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Insignia North Tower Closings (and Flipping) Begins

Closings have just started at the north tower of Insignia. Insignia is the 698-unit, two tower condo project by Bosa that is a little over 92% sold. With closings starting we’ll likely see a handful of folks “flip” their units, that is selling them without even occupying them. The first such unit, just hit the… Read More

Rare Floorplan at The Escala

This new downtown condo at The Escala (1920 4th Avenue) just came on the market last week as a rare “C Plan” among the other units. With 1,607 square feet it has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, this home is perfect for the modern downtown dweller. The condo sits on the front end corner, boastings… Read More

New Condos Coming to Second & Stewart

For everyone who missed out on NEXUS, the most recent condo project in Seattle, don’t despair, more condos are coming! The PSBJ reported last week (sorry, we’ve been busy!) that, Chinese company plans condo high-rise by Pike Place Market. Through a translator, Create World CEO Lili Lu on Friday said she’s going to build condos… Read More

NEXUS Sales Update

We swung by the NEXUS “reservation” center (aka Realogics Sotheby’s offices). Here is a look at what they have left. FWIW it is worth, whenever we’ve dropped by in the last week that place has been busy!

Luma: 65% Sold

The oh-so-secretive about sales numbers, Luma, let slip in the Puget Sound Business Journal that they’re at 110 out of 168 condos sold.

Gridiron is Back – Redfin Out, Erik Mehr In

I suspect not many people noticed, but Gridiron, the 107-unit condo building in Pioneer Square that will be done summer 2017, pulled their listings from the MLS two weeks ago after they parted ways with their listing agent, Redfin. Today, Gridiron is back on the MLS with Erik Mehr and Associates as the listing agent…. Read More

A Half Floor on 1st

It isn’t often you can buy a half floor! For $2,799,000 you can at 2125 1st Avenue. The residence is half of the 21st floor at the iconic Continental Place and includes 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, an office/den, plus 3 terraces. The 2,295 square foot home also has protected views of Elliott Bay, the Space… Read More

Sweeping Downtown Views at Fifth & Madison

Fifth & Madison is on of our favorite downtown condo buildings with its slim stature and clean lines. This 1 bedroom, 1.5 bath condo in it at 909 5th Avenue has nice surrounding views. With its 10.5′ ceilings and floor to ceiling windows it makes the 1,241 square feet feel even larger. Listed for $815,000… Read More

Nexus “Sells” 244 of 374 Condo Units

NEXUS’ developer, Burrard Group, is reporting today that they sold 244 of 374 units, well exceeding everyone’s predictions. Read more in the PSBJ which has a photo of Cheryl (Urbnlivn’s transaction coordinator) and myself. I stopped by the sales center to today to get an update on what’s left.

Black Friday Sale, or NEXUS Reservation Day?

NEXUS the ~350 unit condo building going up in Denny Triangle held their reservation day today and it was absolutely bonkers (though very efficiently run!). Given that it was first-come, first-served, buyers had camped out overnight (!!!) and it didn’t take long until there was a line down the block and around the corner. We… Read More

Live/Work Beside Whole Foods

Live/work places are super rare, here’s a nice looking one at 910 Lenora St. in the SLU Whole Foods complex. The live/work townhome features soaring 20’ ceilings that stretch from floor to ceiling with remote window shades – giving it a lofty feel. At 1,218 sq. ft, the 1 bedroom plus den has wood floors,… Read More

NEXUS Reservations Kickoff Tomorrow

NEXUS, the new condo building going up in Denny Triangle in 2019, is kicking off reservations tomorrow at 11am at 2715 1st Ave (the office for the sales and marketing firm they’re using). To reserve a unit you need to put down a $5,000 refundable deposit that will convert to a 5% non-refundable deposit in… Read More

Insignia 93%, Luma 50%, Gridiron 18%, Vik 99%

If you’re thinking of buying a new construction condo or home, get in touch! We’ve toured all the condos, been through many new construction single-family homes and townhomes and have helped many buyers navigate pre-sales. You can reach me at matt@urbnlivn.com or 206-618-1600. Selling Now Bryant Heights 14 single family homes, 9 sold, 1 pending,… Read More

NEXUS Urbnlivn Meetup Photos

Thanks to everyone who stopped by yesterday to have some wine, beer and check out NEXUS, the new condo building going up in Denny Triangle. And thanks to NEXUS and Realogics for hosting! I’m sure we’ll see some of you again on Saturday at 11am for the reservation event. If you need a hand with… Read More

Spreadsheet of NEXUS Units

Trying to piece together the NEXUS pricing guidance PDF and the floor plan PDF can be a challenge. So we did the only thing that agents with math degrees know how to do. We put it all in a spreadsheet. Here’s a teaser: We’re making the spreadsheet available to Urbnlivn clients. So if you’d like… Read More

NEXUS Preview For Urbnlivn

Interested in learning more about NEXUS, the 403-unit condo building going up in Denny Triangle? We’re co-hosting another Urbnlivn Meet Up with NEXUS to hold a preview event, prior to the June 4th reservation for our blog readers. It’ll be this Wednesday from 5 to 8pm at 2715 1st Ave. NEXUS representatives will be on… Read More

NEXUS Pricing and Floorplans Released

As everyone heads out for a long weekend NEXUS, the 403-unit new condo going up in the Denny Triangle, released floorplans and pricing ahead of their June 4th reservation. We’ll dig into it and give our thoughts on everything very soon. If you want to meet the NEXUS team in person, we’re co-hosting an event… Read More

Views from a Boutique Downtown Building

Right in the heart of downtown Seattle, this 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom penthouse at 98 Union St. is the epitome of urban in this boutique building. If it’s close access to the amenities of Pike Place market and local hotspots isn’t enough, the luxury of the model itself is sure to convince you. With over… Read More

Sweeping Views from 1st Avenue

The view and location doesn’t get better than this! This 2 bedroom, 1.75 bathroom unit at 2021 1st Avenue was designed by former owner/architect Mark Reddington of Benaroya Hall & McCaw Hall and offers penthouse living in the heart of it all. The two-level, sub-penthouse has sweeping views from both of its two decks that… Read More

Nexus Preview for Urbnlivn

Interested in learning more about NEXUS, the 403-unit condo building going up in Denny Triangle? We’re co-hosting another Urbnlivn Meet Up with NEXUS to hold a preview event, prior to the June 4th reservation for our blog readers. NEXUS representatives will be on hand to answer your questions, and we’ll be on hand to talk… Read More