Seattle housing startup Blokable raises $23M, plans new California manufacturing facility – 10minmail

[ad_1] (Blokable Photo) Blokable, the Seattle startup aiming to transform how housing is developed, raised $23 million to expand its manufacturing capabilities as it gears up to kickstart new projects. The startup manufactures modular smart home units in a warehouse in Vancouver, Wash. that can be stacked into multi-story projects once they are trucked to […]

‘Mega Block’ in Amazon’s backyard will become a life sciences campus following $143.5M deal; proceeds to fund affordable housing – 10minmail

[ad_1] The Mercer Mega Block is right next to Amazon’s campus and close to downtown. (JLL Image) One of the last big chunks of land in the booming Seattle neighborhood of South Lake Union will turn into a life sciences hub — with proceeds of the sale helping fund affordable housing and homelessness issues. The […]