Frustration with Via6 Fees

A reader wrote in frustrated with a recently imposed fee at Via6. They’re not along in being frustrated. Via6 only gets a 3 star rating on Yelp out of 27 reviews. Thought I’d pass this along. Via6 has done some sketchy stuff since I moved in, but this is definitely the most frustrating/ridiculous I’ve seen…. Read More

A “Global” View for Via6?

I really like Amazon’s new proposal for three giant glass-and-steel spheres at its future Denny Triangle office complex. As many others have commented on Seattle Times’ website, it’s nice to have something that’s architecturally different in the downtown core. But the other thing that caught my eye is what’s in the background of the renderings:… Read More

Via6 Announces the Perfect Scavenger Hunt Winner

I’m a bit of a skeptical guy and rolled my eyes when I heard of the Via6 Scavenger Hunt. I must have been the only skeptic though because it is one of our most “liked” posts ever! But really what’s an apartment to do when it seems like every day a new apartment pops up?… Read More

Via6 40% Leased

With their marketing campaign just getting started Via6 has already leased a whooping 40% of their 654 units according to the PSBJ, More than 40% of apartments already leased at big new Via6 project in downtown Seattle. And those renters are paying upwards of $3/square foot. Two years ago, when construction of the $200 million… Read More

Live Rent-Free For a Year at Via 6

As a flood of new apartments hits Seattle, we’ve been curious to see how the projects will stand out from each other. Especially since many of them seem to look exactly the same inside. Via6 has already attracted attention with its two towers, 654 units (photos from our tour back in October) and heavy-hitting ground-floor… Read More

Photos of the New Via6 Apartments and A Price Surprise

We got our first look inside the model units at the new Via6 Apartments at 6th and Lenora. Just as the leasing consultant told us for our first post, the quality appears to be condo grade. The only mild surprise is the price. More on that below. We toured a one-bedroom and a two-bedroom unit… Read More

Only 19 Stories Left to Build at 6th & Lenora

In stopping by Top Pot Doughnuts on 5th this morning, I strolled past the construction at 6th & Lenora on my way. Since breaking ground at the end of April/beginning of May last year, this two tower apartment building looks to have its 3 levels of below grade parking in place and is up to… Read More