Luxury Seattle Condo Sales To Outpace 2012 and 2013

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Luxury condos in Downtown Seattle are flying off the shelf. We'll define luxury as anything over $1,000,000. There have been 17 sales in this million dollar plus category year to date - with 13 sales pending. Assuming those pending sales close by the end of April, that adds up to 30 sales in the first quarter of 2014. Just for a point of reference, we had 53 sales in 2013 … [Read more...]

CityTarget To Open This Week In Downtown Seattle

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The urban-concept Target store that we wrote about years ago is finally opening its doors - this week!  The new store, named "CityTarget" is located on 2nd and its just one block from Pike Place Market. Seattle is one of three locations opening this Wednesday. The others include Los Angeles and Chicago. According to the Times, Downtown Seattle's population has increased 72% … [Read more...]

Foreclosure Watch: Washington Square, Lumen and Market Place North

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There are three active foreclosures that I'm watching this week heading into Fridays auction.  For the 3rd weekend in a row, there is a Washington Square unit. A condo at Lumen on the 3rd floor and an incredible unit at Market Place North in the Pike Place district in Downtown Seattle. 1. Washington Square (1 bed, 1 bath 967sf) 2. Lumen (1 bed, 1 bath, 775sf) 3. Market … [Read more...]

Valentines Day At Pike Place Market

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I surprised my wife today with a trip to the spa and a few hours down at Pike Place Market.  It was a great reminder of how international Seattle can feel. It always amazes me to see such diversity in just a few city blocks.  It was a really fun experience exploring, drinking coffee and the 2 minutes of my chocolate croissant (unbelievable).  Combine the typical diversity, … [Read more...]

Market Place North

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Address: 2021 1st Ave., Seattle, WA 98121 Neighborhood: Downtown Many of you have probably seen Market Place North before.  It is easily recognizable due to its angled Bruce Lorig design.  Just a block away from Pike Place Market, Market Place North is positioned well for urban living.  Known for its "million" dollar views, it also offers unique floor plans.  Many of the … [Read more...]

Looking For A Seattle Rental With City Views?

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Looking for a Seattle condo with great city views?  Check out this new rental that just hit the market yesterday! The buidling is Market Place North, just one block from Pike Place Market.  A few details: Almost 2,000sf Rent amount is $4,800 per month ($2.50 per foot) 2 bed, 1.75 bath 2 level sub-penthouse 2 decks Designed by owner/designer of Benaroya … [Read more...]