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

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

Ballard Public Lofts & Market

Thanks to Keith for writing to give us the heads up about Ballard Public Lofts & Market. Looks like a pretty cool project. I was just doing a little investigation at the building that has been under construction around the corner from my home in Ballard. Thought of you … These are the apartments that… Read More

Salt Adapts Their Floorplates

It is great to see a developer responding to demand and adapting their floor plates. And it is also great to see more three bedroom condos hit the market as there are so few of them. Due to a higher-than anticipated demand from downsizing buyers, Salt Ballard is adding new two & three-bedroom homes to… Read More

Salt Ballard Launches: 38 Condo Units Selling Soon

It has been known for quite some time that the team behind the Solo Lofts condo project was working on a second condo project, Salt. Today, it becomes official. Construction is slated to begin in early 2015. Homes at Salt will be marketed by Matrix Real Estate, with pre-sales commencing within the next several weeks…. Read More

Saltworks in Ballard is a Go

Last night the design review board approved the Saltworks design, which has 35 residential units building with three ground floor live/work units and a corner retail space at 5601 20th Ave NW. Below are the renderings that were presented yesterday by the developer, inHaus. [google-map-v3 shortcodeid=”adac8a76″ width=”100%” height=”350″ zoom=”15″ maptype=”roadmap” mapalign=”center” directionhint=”false” language=”default” poweredby=”false” maptypecontrol=”true”… Read More

Saltworks Renderings

Curbed did a good job tracking down some renderings on Saltworks, the second project of the team behind Solo Lofts. Saltworks is a 35 residential units building with three ground floor live/work units and a corner retail space at the corner of 56th and 20th NW. Going up for review on the 21st.

NEW Modern Townhouse in Loyal Heights

Earlier this month we got a tip and posted about this upcoming stylish group of 4 modern townhomes by Greenbuild Developement in Ballard.  Now they are officially on the market and ready to call home.  One unit was pre-sold, the remaining three all offer 3 bedrooms, 2.25 baths, 1500+ square feet, 4 star energy rating, off street parking… Read More

Project of 8 in the HEART of Ballard

Beautifully designed by Darin and Beau Granger, these 8 modern townhouses have a 91 walk score in the heart of Ballard.  They range in price from $490,000 to $520,000 and are offered in 4 floor plans and 4 finished designs.  Most with 3 beds and at least 2.5 baths.  Top notch craftsmanship, thoughtful design and 4… Read More

Brand NEW Ballard Stand Alone Home

More modern goodness is offered in Ballard for $589,950.  This stand alone home (1 of 3) is 1,571 square feet with 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, attached garage, fully fence patio and some sweet territorial views just to mention a few highlights.  Great location and should not be missed if Ballard is where you would like to… Read More

Coming SOON to North Ballard

New from Green Build Development, ideally located at 8354 17th Ave NW in Loyal Heights just North of all that Ballard has to offer but without all the congestion.  Great for commuters with 4 bus lines close by, these stylish townhouses will be 4-Star Built Green with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, roof deck and off… Read More

39 More Condos Coming to Ballard

We brought you news that inHaus is bringing 20 condos with Solo Lofts and Continental Properties is bringing 120 units with 20th Av. Today Curbed breaks the news that inHaus is bringing 39 more condos. Saltworks, a 39-unit complex at 5601 20th Ave NW that they hope will “create an incubator for the next generation… Read More

Why Build 18 Units* When You Can Built 157?

Since residential developers are in the business of making homes for a profit, it’s understandable why builders put up complexes that house hundreds of units in order to maximize returns. So why did a developer and architect choose to build far fewer units than they were permitted for? It’s one of the questions I didn’t… Read More

A Sweet, Spacious Penthouse in Ballard. Would You Pay $5,700 a Month?

Every time I go to the Ballard Farmers Market or dream of the fried oysters at Walrus and the Carpenter, I consider leaving Capitol Hill and moving to Ballard. Each time, though, I remember the time it takes to drive to  I-5 and I shelve my relocation plans. But if I changed my mind (and… Read More

Greenfire: New Boutique Apartment Building in Ballard that’s eco-friendly and cool

If you’re tired of the giant rectangular boxes that have popped up as apartment clones across Seattle – and if you have a crush on Ballard like I do – check out the new apartments at the Greenfire Campus, a mixed-use development with just 18-residential units and a focus on sustainable living. When I went… Read More

PSBJ: Ballard Apartment Flipping

From the PSBJ, Value of big Ballard property jumps 53% in just four days: Over the course of four days, Seattle-based HAL bought the property for $10.75 million and sold it to Equity Residential for $16.5 million. The property, 5343 Tallman Ave. N.W., is across the street from Swedish Medical Center’s Ballard campus. What the… Read More