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City Evacuates Unfinished Micro Apartments.

On Thursday, residents of the Cubix micro apartment complex on 95th St had to evacuate after a stop work order from the City of Seattle revealed that the building was never given a legal occupancy permit. Building inspectors stated that the 41-unit complex was never even inspected. The site included many hazardous unfinished areas such […]

Address of Bluth Model Home REVEALED: Arrested Development Real Estate Estimates

Many people would like to live in homes they see on TV, especially large, beautiful homes. The Bluth home in “Sudden Valley” is certainly big and beautiful, but as anyone who watches the show Arrested Development knows, things are not always as they seem. The Bluth model home is apparently “how not to build a […]

Contention Over A Los Angeles Convent Highlights Commercialized Religious Real Estate

Considering the Crusades and other religious wars, this one is relatively tame. A convent that formerly housed the Sisters of the Most Holy and Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary was put up for sale in Los Angeles. Developer Dana Hollister purchased the property from the nuns, with the intent to rezone it for […]

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Seattle Market In Top 30 For Commercial Real Estate Investment, According To Study

Jones Lang LaSalle is reporting that as real estate investment is reaching pre-Recession levels, 50% of it is concentrated in only 30 cities, worldwide. And, that impressive list includes Seattle, of course! They report that real estate investment is expected to continue on the upswing to about $1 trillion by the year 2020, driven by […]

With Demand Growing & Vacancies Shrinking, Puget Sound Office Rents Rise

Colliers International statistics are showing that Puget Sound office rental rates continue to rise into the fourth quarter of 2014, as tenant demand grows and vacancy rate drops. Check out their chart showing the change across time from 2006 through 2014:

Puget Sound Industrial Vacancy Rates Keep Declining, Helping Raise Rental Rates

Colliers International has reported that the vacancy rates for industrial properties in the Seattle region continued declining into the fourth quarter of 2014, which is influencing rental rates to rise along with real estate prices as demand increases. Check out the chart of economic drivers in Q4:

Chinese Investors Creating Real Estate Boom in Seattle?

Earlier this year, Seattlehomes.com reported that the Puget Sound real estate market, both residential and commercial, had caught the eye of Chinese investors and was likely to draw substantial dollars into the market in the near future. This prediction seems to be coming true, as recent transactions have poured almost $2 billion into the Puget […]

Did the Denver Real Estate Market Live up to Expectations?

In January 2014, Denver ranked #11 in Markets to Watch in the annual Emerging Trends in Real Estate report from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and Urban Land Institute. At that time, the outlook for investment, development, and homebuilding was good. How will 2014 end for this residential and commercial real estate market? Asking prices for multifamily, office, […]

Key Indicators of Commercial Real Estate Health in Seattle

Seattle has long been a tourist destination for several reasons: seven major cruise lines made almost 200 port calls in 2014; more than 10 million visitors watch “flying fish” and/or sip a latte at the first Starbucks at Pike Place Market every year; about a million people a year delight in the views from the […]

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