Architecture & Design - Seattle

  • Dallas Developer Makes First Foray into Pacific Northwest with West Seattle M-F Project

    Dallas-based real estate firm Trinsic Residential Group has broken ground on its first residential project in the Pacific Northwest. The company is working on a development located in West Seattle, thus making its debut in the market. With Seattle’s apartment market going well and a large number of units currently in the works to fulfill growing demand, new investors have set their sights on the city in order to cash in on the trend.

    20 June 2014 23:33
  • Federal Way City Council Approves Performing Arts/Conference Center Project in Unanimous Vote

    Federal Way is set to see a new development initiative as the City Council recently decided to authorize construction of a new performing arts and conference center in the city’s downtown. The measure passed through a unanimous vote this past week, most likely as a direct result of a study conducted by the Mayor’s Blue Ribbon Panel showed that the proposed facility would accelerate the development of the area. The estimated cost of the performing arts development project stands at around $32 million.

    08 June 2014 04:42
  • Sound Transit Awards Mercy Housing Northwest Contract to Build Rainier Valley Affordable Housing

    Mercy Housing Northwest has been selected by the Sound Transit to develop a new affordable, transit-oriented project in Southeast Seattle. The company has been tasked with the construction of a multifamily complex near the Othello Link light rail station. Mercy received the contract for the development after a selection process handled by Sound Transit.

    25 April 2014 16:43
  • New Housing Facility Breaks Ground at Cornish College of Arts Campus

    Construction has begun on a new facility that will serve the Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle recently. The development team headed by Capstone Development Partners held a groundbreaking ceremony at the Residence Hall and Learning Center at 2025 Terry Avenue.

    14 April 2014 06:20
  • Radiator Building Signs First Major Tenant

    One of Portland’s most ambitious office developments received a major boost with the completion of a major leasing deal being announced by the developer. Developer Kaiser Group Inc. has reportedly agreed a contract for a total of 14,000 square feet of space at one of the buildings in the One North Development with the Kartini Clinic, an entity that deals with the treatment of eating disorders in children and young adults. The new tenant will occupy the top two of the five floors of the Radiator building starting with March 2015.

    01 April 2014 05:17
  • Master-Planned Residential Community Unveiled by Developer UCP South of Puget Sound

    A huge master-planned community was recently unveiled at the southern end of the Puget Sound. San Jose-based UCP Inc., a company dealing with homebuilding and land development announced its The Preserve at Turnwater Place in Turnwater, Washington. This will be the developer’s first selling community in the state’s real estate market.

    18 March 2014 15:43
  • Washington State Convention Center Acquires Nearby Parcels for $56.5M While Pondering Expansion Options

    As the Pacific Northwest continues to grow, the hospitality markets in Seattle and Portland are growing as well. Now both of the major cities in the area have seen the necessity of a larger convention center in order to cash in on the growing market for large events. Other cities on the West Coast have already begun their moves to expand existing convention facilities and have moved to the format of the hotel-convention center. With an expansion plan in its sights, the Washington State Convention Center Public Facilities District recently completed the purchase of a land site in Seattle’s central business district. The value of the recently perfected deal stood at around $56.5 million, according to The Seattle Times.

    14 January 2014 03:33
  • Othello Partners Awaits Design Review on New Rainier Valley Residential Project

    Local developer Othello Partners is once again looking to develop a residential complex, in the vicinity of another high-profile project that the company debuted two years ago. Station at Othello Park was in itself an ambitious project, announced and developed in a time of uncertainty for the national residential market. Now the company will follow the Station with its new, Othello Station North.

    13 December 2013 15:43
  • Development Slate: Amazon Makes Changes to Denny Triangle Spheres, GIS Rekindles Hotel-Condo Project and Belltown Site Trade Hands

    Recent news regarding a number of new or resurrected projects have energized an already exciting development scene as Seattle is seeing large projects continue to take the stage in its downtown area. As Amazon continues to modify its artsy spheres, two high-rise projects promise to make their mark on the

    28 October 2013 04:13
  • MacFarlane Partners Sets Similar Development Plans for Two Multifamily Projects in South Lake Union

    MacFarlane Partners has seriously ramped up its involvement in the Seattle area, specifically the booming neighborhood of South Lake Union, only recently announcing serious progress in the development of two different apartment projects. The investment management firm has recently announced a January 2013 deal for a parcel at 201 Westlake Avenue North where it intends to build a new apartment building, as well as the acquisition of the final parcel it required for its planned multifamily complex at 215 8th Avenue.

    19 August 2013 16:27
  • Yesler Terrace Redevelopment Finally Launches with Green Light for First Private Project

    One of the most ambitious neighborhood revitalization projects in the entire city of Seattle is finally seeing plans come through as the first private residential project in the community is set to break ground. Spectrum Development Solutions, one of the companies tasked with the repositioning of Seattle’s Yesler Terrace, has been given the green light for its Anthem multifamily project. Still dominated by its history as one of the public housing districts built during World War II, Yesler Terrace is set to become a greatly updated and augmented living community.

    29 July 2013 15:43
  • Sound Transit Breaks Ground on Permanent Facility in Tukwila

    The Sound Transit transportation system is seeing a one of its temporary constructions replaced by a permanent facility as a development project for a new Tukwila station has recently begun. Sound Transit has broken ground on a new $46 million structure to replace the temporary facility at 7301 Longacres Way that was built back in 2000. The route is a 1.300-boardings-a-day line used by commuters going to and from Seattle.

    01 July 2013 04:39