Bellevue Towers


BELLEVUE TOWERS Developer: Gerdling Elden Architects: GBD Architects & MulvannyG2 Bellevue Towers stands alone with 43 stories of concrete, steel and glass. It's structure is among the tallest residential buildings in the greater Seattle area.  Located at the corner of 4th and 106th in Downtown Bellevue, Bellevue Towers is just blocks away from the Bellevue Square Mall, … [Read more...]

Olive 8 Auction Confirmed

The Olive 8 auction has been confirmed (read here).  As seen on the Olive 8 blog: The Olive 8 Sales Team is proud to announce that we will have 34 homes auctioned in September. The auctioned homes will be on our lower floors 18 through 26. The sales office will remain open onsite and continue to sell floors 27 through 39 our “Sky Suites.” Now is a great time to buy a view … [Read more...]

Escala-FHA Approved

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According to Eric Mehr of Escala's sales team, Escala was FHA approved on May 24th.  However they still need about 15 to 20 more sales to start closing FHA loans.  Also according to Mehr, Escala has closed 27 conventional and cash deals thus far. UCS Escala Profile UCS Exclusive Website … [Read more...]

Escala Sales Picking Up Steam-FHA Approval Just Weeks Away


I spoke with Erik Mehr of Team Builder JLS yesterday regarding the progress at Escala Condominiums.  According to Mehr, they have successfully closed 6 sales since taking the project over.  They have over 40 pending sales and for those of you interested, you can follow their pending sales in the MLS.  They made a commitment to adding all their sales to the MLS last month. In … [Read more...]

Olive 8 Update

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Periodically, I will update on the progress of some of our local condo projects.  I've checked in with the sales team at Olive 8 for a few months and didn't get much in response.  On that note, they did get back to me tonight with an update. (Thank You!) It came directly from Megan Hilfer at ParsonsPr (Olive 8's PR firm). Here is an update for you about what’s been going … [Read more...]

A View From Escala


I took a series of pictures from the west facing "E" unit while at the Escala brokers open event last Thursday.  I thought I would share them with you so that you can get a glimpse of what that west facing view would look like.  Enjoy: Amenities Location Floorplans [mappress] … [Read more...]

Just In: Bellevue Towers Now FHA Approved


Just in; I just received an e-mail from Bellevue Towers and they have announced that they are FHA approved.  This is great news for a local  condo project that has a large number of units to sell.  Good for them.  I hope this gives them some momentum as we head into spring.  As I have said before, our Seattle/Bellevue market is much better off if we all succeed.   See below for … [Read more...]

My Latest Experience at Escala Condominiums


See More Pictures Here For you any of you that have not seen Escala yet; do it!  I highly recommend it.  In my years of doing real estate it is one of the most interesting projects I've seen.  From the grand lobby, the million dollar views and the all white penthouse 30 floors above the city, Escala at a minimum offers visions of grandeur. While at the brokers open event … [Read more...]

Escala Sales Office Opens To The Public-March 27th


Hot off the wire, please read below for a notice from the Escala Sales team.   As expected they are starting a pro-active vs re-active approach. Expect more details, but as you can see prices will start at $384,000.  How do you think the market will re-act?  I'm anxious to get your opinion! YOU NEED TO CHANGE MORE THAN JUST PRICE IN TODAY'S NEW ECONOMY Dear Jeff, As … [Read more...]