Trio Construction Defect Settlement Leading To Strong Sales

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You may have noticed the increase in sales at Trio. This due to a mediated settlement between the home owners association and developer/subs affiliated with the project's construction. The construction warranty claimed was settled this summer and the terms of the settlement are confidential. Bottom line, this is great for the owners in the building as the can now get their … [Read more...]

Just Sold By UCS, Top Floor Loft

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  Just Sold | Top Floor Loft | Pioneer Square We just sold this amazing property to client of ours. It is a top floor, 2 level loft located just 2 blocks from the waterfront. Once the waterfront project is complete, this location will be just steps away from the planned Pioneer Square Beach. See more details here - 606 Post Ave #401 … [Read more...]

Colonial Grand Pacific

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Project: Colonial Grand Pacific Address: 1119 1st Ave, Seattle Neighborhood: West Edge SEARCH COLONIAL GRAND PACIFIC       BUILDING The Colonial Grand Pacific is located at 1st and Seneca in the West Edge neighborhood of Downtown Seattle. The building is a historic structure that was thoughtfully converted most recently by Cornerstone Development Co. The … [Read more...]

Belltown Penthouse Offers A Choice, $3,000,000 or $9,800 Per Month

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A 3 bedroom, 3,081sf penthouse at Seattle Heights just hit the market offering a choice - you can buy it for $3,000,000 or you can rent the space for $9,800 per month. Seattle Heights is located on 2nd between Clay and Vine in Belltown. The 26th floor unit has 290 degree views, 3 parking spaces and 2 storage spaces. See more details here: For Sale - $3,000,000 For … [Read more...]

606 Post

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Project: 606 Post Address: 606 Post Ave, Seattle Neighborhood: Pioneer Square SEARCH 606 POST      BUILDING 606 Post, also known as Post Hotel, was produced only three years after the great fire of 1889 by one of the most prolific architects of the Pioneer District, Elmer Fisher. Fisher built many post-fire buildings throughout Pioneer Square including the … [Read more...]

Presenting On The Condo Market, Urbanization In Seattle

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We had a great opportunity last week to present at the Seattle Yacht Club. Over the years, we have designed and developed a set of slides to keep business, organizations and individuals up to date on urban development in Seattle with an emphasis on the condo market. There were close to a 100 attendees and we are thankful we could share our knowledge on the ever-changing Seattle … [Read more...]

Focus Back On 2200 Westlake, South Lake Union

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Anyone looking to purchase in South Lake Union, pay attention to what is going on at 2200 Westlake. As we have reported in the past, as part of a $26M settlement regarding construction defects, the 3 building project built in 2005 is going through some major siding, window, deck and additional upgrades. The first building wrapped was 910 Lenora (South). The siding work took … [Read more...]

Urban Living At Lumen

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Check out this new space at Lumen in Queen Anne - Asking Price $1,575,000 For modern loft lovers, this might be a great place to call home. It features 2,146sf with 3 beds and 2.5 baths. It also comes with 3 parkings stalls. We are a big fan - In LOVE with the industrial materials. Click here to see more   … [Read more...]

Watermark Tower

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Project: Watermark Tower Address: 1107 1st Ave, Seattle 98101 Neighborhood: West Edge Architect: The Bumgardner Architects Builder: Sellen Construction Developer: Cornerstone Development BUILDING Watermark Tower was built in 1983 and is located in the West Edge neighborhood of Seattle. Known for its convenient location, Watermark is situated near Place Place Market, … [Read more...]

Pioneer Square Condos For Weyerhaeuser Employees

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Heard the big news this week? Weyerhaeuser, a northwest giant and publicly traded timber company is relocating its headquarters to Pioneer Square. 800 employees will filling a new space at 200 Occidental Ave S. This is huge news for the neighborhood and another reminder that Pioneer Square is getting a lot of attention. We thought we would jump ahead of the 2016 arrival and … [Read more...]

Northwest Facing Views At Escala, Changing Soon

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We are hearing from a source of ours that a 43 story apartment project is moving forward at 2000 3rd Ave (3rd and Virginia). This undoubtably will impact the NW facing views at Escala (4th and Virginia). It will also impact the Royal Crest condo project as well (3rd and Lenora) British Columbia Investment Management Corp, purchased the site at 2000 Third Ave. in Seattle … [Read more...]

Post Settlement, The Parc Condos Experiencing Massive Gains

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Back in March, we reported on the settlement of a construction defect suit at the Parc condos in Belltown. At that time, the previous 12 sales averaged a cost per square foot of $376.62 with an average sale price of $317,867. Listings sold on average in 60 days after going on the market. In just 4 short months, everything has changed. Since March there have been 6 sales in … [Read more...]

81 Vine

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Project: 81 VINE Neighborhood: Belltown  BUILDING 81 Vine, located in Belltown, could be the neighborhood's most historic architectural show-piece. Originally a printing factory, the building was carefully renovated and restored by award-wining Geise Architects in 1999 and converted into 24 mixed use residents and lofts. Units feature high ceilings, open floor plans, … [Read more...]

41 Story Tower In Belltown, Breaking Ground Soon

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Big news out of the Belltown neighborhood today. According to the PSBJ, a 41 story hotel/apartment project (named Potala Tower) is set to break ground on August 28th. The building located at 2116 4th Ave, will offer 342 apartments along with a boutique 142 room hotel. The hotel component is upscale InterContinental Hotel Group. For the condo owners out there, lets examine … [Read more...]

One Year, Same Floor Plan, Condo Sells For $151,300 More

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We were doing some market research this morning when we ran across an interesting storyline in Belltown involving Cristalla. In one calendar year (2013-2014), two identical floor plans just two floors apart from each-other sold at $400,000 and $551,300. Yep, a $151,300 difference within one year. Our team negotiated the sale of #710 in June of 2013 (Buyer). Then just 13 … [Read more...]