PB Elemental Designs Another Gem (Pictures)

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My love affair with Pb Elemental continues. Check out this incredible design that was recently completed in the Leschi neighborhood of Seattle. According to design-milk.com, it was the makings of a Seattle couple that just couldn't find what they were looking for. Instead of continuing their search, they bought a tear-down, contracted PB and Modern Shelter and ended up with a … [Read more...]

Art Stable

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Project: Art Stable Neighborhood: South Lake Union DESCRIPTION Art Stable, developed by Point 32, is an urban vertical development in the South Lake Union neighborhood of Seattle. The name "art stable", is a subtle reference to its previous use as a former horse stable.  Now the site brings a highly formable/adaptable live-work space.  The building is a artful illustration … [Read more...]

Waterfront Landings

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Project: Waterfront Landings Neighborhood:  Downtown DESCRIPTION Waterfront Landings located near the Downtown Seattle waterfront is just blocks away from the Olympic Sculpture Park, The Piers, the Seattle Aquarium and Pike Place Market.  The project is comprised of three distinct buildings, The Viaggio(1900), The Lumiere(1950), and The Minato(2000).  Built by Intracorp … [Read more...]

Banner Building

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Project:  Banner Building Neighborhood:  Belltown DESCRIPTION The award winning  Banner Building located at 80 Vine Street was built in 1994 and is comprised of 25 residential units with 5-6 commercial spaces.  Koryn Rolstad with the help of Weinstein Copeland Architects conceptualized a multi-use building that would offer live/work space.  Starting in 1991, Rolstad put … [Read more...]

One Pacific Tower

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Project: One Pacific Tower Neighborhood: Belltown/Pike Place Market DESCRIPTION One Pacific Tower, built in 1994 is located at 2000 1st Ave just one block from Pike Place Market. Designed by Curtis Beattie & Associates and developed by Vyzis Development Company, One Pacific Tower was thoughtfully conceived to take advantage of the incredible views that the … [Read more...]

Luxury Condo Rental At Olive 8

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Project:  Olive 8 Neighborhood:  Downtown Check out this new rental listing on the 18th floor at Olive 8. It is on the NW corner of the building with pretty incredible views.  The asking is $4,295 per month. Unit features include: 2 bed, 2 bath with gas fireplace 1,600sf Floor to ceiling glass Stainless steel gas range and appliances Slab granite … [Read more...]

Arbor Place Tower

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Project: Arbor Place Tower Neighborhood:  Belltown DESCRIPTION: Arbor Place Tower is located in the heart of Belltown at 2nd and Vine. With a Walkscore of 100, little is left to be desired in this 27 story concrete and steel structure. Arbor Place Tower was originally built as luxury apartments and was eventually converted in condominiums by Intracorp (developer of The … [Read more...]

Just Sold, W1105, View Unit at 2200 Westlake

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JUST SOLD 900 Lenora St, w1105, Seattle $286,500 1 bedroom | 1 bath South Lake Union we assisted both buyer and seller in this transaction West facing views of the city, Puget Sound, mountains and more!  Custom finishes, hardwood floors, big windows and phenomenal views. 2200 Westlake is part of Vulcan Real Estate's master vision of a complete in-city urban village. … [Read more...]

How Amazon.com Changed A Condo Auction

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It has been reported that the Gallery "Auction" that turned into a one-day sales event ended with 8 sales averaging discounts of $.88 cents on the dollar.  The developers website has called it a "Successful One Day Event".  The success of the event is a matter of opinion.  I think what is much more fascinating is the last minute change to the auction format.  News broke Friday, … [Read more...]

1521 Penthouse, Yes Please.

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This unit is stunning.  It sits 38 floors above the city at Downtown Seattle's 1521 Second Ave.  In May of 2009 this unit sold for $4,962,820. Now, listed at $4,499,999, it can be yours. UNIT FEATURES Top floor Spacious plan Floor to ceiling glass 180 degree views (Sound, city and mountains) Private roof terrace w/spa, grill & fireplace Light Oak, Imported … [Read more...]

Just Listed | 14th Floor View Condo

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JUST LISTED IN BELLEVUE UNIT QUICK FACTS Price $495,800 1427sf 2 bed, 2bath BUILDING QUICK FACTS Built in 1995 24hr Concierge Fitness facility Owners lounge Terrace In-door pool Sauna Storage Secured parking View this property on Facebook: PICTURES or follow us on Facebook! Jeff J Reynolds 206.794.1118 jreynolds@urbanimg.com Do you know of … [Read more...]

Gallery Now Offering A 3% Buyer Bonus For Upcoming Auction

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As the upcoming auction at Gallery looms, another sales incentive has been announced (3% buyer bonus).   I looked into the fine print and their disclosure says Buyers must qualify, other restrictions may apply. See Auction Information Center for details. With over 25 units to sell I can understand the urgency to ensure all units are sold.  I'm anxious to see how the traffic … [Read more...]

Remarkable Unit At Cristalla Once Listed at $2,095,000 Now $1,395,000

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Project:  Cristalla Neighborhood: Downtown This phenomenal west facing unit at Cristalla Condominiums was once listed at $2,095,000 in 2007.  Now listed at $1,395,000 it offers remarkable views, great updating and a spacious interior.  This 19th floor unit features scandinavian birch floors, 17th century acid etched steel frame doors, honed absolute black granite and views … [Read more...]

Questions and Answers From Chris Pardo of PB Elemental

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Most of us have seen their work.  PB Elemental, founded in 2004, have simply been a staple in Seattle modern architecture and development for the last 6 years. I admire their work, social strategy and their vision for the future.  When I called Chris Pardo (co-founder) about a question and answer series he immediately obliged.  I was thrilled to get started.  The purpose is to … [Read more...]

Why The Fairview Condo Auction Could Fail

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Many of you are aware of the Fairview Auction today in Mukilteo.  I'm not as confident about this auction as I have been about others in the past.  I don't believe the appetite for condos in Mukilteo is nearly as strong as they will need it to be in order to have real success with todays offering.  With that being said, it is an exciting day for buyers, the developer and the … [Read more...]