Customize Your Own Penthouse

What would you do with a 1,908 square foot blank canvas?  What if that canvas grew to 9,876 square feet?  Gather your creative inspiration and take your pick!  Both are possible. Escala just listed Penthouse 202 for $2,299,000. There are two penthouse floors at Escala, the 30th and 31st floor, each with four units.  Two… Read More

$2.4m View from Millennium Tower

Ponzi Scheme Millennium Tower 40% Off

Unit 1506 at Millennium Tower just hit the market for $1.2m. It last sold in ’04 for $1.9m. It is 3,050 square feet. Most interestingly, it was owned by ponzi scheme scammer Darren Berg. These photos are from when it was on the market for $3m in 2007.

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

Art Lover’s Masterpiece

The sign on the front door of this 19th floor condo at Millenium Tower should read “Elephants Must Tread Lightly” or perhaps “Fragile – Glass” because once you pass inside you are within stumbling distance of a lot of glass: floor-to-ceiling glass windows, kiln caste art glass counters, and a masterful collection of glass art… Read More

Pied-à-Terre at Millenium Tower

I’d hardly call a 2,697 square foot unit at Millenium Tower a “luxurious pied–terre” [sic]. Luxurious yes, pied-a-terre, which is French for, “a small living unit usually located in a large city some distance away from an individual’s primary residence”, no. Semantics aside, this Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen unit is eye-catching. A little pricey at… Read More

MLS Watch: Multi-level Places Downtown

Millennium Tower You’d never guess that Millennium Tower, just across the streets from Redfin HQ , would have condos atop of it. Another (there’s already a few units on the market from $1.2 million to $8 million) just came on the market today for $4.6 million. It last sold in spring of ’07 for $3.9… Read More

MLS Watch: Lofts, Big Reductions

1310 E Union #202 is down to $800,000. 2200 Someone sent me a photo of a notice of default for a 2200 unit. Belltown Lofts Need a 790 square foot modern space with commercial kitchen? Check out 66 Bell St #4 for $300,000. Avalon Need a cozy small space in Lower Queen Anne? Check out… Read More

MLS Watch: Finally Listings Worth Clicking On

After lots of new boring listings coming on the market every day we finally have some interesting ones! Bellora Unit #310 at Bellora is sporting the largest mirror I’ve seen in a downtown condo: I don’t want to know how much that fugly thing cost. Colonial Grand Pacific I guess with a name like Colonial… Read More