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  • Save Madison Valley working on case against The Madison
    Save Madison Valley is facing a lengthy uphill battle when it makes its case for why the City of Seattle erred in permitting the construction of a major multifamily housing project in the neighborhood earlier this year.
  • Showbox owner sues city over downzoning
    Saving the Showbox could come at a major cost, as the property owner is now suing the City of Seattle for the $40 million in potential losses from a sale of the property for redevelopment.
  • KeyArena FEIS out now
    The Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections has published the final environmental impact statement for the $700 million KeyArena renovation project that could start construction this fall.
  • JazzED, Capitol Hill Housing partner to create art, affordable housing in Rainier Valley

    Music education nonprofit Seattle JazzED is partnering with Capitol Hill Housing to develop an affordable apartment building in Rainier Valley with a youth performing arts and music school on the ground floor.

     
  • Save Madison Valley appeals approval of The Madison
    Neighborhood group Save Madison Valley has submitted its 105-page appeal to the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspection director’s approval of plans for the 82-unit mixed-use The Madison development.
  • East Madison storefront could get apartments on top
    Once the Losh family finishes repairing the old Gillespie building on East Madison Street, city records show the next step could be constructing apartments on top.
  • After seemingly endless months of the same story of increasing sales prices and anemic inventory amid rising demand for homeownership, the Seattle region underwent a bit of change in the second quarter of 2018, as the past few months gave way to inventory increases and a slight softening in home price gains.

     
  • SDCI director approves The Madison for construction
    The Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections has cleared the construction of a controversial 82-unit mixed-use development that will include a PCC Market in Madison Valley.
  • Assessor's office launches Taxpayer Transparency Tool
    The King County Assessor’s Office launched a new website tool that allows property owners to see where their tax dollars go and what impact a levy would have on their bank account.
  • Midtown Center redevelopment needs more work
    Facing pressure from the Central District residents who will ultimately have to live with it, the East Design Review Board on Wednesday night declined to move forward plans for the Midtown Center redevelopment.
  • Volunteers still needed for Kaiser Permanente SAC
    The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking people interested in serving on a standing advisory committee for Kaiser Permanente to provide feedback on future developments.
  • Blu Dot marks Capitol Hill opening
    Blu Dot began making its mark in Seattle with this week’s opening of its Capitol Hill home furnishings store in the historic Colman Automotive Building.
  • Market still hot; Park prices up
    If you follow real estate, the latest update about the Greater Seattle market is slightly unusual: Good news for homebuyers!
  • CB Bain names John Deely principal managing broker of Madison Park office
    Coldwell Banker Bain has announced John Deely will serve as principal managing broker of its Madison Park office.
  • Half-time in Seattle’s real estate market
    While this spring was insane in the Seattle real estate market, we’re coming into a temporary slowdown. Independence Day marks the beginning of a traditional lull for a few weeks every summer, even in the hot home-sales climate we’ve experienced.
  • Consulate of Mexico ready to move

    The Consulate of Mexico in Seattle will close downtown on Friday, with plans to reopen in Capitol Hill on July 9.
    The Mexican consulate is taking over most of the space in the historic Harvard Exit Theater, which owner Eagle Rock Ventures acquired for $2.35 million in 2015 and began renovating for Class A office space that fall.

  • Work starts on Capitol Hill transit-oriented development
    Developers, government officials and community advocates said goodbye to the large asphalt lot above the Capitol Hill light rail station on Tuesday, and celebrated the start of Sound Transit’s largest transit-oriented development to date.
  • New rule for community outreach ahead of design review
    A new Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections director’s rule requiring development projects going through streamline, administrative or full design review to prepare a community outreach plan takes effect July 1.
  • Parkshore upgrading for generations to come
    Parkshore has had picturesque views of Lake Washington and Mt. Rainier for the past 55 years. But the senior living market has changed a lot since then, so now Transforming Age is executing a modern vision for the Madison Park community.
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