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Condo News – Conversions

Conversion Spotlight

Conversion Spotlight

Recently, a number of newly converted condo projects popped up in the MLS. Here’s a breakdown of these developments located in West Seattle, First Hill, Lake Washington and North Seattle.

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Seattle adopts new conversion ordinance

Following the legislature’s lead in passing a condo conversion bill earlier this year, Seattle has adopted a new conversion ordinance providing added relocation assistance and notification to tenants.

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First Church Seattle Update

First Church Seattle Update

Received a project update from First Church this afternoon. The Capitol Hill church-to-condo conversion is on schedule with work on the interior progressing. When completed in the first half of 2009, the church will be home to 12 multi-level luxury townhome units centered around the church’s dome.

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Condo Conversion Spotlight

Condo Conversion Spotlight

MODE Seattle – Capitol Hill Situated at the residential end of Bellevue Avenue E, you’ll find the 36-unit MODE conversion development. Originally constructed in 1957, the 3-story walk-up has been tastefully reinvented and features a mix of studio, one- and two-bedroom homes. MODE offers an affordable option for Capitol Hill homeownership with units starting at…

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Zulo Condominium – North Seattle

Zulo Condominium – North Seattle

Nestled in the North Seattle neighborhood of Licton Springs is the newly converted Zulo Condominium development (website). What’s with the name? Zulo is Spanish for “hideout”, thus the naming implies an “urban hideout” retreat. Zulo includes just 12 condominium homes within 2 buildings consisting of 8 two-bedrooms and 4 one-bedrooms. The two-bedrooms range in size…

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WestWater Condominium – West Seattle

WestWater Condominium – West Seattle

The WestWater Condominium (website) is a recent conversion development located in West Seattle at 6960 – 6970 California Ave SW. Originally built in 1989, the two building 4-story complex contains 71 condominium homes with an expansive community courtyard. The WestWater came on the market last year and has sold about half of its inventory, not…

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City’s Edge Condos

City’s Edge Condos

The City’s Edge Condominiums (website) is a new, gated conversion community nestled within 4-acres of protected greenbelt just 7 miles from downtown Seattle. The development features 45 condominiums in 7 buildings which consists of 17 one-bedroom, 23 two-bedroom and 5 three-bedroom homes. Most of the homes are corner units that range in size from 481…

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Lighthouse Point – West Seattle

Lighthouse Point – West Seattle

The Lighthouse Point Condominium (website) is a new conversion complex located next door to the Alki Point Lighthouse and steps from Alki Beach. Previously the Riptide Apartments, Lighthouse Point offers 40 studio and one-bedroom homes starting from $195,000. The initial release of homes are located on the 1st and 2nd floors and range in price…

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McKean Condo – Queen Anne

McKean Condo – Queen Anne

The McKean Condominium (website) located on Queen Anne’s SW slope at 1404 Olympic Way West is the latest Seattle offering from the MCM Group. Originally constructed in 1929, the brick-veneered vintage building has been thoroughly updated with new wiring, siding and plumbing systems. The complex encompasses just eight one-bedroom condominium homes that feature original hardwood…

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Conversion Roundup

Conversion Roundup

Capitol Hill seventeen07 – 1707 Boylston Ave seventeen07 is located in the mix of Capitol Hill’s vibrant Broadway & Pike/Pike districts, just west of Seattle Central at the corner of Boylston and E. Olive Street. The 3-story building features 36 studio, one- and two-bedroom homes, some with downtown views. Studios come just under 400 sq…

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