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 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

Space Needle Views from the Gallery

Unit 720 with its Space Needle views ensures the Gallery lives up to its name. In addition to a front row seat for New Years Eve fireworks this unit also has an east-facing balcony and north facing patio giving you a lot of outdoor space in addition to the 1,438 square feet. With 2 bedrooms,… Read More

Combined Units at One Pacific Tower

Thanks to the help of renowned Seattle architecture firm, Olson Sundberg, two units have been combined at One Pacific Tower to form a good sized two bedroom. Unit 1102 is now 2,499 square feet with two bedrooms and bathrooms and good views of the stadiums, Sound and Belltown. It is priced at $1,997,000 with dues… Read More

81 Vine St Work Loft

81 Vine St unit 100 is a commercial loft that just hit the market for $505k which is a good price! Note that this is a commercial loft. But what if you wanted to make it a live/work loft? In talking to the listing agent, that is certainly a possibility but you’d need the permission… Read More

Soak Up the Sunsets at this Concord Penthouse

If you’ve been shopping for multi-million dollar penthouses this spring you’ve had a few to choose from! Here’s another great one at the Concord. Penthouse #1 is two units that were combined to create a 3,070 square foot space with 3 bedrooms, 3.25 bathrooms and two decks. Not to mention the 270 degree views of… Read More

Half a Floor at Seattle Heights

Wow, I think we found our condo of the week! Check out this incredible penthouse at Seattle Heights. Unit #2402 is a very large condo at 3,205 square feet. In fact, it occupies half the floor! All that space gives you 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and 2 terraces. Plus there is 3 parking spots. Built… Read More

Urban Green Villa Renderings & Timeline

Today we learned a little more about Urban Green Villa, a building planned to be condos; the DJC wrote an article about Urban Green Villa, Taiwan firm bringing green villa to Belltown pointing us at a LinkedIn post by Peter Lian who is providing development management, Chainqui Urban Green Villa in Seattle. The Project context… Read More

Minimalist Concrete Loft-Like Condo

For the minimalist concrete lovers out there check out unit 3003 at Continental Place. It is 832 square feet of both polished and raw concrete surfaces and had the interiors designed by Steven Hensel. (You can see more photos of the unit on his site, Hensel Design Studios: Artistic Retreat.) It’s got tons of built-ins… Read More

Urban Green Villa – 116 Condos at 2401 3rd Ave

116 condos are coming to Belltown at 2401 3rd Ave (3rd and Battery) thanks to Taiwanese development company, Chainqui Development. The proposed building is is a 12-story mid-rise with 5,000 square feet or etail and 112 parking spots. The architect is local firm, GWest Architecture, and Lotus Landscape Design of Bellevue is the landscape architect…. Read More

Great Views, Great Location – 16th Floor At One Pacific Tower

How many condos downtown have kitchens or bathrooms with windows?  This 16th floor unit at One Pacific Tower has that, plus some of the best views available downtown from the living room and deck. Listed at $1,175,000, unit 1601 at 2000 1st Ave is a 2 bedroom, 1.75 bathroom condo with 1,523 sq ft.  Inside… Read More

18 Foot Ceilings In Belltown Loft – Rental

If you want to try the loft life, take a look at this one in Belltown.  Waterfront 2 blocks a way.  Pike Place Market, plenty of restaurants, bars, and music nearby. At 986 sq ft, this listing on craigslist is larger than most with room on the loft for an office or whatever in front… Read More

Industrial Chic with Sound Views

Fans of “industrial chic”, that is, lots of exposed concrete and walls of windows will love unit 1006 at Continental Place (located at 2125 1st Ave). The 1,933 square foot unit, 2 bedroom, 1.75 bath place was designed by the architect owner along with Les Eerkes, of the then Olson Sundberg Architects, now Olson Kundig…. Read More

25th Floor Corner View Penthouse in Belltown

There are only two penthouses at Arbor Place and this is one of them.  The other units were all combined in the 90’s, would love to see that one.  Listed for $575,000, unit 2506, 121 Vine St, is a 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom corner unit with 855 sq ft.  The kitchen and bathroom have both… Read More

Belltown Water View Condo At An Affordable Price

Tired of $700+ sq ft prices for buildings that are going to lose their views?  This unit at One Pacific Tower is the answer. #604 at 2000 1st Ave, is a 1,523 sq ft, 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo, listing for $649,000.  It has ceiling high windows, open plan living area with water views, roomy… Read More

More Condos Coming

About time! From the PSBJ, Developer promises new condos in downtown Seattle: On Tuesday the Business Journal reported that a Chinese company paid just over $20 million for a quarter block in the Belltown area. In a follow-up interview, TeamRise representative Randy Lim said Wednesday that the units will be for sale, rather than rental… Read More

Waterfront Landing Condo Owners Up In Arms

From the Seattle Times, Property owners challenge Seattle waterfront redevelopment: Homeowners and businesses along Seattle’s historic piers have filed petitions asking the state Shorelines Hearings Board to cancel a permit allowing work to begin on a piece of the city’s massive waterfront-redevelopment project.

Must See Open Houses: October 25th and 26th

Now with 340 open houses, it’s picking up a bit this weekend [updated].  To be balanced, we have a condo in Belltown, four new townhouses in Alki, and a mid-century view house in Laurelhurst. 3049 59th Ave SW unit A Neighborhood: Alki Open House:  Saturday, October 25, 1-4pm  and  Sunday, October 26, 1-4pm This is… Read More

Must See Open Houses: October 18th & 19th

There are 398 open houses this wet weekend.  Start your house hunting with my previous post ‘Modern Townhouses near Beacon Hill Light Rail’.  Then northeast to a spacious new contemporary on the Burke Gilman trail, and back south for a Belltown live/work loft. 5400 Princeton Ave NE Neighborhood: Hawthorne Hills Open House: Saturday, Oct. 18,… Read More

Must See Open Houses: October 4th and 5th

This weekend there are 432 open houses to pick from, so another busy weekend.  160 are for listings less than a week old, so there are some new ones to check out.  All the selections have water views this week.  We’ll start with a new listing at One Pacific Tower in Belltown, go to North… Read More