Pathfinder Acquires 45 Condos at Florera

The company that acquired the Sanctuary when it fell on hard times, has acquired 45 condos (out of 59) at Florera which went rental at the beginning of 2009. According to Lorne Polger, managing director of Pathfinder Partners, Florera is a 64-unit property comprised of 59 residential units and five ground floor commercial units. “Pathfinder… Read More

Hjarta and Florera to Sell at 35% Off

Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty is taking over sales for the remaining 100 units at Hjarta in Ballard and Florera in Greenlake. If you’ll remember the developer Pryde + Johnson switched from selling units at these two buildings to leasing them. The press release below indicates this was part of a debt restructuring in 2009. Sounds… Read More

Florera in Greenlake Goes Rental

I forgot to blog about the Seattle Times article, More empty apartments forecast in the Seattle area: More than 100 condo buildings in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties — many of them apartments originally — are becoming rentals again because the units haven’t sold well in this down market, said Greg Wendelken, vice president and… Read More

Free Vespas, Trip to Norway, Free Closing Costs…

Before taking off for the long weekend I missed this PSBJ article on condo incentives, Seattle condo developers try luring buyers with discounts, vacations and cars: “There has definitely been a slowdown in condo sales at all projects in Seattle,” said Mason Curran, who declined to release Vulcan’s pre-sale figures. Their pre-sale figures as of… Read More

A visit to Florera

Now I’ve been off in San Fran and Manhattan the last couple weeks but Greg recently visited Florera and here are his thoughts: I am in the market for a 2 bedroom condo and went to the Florera Greenlake sales office this weekend. I thought you might be interested in some of the details for… Read More

Florera Goes on Sale November 11th

Ah finally, some new events! Mark your calendar two weekends from now for Florera’s kick off. November 11th if you pre-registered you get a chance to buy ahead of the public opening. November 12th is when you’ll be competing against the masses at the public grand opening. The fine print: Pricing will be available at… Read More

Added: Florera

Right beside the Greenlake Gregg’s cycle we spotted Florera Greenlake. I looked it up online and added to the list and map. All they really have online is the following info: 80 units, mix use Green – Targeting LEED certification Occupancy Summer 2007 Driving up to Greenlake today on HWY 99 reminded me just how… Read More