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...]

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...]

Next Downtown Seattle Condo Project, Coming Soon

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Recognize this site? It is 2nd and Virginia in Downtown Seattle. It sounds like it may become the next location for a new Seattle condo project - breaking ground as early as this summer. The Developer, Claudio Guincher of Continental Properties recently purchased the site for $16,000,000. His previous projects include the Cosmopolitan, Vik in Ballard and the Metropolitan … [Read more...]

Views Are Changing For Condo Owners In South Lake Union

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As a Greek philosopher once said, "The only constant is change".  As a condo owner you have to be prepared for it. Views change from time to time and change is coming to South Lake Union. You may have caught word that Amazon is buying another block of the Clise Properties. As you can see above and below, the block runs from 7th to 8th and from Blanchard to Bell.  This … [Read more...]

New Apartment Design Will Block Views For Belltown Condo Owners

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View Western and Vine Apartment Tower in a larger map There is a new apartment project that was submitted to Seattle design review on January 8th (see here) - Walton Lofts. This is another project by The Schuster Group (Mosler Lofts and Joseph Arnold Lofts). The proposed project has the potential to change the views of 3-4 condo projects in the Belltown neighborhood. As … [Read more...]