July 10, 2018 Local projects win Gold Nuggets By JOURNAL STAFF Photo by William Wright Photography SMR’s design for Hoa Mai Gardens won a grand award. Seattle Housing Authority developed the 111 apartments. Photo by Andrea Sassenrath Photography Cove Apartments won a grand award for innovative energy design. Tiscareno Associates designed Cove for Vibrant [...]
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SEATTLE BUSINESS MAGAZINE HONORS WASHINGTON’S 100 BEST COMPANIES TO WORK FOR — 2018 Seattle Business magazine celebrated its 100 Best Companies to Work For at an awards dinner on June 28, 2018, at the Washington State Convention Center. Based on thousands of confidential surveys completed by employees, the honorees encompass companies large and small across [...]
Look inside Vulcan’s Batik building in Yesler Terrace The 195-unit building is part of a years-long redevelopment plan By Sarah Anne Lloyd@sarahannelloyd May 21, 2018, 12:46pm PDT The living area and kitchen of a one-bedroom apartment in Batik.Courtesy of Vulcan Yesler Terrace, a public housing development originally built in the 1940s, is undergoing a huge [...]
June 11, 2018 Photo from Leeward Apartments [enlarge] Leeward Apartments Leeward Apartments is a new 296-unit apartment complex at 1305 Dexter Ave. N. in Seattle's south Lake Union neighborhood. The studio, and one-and two-bedroom units range from 490 to 1,209 square feet. Rents go from $1,850 to $3,800. Finishes include modern cabinetry, [...]
May 31, 2018 GRAND AWARD SAFETY General contractor: Safety 500,000-1 million hours Photo provided by Exxel Pacific Exxel Pacific coaches specialty contractors on safety programs, policies and culture. The company is building an office campus at Southport in Renton. Exxel Pacific earned the grand award for safety excellence for its demonstrated innovation and leadership [...]
May 17, 2018 On the Block: Southport is a game-changer for Renton, with Class A offices and plans to expand Trying to find Southport recently, Seco Development's hotel-office-apartment complex at the south end of the lake in Renton, I first turned into Boeing's plant next door to the west. Then I drove to Gene [...]
April 26, 2018 EVEN/Staybridge opens in SLU By JOURNAL STAFF EVEN Hotel and Staybridge Suites have officially opened at 527 Fairview Ave. N. in South Lake Union. The nine-story, 235-room hotel is at the corner of Mercer Street, near the Interstate 5 ramps. InterContinental Hotels Group, or IHG, operates both brands. Company CEO Elie [...]
September 28, 2017 Going below the surface for better watershed health - Amid record growth, Salmon-Safe development holds the key to improving fish habitat and water quality in Puget Sound. By LORI MASON CURRAN and ELLEN SOUTHARD Special to the Journal Each spring and fall, onlookers gather at the Ballard Locks for [...]
September 29, 2017 Venn at Main sells for $176M By BRIAN MILLER Journal staff reporter Venn at Main, a mixed-use complex at 10360 Main St. in Bellevue, has sold for $176 million, according to King County records. The seller was Bellevue Gateway LLC, an entity of The Wolff Co., which developed the almost two-acre [...]
June 15, 2017 Eitel Building to become State Hotel By BRIAN MILLER Journal staff reporter Rendering by Weinstein A+U Crews are adding an eighth floor and reconstructing the storefronts on the 1906 building. Renovation is now underway on the Eitel Building, at 1501 Second Ave., to convert it into the State Hotel, a 90-room [...]