonics
In the first of three special episodes of the Seattle Growth Podcast, former Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn offers insights into Seattle’s past, present and future.... Read More
Seattle Growth Podcast Special Episode: To Key or not to Key?
What is the future of Seattle Center’s Key Arena? Multiple groups are hoping to bring NBA basketball and NHL hockey back to Seattle. One, led... Read More
Seattle Growth Podcast 2.11: Get what you want from City Council
Will the Seattle SuperSonics return? The Seattle City Council has a lot to consider in the coming weeks. In this final episode of the Seattle... Read More
Seattle Growth Podcast 2.10: Saviors of the Sonics?
In the nearly 10 years since the Seattle SuperSonics left for Oklahoma City, several people have worked tirelessly to bring the Sonics back home. Episode... Read More
Seattle Growth Podcast 2.9: the Sonics and Seattle real estate
How would construction of a new sports arena affect the city’s real estate market? Episode 9 of the Seattle Growth Podcast, season 2, explores this... Read More
Seattle Growth Podcast 2.8: what about a Key Arena remodel?
Three private groups are vying to invest roughly half a billion dollars into a sports and entertainment complex in Seattle that could become home court... Read More