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Former copper smelter site gets its first residents

A former Weyerhaeuser Co. executive and his wife have become the first residents of a redeveloped former industrial site near Tacoma’s Pt. Defiance Park. Bill and Polly Blankenship’s home is the first of what developer Mike Cohen hopes will be hundreds of residential units on the site of the former Asarco copper smelter. The Blankenships…

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Resolution could authorize Point Ruston development agreement

Members of Tacoma City Council are scheduled to consider a resolution March 10 that would authorize a development agreement between the City of Tacoma and Point Ruston LLC, which would set forth mutual agreements for financing a redesign and construction of Ruston Way and related improvements. The improvements include the creation of a Local Improvement…

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Deal would alter

Mike Cohen, the developer of Point Ruston, is working with the city of Tacoma to rebuild Ruston Way, the main route to the $1 billion mixed-use project. The work would fill in the tunnel on the Ruston part of the development and close a section of the road for up to three months this summer….

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