Grand Opening and Rooftop Celebration at Dexter Hayes

Mark your calendars for August 9th and stop by Dexter Hayes, one of the newest buildings in SLU for their grand opening and rooftop celebration. Dexter Hayes features 65 units with views of Lake Union from the second floor and above. Some apartments feature rooftop access, as well as private, water-facing balconies as well. Those,… Read More

Cascade Apartments Opening in Spring

BuzzBuzzHome gave us the heads up that Equity’s newest apartment complex, Cascade, has officially started construction in SLU and is expected to open in Spring 2017. Cascade, located at 222 Fairview Avenue N, will contain 483 units with a Walk-Score of 98. The building is close to Cascade Park and nearby several retail and dining establishments…. Read More

Mini-Apartment for Sale on Capitol Hill

Here is an opportunity to own a whole building on Capitol Hill, at 1814 E Denny Way, that can be leased out with 6 units of rental income. Or convert it to condos?? The building is listed with 4 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms and total of 4,051 square feet. Built in 2014 it is practically brand new…. Read More

Craft Apartments Now Leasing

We’ve received word that Craft Apartments, built by Revolve Development and located on First Hill, have started leasing for their 30 units. The building is on the site of the formerAmerican Federation of Musicians’ Union Local 493, which was once was used as a trolley station. Now it includes a rooftop patio and street level… Read More

The Publix is Now Leasing

We can confirm that The Publix is now accepting applications for the leasing of their units – which range from studios to 3 bedrooms and in price from $1,200 – $3,375. The 7-story and 125 unit building is by Spectrum Development Solutions and will allow move-in on August 15th. It’s location in Chinatown and the International District… Read More

Own a MCM Apartment Building – the Harrison Modern

You now have two mid-century modern buildings on the market to choose from. In Ballard, there is the Palm Court, and on Capitol Hill, there is the Harrison Modern at 1117 E Harrison St that just hit the market this week. We’ve driven by this Capitol Hill one hundreds of times and would love to… Read More

Pike Motorworks Now Leasing

If you attended the Pike/Pine Tour last weekend, you likely saw one great example of new construction harnessing the power of history. We’re talking about Pike Motorworks, one of the newly completed apartment buildings in Capitol Hill. Pike Motorworks takes its name from its location at 714 Pike Street, which used to be the location… Read More

Your Own Mid-Century Apartment Building

Want to be a landlord? There’s a whole apartment building for sale in Ballard. And it is “only” $2.4m. 2410 NW 57th St, the Palm Court, was built in 1957 and recently lovingly remodeled after being purchased in 2014 for $1.4m. I was fortunate to get a tour from the developer a few weeks ago…. Read More

68 Condo Units Coming to Belltown?

Would you buy a condo that didn’t come with a parking spot? From the PSBJ, 17-story Belltown project has 68 condos, 88 hotel rooms and just 3 parking spots: Richard Tsang of Hunts Point is proposing a 17-story hotel/residential project on a small downtown lot a block west of Amazon’s high-rise campus. The plan calls… Read More

Seattle’s 10 Largest Apartments in 2015

While in 2014 we saw a total of 43 major multi-family developments (50+ units) delivered to market – projects that added nearly 6,400 new apartments – this segment has delivered considerably less new inventory throughout 2015. A total of 26 large developments (counting 50 or more units) were delivered in 2015, adding 4,279 new apartments… Read More

Dupre + Scott Sounds the Alarm for Investors

Dupre + Scott, a rental research firm, sounds an alarm for apartment investors through the PSBJ, A warning to apartment investors: Seattle market not as hot as it seems: This is according to a new report by Seattle research firm Dupre + Scott Apartment Advisors, which forecasts rents at older buildings will increase only 1.5… Read More

Seattle Times: Are Any Towers Recognizably Seattle?

Lawrence W. Cheek, an honorary member of the American Institute of Architects, and a freelance architecture critic has written an article for the Seattle Times. He closely examines high rises, local architect Blaine Weber at Weber Thompson, and uses the Cirrus Apartments as a case study in Very vertical Seattle: The city builds up to… Read More

Construction Company Pulls Out of Potala Tower

Hot on the heels of the SEC going after the developer of Potala Tower word from residents at the neighboring Martin apartments is that Potala Tower’s construction company is pulling their equipment out tonight: Tonight, August 26th PCL will be removing some excavation and drilling equipment from the project site with the use of a… Read More

Via6, Expo, AVA & More Charged with Discrimination

The Rainier Valley Post digs into recent housing discrimination violations, The Station at Othello Charged With Housing Discrimination. Nearly 50 years after Seattle made it illegal to discriminate against minorities when renting or selling real estate, 13 local property owners have been charged with housing discrimination against people because of race, country of origin, sexual… Read More

Penthouses at Chophouse Row

Chophouse Row, a Dunn + Hobbes project, has three penthouses atop 25,000 square feet of office space and 5,500 square feet of retail. Those penthouses are now for rent. They’re asking $4,600 a month for 1,379 square foot places with amazing views. I’m not sure, but I think one is already leased and only two… Read More

Ballard’s Salt Condos is now Salt Apartments

When Dave from InHaus Development wanted to get together to talk about some big news I was thinking he was going to tell me that they were going to be the first to break ground on a boutique condo on Capitol Hill. Instead he dropped the bombshell that his 38-unit project in Ballard, Salt Condos,… Read More

Pictures of Lofts at Broadstone Infinity on Capitol Hill

In our last post about Broadstone Infinity, we asked for some pictures of the lofts.  No more waiting, they’ve sent over some pictures of the lofts in the old part of the building.  I don’t know how much they’re renting the larger unit for and I’m not going to bother finding out.  I’ll just dream… Read More

Ray, the Only Apartment with an Orangery?

Does your apartment have an orangery? Ray, a new four-story, 119-unit apartment in Fremont on Stone Way has not just an indoor greenhouse that serves as an orangery but also a roof full of plants growing all sorts of things like raspberries and blueberries. It definitely feels a little Portlandia to have a room in… Read More

Broadstone Infinity has Lofts for Rent on Capitol Hill

The apartment complex that includes the 1915 built Davis Hoffman building at 10th and Union is open for business.  Named Broadstone Infinity, the official address is 1414 10th Ave, though you aren’t likely to miss it when driving by.  They have lofts, real lofts; even 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom lofts.  They are mostly large units,… Read More

King5 Peeks into Smith Tower Penthouse

Yes, there really is an apartment on top of the Smith Tower. Check it out via King5, Inside the Smith Tower apartment: