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Seattle-based Vulcan Real Estate directs all real estate investment activities for Vulcan Inc., a Paul G. Through strategic acquisitions and innovative development, the company has created a diversified, $2.0 billion portfolio of high-performing, quality assets.

Since 1998, it’s built more than 7.8 million SF of office, life sciences, residential and mixed-use projects.

80% of these have occurred in South Lake Union – one of the largest urban redevelopment projects in the country.

The neighborhood includes 6.3 million square feet in 29 projects including 1,367 residential units.

As for the future, the company has 208 residential units under construction and several million SF in the pre-development planning stage.

At this year's Geneva Motor Show, Aston Martin announced that it had created a new sub-brand, AMR Pro, that would bring race-inspired upgrades to all of its cars.

We didn't expect to see the Vulcan, an 820-hp track-only freak machine, get the AMR Pro treatment, but that's exactly what's happened.

Clearly, someone at Aston has a good sense of humor, making a car like the Vulcan even quicker.

The AMR Pro upgrade for the Vulcan doesn't include any engine upgrades, but instead focuses on aerodynamic and gearbox improvements.

Thanks to all sorts of new aerodynamic components, including front dive planes, louvered panels above the front-wheel arches, a revised front splitter, and a new rear wing, the Vulcan sees approximately a 26-percent increase in downforce.

Shorter gear ratios also help the Vulcan accelerate better off the line and at corner exit, which seems like a useful upgrade for an 820-hp car.

Aston Martin also managed to shave 11 lbs (5 kg) off the carbon fiber engine cover. Aston Martin is offering this upgrade package for all of the 24 Vulcans it's built.