Apr 22, 2024 - News

Morning Buzz: Storm's $64 million upgrade

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⛹🏾‍♀️ The Seattle Storm will become the WNBA's second team to have its own practice center when the new facility in Seattle's Interbay neighborhood opens this month.

  • The $64 million upgrade will bring the basketball and business sides of the team together under one roof. (AP)

🚧 The Spokane Street Swing Bridge, also known as the low bridge, is closed for upgrades through this week.

💵 A 10-month pilot program in the Seattle area that gave low-income residents $500 a month nearly doubled employment rates among participants, per the Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County. (Business Insider)

💰 A $239 million loan backed by seven of the downtown office buildings in Seattle developer Martin Selig's portfolio has been flagged by a commercial real estate data firm as one in which the borrower may not be able to pay in full upon maturity. (Seattle Times)

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