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

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

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

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

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

Portland Developer Wins Capitol Hill Station Housing Development

Sound Transit announces highest-ranked developer for Capitol Hill Station housing, retail development. Full press release below. Here are the highlights: Portland-based Gerding Edlen Development Company’s proposal for the master developer contract scored highest for all four empty sites located above or adjacent to the station. The Sound Transit Board will review the outcome of the… Read More

Renderings of 422 Summit Ave E

Below are some renderings for 422 Summit Ave E a 48 unit apartment building that should be done by April. We hear it’l be renting for $3/square foot. It is being developed by InCity Properties and designed by Runberg Architecture. From Runberg’s site: This mid-block site is located on the west slope of Seattle’s vibrant… Read More

Zephyr is Done and 70% Leased

It is crazy how fast new apartments are leasing. Just got a blurb from Zephyr on Capitol Hill that they’re already 70% leased: The newly completed Zephyr, designed by NK Architects, is a 90,649sf mixed-use apartment project designed to embrace its location as the gateway into Capitol Hill. Developed by B&O Development, a multifamily real… Read More

Revolve Launches Yardhouse & 1315 Jefferson

Yesterday Revolve announced two major milestones surrounding its first Seattle projects: 1315 Jefferson, a 32-unit mixed-use infill project located in Seattle’s Squire Park neighborhood (featuring 3,600 square feet of ground floor retail space) will begin construction by the end of 2014; and Yardhouse, the 35-unit residential apartment project on Capitol Hill inspired by the shared… Read More

Yardhouse on Capitol Hill Yields Nice Features for a Homebody

On some of these gray, wet Seattle days, you just want to stay at home, curl up with a blanket and crack open that book you’ve been meaning to read. That’s the thought I had when I toured the Yardhouse on Capitol Hill recently. With the rain coming down and the clouds darkening, the building’s… Read More

Soaring Ceilings and Lofty Views

There are high ceilings and then there are the soaring ceilings in this new loft at the Lexicon on Capitol Hill.  From floor to the ceiling, we’re talking about 20+ feet and it feels higher than that. It helps that the top-floor unit has a mostly unobstructed view out west towards the Space Needle and… Read More

“Amsterdam Loft” for Rent on Capitol Hill

A reader wrote in today about an older home by Cal Anderson Park (108 E 11th Ave) that they have transformed into an amazing rental: This was custom-built over the past 18 months to evoke the experience of a Dutch home in the heart of Capitol Hill, with every nook and cranny of space put… Read More

Baby Live/Work Lofts on Capitol Hill

“Live/work” spaces continue to be the marketing rage these days and it’s all the better if you can tag on “loft” at the end. Most of these units are in the 1,500 to 2,500 square foot range. If that’s too much room for your needs, check out these “baby live/work” lofts at the new Weatherford… Read More

The Weatherford: What Was Old Is New Again…Times 42

In the midst of all the construction that’s changing the landscape of downtown Seattle, we have the story of The Weatherford, a new apartment building on Capitol Hill. The 42-unit building takes the place of a house that had sat at the corner of 13th and E. John St. for more than a century. Most… Read More

Don’t Like A Rectangular-Shaped Space? Try This Triangle…

Tour enough of the new residential properties coming online around the city and you realize that there are only so many ways to divide up a rectangular space. After a while, the units, especially studios and open one-bedrooms, start looking the same. If you’re looking for some variety, try this V-shaped unit at the new… Read More

#CHBP: Capitol Hill Block Progress

Standing among the thousands of people who flooded the Pike/Pine corridor yesterday for the rocking Capitol Hill Block Party, I was struck by some many of the colorful characters and the  continuing construction progress in the neighborhood. The blocks surrounding the block party look very different than even just a year ago. Earlier this month,… Read More

Don’t Judge Capitol Hill’s VIVA By Its Facade…

I had walked by VIVA – a new apartment complex on the edge of the Pike/Pine corridor – a few times and didn’t think much of it. Afterall, the gray corrugated metal facade didn’t exactly inspire much excitement. But a tour of the 105-unit complex this week taught me the old adage of not judging… Read More

Want a New Loft and Office at Prime Location?

If you’re looking for a place to live and a prime location for your office, the “Mezzanine Loft” at the new Sunset Electric building on Capitol Hill may be just what you’re looking for. The development is marketing the space as a live/work loft on one of Seattle’s main  streets. This one-bedroom, two-bathroom loft is… Read More

Sunset Electric Taps Into Capitol Hill’s Energy

The most appealing aspect of the new Sunset Electric building on Capitol Hill may well be what’s in the surrounding blocks. You can start your Saturday with brunch at Oddfellows Cafe, unwind at Cal Anderson Park, indulge in salted caramel ice cream at Molly Moons, party at Purr, and round out the evening (or morning)… Read More