Insignia 92%, Luma 50%, Gridiron 18%, Nexus Coming Soon

Hot on the heels of the Seattle Times article, Seattle condos: Short supply puts extra squeeze on housing market here is our update on the status of all the condo new construction projects as well as a few single family and larger townhouse projects. If you’re thinking of buying a new construction condo or home,… Read More

There’s a lot of History Behind Gridiron

It was tough interrupting cocktail hour at our floating home this evening to swing by the Gridiron Sales Center(Gridiron is a 107-unit condo project going up in Pioneer Square) for “an intimate and thought-provoking panel discussion” about design and historic preservation. But interrupt it we did. At the event we heard from Gridiron developer, Kevin… Read More

Sales Update: Vik 96%, Insignia 86.5%, Luma 30%, Gridiron 16%

Selling Now Bryant Heights 14 single family homes, 8 sold, 2 for sale, 4 off market Move in date: as they sell Fort Lawton 92% pending + closed – Montana Circle 13 houses, 12 closed + pending, 1 coming soon Move in date: as they sell Fort Lawton – Officer’s Row 13 houses coming soon… Read More

Sales Update: Insignia 83%, Luma 30%, Vik 94%, Girdiron 14%

Happy new year! I’ve had a busy start to the year with two closings scheduled for this week but I promise to get back to blogging very soon :). To start off the year we thought we should check in on all the new construction projects around town and update you on their sales status…. Read More

Condo Sales #’s: Insignia 80%, Gridiron 15%, Fort Lawton 8%

Quick update on sales numbers for new construction projects in the area. This update we’re adding Gridiron, Fort Lawton and Residences at Fairview. Selling Now Fort Lawton – 8% pending 26 houses, 2 pending, 2 coming November 12th Move in date: as they sell Gridiron – 15% reserved 107 units, 16 reservations Move in date:… Read More

Gridiron’s First Phase 50% Reserved

I visited the Gridiron sales center a few hours after it opened this past weekend and was surprised to see that phase one (26 out of 107 condos), was fifty percent reserved*. In the old days, that wouldn’t be too surprising, the developer’s marketing team would have been whipping everyone into a frenzy ahead of… Read More

Gridiron Condos Pricing Released

Gridiron condos in Pioneer Square has released 26 out of 107 condos today for reservations. Here are the quick facts on the first phase: Studio: 463+ square feet starting at $382,400 ($826/sf) Open one 1BR: from 628 square feet starting at $459,790 ($732/sf) 1 BR: from 670 square feet starting at $460,030 ($686/sf) 2 BR:… Read More

Gridiron Condos Reservations Start Tomorrow

Heads up, the Gridiron condos in Pioneer Square are going to start accepting reservations tomorrow. Pricing and availability is under embargo for now so stayed tuned for that. In the meantime, here’s what we know. There’s 107 units in the 11 story building with 88 parking spots. Studios: 12. 430-500 square feet Open 1 bedrooms:… Read More

Redfin to Sell Gridiron Condos

Just got word from Redfin that they’ll be the listing agent for the recently announced Gridiron condos in Pioneer Square: From January to June of 2015, only seven individual home sales occurred in Pioneer Square, despite thousands of people searching for homes in the area during the same time period. We think Gridiron will… Read More

Gridiron Condos Coming to Pioneer Square in 2017

The PSBJ reports that more condos are coming to Seattle, Pioneer Square in fact, Daniels hopes to score with $50M-plus Gridiron condos by the Clink: Daniels Real Estate plans to start construction in about two weeks on a long-planned project with a new name: the Gridiron. The more than $50 million project will be built… Read More

Pioneer Square – Brick and Timber at Merrill Place Condos

I saw the wood beams and immediately fell in love.   Listed at $650,000, corner unit 402 at 97 S Jackson St has 1,354 square feet, 2 bedrooms (no windows in 1) and 1.5 bathrooms.  After drooling over the pictures for awhile, I felt something was missing.  I just wanted more; more wood, more bricks,… Read More

Artsy Work/Live Loft in Downtown Seattle

Mother, may I? 1,483 square feet of awesome space with a whole lot of juxtaposition–dark hardwood floors mirror light timber ceilings, exposed brick walls meet white walls, white tile contrasts dark tile. Other cool features include a walk-in closet and chef’s kitchen. Additional perks: it’s zoned as a work/live space and includes assigned parking. Located… Read More

Loft in a 1905 Historic Building

Pioneer Square has been on the upswing in popularity again and you could have a piece of the action with this 1,400 square foot unit which last sold for $492,000 in 2005.  It offers 1 bedroom, 1.5 baths and has 1 parking spot.  Highlights are a wood burning fireplace, newer large wood pivot windows and lots of… Read More

Ben Exworthy on Why You Should Buy Moses

Listing agent, Sam Cunningham, has put out another video. This time with Moses building owner, Ben Exworthy, walking you through the lofty Pioneer Square building that he is try to sell in Pioneer Square: Our previous coverage on the Moses building.

Opportunity to Build a 8,000sf Pioneer Square Loft

Have you always wanted to have a top Seattle developer to build you a 8,000 square foot penthouse atop a vintage Pioneer Square building? Yes? Now is your chance with, 316 2nd Ave S. Listed at $1.9m, William Justen, who developed 1521, will build it for you. From the listing agent in an email to… Read More

A Building Boom and The Boom to Come

Eric Pryne at the Seattle Times has two good pieces this week detailing the building boom that’s underway in Ballard and one that could be unleashed once the Alaskan Way Viaduct comes down. According to the first story, more than 1,200 apartments are under construction in Ballard… Developers from Chicago and Virginia are building big… Read More

Video and Photos: The Post in Pioneer Square

If you prefer urban living with modern amenities but in a historic setting, the new Post Apartments in Pioneer Square may be the right address for you. Built at about the location of Seattle’s first post office, the 16-story contemporary structure rises above the brick buildings around Western Ave and Marion St, offering units in… Read More

New Post Apartments Deliver Modern Living to Pioneer Square

As a history buff, I’ve always thought it would be great to live in Pioneer Square and roam the birthplace of Seattle. To walk the same land that Doc Maynard once carved up to encourage the city’s development, to imagine some of the colorful characters like Madame Damnable and Henry Yesler holding court in the… Read More

72 Sales Last Week; Who Has the Best View for Fireworks?

Looks like Seattleites went on a shopping spree last week, gearing up to find a place to gaze at the fireworks; a whopping 72 condo and townhomes went pending! There were quite a few interesting units to choose from, including a space at the 16 unit boutique Three19, a Wallingford townhome, and a Pioneer Square… Read More

Woodworker’s Dream Listing in Colonial Grand Pacific

Originally listed for $569,000 this recently renovated unit in Pioneer Square, overlooking Elliott Bay dropped down to $539,000 just 4 days after listing on the NWMLS. The 2 story, 2 bed 2 bath unit at 1119 1st Ave #313 has a HUGE skylight in the living room, allowing maximum natural light to seep in, charming… Read More