After 15 years at global drug giant, Erin Lavelle will lead Alder’s push to commercialize its migraine drug Eptinezumab. Seattle Biz Journal Alder BioPharmaceuticals poaches Amgen vet for new chief operating officer role

The Seattle Seawolves play their first Major League Rugby game at Starfire Sports Stadium in Tukwila on Sunday against the San Diego Legion. The 8 p.m game is sold out, but will be broadcast locally…

The tax, which would convert into a payroll tax after two years, is expected to generate at least $75 million per year to fund affordable housing and services for the city’s homeless population. Seattle Biz…

Residents of Los Angeles, Atlanta and Boston are among those most willing to extend financial incentives or taxpayer support to land Amazon.com’s second North American headquarters, while residents of Austin and Denver were most opposed…

Tyler Technologies has signed an agreement to acquire Seattle-based Socrata, an open data and DaaS startup. Socrata’s leadership and substantially all its 150 employees will join Tyler. Socrata’s offices in Seattle and Washington, D.C., will…

CVS Health’s stock price jumped, along with other pharmacy and drug distributor share prices, on news that Amazon wouldn’t be selling and shipping pharmaceutical products to hospitals and clinics. The mounting threat of Amazon launching…

Oracle Corp. co-CEO Safra Catz is not backing down from her campaign to prevent Amazon.com from singlehandedly landing a coveted $10 billion contract to provide cloud computing services to the Pentagon. The Department of Defense…

Grocers around Puget Sound are all launching meal kits, but one consultant says that’s just the beginning. Expect this trend to expand into wine parings, desserts and other add ons. Seattle Biz Journal Looking for…

Construction of Alaska Airlines’ expanded and modernized terminal at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is hitting all financial and scheduling targets so far, airport officials said Friday. “We are on schedule and we’re on budget,” Port of…

World’s largest asset manager acquires new distribution center that’s home to a siding and window manufacturing company. Seattle Biz Journal .3 million sale underscores 'insatiable' demand for warehouses in Fife