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Olive 8 update and tour photos

Olive 8 update and tour photos

Olive 8 held a hard hat tour event at the construction site today to show off the building’s progress (I had a prior commitment and was unable to attend). Fortunately, Megan Hilfer of Parsons PR, was kind enough to share a few photos from the event which I’ve posted below. When completed, Olive 8 will…

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2nd & Virginia Site Up for Grabs

The DJC reported today that the parcel on the NW corner of 2nd Avenue & Virginia (next to Cristalla) has been put up for sale. Property owner, Columbia West, is hoping to sell the lot and purchase income producing properties. Though, if the parcel does not sell, word is that Columbia West will eventually develop…

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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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