Seattle, Green Builder Media, Kasita, American Dream, California, Colorado, International Conservation Code, environmental sustainability

Align Project Offers New Perspective on Scaling Down the American Dream

By Jack Stubbs At a time when intense urban growth and densification, housing affordability and sustainable design become increasingly pressing issues in the built environment,...
Seattle, Kidder Mathews, Mintong Real Estate Co. Ltd., Colliers International, downtown Tacoma, industrial market, Prologis

‘Placemaking in Tacoma’: Economic Drivers Shaping the City

By Jack Stubbs “There’s over $1 billion of investment in the downtown area…you can see three cranes from I-5 in downtown Tacoma, which we haven’t...
Oakpointe Communities, Ten Trails, Black Diamond, King County, Conner Homes, Rudd Development, Ichijo Technological Homes, Plum Creek Timber

Oakpointe Announces Major Homebuilders For Ten Trails

Conner Homes and Lennar To Preview Model Homes This Weekend BELLEVUE, Wash. – Leading developer Oakpointe Communities is pleased to announce four major homebuilders for...
Redmond, Redmond Technology Center, City Center Redmond, Kidder Mathews, Transwestern, Whole Foods, CBRE, Macy’s, Pushpay, Denali, Sogeti

City Center Redmond & Redmond Technology Center Hit the Market

By Jon Peterson An existing office building and a mixed-use development site are up for sale in the Redmond market, according to sources familiar with...
Seattle, Weber Thompson, HomeSight, Barrientos Ryan, Spectrum Development Solutions, Washington Charter School Development, SKL Architects

Othello Square: Looking at Economic and Cultural Trends Shaping Southeast Seattle

By Jack Stubbs As home prices continue to rise in Seattle and densification continues to occur—and the threat of displacement remains a very real prospect...
Elliott Bay, Puget Sound, Pioneer Square, Maritime Building, Big Fish, JLL, State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio pension fund Beacon Capital Partners, Alaskan Way Viaduct, Seattle

Ohio Pension Fund Set to Acquire Maritime Building in Seattle for $186MM

By Vladimir Bosanac As Seattle’s Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement tunnel comes closer to reality, the real estate along the future unobstructed shoreline will inevitably become...
Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Federal Housing Administration, surban, DesignLens, La Floresta masterplan, Brambleton masterplan, Avalon masterplan

Surban: The Next Big Change to The American Landscape

By Steve Burch, Senior Vice President; Jenni Lantz, Manager; and Mikaela Sharp, Consultant The residential construction industry is shifting away from the suburban template that...
Seattle, Colliers International, Boeing, Paine Field, Snohomish County, Northend, industrial, commercial, Bothell, Bellevue

Opening in Late 2018, Paine Field Airport in Everett Is Set to Impact Trajectory...

By Jack Stubbs Sea-Tac Airport, located about 14 miles south of downtown Seattle, is currently one of the only major, public airport that runs commercial...
Seattle, Alliance for Pioneer Square, Urban Villages, Unico Properties, Urban Visions, Pioneer Square, revitalization, adaptive reuse

‘Placemaking’ in Pioneer Square: Looking at a Historic Neighborhood that Continues to Evolve

By Jack Stubbs “There are a lot of changes on a lot of different levels for the neighborhood; we’re seeing both construction pains at street-level...
Seattle, Johnston Architects, Hycroft Investment Inc., Karen Kiest Landscape Architects, Queen Anne, design review meeting

97-Unit Development in Lower Queen Anne Approved at Design Review Recommendation Meeting

By Jack Stubbs On Wednesday, July 11th, a 97-unit mixed-use project slated for Seattle’s Queen Anne neighborhood was unanimously approved at a Design Review Recommendation...

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