Last week the WSJ featured Seattle builder Spectrum and their projects on 12th Avenue. Here’s a little more detail thanks to their press release: Located at 301 – 12th Avenue and 1023 East Alder both sites will be transit oriented developments featuring a mix of apartment types and uses. Combined with Anthem on 12 Avenue… Read More
Last night, the East Design Review Board blessed a sleek 30-story residential project at 8th Ave and Columbia St. on First Hill. It means that we’re one step closer to adding another cool Weber-Thompson design to the Seattle skyline, and there may be better news on the horizon. A consultant representing the developer, Alecta, told… Read More
The PSBJ has the news on a Little-known European fund plans three residential high rises on Seattle’s First Hill. The three towers would be as high as 30 stories and contain 828 units! On First Hill, Alecta is working with three Seattle companies. The Justen Co. is managing development of the Terry Avenue and Eighth… Read More
Join Coppins Well for a food cart extravangza this Friday, September 14! From 11:30am to 1:30pm, the Coppins Well leasing team will be providing on-site tours and info on the brand new apartment community that opened in August. Food carts on hand will include gluten-free caterers I Love My GFF and mobile pizza cart Streetzeria…. Read More
Tonight we got a look at Coppins Well, the new 17th story apartment building at Madison and Minor. This is no stick built apartment. This is a 237 unit concrete building with killer views. We hear the roof top deck is killer with a bocce ball court, gas grills, dog area, wifi, fireplace and views…. Read More
Looks like 1200 Madison, the 17-story 237 unit apartment project at 1000 Minor on First Hill has settled on a name, Coppins Well, and launched their site, www.coppinswell.com complete with floorplans. No word on pricing though. According to their old site, 1200madisonprogress.com, move-ins are to begin in August.
From the Seattle Times, Vintage apartment building on First Hill sells at a premium. The Marlborough, an apartment, that almost converted to condos, but went bankrupt, was then bought for $12.75m in September 2010, fixed and leased up. It just sold for $26.7m. Nice work Trinity Real Estate of Seattle and Helix Funds on the… Read More
There’s been all this talk about apartment projects getting started, but those properties won’t be rent-ready for a year or two – so here’s a sampling of what’s available now. And it’s about time since the last time we did a roundup on rentals was over a year ago. First, the bad news. One of… Read More
You were wondering what was up at the Marlborough last December when you spotted exterior renovations, and now – if you want to live in a renovated bit of Seattle heritage – apartments are available to rent. In the midst of final touches (some of which are still in progress), the leasing office opened its… Read More
A reader wonders what is up with the Marlborough? After a big launch party touting Live Historic’s conversion of the project to condos, reverting back to apartments after poor sales, it was foreclosed upon in February 2009 for defaulting on $19 million in debt to Chinatrust Bank, to be bought back for $18 million in… Read More
Aubrey must have a subscription to the DJC since he’s picked up on the DJC story and blogged that the 82 unit Marlborough sold at auction for $18 million (which is $315/sq. ft. if we believe the county that they have 57,000 square feet) and 91 unit Domaine for $19.5 million (which is $229/sq. ft…. Read More
Jim has the scoop that Live Historic’s Marlborough project is no longer a condo conversion based on poor sales. Oh well, it will make nice apartments too. See photos from my visit earlier this year. Which Live Historic project will go back to apartments next? De Lorges? Their new Fremont project The Dayton?
This afternoon I toured the Marlborough with Kate Miller, from the Fearey Group, and Ben Rankin, principal at Pioneer Property Group. Here are my notes: Lobby has original marble and limestone flooring They’ve updated the wiring and plumbing The units are heated with radiators using Seattle Steam. I asked about whether they’d be noisy and… Read More