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More Ballard Conversions

More Ballard Conversions

The Northlake Group has been busy with a number of conversions in Ballard as mentioned previously. The latest is 6000 24th Avenue which features ten 2-bedroom and one 3-bedroom units. The homes range in size from 653 square feet (seems rather cozy for a 2-bedroom) to 1,516 for the 3-bedroom penthouse unit. Home prices start…

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Live Fremont Condominium

Live Fremont (website) is the most recent conversion in Fremont. Originally constructed in 1962, the 2-story walk-up includes 19 one- and two-bedroom homes and is located at 3636 Evanston Ave N. The one-bedrooms are fairly small ranging from 512 to 529 square feet and start at $274,990. The two-bedrooms offer considerably more space at 913…

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Smith Tower Update

By on July 19, 2007 in Real Estate with 0 Comments

The Seattle PI reports the Smith Tower is one step closer to conversion having cleared one hurdle, passing a conditional city approval. The project will need to also receive approval from the Pioneer Square Preservation Board. Interestingly, per the article, the developer is not fully committed to converting the Smith Tower. Related SCL posts: Smith…

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Jackson Square Condos – Pioneer Square

Jackson Square Condos – Pioneer Square

Joining the Nord, Jackson Square Condos (website) is the latest boutique conversion in Pioneer Square at 121 S. Jackson Street. The building, known as the Jackson Square Building, was originally constructed in 1902 for James McKinley who operated a blacksmithing and machinery repair shop. Through the years, it has also housed supply and furniture stores…

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Conversion Conundrum

The condo conversion market is continuing to feel the effect of a softening market. In the past few weeks a number of notable conversion projects have taken price reductions ranging from $5,000 up to $30,000 with most of the reductions being around $10,000 to $15,000. Some are offering other incentives for both the buyer (buyer…

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Ballard Condo Conversions

By on June 21, 2007 in Ballard Condos, Real Estate with 3 Comments
Ballard Condo Conversions

The Northlake Group (website) recent converted several projects in the Ballard area. I haven’t personally seen these yet, but from the MLS photos, the developer has done a nice job with the renovations and finishes. 1430 NW 59th Street (map) A 6-unit boutique condominium, originally constructed in 1968, the homes have been extensively renovated. Interior…

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Luxe Condos Grand Opening

By on June 13, 2007 in Queen Anne Condos, Real Estate with 0 Comments
Luxe Condos Grand Opening

The Luxe Condominium on Lower Queen Anne will be holding its Grand Opening this weekend from noon to 6 PM. Luxe is located at 500 5th Avenue W (access from Mercer). The Luxe conversion features 39 one-bedroom and two-bedroom homes, many with city or Sound views. Prices begin in the mid-$300,000s. – Luxe website –…

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Tobira Condo Update

Tobira (website) has announced the release of the second phase of courtyard homes for sale. To celebrate the release and completion of its “urban backyard”, Tobira will be hosting a luncheon at their newly landscaped courtyard April 21st & 22nd from Noon to 4:00 PM. The courtyard features “lush built-in planters with Japanese Maples, native…

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Queen Anne High School Update

By on April 18, 2007 in Queen Anne Condos, Real Estate with 0 Comments

Queen Anne High School Condominium (website) recently announced they have released the final phase of available homes for sale. Current pricing for homes: Studios start at 309,950 Loft homes start at $288,950 1 bedrooms start at $380,950 2 bedrooms start at $566,950 Main Building Townhomes start at $528,950 Industrial Arts Townhomes start at $735,950 Related…

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Condo Conversion Bill Update

By on April 11, 2007 in Real Estate with 0 Comments

I’ve been following the condo conversion bills in the legislature this year on my other real estate blog. The bills are SHB 2014 & SB 5031 – which have the same purpose but take different approaches. Unfortunately, the Senate’s version, which was much more restrictive than a community stakeholder backed version in the House, met…

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