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AVA Condo Update

AVA Condo Update

AVA (website) announced they’ve recently secured a Master Use Development Permit (MUP). The 39-story tower at 8th and Pine will feature traditional condominium homes and a luxury hotel. AVA’s developers anticipate construction to begin by the end of the year. The AVA presentation center, located at 8th & Olive, is nearing completion and should open…

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Art House Apartments?

Could the Art House development be the latest condo project to go apartments? The developer, the Pauls Corporation, has apparently been researching apartment development in the Seattle area. Pauls has a property management division so it might not be out of the question. Whether it’s condos or apartments it’ll appeal to urban dwellers with its…

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More on Heron & Pagoda Towers

More on Heron & Pagoda Towers

More preliminary renderings of the Heron and Pagoda Tower project in downtown Seattle. Just based on the scale of the project (1.2 million square feet, $900 million) and striking architecture, this has got to rate as the most exciting development Seattle will experience. The project will consist of two 43-story towers (550′), up to 200…

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Sign of the Times – Olive 8 Offers A Price Guarantee

Sign of the Times – Olive 8 Offers A Price Guarantee

The Olive 8 condominium (

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Seattle Civic Square – Downtown

Seattle Civic Square – Downtown

Just West of Seattle City Hall is the proposed Civic Square project that’ll encompass an entire city block between 3rd and 4th Avenues and Cherry and James Streets. Civic Square will feature an open plaza with an amphitheater, water features, retail space, a Metro/Light Rail station and a 40-story office & residential tower. The curved…

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Downtown Condo Updates

Gallery Belltown Buyers speak with their pocketbooks. And, apparently buyers spoke loudly at Belltown’s Gallery Condominium project. When the Gallery project first came online it was touting its SkyLofts concept, true two-level loft homes with 18′ ceiling heights located on the upper floors that offered spectacular city and sound views. But, it seems buyers just…

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1 Hotel Soiree

Last week the 1 Hotel & Residences project held a private soiree for the launching of the “1” brand. While I wasn’t there, urbnlivn.com’s Matt was. Here’s his impression of the 1 Hotel project.

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2nd & Pike Project Named

2nd & Pike Project Named

The Seattle PI reported this morning that Urban Visions’ 2nd & Pike project will be known as the Candela Hotel & Residences. The 2nd & Pike project will be the first property for the Seattle-based Candela Hotels. According to Candela, the 36-story project will aim for LEED Gold certification featuring 150 hotel rooms and 90…

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Remaking 2nd Avenue

Remaking 2nd Avenue

Downtown Seattle’s 2nd Avenue has been receiving quite a bit of attention lately with several condominium, apartment and office towers under construction or planned. The most notable of these include the 1521 Condominium, 1 Hotel & Residences, 2nd & Pike (hotel & condo) and the Liberty Building (office & apartment) developments. Now, add three more…

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AVA Condo – Early Preview & Reservations

AVA Condo – Early Preview & Reservations

“ZEN living in the ZING of downtown” – AVA Condominium AVA Condominium (website) began early VIP preview and reservation events in mid-September. Presently, all of AVA’s six scheduled preview events are fully booked. For information on future events, please register on the AVA website. Homes may be reserved during the preview events with a $10,000…

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