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The Omni Group Leases 33,600 SF in Seattle 5.24.12
The Omni Group, a software developer specializing in iPhone, iPad and Mac applications, leased 33,600 square feet in the five-story office building at 1000 Dexter Ave.
Seattle Times Co. Explores Sale for Two Blocks in South Lake Union 2.21.12
The Seattle Times Co. is putting its remaining South Lake Union property — two full blocks — up for sale. Publisher Frank Blethen said the company would prefer to hold the blocks long term, but is "testing the marketplace" in part because real-estate values in South Lake Union, home of Amazon.com, have rebounded and exceed pre-bust levels.
CenturyPacific Manages Build-Out of New CCTV Facility 2.7.12
CenturyPacific, LLLP managed the build-out of CCTV's new broadcast facility in Washington, D.C. For more information on the facility space and CCTV, please click on the link below.
Fisher Plaza Sells for $160M 12.19.11
Hines Global REIT, Inc. has acquired Fisher Plaza in Seattle, WA for $160 million in cash, or about $543 per square foot, in a leaseback deal with Fisher Communications, Inc. The property totals 294,488 square feet on almost two acres in Queen Anne, near the iconic Space Needle.
Touchstone buys South Lake Union block from Seattle Times 6.10.11
Touchstone, one of the Seattle area's busiest developers, has acquired another South Lake Union Block that is ripe for development. The company paid The Seattle Times Co. $18.4 million for the 2.5-acre Troy Laundry block, which is just across the street from the Amazon.com's burgeoning new headquarters complex.
Times sells building to California real-estate investors 1.27.11
The Seattle Times Co. has sold an eight-story South Lake Union office building to California real-estate investors and will become the building's prime tenant, vacating the nearby building that has been its headquarters for 81 years.
San Juan Preservation Trust buys Vendovi Island 12.17.10
Vendovi Island, seven miles north of Anacortes, had been on the market for more than two years. The San Juan Preservation Trust said it purchased the 217-acre island for $6.4 million, less than half the asking price.
Tacoma Port Commissioners Authorize Sale of Maytown Property 3.18.10
Tacoma Port Commissioners today authorized the sale of the Port of Tacoma’s 745-acre Thurston County property.Maytown Sand and Gravel, a limited liability corporation made up of principals from Southwind Realty Group and Lloyd Enterprises, offered a combination of cash, sand and gravel, long-term interest revenue and proceeds from any future property sales.
Avalon Towers Bellevue Opening Spring 2010 1.1.10
Avalon Towers Bellevue is the next high-rise development to open its doors in Downtown Bellevue. This project, consisting of two contemporary towers of 23- and 14-stories, is located at the corner of NE 10th and Bellevue Way—just one block from The Bellevue Collection.
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Signs 49,814 SF Lease at 1919 Pennsylvania Avenue 5.12.09
Law firm Davis Wright Tremaine LLP has signed a 49,814 square foot lease at 1919 Pennsylvania Avenue in downtown Washington, DC. The firm, which is currently located in the building, is consolidating and expanding its space and will now occupy all of the 8th floor and 40% of the 7th floor. They plan to move to the new space in July 2010.
BREAKING GROUND; Trappers Creek at Schweitzer Mountain Resort 1.25.08
Schweitzer Mountain Resort is working on a large-scale development plan whose first phase is this ski-in, ski-out project, Trappers Creek. It consists of 35 home sites adjacent to the resort village.
Conservationists buy Turtleback Mountain; hikers can visit soon 11.14.06
Turtleback Mountain will remain undeveloped and become open to hiking as conservation groups have successfully raised the $18.5 million necessary to buy the Orcas Island landmark from the Seattle-based Medina Foundation.
Luxury homes for old mill's site 6.23.06
One of the largest remaining untapped pieces of Lake Washington waterfront is to be transformed into 114 units of luxury housing.
BP America gives Casper solution 6.25.05
"I am very pleased to officially transfer this redeveloped refinery property, the Platte River Commons and Salt Creek Heights, to the Amoco Reuse Agreement Joint Powers Board," Steve Elbert, BP America's vice president of remediation management, said Friday afternoon. "The Board is going to manage now, point forward, for the next 99 years this property for the benefit of Casper."
Seattle Times selling lots to Vulcan for $31 million 6.15.04
The Seattle Times Co. struck a deal to sell about half its land in Seattle's South Lake Union area -- nearly six acres around its main headquarters -- for $31 million to Paul Allen's real estate investment company.
Tollgate Land Preserved 10.25.01
North Bend Mayor Joan Simpson announced at the City Council meeting Oct. 16 that the Trust for Public Land (TPL), an environmental conservancy organization, had completed successful negotiations to buy the central meadow, which rests near State Route 202, just inside the western edge of the city.
Huge project set for Bellevue site 1.25.98
A Canadian development company this week paid $18 million for a prime site in downtown Bellevue, where it says it will build a $300 million complex including three new high-rises