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Developers! Developers! Developers!

Reporter Aubrey Cohen and the Seattle PI are at it again, this time pimping new development in Columbia City. A Seattle developer has proposed a mixed-use project in Columbia City aimed at providing homes typical workers can afford to buy, while another developer also has condo plans in the up-and-coming South Seattle neighborhood. The 63-condo […]

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Vulcan Ridiculous @ 2200

Ah, the joys condodebtorship. When Jerry O’Leary, 54 and retired, put down over $100,000 dollars toward a new million-dollar condominium in February 2005, he thought he was buying his way into an innovative downtown lifestyle proposed by Vulcan Inc. Vulcan Real Estate’s $200 million 2200 project on two and a half acres at Westlake Avenue… […]

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Condomania in Tacoma!

Tacoma: Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to sell 1,500 high-end condos in 14 months: Hundreds of new, pricey condominiums exclude young singles needed for a thriving city core, according to the author of a study analyzing the downtown housing market. Builders and developers say land costs and water views push prices […]

Condomania in Everett!

Better be careful the next time you drive through Everett, you’re likely to get burned, the condo market there is so hot! On paper at least, downtown Everett is poised for explosive growth. Nearly 800 new downtown condos and apartments are in various stages of planning. There’s a good chance some of the projects scattered […]

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Who’s Buying Condos in Kirkland?

We’re used to hearing unsupported claims that “young professionals” and “empty-nesters” are providing the bulk of the demand for condos. Well, finally we have a first-hand account of who’s actually buying condos (in downtown Kirkland, anyway). Amie Lynn is the community sales manager for Miller Condominium Marketing, which recently opened The Boulevard, a 119-unit condo […]