Volta: Sealed Offers Requested by May 9

You’ve been wondering what’s up with Volta Condos (formerly Alex)? Us too. The building (located at 2233 1st Ave) officially went into foreclosure on Mar 25, and is currently bank-owned by East West Bank. I had called around to the bank earlier this week and they pointed me back to Alchemy Real Estate (the company… Read More

Update on the Alex in Belltown

Here’s an email I got on the Alex in Belltown: Good Morning, An update on Alex at First and Bell is owed to you, and thank you for your patience, as we all muddle through a sluggish downtown Seattle real estate market. We are thrilled that the final stage of the construction at Alex is… Read More

Alex in Belltown to Start Selling in May

The Alex in Belltown sent out a short update this morning: We expect to have some units completed and to commence the selling of the units around May. If you foresee the need to combine multiple condominium units to suit your needs, please contact me, such that we may do so economically and in a… Read More

The Alex in Belltown Confirmed Going Condo

Looks like the developers of the Alex in Belltown don’t share the opinions of some of the folks in the Equinox thread. From their marketing team: Great news all! Our Alex project will be going condominium!! In looking at the long-term condominium absorption for the downtown area, our builder, his bank, and the appraisers are… Read More

The Alex in Belltown Maybe Going Apartments

Some folks are calling to make sure I know they’re not going apartments (i.e. Ruby Condos.) Others send mass emails broadcasting their uncertainty. This just in from The Alex in Belltown: Due to the volatility of our market at present, the Alex Condominium is being evaluated in terms of its best use for the current… Read More

When can I get more info on the Alex?

Much has been blogged about the Alex in Belltown by the real estate bloggers who likely get briefed on these projects: Wendy on Alex Condos Update Ben on Alex Condominium – Belltown 600 to 1200 square feet for $500,000 to $2 million. Concrete and steel. Sounds like my kind of project. Intrigued I visited the… Read More