Seattle crane skyline and tech boom, Jesse Tam. Seattle’s crane total has grown 38 percent in the past year with 58. The skylines are filled with yellow cranes and impossible to miss when you visits the city or any of its neighborhoods. The construction of new office towers, condos, hotels and apartment buildings is ongoing in the South Lake Union and downtown corridor.
The growth of Amazon alone has fueled much of what is visible in the South Lake Union neighborhood with three biospheres to shape the Seattle downtown landscape. Bellevue developers launched 29 projects from 2013 to 2015 that requiring cranes as growth and expansion continues.