Nord

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Nord – 312 1st Ave S Neighborhood - Pioneer Square SEARCH THE NORD BUILDING      BUILDING Nord is a quintessential boutique building located in the heart of vibrant Pioneer Square. The low-rise vintage brick building is comprised of only 7 renovated loft-style homes. The renovation and conversion was completed in 2007 by the local development company Pioneer … [Read more...]

Austin Bell

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Austin A. Bell - 2324 1st Ave, Seattle 98121 Neighborhood - Belltown SEARCH AUSTIN BELL     BUILDING Austin A. Bell is a historic Seattle landmark building located on 1st Avenue in the heart of Seattle's Belltown neighborhood. The original 1889 hotel was almost destroyed by a fire and only the strong brick and Terra cotta facade managed to survive. It was carefully … [Read more...]

Penthouse, Once Listed at $1.5M, Now $985,000

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There are 4 units on the top floor of the Cosmopolitan. This penthouse (#3404) is one of them. It was once listed for a much as $1,499,950 in 2007 and recently listed for $1,325,000 in May of 2014. Now on the market for $985,000 0r $548 per square foot, it will be interesting to see if the new year brings the owners an offer. It has 1,684sf with 2 bedrooms and 2 baths. Wolf, … [Read more...]

Jackson Square

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Project: Jackson Square Address: 121 South Jackson St BUILDING Jackson Square offers a urban lifestyle within Seattle’s most historic neighborhood. Originally built in 1902, the Jackson Square Building was converted in 2007 to six luxury condominiums, offering the much-admired historic details of the buildings original structure including exposed brick walls and rustic … [Read more...]

3 Most Expensive Seattle Condo Sales In 2014

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As a follow up to our 2013 list, we compiled the 3 most expensive Seattle condo sales in 2014. 1) Four Seasons Private Residences  Unit #1501  – Downtown Seattle Sold Price – $6,100,000 Size: 4,131 | Price per square foot: $1,477 Bedroom: 2 | Bathroom: 2.5 See more photos Number 1 on our list is 1501 at Four Seasons. The 2008 built project still has some of the … [Read more...]

Early Design Guidance, Altitude Sky Tower (Escala Impact)

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A proposed project at 5th and Stewart (see above) is quickly gaining a lot of attention. It will be presented to the Seattle Design Review Board tomorrow at 7pm. The current proposal is for a 50 story project featuring a hotel, apartments and condos - named The Altitude Sky Tower. We believe that this new building would be a unique option for prospective buyers. Not only is the … [Read more...]

New Apartment Tower Sharing Air-Space With 1521 Condos

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The Westedge of Downtown Seattle is going through a massive development cycle. As reported in the PSBJ, a 39 story apartment project, located at 2nd/Pike may be breaking ground as early as next year. This is in addition to Equity's new site at 2nd and Pine (40 story tower). These are important stories for the blog as they could hinder views of existing condos and there is … [Read more...]

What $1M Can Buy You In Seattle, Condo Shopping On Cyber Monday

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In the spirit of holiday shopping, we thought it would be fun to show you how far $1M would stretch if you were in the mood to purchase a Seattle condo. Here are 3 very different units. All priced at or near $1M. NEW CONSTRUCTION NEIGHBORHOOD - DENNY TRIANGLE PROJECT - INSIGNIA TOWERS Like new? How about a 36th floor 2 bedroom, 2 bath at Seattle's one and only new … [Read more...]

Post Mews – Travelers Hotel

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Building: Post Mews Neighborhood: Pioneer Square BUILDING DESCRIPTION Originally built as the Elgin Hotel in 1913, Post Mews was later recognized, and still referenced to today as Traveler’s Hotel. Living up to the name, it’s Post Ave location is just steps from waterfront, ferries, sports arenas, charming cafés and art galleries. The low-rise brick building was restored … [Read more...]

Condos In Foreclosure, Downtown Seattle

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You may have noticed over the years that we've spent a significant amount of time tracking condo foreclosures. During 2009-2012 there were hundreds of foreclosures in Downtown Seattle. Leading up to 2007, there were a lot of investors buying condos in the Seattle market. These included second home buyers, owners looking to rent their space and speculative buyers looking for a … [Read more...]

Price Drop, 5th and Madison Penthouse

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One of the penthouse units at 5th and Madison just came back on the market with a new price. We have shown this property a number of times and it is absolutely INSANE. It sits up 24 floors from ground-level and has floor to ceiling windows showcasing some pretty incredible views. It was purchased for $2,550,000 in 2008 and shortly thereafter went through an extensive … [Read more...]

The Lofts

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Project: The Lofts Neighborhood: Pioneer Square BUILDING The Lofts is a classic New York style loft in Pioneer Square. Each of the 17 lofts offer exposed brick walls, massive windows, rustic wide plank floors and ample square footage. The turn-of-the-century ambiance combined with a location amid art galleries, acclaimed restaurants and charming cafés offers up a very … [Read more...]

$6M Bellevue Penthouse Sells At Full Price, All Cash

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Remember the penthouse we wrote about last month? It went under contract after just 8 days on the market.  It posted today and we have learned that the buyer paid full price, all cash - it closed in just 25 days. See more photos here. The largest condo sale in Seattle YTD was #1501 at Four Seasons - it sold for $6,100,000 in April.    … [Read more...]

Florentine

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Project: Florentine Neighborhood: Pioneer Square BUILDING The Florentine is a historic building located on the south edge of Pioneer Square where it’s surrounded by boutique art galleries, acclaimed restaurants and just a short stroll to the stadiums and Seattle’s waterfront. Originally built in 1909, the Florentine was converted from a warehouse into 116 condos in … [Read more...]

Trio and Alexandra Owners, Pay Attention To 3031 Western Avenue

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Ok guys, lets face the facts - there are projects going up all over the city right now. It is very important both as a buyer and a seller to pay attention. Martin Selig Real Estate, a local real estate developer is busy. They just announced a new purchase at 3rd and Lenora where they are planning a 31 story tower with 158 units. Just after that announcement new plans were … [Read more...]