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Gallery Condominiums – Pricing and Auction Info

January 30, 2011 by  
Filed under Featured, Gallery

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The final closeout of Gallery Condominiums’ new home inventory goes under the hammer on Saturday, March 5, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. at the Grand Hyatt Seattle, located at 721 Pine Street downtown.  This is an amazing opportunity for any type of buyer, because starting prices for these homes have been slashed from 40 to 54 percent!  Below is the price list so you can see what we mean, sorted by square feet, then unit number.  

M = Models sold without furniture

M = Models sold without furniture

 

Gallery’s location at 2nd Avenue & Broad Street ranks a 92 on the 100-point WalkScore meter (more on that in a minute).  Its views include Seattle icons such as the Space Needle, Elliott Bay and the downtown skyline. Driving around is easy when you’re at the crossroads of easy commutes to Queen Anne, Ballard, South Lake Union, downtown and beyond!

rsz_gallery_stack_1Gallery Condominiums provide customized floor plans offering maximum use of space. Check out their European-styled kitchens with custom cabinetry, slab granite or microcrystal countertops, plus premium stainless steel appliances.  There’s plenty of light with floor to ceiling windows in each unit.  Beautiful hardwood floors plus generous balconies with prime views provide finishing touches on a special place to call home! 

rsz_gallery_stack_2bAmenities include a full-service concierge staff, a two-story lobby, Owners Lounge, two Guest Suites, a Fitness/Yoga room plus an exclusive Supper Club and Sky Lounge.  From intimate dinners to large groups, Gallery can easily accommodate any event you host!

Our own Gallery website, GalleryinBelltown.com, provides a short virtual tour and an amenities slideshow.  It also provides WalkScore information plus neighborhood details including restaurants, shops and local attractions. Bidders have to be pre-registered, so click on our “AUCTION!” link so we can get in touch with you. 

As your auction resource, we’re with you from beginning to end.  We’ll start by discussing the auction process plus financing options, take you on a private tour of the units, formulate an auction strategy, and be at your side during the bidding and closing. Check out our site above, or just get in touch with us by clicking this Stroupe Group link.

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Open House: Sunday, January 30th

January 27, 2011 by  
Filed under Klee Suites & Lofts

We wrap up the month with three Open House events this Sunday. Check them out! 

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8309 24th Ave (Ballard), Seattle

4 Bedroom, 2 Bath

MLS #  173321

$465,000

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Open from 1 to 4 p.m.

Your Host is:  Jim Stroupe

206.910-5000  ~  james@stroupe.com

Nestled in a great Ballard neighborhood, this lovely 4-bedroom and 2-bath home may boast 1940′s charm, but it’s loaded with modern-day updates. 

The corner kitchen features tiled countertops & oak cabinets. Take in the living room and dining rooms with their beautiful hardwood floors, crown molding, wainscoting, plus a cozy fireplace. 

A fully finished basement is a perfect family room.   The backyard is fully fenced, great for kids or pets.   Stop in and see us! 

 

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Bolero ~ 1323 Boren Avenue ~ Unit # 410

2 Bedroom, 2 Bath

MLS# 170232

$305,000

 

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Open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Your Host is:  Julie Roh

 206.354.1030  ~  julie@stroupe.com

This bright and spacious corner unit offers granite kitchen counter tops and bistro bar, in-unit W/D, lots of storage and private deck. Two secure parking spaces!  HOD Bonus– internet included!  Homeowners can enjoy the use of the rooftop terrace with its breathtaking views, along with a formal lobby, fitness center, and community room. Minutes to downtown, I-5, Broadway, medical centers, shopping and restaurants.  A must-see!

 

 

rsz_klee_10911_03Klee Lofts ~ 2717 Western Avenue ~ Unit # 634

1 Bedroom + Den, 1 Bath

MLS# 169533

$299,999

 

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 Open from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Your Host is:  Julie Roh

 206.354.1030  ~  julie@stroupe.com

Beautiful top floor unit with an extra large den that can easily be used as a second bedroom or entertainment area. Additional features include south facing double-sized private deck, providing plenty of natural light. There is a storage unit next door in the hall. 

Klee Lofts provides an on-site manager, secure parking, media center, gym and a club room with an adjoining deck.  Your new home is located in vibrant Belltown and steps from neighborhood shopping, restaurants, Pike Place Market, the Waterfront, & Olympic Sculpture Park.  See you on Sunday!

Rumor Confirmed! Gallery Condo Auction on March 5th

January 26, 2011 by  
Filed under Featured, Gallery

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Last night we broke the news that Gallery Condominiums was rumored to be putting up 26 homes for auction on Friday, March 4th.  Well, our info was correct except for the date… it’ll be on Saturday, March 5th.  Here are more details, which we can now present as confirmed:

The final closeout of Gallery Condominiums’ new home inventory will go under the hammer on Saturday, March 5, 2011 at the Grand Hyatt in downtown Seattle, providing a rare opportunity for prospective homebuyers to purchase a new condominium at steeply discounted prices… minimum bids between $175,000 and $295,000 represent up to a 54 percent reduction in price! 

Situated at 2911 Second Ave (at Broad Street) and ideally located at the north end of Belltown, Gallery is perfectly situated to capture Space Needle views to the east, and Elliott Bay panoramas to the west. Its convenient Broad Street location allows you to easily zip up to Queen Anne, out to Ballard or South Lake Union, or deep into the heart of Downtown Seattle.

