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The Emerald - the definitive guide to this new condo in Seattle

By Matt Goyer February 14, 2024

The Emerald is a new condo building that sits above Pike Place market in downtown Seattle. Completed in 2020, Emerald has 262 homes, many with amazing views of the Sound. Here’s our guide with everything you need to know about the Emerald.

Table of Contents

  1. Overview
  2. Amenities
  3. Frequently asked questions
  4. Ask a question
  5. Map
  6. Reviews and news
  7. Videos
  8. Condos for sale
  9. Recent sales
  10. Similar condos
  11. About the author

The Emerald Overview

The Emerald is a 262-unit new construction condominium building located at 121 Stewart St. in downtown Seattle. Built by Create World and completed in 2020, The Emerald has one-, two- and three-bedroom condos ranging in size from 540 to 1,700 square feet. The building’s two penthouse units—at 3,500 and 3,900 square feet—are among the most refined residences in Seattle. The Emerald is one block from Pike Place Market and steps from the central waterfront. The building includes 63 parking spots below grade and was designed to LEED Silver specifications.

Per the developer, Create World, The Emerald is the product of inspired collaboration between some of the top minds in architecture and design, including design firms Hewitt and Susan Marinello Interiors.

  • Built: 2020
  • Stories: 40
  • Units: 262
  • Rental Cap: 40%
  • Developer: Create World
  • Builder: Andersen
  • Architect: Hewitt Architects

The Emerald Amenities

  • 24/7 concierge
  • Full-floor rooftop indoor/outdoor amenity space on the 39th floor
  • Media room with catering kitchen
  • Outdoor firepits with al fresco dining and grills
  • Guest suite
  • EV charging stations
  • Gym (3rd floor)
  • Yoga studio (3rd floor)
  • Outdoor pet run and spa (3rd floor)
  • Keyless entry
  • On-demand carshare with a Tesla Model X and a Tesla Model S (by Envoy)
  • Parking, dining and other perks from the Thompson Seattle

The Emerald Frequently Asked Questions

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The HOA (homeowner association) dues at The Emerald are estimated to be $0.91 per square foot a month.

Additional storage is available for purchase at The Emerald for $8,000.


Parking is available at The Emerald; two parking spaces are included with purchasing a two-bedroom condo or larger.

Yes, the parking spaces at The Emerald have EV charging, as well as EV charging stations.

The rental cap at The Emerald is 40%.

The Emerald has 4,726 square feet of retail space on two floors.

The Emerald provides 24/7 concierge services standard per typical luxury condos.

The Emerald requires a deposit of 5% of the purchase price.

The Emerald sales center/gallery is open Monday through Friday, 11 am to 5 pm – by private appointment only.

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The Emerald Map

The Emerald is located at 121 Stewart St in Seattle, just above Pike Place market where Belltown and Downtown meet.

The Emerald Reviews and News

Emerald Videos, 3d Tours, Virtual Tours

Condos For Sale the Emerald

Recent Sales at the Emerald

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About Matt Goyer, the Emerald Guide Author and Real Estate Agent

I love the Emerald! It is one of my favorite new condo buildings in Seattle. Why?

  • Great views of the Sound that are unlikely to go away
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Awesome amenities

I’ve been following it since it launched attending the first party to now having helped 4 people buy at Emerald.

Learn more about me.

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