A Whole(some) Lot of New Apartments in Green Lake

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The former site of a sprawling Vitamilk Dairy plant in Green Lake is now home to about 300 new apartments. And like the liquid that flowed here for six decades, the new homes come off as good, clean and wholesome. We’ve been looking forward to visiting the Green Lake Village project given its large scale… Read More

Artsy Work/Live Loft in Downtown Seattle

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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

Stylish Eastlake Houseboat

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There’s an adorable 950 square foot houseboat for sale on Eastlake. It’s currently listed at $525k. It may be a little pricey for size, but it had me at the Moby Dick door knocker. It’s located at 2025 Fairview Ave E, Unit R. This 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom sits on a corner lot and features a rooftop… Read More

Eco-Friendly Ballard Townhouse

1160 NW 58th St exterior

Go green in Ballard–1160 NW 58th St. A 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom townhouse with eco-friendly features is currently listed on the market for $595,000. The 1,630 square foot home is equipped with extra insulation, a rainscreen siding system, and a tankless water heater. As future home owners do right by mother earth they can soak in… Read More

Meet Joe (Arnold Lofts). He’s Green, Looks Good, And Available For Rent

Joseph Arnold Lofts at 62 Cedar St.

We’ve been meaning to visit the Joseph Arnold Lofts in Belltown, not just because we gravitate toward shiny, new buildings but because we’re fans of The Schuster Group’s last downtown residential development: Mosler Lofts. Like its sibling a few blocks away on Third Ave, Joseph Arnold Lofts features a lot of glass and exposed concrete…. Read More

Open House: Newly Constructed West Seattle Home Jan 4-5

3417 35th Ave SW Exterior

A newly constructed multi-level home located at 3417 35th Ave SW is scheduled to hold an open house this weekend. Check out dazzling views of the Sound from its 180 degree wrap-around cedar deck this Saturday from 12-3pm or Sunday from 12:30-2:30pm. This modern West Seattle abode is a 3 bedroom, 2.75 bathroom residential home. As… Read More

This Stretch of Capitol Hill Shows The Building Boom

Sola 24 at 109 12th Ave E.

The new year is expected to bring thousands of new apartment units to Seattle, continuing the apartment boom of the past two years. A stretch of 12th Ave on Capitol Hill shows this trend better than most. On the way to tour the new Collins on Pine recently, I marveled at the construction that’s planned,… Read More

Cheers to Collins on Pine

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How’s this for a move-in special? Rent at the Collins on Pine and get a bottle of gin. Yes, the folks behind the new apartment complex on the corner of 13th and Pine on Capitol Hill created the incentive to go along with the building’s name and theme. The 76-unit complex is named after a… Read More

Fully Furnished Belltown Loft

81 Vine Street Interior

Meet unit 300. This 1,840 square foot 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom meets all the requirements of a stellar loft: exposed brick, views of the sound, vaulted ceilings, a sleeping loft for guests, distressed hardwood floors, the list goes on. What got me was the library-esque ladder in the master bedroom and built-in office space for… 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

Downtown Condo Steps From Westlake Park

1500 4th Ave #905 Seattle Downtown Condo

City slickers and fashionistas will be pleased with this downtown location. Surrounded by shops and just steps to Westlake Park, this 710 square feet semi 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom condo is located at 1500 4th Ave, truly in the middle of it all. It was built in 1909, making it a National Historic Site, but don’t… Read More

The Martin 2: The $8,000 Apartment

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Earlier this week, we reviewed The Martin, a stylish high-end apartment building in the Denny Triangle or “Midtown” that takes its name from the original moniker of The Cinerama Theater. This post is the sequel and features The Martin’s pricey penthouse units that go for as much as $8,000 a month. Before you dismiss that… Read More

The Martin Puts On A Good Show in Downtown Seattle

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Flashback #1: The Cinerama Theater on Fourth Ave. opened in 1963 and was known as Seattle’s Martin Cinerama, part of a small theater chain specializing in the widescreen format. Fast forward 50 years and The Martin has returned across the alley at Fifth Ave and Lenora St. The sequel is a much smaller theater room… Read More

Video: Stacking a New Belltown Apartment Building

Here’s a pretty cool time-lapse video showing how crews stacked, like Lego blocks, half of a new 7-story apartment building in Belltown. We snapped photos as the crews lifted the first two pre-fabricated units and laid them into place last weekend. This 48-second video shows another 26 units being stacked on the foundation at 2217 Third… Read More

Ideal Pad for The Diehard Seahawks or Sounders Fan

View of CenturyLink Field from Unit 1003 at The Nolo

If you’re like me and you go through Seahawks withdrawal the minute the Sunday game wraps up,  you might like this sweet apartment that’s a Steven Hauschka field goal away from the north end of CenturyLink Field.  If the windows had been open yesterday, you probably would have heard the hit he took from the… Read More

New Homes Go Airborne in Belltown

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Fully-finished homes are flying over Third Ave in Belltown this weekend as downtown Seatttle’s first modular building begins to take shape. Construction crews are using a 550-ton crane to lift the first batch of 49 pre-assembled homes from the ground, through the air, and then setting them into place at 2217 Third Ave. By the… Read More

Looking Forward to Meeting Viktoria

Viktoria, seen from the Alaskan Way Viaduct

Drive north on the Alaskan Way Viaduct. Before the Pike Place Market, look to the right and you will see one of the new high-rises that I’m really looking forward to seeing. Viktoria, though not quite complete, is already a nice addition to the downtown Seattle/Belltown skyline. I chatted with the leasing team at Viktoria… Read More

The Nolo in Pioneer Square Surprises with Art

The Nolo (left), an 11-story apartment building just south of Downtown Seattle

I wasn’t exactly chomping at the bit to visit The Nolo, the first residential building in the new Stadium Place development next to CenturyLink Field. For me, the anticipation is much higher for The Wave, Nolo’s taller and shinier sibling that is already changing Pioneer Square’s skyline. But, I was pleasantly surprised after touring Nolo…. Read More

This Could Be A New Condo Tower on First Hill

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Last night, the East Design Review Board blessed a sleek 30-story residential project at 8th Ave and Columbia St. on First Hill. It means that we’re one step closer to adding another cool Weber-Thompson design to the Seattle skyline, and there may be better news on the horizon. A consultant representing the developer, Alecta, told… Read More

Pine + Minor = Chic New Apartment Building on Capitol Hill

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Want to live in a boutique hotel at the intersection of downtown Seattle and the entrance to the Pike Pine corridor? If so, check out the new Pine + Minor apartment project. I’ve been meaning to tour the seven-story building at the corner of Pine St. and Minor Ave. (hence the name) and was glad… Read More