On the Block: U District crane count stands at 2 — for now

January 14, 2021 On the Block: U District crane count stands at 2 — for now There was a flurry of permits issued late last year in the University District, resulting in a bevy of active new construction sites. A recent stroll reveals more excavators than cranes, but that's about to change. Light rail [...]

On the Block: U District crane count stands at 2 — for now2021-02-03T14:50:00-08:00

Mack plans 200 Yesler Terrace units

January 8, 2021 By BRIAN MILLER Real Estate Editor Rendering by GGLO [enlarge] The main tenant entrance, on the building’s northeast side, will face the new park. Mack Real Estate Group is planning to buy Block 6.1B at Yesler Terrace, which now goes by 821 S. Washington St., and with architect GGLO has applied for a master [...]

Mack plans 200 Yesler Terrace units2021-02-03T15:06:44-08:00

221 Rainier Beach units move closer to MUP

December 15, 2020 By BRIAN MILLER Real Estate Editor Rendering by GGLO [enlarge] Via7 will be the second large new affordable housing project near the light rail station, after Inland Group’s Polaris at Rainier Beach. Mt. Baker Housing and GGLO are planning a midrise, 221-unit affordable housing project at 8600 Rainier Ave. S. The Via7 apartments will also [...]

221 Rainier Beach units move closer to MUP2021-02-03T14:26:20-08:00

NAIOP honors the best brokers, projects and buildings of 2020

November 12, 2020 By BRIAN MILLER Real Estate Editor Owing to the pandemic, NAIOP's Night of the Stars was an entirely virtual affair last Friday. It was the first time the annual gala was conducted via computer, and not held in a ballroom. However, what you missed in person can be viewed online in the [...]

NAIOP honors the best brokers, projects and buildings of 20202021-02-03T14:19:48-08:00

Construction underway on $145 million student housing tower

November 3, 2020 By JOURNAL STAFF Rendering provided by Weber Thompson [enlarge] Lakeview is targeting students who want to live close to the University of Washington. Charleston, S.C.-based Greystar started construction in October on Lakeview, a 21-story student housing building at 4126 12th Ave. N.E. in Seattle’s University District. The approximately $145 million project is expected to [...]

Construction underway on $145 million student housing tower2021-02-03T14:20:10-08:00

AGC Build Washington Awards: Excellence in Innovation

October 26, 2020 Excellence in Innovation Photo from Exxel Pacific The heat-recovery system collects wastewater from the apartments and pumps it into a vault. Exxel Pacific Block 11’s wastewater heat-recovery system collects wastewater from the apartments and stores it in a vault in the garage. Water-source heat pumps are connected in a closed loop [...]

AGC Build Washington Awards: Excellence in Innovation2020-11-09T13:00:20-08:00

AGC Build Washington Awards: Private Building $50 million to $100 million

October 26, 2020 Private Building $50 million to $100 million Photo from Exxel Pacific An interior courtyard at Sitka includes a “treehouse” for residents. Sitka Location: Seattle General contractor: Exxel Pacific This mixed-use project is comprised of 365 apartments, 19 townhouses and 3,300 square feet of retail space, as well as two levels of [...]

AGC Build Washington Awards: Private Building $50 million to $100 million2020-11-09T12:56:42-08:00

AGC Build Washington Awards Grand Award for Safety & GC 350,000 to 500,000 worker hours

October 26, 2020 Grand Award: Safety General Contractor 350,000 to 500,000 worker hours Photo from Exxel Pacific Safety is everyone’s responsibility at Exxel Pacific. The company built this office campus at Southport in Renton. Exxel Pacific Exxel Pacific says safety success is a result of empowering its workforce to meet the expectation that safety [...]

AGC Build Washington Awards Grand Award for Safety & GC 350,000 to 500,000 worker hours2020-11-09T13:05:15-08:00

Aegis Laurelhurst has permits and bare slabs, hopes to break ground next spring

October 22, 2020 Aegis Laurelhurst has permits and bare slabs, hopes to break ground next spring By BRIAN MILLER Real Estate Editor Rendering by Ankrom Moisan [enlarge] Aegis has preserved and removed the old Benton’s Jewelers sidewalk clock, which will return after construction. The old Baskin-Robbins and other small retail/restaurant buildings have all been removed from [...]

Aegis Laurelhurst has permits and bare slabs, hopes to break ground next spring2020-11-09T13:06:45-08:00

Bumgardner to present hybrid design for 136 Magnolia units above new Safeway

October 6, 2020 Bumgardner to present hybrid design for 136 Magnolia units above new Safeway By BRIAN MILLER Real Estate Editor Renderings by Bumgardner Architects [enlarge] Renderings for the new grocery and apartments are still preliminary, but they indicate the central “eroded bluff” feature. [enlarge] Bumgardner’s preferred design, dubbed “Hybrid,” allocates about 25,000 square feet for [...]

Bumgardner to present hybrid design for 136 Magnolia units above new Safeway2020-11-09T13:08:12-08:00
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