Building That’s Home to Popular Neighborhood Restaurant in Downtown Kenmore Honored at Annual Awards Gala; Designers Dahlin Group Architecture Planning, Strata Architects and MainStreet Recognized for Exceptional Design, Planning and Development MainStreet’s ‘The Junction’ Mixed-Use Development in Downtown Bothell Also Named Award of Merit Honoree for Best Multi-Family Housing Community at ‘Academy Awards’ of Building Industry
Kirkland, Wash. (June 12, 2019) – MainStreet Property Group LLC (www.mspgroupllc.com), a full-service Kirkland-based developer, today announced that its Seaplane Commercial Building in downtown Kenmore designed by Dahlin Group Architecture Planning/Strata Architects was named Gold Nugget Awards Grand Winner for ‘Best Commercial Project Under 20,000 Sq. Ft.’ by PCBC.
MainStreet’s The Junction mixed-use project in downtown Bothell was also named Award of Merit Honoree for ‘Best Multi-Family Housing Community – 60 to 100 Du/Acre’ at this year’s 56th Annual Gold Nugget Gala recognizing those who improve communities through exceptional design, planning and development concepts.
“Winning the Golden Nugget is an awesome honor for our organization, the City of Kenmore and the Seaplane Commercial Building. Lots of hard work went into designing and building this project and this first-class recognition for our entire organization and all of our partners is an outstanding achievement,” said MainStreet Property Group President Kelly Price.
Seaplane Commercial Building: PCBC Gold Nugget Grand Winner, Best Commercial Project Under 20,000 SF
Located at the west end of downtown Kenmore’s Town Square, MainStreet was honored by PCBC for its work developing the Seaplane Commercial Building, home to the Seaplane Kitchen & Bar, a popular local restaurant offering guests an approachable atmosphere perfect for drinks with friends, family dinners and date nights.
“Seaplane Commercial Building is a jewel of a building and a key piece of a well-planned and executed downtown district. The City of Kenmore has a bright future with a thriving and walkable urban core built from dense residential development, which supports desirable community amenities like the restaurant,” said Sean Whitacre, Senior Associate-Senior Architect at the Dahlin Group and designer for the Seaplane project.
As the City of Kenmore’s primary development partner, MainStreet has greatly revitalized and expanded commercial, retail and multifamily housing opportunities in Kenmore while creating new pedestrian amenities/improved streetscapes and bringing new uses to the city’s core, such as Seaplane Kitchen & Bar.
PCBC Gold Nugget Award of Merit Honoree 60-100 Acres: The Junction
PCBC also honored MainStreet’s The Junction mixed-use community featuring 10,000 sq. ft. of ground level retail, 130 apartment homes and 30,000 sq. ft. of Class A commercial office space located in the heart of an emerging redevelopment effort along Bothell Way. Featuring well-appointed residences adjacent to the redeveloped historic McMenamins Anderson School, amenities such as rooftop deck, putting green and bicycle tune-up station, The Junction also houses six retail tenants including dining, healthcare and financial services meeting resident and community needs. Considered the ‘Academy Awards’ of the building industry, winners of the prestigious Gold Nugget Grand Awards were selected by a panel of top industry experts who review more than 600 entries. Previously, MainStreet was an Award of Merit Honoree in Kenmore for ‘Best Community Land Plan.’About MainStreet Property Group
MainStreet Property Group and its family of companies develops, constructs and operates remarkable residential communities and commercial spaces with the goal of delighting our customers. To do this, MainStreet encourages innovation and creativity to foster unique perspective that emphasize thoughtful, environmentally-friendly approaches. As a leading Puget Sound developer with a focus on the Eastside, MainStreet has been a meaningful leader in the revitalization efforts of downtown Bothell, Kenmore, Redmond and Sammamish, and has completed multifamily projects across the Eastside region. In addition to MainStreet Property Group, the MainStreet family of companies includes GenCap Construction Corp., a commercial general contractor (www.gencapconstruction.com) and Insite Property Solutions LLC, a property management company (www.insiteps.com). You can learn more about MainStreet Property Group LLC at: www.mspgroupllc.com.