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

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

31 Condo and Townhome Sales Last Week!

Last week we not only saw soaking wet rock and roll marathon runners and festive Gay Pride Parade performers, but  31 condo and townhome sales went pending around Seattle, including a corner Gallery Unit in Belltown, a lovely waterfront on Alki, and a Green row home on Phinney. 2911 2nd Ave #903 A corner unit… Read More

Interesting Sales Last Week

There were 23 condos and townhouses that sold last week. Five of those were developer-owned, new construction condos and we really should take a closer look at that action. It is starting to look like a parade of sold out. Matt posted yesterday that the last unit at Trace North is finally closed bringing the… Read More

Update: New Construction Condo Inventory

The last time we checked in on new construction condo inventory was back in July, and before that in May. In May inventory looked to be 75% sold, then the needle shifted to 77% in July, and now the properties tracked in this list are 81% sold in all. As for what’s gone down the… Read More

Open Houses This Weekend

Seattle has 89 condos and townhouses with open houses this weekend. Picks for the weekend include two contemporary style townhouses in West Seattle, a resale at Gallery, and a maybe showing at Veer Lofts. 2204 California Ave SW Unit C Saturday, 1-4PM This new construction townhome in North Admiral contains 3 bedrooms and 1.75 baths…. Read More

One Left at…

Over the weekend, the Seattle Times had a write-up on Chris Rogers of Point 32. It describes Chris Roger’s past and current projects, but it also reminded me that there’s only one left at Point 32’s completed South Lake Union development, Art Stable. You know where else there is only one unit left for sale?… Read More

Interesting Sales Last Week

Geez, for only 16 closed condo and townhouse sales last week, I’m not suffering for notables to talk about. New construction adds a few to the count and we see a couple of high-priced resales that close after a lengthy stay on the MLS. New construction condos are back on the scoreboards with one each… Read More

Interesting Sales Last Week

Seattle had 35 closed sales in condos and townhouses last week. In new construction, Escala (#608 and #303) and Gallery (#608) once again tally up closed sales, and this time Hjarta (#509 and #309) and Olive 8 (#3209) join in. In resales, there’s one at 1521, plus two condos sell in Cristalla and a 2nd… Read More

Interesting Sales Last Week

33 condos and townhouses sold last week in Seattle. In new construction condos, Escala closed on a 1-bedroom (#1707) while Gallery closed two more (#708 and #308) in its countdown to sold out. And in resales, it seems the storied sales we have to examine are in Belltown: 81 Vine St #504 Most notable for… Read More

Interesting Sales Last Week

Last week, 24 condos and townhouses sold in Seattle including these new construction transactions: 516 Yale Ave N #600 The unfinished loft shell on the 6th floor of Art Stable sold for $1.565M. When Urbnlivn first took note in 2008, it was listed for $1.85M but had since been reduced to its current selling price… Read More

Gallery Down to Last Unit; Only Took 5 Years

When we post about the press releases from the usual suspects you all give us a hard time for posting them. Then we don’t post something and I feel like we’re missing out on informing you all about big breaking news. What a dilemma. While everyone else gushes about Gallery’s news that they’re down to… Read More

Interesting Sales Last Week

Remember that gutted Monique loft? Yeah, it sold at the end of June for $325k. Matt tweeted about it but somehow I missed it in my roundup. So now you blog-only readers are caught up on June and we can turn our attention to what’s interesting from the 16 condos and townhouses that sold last… Read More

Interesting Sales Last Week

Seattle closed on 35 sales in condos and townhouses last week. Besides the notable $3M sale at 1521, new construction condos also closed at Trace North (#203), Gallery (#816), Olive 8 (#2810), and two at Escala (#503 & #1001). In terms of resales… 401 9th Ave N #103 A ground floor, 2-story unit at Veer… Read More

Check In: New Construction Condo Inventory

Just over two months ago, I did a roundup of new construction condo inventory in Seattle. It seems about time to check in and see where things stand now. Last time I said that inventory was 69% sold overall; however, I missed a few properties in my roundup. So after adding those in (including several… Read More

Live/Work Unit at Gallery

Live/work units are rare and Urbnlivn readers seem to be searching for em so here’s a heads up that the Gallery sales center has hit the market as a live/work unit. #120 is 1,142 square feet, 18′ ceilings, 1 bed, 1.5 baths. I wonder how many units are left at Gallery? Redfin shows 5.

Interesting Sales Last Week

Perhaps more interesting than what sold and for how much is how many sold last week: 50 condos and townhouses. Nice work Seattle, let’s take a look at the highlights. In new construction, the following developments each closed on a single unit: Marselle #611 (1 bd/1.5b for $291K) Gallery #615 (1bd/1b for $220K) Escala #1206… Read More

Enso Drops Prices; Gallery Has 3% Buyer’s Bonus

Both Gallery and Enso are well into the 90th percentile and are approaching sold out. To usher their final units out the door, the two condo buildings have recently announced price reductions. Enso (820 Blanchard St) Enso took up to 7% off the price of 9 remaining units. Enso Units Old Price New Price #707… Read More

Interesting Sales Last Week

31 condos and townhouses sold last week in Seattle including a run of four at Escala and two notable resales on/near Capitol Hill. Escala (1920 4th Ave) I’d like to speculate that the four sales closed last week at Escala were partly due to new owners wanting a perch from which to watch the Pride… Read More

Interesting Sales Last Week

There were 30 closed sales for condos and townhouses in Seattle last week. In new construction condos, Gallery closed on two units (#908 and #609), as did Olive 8 (#3400 and #3010). And in resales, it is a trip down Urbnlivn memory lane because we’ve posted about three of these four condos in the past:… Read More