Saltworks in Ballard is a Go

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Last night the design review board approved the Saltworks design, which has 35 residential units building with three ground floor live/work units and a corner retail space at 5601 20th Ave NW. Below are the renderings that were presented yesterday by the developer, inHaus.

Saltworks Renderings

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Curbed did a good job tracking down some renderings on Saltworks, the second project of the team behind Solo Lofts. Saltworks is a 35 residential units building with three ground floor live/work units and a corner retail space at the corner of 56th and 20th NW. Going up for review on the 21st.

First Look: Vik Ballard’s Sales Center

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Vik Ballard quietly opened the doors of their sales center at 1718 NW Market Street this weekend their early email registrants. Vik Ballard is one of three condo buildings to go on sale this cycle (Insignia and Solo Lofts are the others). Its a 117 unit building being developed by Continental Properties (developer the Cosmo,… Read More

Solo Lofts – 25% Sold

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Update from the Canadians behind Solo Lofts is that they’re now 25% sold. They also passed along a couple 3d renderings that haven’t hit their Facebook or website yet. 01 Plan – 1 bed + den, 1.5 bath starting from $329,000 02 Plan – 2 bed, 2 bath starting from $389,000 03 Plan – 1… Read More

vik Ballard – 117 Condos Coming Soon

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The Continental Properties 117 unit building being sold by Erik Mehr and marketed by Rennie Marketing appears to have a name. vik Ballard. Oddly enough I heard about it on KEXP though for days I thought it was Bik Ballard and couldn’t find it online. Guess advertising does still (sorta) work! All we learned from… Read More

Solo Lofts – 20% Pending

Word from the folks at Solo Lofts is that they have 4 out of 20 units pending with a few more likely to go pending soon. Not bad bad start for the second condo to go on sale in this construction cycle.

Solo Lofts Launch Party – Full Price List

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Last night I attended the Solo Lofts launch party and had a blast; it has been way too long since we’ve had a launch party for a condo project! If you weren’t on the list, no worries, the public open house is today from 4 to 7pm (the Greenfire Campus 4th Floor, 2034 NW 56th… Read More

Solo Lofts Pricing Revealed: $239k to $649k

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Ahead of the Solo Lofts open house on Thursday (4-7pm at the Greenfire Campus 4th Floor, 2034 NW 56th St., Ballard) it looks like they’ve put a number of units on the MLS with prices ranging from $239k to $649k. On a per square foot basis you’re looking at $448/square foot to $595/square foot. HOA… Read More

Solo Lofts Interior Renderings

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We got our hands on Solo Lofts interior renderings showing off living room and kitchens. I like that they included a matching single speed bike in one of em! …If you missed the floor plans, we posted them a few weeks ago. They’re also going to be having a kickoff party next week and the… Read More

Solo Lofts Floorplans

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Solo Lofts, the 20-loft condo coming soon to Ballard, is releasing floor plans soon on their site. But we were able to get our hands on two of em ahead of time. Unit 601, a corner penthouse unit with private deck, two story wall of windows is going to be pretty sweet! But if that’s… Read More

Erik Mehr to Sell 120-Unit Ballard Condo Project

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We’ve learned that Erik Mehr and Associates will be handling marketing and sales for Continental Properties’ 120-unit condo project in Ballard. Hopefully more details will be coming out soon!

Live/Work Deep in Ballard

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Phil alerted us to 7033 15th Ave NW deep in Ballard. A condo we wouldn’t have given a second glance due to the terrible exterior. However, it does have some interesting features making it a possible hidden gem for someone looking for live/work space. 1,200 square feet, 14′ ceilings, double doors that open to the… Read More

Redfin to Sell Ballard’s Solo Lofts

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We have news on what will be the second condo to break ground during this new cycle. Solo Lofts, a 20-unit condo building coming to Ballard, launched a new website today and opened up their priority registration list. So go sign up if you’ve been waiting to get on it! The other big news is… Read More

39 More Condos Coming to Ballard

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We brought you news that inHaus is bringing 20 condos with Solo Lofts and Continental Properties is bringing 120 units with 20th Av. Today Curbed breaks the news that inHaus is bringing 39 more condos. Saltworks, a 39-unit complex at 5601 20th Ave NW that they hope will “create an incubator for the next generation… Read More

20th Ave – 120 Condo Units Coming to Ballard

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Hot on the heels of us learning about inhaus’ Solo Lofts we were tipped off about Continental Properties building a 120 unit building in Ballard referred to as “20th Avenue”. All we know is, “Construction is starting late 2013″. Continental Properties is likely best known for building the Cosmopolitan downtown and Canal Station in Ballard.

Solo Lofts – 20-Unit Condo Building Coming to Ballard

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Vancouver (Canada) firm, inhaus is building a 20-unit Built Green loft condo building in Ballard (directly across from Greefire campus) named Solo Lofts: Units range from approximately 500sf-1200sf with underground parking available for the larger units. The building will feature floor-to-ceiling windows, polished concrete floors, modern kitchens, energy efficient appliances, smart wiring, common rooftop deck… Read More

Seattle Open Houses: Feb 2 – Feb 3

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Happy February! This weekend, we’ve got at least 19 open houses in Seattle for you to check out, including the exclusive sneak preview event of Isola Homes’ Eastlake6 townhouses. 6042 Seaview Ave NW #304 Open House: Feb 2, 1-4pm | Feb 3, 12-3pm | Feb 6, 1-3pm JUST listed is a spacious 2 bedroom, 2… Read More

Seattle Open Houses – 1/5 – 1/6

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It’s the first weekend of 2013, and we’ve got 36 open houses in Seattle for you to check out. 1605 E Pike St #200 Open House: Sunday, Jan 6, 1-4:00pm and Thursday, Jan 10, 11:30-1:00pm This modern loft-style condo in the heart of Capitol Hill will make you swoon! Two bedrooms and two bathrooms span… Read More

15 Holiday Sales Last Week

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I apologize for the delay for interesting sales post this week, but I’m just now slowly beginning to recover from the eggnog and fruitcake hangover. Last week sales were predictably slow if not stagnant. 15 sales across the board with one at Olive 8, and most in the downtown and Capitol Hill neighborhoods. Some interesting… Read More

A Building Boom and The Boom to Come

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Eric Pryne at the Seattle Times has two good pieces this week detailing the building boom that’s underway in Ballard and one that could be unleashed once the Alaskan Way Viaduct comes down. According to the first story, more than 1,200 apartments are under construction in Ballard… Developers from Chicago and Virginia are building big… Read More