Modular Two-Story Lofts in Belltown With Great Views

We’ve featured the model unit and some of the lower floors at downtown Seattle’s first modular apartment complex. But the top floor units were just recently completed and I think they’re the best ones in the building. For example, check out this Puget Sound-facing apartment… ‘N’ Habit, located  at 2217 Third Avenue (between Bell and… Read More

Seattle’s First Modular Apartment 35% Leased

N Habit in Belltown, downtown Seattle’s first modular apartment project, opened today and is already 35% leased. The 49-unit apartment and retail building was developed using next-generation modular construction with units “stacked” over two weekends last fall: Bernard has checked it out for us in the past. Here’s the full press release. Disclaimer: N Habit… Read More

“Modular Is Here. It’s Going to Happen”

One of our top posts in 2013 featured ‘N’ Habit Belltown, the first modular apartment building in Downtown Seattle. The project is nearing completing and will soon open for occupancy. We tagged along for a tour of the seven-story building last week, checking out a number of the pre-fabricated units. Walking through the structure, you… Read More

Video: Stacking a New Belltown Apartment Building

Here’s a pretty cool time-lapse video showing how crews stacked, like Lego blocks, half of a new 7-story apartment building in Belltown. We snapped photos as the crews lifted the first two pre-fabricated units and laid them into place last weekend. This 48-second video shows another 26 units being stacked on the foundation at 2217 Third… Read More

Watch Modular Apartments Get Stacked This Weekend

This sounds like a neat thing to go watch (sadly I’ll be in Whistler). Here’s our previous coverage on the project, Inside Downtown Seattle’s First Modular Apartment. Full press release: N-Habit: Belltown, Downtown Seattle’s First Modular Building, Erected in Just Two Weekends Starting Saturday Morning Watch the ‘Stacking’ Occur: Half of the Building’s 49 Pre-Assembled… Read More