Mercer Island to Limit Housing Square Footage

Upscale communities in the region have seen a lot of new construction and major remodeling projects. 3,500+ SF new houses are not uncommon. Mercer Island, though, is one city that’s trying to limit the trend of giant mansions so that the community can retain the...

Love Mid-Century Homes?

Who doesn’t love a mid-century modern home these days?  They are truly few and far between in Seattle, however. Here’s a renovation that will blow you away.  Yes please!...

New Life for an Old Fire Station

The city council recently voted to sell the old Lake City fire station to the Low Income Housing Institute to build 70 low-income housing units. These are scheduled to be completed in the Fall of 2018.  ...

10,000 New Apartments for Seattle

2017 will be a good year for housing supply. After 4 straight years of record-breaking numbers of new apartment units being added to the city, 2017 – with ~10,000 new units – will have about double the number of new housing units as the next best year. However,...