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 […]

Top Floor Unit at 1521 Sells for 27% Off 2009 Price

The crazy-luxury condo building at 1521 2nd Avenue—where the starting price is $1 million—is described on their website as follows: It is the West Coast’s most successful condominium high-rise community with established market values. In light of the “established market values” comment, I find it interesting to note (hat tip to WestSideBilly) that Unit 3802, […]