Kiss Single-Family Homes Goodbye if Seattle Keeps Growing

Kiss Single-Family Homes Goodbye if Seattle Keeps Growing

We usually talk about the whole Seattle metro area on these pages, but I’d like to take a little while to discuss an issue that is most relevant to Seattle proper: Density. There’s no denying that Seattle has been booming lately, thanks largely to serious growth in the local tech economy—unbridled growth at Amazon, the […]

Seattle Times: Trilogy Lawsuit, Condos, Cabin Battle

The Seattle Times was on a roll this weekend with interesting real estate stories. Here are a few excerpts: Homebuilder faces suit over construction at Trilogy of Redmond Ridge For years, hundreds of Trilogy at Redmond Ridge residents say they have been pleading with California-based Shea Homes, the 55-plus resort community’s developer, to fix and […]

Downtown Seattle Housing Interactive

Downtown Seattle Housing Interactive

Elliott Krivenko, a Research Specialist with the Downtown Seattle Association sent me this great interactive that he made showing detailed information about all the residential projects in downtown Seattle from 2005 through the present. Click on the image to jump to their website for the interactive (which won’t fit on the page here). One interesting […]

Downtown Condos: Middle Class Need Not Apply

Here’s a detail in today’s Seattle Times article about Insignia—the first new construction condo project to break ground in five years—that caught my attention: While condo prices at Insignia haven’t been set, Bosa said, “they’ll be more than you can buy anything [downtown] for now.” More than anything that’s for sale right now? Yikes. One […]