Bay Vista

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Project: Bay Vista Address: 2821 2nd Ave, Seattle 98121 Neighborhood: Belltown      BUILDING Bay Vista located at Broad and 2nd Avenue was built in 1982. The 24 story structure is located in the North end of Belltown. Bay Vista features 73 units that start on the 7th floor. Building features include a 24 hour concierge, swimming pool, fitness facility , sauna, … [Read more...]

Tower 12 Apartments Breaking Ground In Downtown Seattle

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Tower 12 Apartments, located at 2nd and Virginia is expected to break ground today, according to the PSBJ. We've reported on the site a number of times in past. The 34 story tower will include 314 units featuring a wide variety of options including 44 studios, one bedrooms, one bed plus den, 2 bedrooms and 12 penthouse units. The developer, Continental Properties, also built … [Read more...]

2200 Westlake’s New Neighbor, 40 Story Apartment Tower With 457 Units

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Check out South Lake Union's newest tower in planning. In went in front of the Seattle Design Review Board in February and appears to be headed towards construction. The site is located directly behind Rollin Street Flats near Denny and Westlake. Here is a look at the site courtesy of Google: The 40 story project will offer 457 units, 341 parking spaces and 16,900sf of … [Read more...]

A Flurry of Seattle Penthouse Condos Going Under Contract

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It has been a good couple of weeks if you own a Seattle penthouse condo. There were 5 units that went under contract, leaving just 8 penthouse units on the market in Downtown Seattle. Here are the 5 top floor units that found buyers: Watermark Penthouse - 1107 1st Ave #2001 2 bedrooms | 2.5 baths | 2,116 sq. ft. Huge west facing views. Modern kitchen, custom lighting, … [Read more...]

New Seattle Condo Projects Coming Soon

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Lets discuss when the next condo project is going to break ground. Our friends over at the PSBJ ran an article last week that caught our attention (This is why Seattle developers are building apartments, not condos). Tom Parsons of Holland Partner Group was quoted in the article saying: "This is a pretty savvy generation of buyers out there. I don't think they're going to … [Read more...]

February Downtown Seattle Condo Sales

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The February Downtown Seattle condo stats are in. February posted the same number of sales as January (23). Luxury sales drove the average price per sale up to $767,316 - a 66% change over January. Unit #3802 at Olive 8 (737 Olive) broke $1,000 per foot at $1,008. Another notable sale was a 20th floor unit at Cristalla (2033 2nd Ave) - selling at $916psf Feel free to … [Read more...]

Designed Approved For 41 Story Apartment At 9th and Lenora

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Denny Triangle is getting another high-rise. It will be a 41 story apartment located at 9th and Lenora. It has been in the works now for months - the Developer GID Development group just received design approval from the Seattle Department of Planning and Development (according to the DJC). They are the same group that has been developing the cool steel and glass structure … [Read more...]

Demand For Condos On Capitol Hill Driving Multiple Offers

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Check this out - There have been 26 one bedroom condo sales on Capitol Hill since the first of the year ($500,000 or less). Sellers have been getting 100.40% of what they are asking. Translation - multiple offers. Out of the 26 condo sales YTD, 18 sales received full price offers or better. That is an incredible stat. The average days on market was just 29 days. This … [Read more...]

This $8M Penthouse Condo Has Been On The Market For 7 Years

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You read this correctly. The top floor penthouse at Millennium Tower has been on the market for nearly 8 years. To be exact, as of today, it has been on the market for 2,826 days. No, seriously - it has. Listed in May of 2007, this 9,876sf space has been looking for an owner since President Bush was in office. It is still in shell condition ready to be designed. The … [Read more...]

93 Active Condos In Downtown Seattle, Neighborhood Chart

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Condo lovers, we have created a few charts for your review. There are 93 active condo listings in Downtown Seattle. Here are a few of the take-aways: Condos pricing is pretty evenly distributed across the board There are only 27 condos priced under $500K There are 5 active condos in South Lake Union Denny Triangle currently has the largest allocation of active units … [Read more...]

Olympic Block

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Project: The Olympic Block Address: 100 1st Ave S Neighborhood: Pioneer Square Olympic Block in Pioneer Square’s stands taller than most of its neighboring condo projects. Prominently located in the heart of Seattle’s original district, the steel and concrete structure has the iconic Pioneer Square Pergola and Totem Pole right outside of the front entrance. In 1985 the … [Read more...]

January Condo Sales and Sales Data Launch, Downtown Seattle

January Downtown Seattle Condo Sales

Ok peeps. We are launching a new monthly update for Downtown Seattle condo sales. We will be tracking each month the number of sales in area (701 - Downtown Seattle). We will eventually roll out data for Queen Anne and Capitol Hill as well. For now, feel free to frequent our 2015 sales page that can also be found on the home page of the blog. So, here you go. Click on the … [Read more...]

Comparing Rents, Seattle Condo or Seattle Apartment

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  Lets examine the difference in renting an apartment versus a condo in Seattle. We'll compare a 2 bedroom at Cristalla and a new construction unit at Premiere on Pine (8th and Pine) If you are in the market for a rental there are a number of different buildings, floor plans, amenity packages and locations. In comparing these two rentals, you'll see in our chart below, … [Read more...]

The Ellington Condos

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Project: The Ellington Address: 2801 1st Ave Neighborhood: Belltown SEARCH THE ELLINGTON      BUILDING Built in 2001, The Ellington is a true urban experience located in heart of Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood. The 12 story twin-tower condo project offers quintessential in-city living with an impressive list building amenities: 24 hour concierge, fitness center … [Read more...]