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...]

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...]

An Elementary School In Downtown Seattle Will Have To Wait

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For those of you that missed our post late last week, we highlighted a story involving an auction for the Federal Reserve Building at 2nd and Madison. All in all, there were 8 bidders, driving the price of up to a final number of $16M. Seattle Public Schools confirmed that they bid on the project but had budged just $6,000,000. The question is, who owns it and what is … [Read more...]

New 50 Story Tower That Could Block Views At Escala Condominiums

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You may recall that just 2 weeks ago we wrote about 3 new towers that have Escala surrounded. Well, just days after our post, we learned that a 4th tower may be constructed that will have a huge impact on 40% or more of the 31 story 2009 built Escala condominiums. The new site is where the Icon Grill currently sits at 5th and Virginia (see below). The proposal calls for a 50 … [Read more...]

An Elementary School May Be Coming to Downtown Seattle (Updated)

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**UPDATE - Bidding is now up to $16,000,000 and the bidding date has been extended to tomorrow. ** Take a look at this site. It is the Federal Reserve located at 2nd and Madison and has been vacant since 2008. It is a 65 year old that is being auctioned off as we speak. The current bid is $14,100,000. It could be Downtown Seattle's first public school - if not, we could … [Read more...]

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...]