2200’s $26m Repairs to be Done in March

The side of the 18-story at 2200 Westlake is covered up for the last phase of years-long repair project.

The Seattle Times check in on how the $26m repairs for 2200 are going, Behind the veil, condos repaired. Started in late 2013 they should be complete by March 2016. YIKES. Interesting to note that the Veer Lofts lawsuit has been settled but for an undisclosed sum, The 99-unit condo reached a settlement last summer… Read More

Top Floor Loft at Veer Lofts in SLU

401 9th Ave N unit 618 - building

All you South Lake Union workers.  Except at Veer Lofts, you’re not going to find many true lofts within walking distance.  Unit 618 at 401 9th Ave N is listed for $550,000.  For your money you get 18′ ceilings, a wall of windows, polished concrete floors, master suite loft, a den/office, and 1,013 sq ft… Read More

Veer Lofts Penthouse


Looking for a real loft in South Lake Union? Unit #617 at Veer Lofts just hit the market. #617 is a true loft with 18′ ceilings and a full height ceiling in the bedroom. Great views of the Space Needle too. Listed at $450k, the dues are $550/month. Already lots of views and favorites on… Read More

Price Increases at Carbon 56


Just noticed that prices are increasing at Carbon 56, the apartment building that turned condo building, that kinda turned back into a partial apartment building for a while, at least for four of the remaining five units they have for sale: #216 +$10k #312 +$4k #314 +$4k #316 +$4k

Enso Floor Plate / Floor Plans


Someone emailed in asking if I we had the Enso floor plate / floor plans. We do. Here it is. Circa 2009.

Ground Floor at Veer Lofts

401 9th Ave N  unit 103_windows

Another great loft at Veer Lofts is for sale and you don’t have to worry about losing the views, because it’s on the ground floor. Listing at $415,000, unit 103 at 401 9th Ave N has 1 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom, and 918 square feet.  You get your own private patio, which is above sidewalk level,… Read More

Views Are Not Always Forever In Seattle

401 9th Ave N #615_livn

Just listed – a west facing top floor condo at Veer Lofts.  Great location, layout, and nice territorial views across the surrounding rooftops.  We’ll get back to that.  Unit 615 at 401 9th Ave N is a 1,006 square foot loft that has 1 bedroom, 1 den, and 1.5 bathrooms.  With 18 foot ceilings, concrete… Read More

Price Increases at Carbon 56

2015 Terry Ave - Unit 315 - Exterior

Shortly after coming back it is interesting to note that Carbon 56 is increasing prices. Unit 213 was $387,500 and is now $414,000. Unit 315 was $479,500 and is now $512,000. Update Guess they decided those prices were a little steep. #213 is now $399,500 and #315 is now $499,500. [google-map-v3 shortcodeid=”4b396698″ width=”100%” height=”350″ zoom=”15″… Read More

More Details on the 2,000 Units Coming to SLU

Onni Group Denny Way and Thomas

Here’s a little more detail on the previously reported 2,000 units coming to South Lake Union from the Puget Sound Business Journal, Condos or apartments? Canadian developer shares details of mega project in Seattle dubbed the Seattle Times project: Located between Denny Way and Thomas Street and between Fairview and Boren avenues north, the project… Read More

Carbon 56 is Back

2015 Terry Ave - Unit 315 - Exterior

Remember Carbon 56? Back in the day (well, 2003) it was Aristo Apartments and then was converted into 56 condo units. But it was converted a little bit late in the real estate cycle and so all the unsold inventory turned back into apartments much to the disappointment of all the people who bought. Well,… Read More

95 Condos Coming to 1121 Stewart St

RBF condo hotel_big

We’re a few days late on this news, but there are 95 condos coming to 1121 Stewart St, Chinese company plans 42-story hotel-condo tower on Stewart: RBF Property Group, which says it is based in Guangzhou, China, with an office in Seattle, recently filed plans for a hotel and 95 condos in a skinny 440-foot… Read More

Two Story Modern Loft at Enso

820 Blanchard St - 1607 - Living

Talk about a wall of windows! Unit 1607 at Enso (820 Blanchard St) has ample views of downtowns in its two story living room. Only $1.575m for this 2 bedroom, 1.75 bathroom, 2,279 square foot place. Three parking spots too. They bought this place brand new in 2011 for $1.22m. [google-map-v3 shortcodeid=”dfa43930″ width=”540″ height=”350″ zoom=”15″… Read More

2,000 More Units Coming to SLU

Denny Way

The PSBJ has word that a massive amount of new residential units are coming to South Lake Union, Canadian developer to build 1,945 residential units in South Lake Union: The latest plans filed with the city show a two-tower 40-story development with 1,085 residential units for the block bounded by Denny Way, John Street and… Read More

Two-story Modern Top Floor Loft In South Lake Union

401 9th Ave N #614

If you’re one of those lucky people who are in the market for a penthouse, try your luck at Veer lofts at 401 9th Ave North in South Lake Union. Unit #614–a two-story new urban loft–recently opened up. The space is a 1,005 square foot 1 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom, including a den space for your home… Read More

New Unit on Sale at the Veer Lofts

1. Veer Loft South Lake Union front entrance

Veer Lofts is a silver LEED certified building designed by Johnson Architects, completed in 2008. Situated in the heart of South Lake Union, it is walking distance to the best cafes, bars, gym and restaurants the neighborhood has to offer. The latest unit on sale at 401 9th Ave N #508  is a 633 square feet loft… Read More

Art Stable Shell Back on the Market

516 Yale Ave N - Int 2

Tom Kundig designed Art Stable in South Lake Union still has an entire floor, 4,000 square feet, of undeveloped space available for you to build your own custom condo. Unit 400 is listed at $2.15m. Built in 2010 this unit has been on and off the market a ton since then. We’ve actually been inside… Read More

Penthouse Loft in South Lake Union

401 9th Ave N - Deck

Amazonians, here’s your chance for a fat penthouse blocks from your office. 401 9th Ave N – Unit 611 is in Veer Lofts at 9th and Harrison. 18′ ceilings, 1,354 square feet, 2 parking spots, nicely sized patio. Downsides: no gas cooking and no A/C. Listed at $885,000 they originally bought in new in 2008… Read More

Komo Covers 2200’s $26m Construction Defects

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Over two years of work. 10 months of work per building. New balconies, windows and floors. $26 million dollars. From ‘It hasn’t been a good situation at all here from the beginning’:

$1.7M Capitol Hill Home Among 34 Condo Sales in Past Week

727 Harvard Ave E

Fresh off yesterday’s news that Seattle home prices rose 10% in the past year, per the Case-Shiller index, I expected to see some that increase reflected in the recent transactions. But Seattle condo sales from the past week proved again you can’t project a major survey onto one unit (especially since the Case-Shiller index doesn’t… Read More

Sharp, well-priced Veer loft

from loft shot

A nice-looking loft at Veer just popped up. It’s 1,069 square feet, 1-bed, 1-bath and is listed for $365,000. The homeowner’s dues are $446/mo. The current owner bought the place back in ’09 for $345K. I’m not sure, but the photo from the deck makes it look as if the unit is east-facing; don’t take… Read More