Remodeling an icon: A sneak peek inside the Space Needle renovation project, high above Seattle
By Kurt Scholsser
Everything's changing in Seattle - even our iconic Space Needle is getting a facelift. Take a look at this sneak peek of it's renovation. I"m beyond excited to see the completion. One of my favorite architectural firms Olson Kundig Architects is overseeing the renovations. Are you brave enough to dine 500 feet above on a glass floor? I have a fear of heights but I'm all in for this one!
Why Seattle Real Estate Will Maintain Its Hot Streak
By Anthony Hitt
"Seattle is one of the fastest growing American cities, attracting an average of 57 new residents per day from 2015-2016. The real estate market in the downtown area and surrounding neighborhoods is highly competitive, commanding increasingly high selling prices. While the steadily climbing real estate prices have some concerned about a potential real estate bubble, the consensus among economists is that the real estate market’s growth will hold firm."
Worth a read. Economist consensus is Seattle's real estate market growth will continue. Questions? Get in touch with me. I'm happy to be of help.
Watch Amazon’s Seattle campus quadruple in size in a decade
By Mike Rosenberg
We are home to the largest urban campus in America. Want to see how Amazon made that happen over the last decade? Check out the year by year GIF that shows Amazon's Lake Union campus growth. 8,000 apartments are slated to be built in the area with completion by 2019 to support the continuing growth.
While some cities thrive, others are left behind
Seattle is one of few cities that have flourished in the 10 years since the Great Recession began in December 2007. Other cities are still struggling.
The Great American Single-Family Home Problem
By Conor Dougherty
Building more housing, more densely, could help address a widespread economic challenge. A fight over one lot in Berkeley, Calif., shows how tough that could be.
10 books that boost money IQ
By Lorie Konish
If you want to be wiser and wealthier in 2018, these 10 books will boost your financial acumen.
Home remodeling done right
By Pat Mertz Esswein
Line up the money and a good contractor. Then turn your wish list into reality.
This mid-century modern home is a stylish time capsule
By Mary Jo Bowling
If anything could be considered a midcentury modern miracle, this is it.
Seattle’s condo conundrum: A historically low supply
By Jake Whittenberg
Seattle, amid all its growth, is experiencing a historic shortage of condos, as developers choose to build apartments rather than market-ready living spaces.
Survey to help shape the next decade of Capitol Hill development
Seattle approves new Airbnb regulations
By Monica Nickelsburg
Tech makes up almost all new office jobs in Seattle
By Nat Levy, GeekWire
Historic Capitol Hill home awaits its fate
By Kirsten O’Brien, SeattlePI
Good news: Seattle buyers like our homes. The bad news: Seattle buyers like our homes.
By Debbie Cockrell
Low inventory prospects may not change next year. One local broker weighs in on how we got here and what’s next.