Ballard’s Salt Condos is now Salt Apartments


When Dave from InHaus Development wanted to get together to talk about some big news I was thinking he was going to tell me that they were going to be the first to break ground on a boutique condo on Capitol Hill. Instead he dropped the bombshell that his 38-unit project in Ballard, Salt Condos,… Read More

Salt Adapts Their Floorplates


It is great to see a developer responding to demand and adapting their floor plates. And it is also great to see more three bedroom condos hit the market as there are so few of them. Due to a higher-than anticipated demand from downsizing buyers, Salt Ballard is adding new two & three-bedroom homes to… Read More

The Most Affordable New Construction Condo


As Solo Loft hits 85% sold, they’ve just released their one affordable unit, made possible, for income-qualified households, by Seattle’s incentive zoning program. Unit 201 is listed at only $239k for a 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 711 square foot unit. Only catch is that you need to make less than $61,800. Here’s the floorplan and… Read More

Vik Ballard 30% Sold

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From a recent email update from Vik Ballard: 30% SOLD and the sales office has been a hive of activity since re-opening after the holidays. Due to the resurgence in the housing market, as you may have read in recent headlines, we’re selling a new condominium home each week.

Salt Ballard Launches: 38 Condo Units Selling Soon


It has been known for quite some time that the team behind the Solo Lofts condo project was working on a second condo project, Salt. Today, it becomes official. Construction is slated to begin in early 2015. Homes at Salt will be marketed by Matrix Real Estate, with pre-sales commencing within the next several weeks…. Read More

Solo Lofts Surprises Peach Orderers With Free Pie


Peach is a lunch delivery service for offices in Seattle. Today, in partnership with Solo Lofts, a boutique condo project in Ballard, they surprised orderers with a free pie. @SoloLofts new marketing method includes pie @mattgoyer — ninaf (@ninaf) September 24, 2014 Disclosure: Solo Loft is an Urbnlivn advertiser.

Solo Lofts 60% Sold, Insignia 50% Sold, Vik 25%

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Dave from Solo Lofts lets us know that they’re now 60% sold. As well excavation is almost complete, and they finished drilling in the piles. (Disclosure: Solo Lofts is an Urbnlivn advertiser.) We also recently heard from Insignia who has sold 50% of their south tower. 6 penthouse shells remain at Escala. Vik is 25%… Read More

300/600/900: Ballard

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Today on urbnlivn – one neighborhood, three prices.  I’ve rounded up Ballard’s most intriguing listings in the $300K, $600K, and $900K ranges.  Ballard is an old Seattle neighborhood, but lots of new construction has been popping up throughout the area.  I enjoy thinking about all that my own home has seen over the past century. … Read More

Vik Ballard: 12 Condos Sold In 1st Week

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Word from the folks at Vik Ballard is that in their first week of sales they’ve sold 12 condos. 105 to go!

Solo Lofts 45% Sold

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After breaking ground the other week (we attended!) Solo Lofts let us know that they’re now 45% under contract (9 out of 20). Disclaimer: Solo Lofts is an Urbnlivn advertiser.

Vik Ballard Pricing Now Available

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Vik Ballard sent out a note that pricing is now available at their sales center: It’s time to start making a decision about what home at Vik Ballard Condominiums is right for you. Visit our sales office at 1718 NW Market Street in the heart of Ballard where pricing for each home is now available…. Read More

Vik Ballard’s New Website

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Ballard condo buyers. Vik Ballard has updated their website so you can now check out floorplans, building features, amenities and photos of the model home. Go knock yourselves out!

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. [google-map-v3 shortcodeid=”adac8a76″ width=”100%” height=”350″ zoom=”15″ maptype=”roadmap” mapalign=”center” directionhint=”false” language=”default” poweredby=”false” maptypecontrol=”true”… Read More

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


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


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