Gallery features concrete and steel frame construction and customized floor plans offering maximum use of space.  Their upscale finishes are something to behold. Try European-styled kitchens with custom cabinetry, slab granite or microcrystal countertops and premium stainless steel appliances; floor to ceiling windows; hardwood floors; and generous balconies!  Amenities include a full-service concierge staff, a two-story lobby, Owners Lounge, and an exclusive Supper Club and Sky Lounge.  From intimate dinners to large groups, Gallery can easily accommodate your special events!

The homes slated for auction will be open, one bedroom/one bath plans with a variety of square footage layouts ranging from approx 571 to 672 sq ft in size, and successful bidders will be able to choose from a number of configurations to define their living areas and bedroom areas. Also included in this sale is a one bedroom/one bath plus den at approx 883 sq ft, with exceptional views of Elliott Bay.  Whether you’re a professional or an empty nester, these homes are designed to work with your individuality, while providing you the best of city living!

Gallery is currently more than 80 percent occupied.  We will keep watch as this develops and get you the latest news as quickly as possible.  In the meantime, you can keep tabs on the auction by checking this website or our special Gallery website, GalleryinBelltown.com .  If you’d like us to contact YOU on more information or to schedule a private tour, just sign up at our Stroupe Group link.

Breaking News: Condo Auction in Belltown!

January 25, 2011 by  
Filed under Featured, Gallery

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We’ve just heard rumors from very reliable sources that an auction will be held on Friday, March 4th, on 26 open one bedroom homes at GALLERY CONDOMINIUMS, 2911 Second Avenue (2nd & Broad), in downtown Seattle. 

Again, we state that these are rumors and we are working on securing confirmation, pricing, and floorplans.  We will post these as soon as we have all the information available.  Check back on this website, as well as our site specially dedicated to Gallery Condominiums,  http://galleryinbelltown.com/.  While you’re there, click on the Listings tab to reference past auction results.

Gallery Condominiums is a 13-story community with unbeatable amenities including a rooftop deck with Puget Sound views, extravagant 2-story lobby entrance, private dog park and more.  We’ll stay in touch!

Open House – Sunday, January 16th

January 13, 2011 by  
Filed under Klee Suites & Lofts

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Klee Lofts ~ 2717 Western Avenue ~ Unit # 634
$299,999

MLS# 169533


Sunday, January 16th, 2011

 Open: 1 to 4 p.m.

Your Host is:  Julie Roh ~ 206.354.1030 ~ julie@stroupe.com

rsz_klee_10911_02rsz_klee_10911_03Large top floor unit with bright south facing double-sized private deck. This one bedroom unit has a large den – easily used as a second bedroom or entertainment area. Unit comes with storage next to unit, and a great parking space — no car neighbor!  

 The marvelous Klee Lofts features an on-site manager, media center, fitness center, and a club room with an adjoining deck.  

Klee Lofts is located in vibrant Belltown, only steps from shopping, restaurants, Pike Place Market, the Waterfront, and Olympic Sculpture Park.  We look forward to showing you around on Sunday!

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Bolero ~ 1323 Boren Avenue ~ Unit # 410
$305,000

MLS# 169533


Sunday, January 16th, 2011

 Open: 2 to 5 p.m.

Your Host is:  Jim Stroupe ~ 206.910.5000 ~  james@stroupe.com

rsz bolero kit 2rsz bolero kitchenImmaculate 4th Floor corner unit with 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, and plenty of natural light!  This unit also offers a gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops and newer appliances, private balcony, plenty of windows and updated carpets.

Bolero homeowners enjoy the use of  the rooftop terrace with its breathtaking views, along with a formal lobby, fitness center, community room and secured parking.  You are minutes from downtown, I-5, mass transit, Broadway, medical centers, shopping and restaurants.  This is a must-see, so see you on Sunday!

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Olive 8: The New Pricing!

January 7, 2011 by  
Filed under Featured, Olive 8

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Here’s what all the buzz is all about!  Below are samples of the new “reset pricing” of Olive 8.  AND, these prices also represent reductions from the original presale pricing and range between 30-40%. 

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Additional floorplans from the 28th floor and up are also available. Interested in more information about all Olive 8 has to offer, or to schedule a private tour? Contact us at this Stroupe Group link.

Olive 8 – Your chance to own a piece of “The Sky”

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Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty became Olive 8’s new listing agent on January 1st, and it is open for business!  Dubbed “The Sky Collection”, up for sale at Olive 8 are homes located from the 27th floor and up. Tap on this Olive 8 link to check out a five-minute video with author and syndicated columnist Tom Kelly.  He examines the new condominium development market in Seattle, specifically focusing on this exciting property.  

The video also refers to the amount of new condominium homes available in the Seattle area, and below is a copy of the graph as referenced by Dean Jones, Principal and Owner of Realogics Sotheby’s. 

Courtesy of Realogics Sotheby's International Realty

Courtesy of Realogics Sotheby's International Realty

Note the amount of available condominiums in orange, in comparison to the number of condominiums that were converted to apartments (apartment conversions) in green. As a result, Olive 8 represents 25% of the available new condo market.*

Olive 8 is a 39-story luxury hotel/condominium building on the corner of Olive Street and 8th Avenue in downtown Seattle. Atop 17 floors occupied by the Hyatt at Olive 8 hotel, it includes one-bedroom and two-bedroom luxury view homes, plus three world-class penthouses. Your new home at Olive 8 will boast panoramic views and high-end touches, combined with world-class hotel amenities and services. Better still are special privileges for homeowners including private elevators and controlled access, a 24-hour concierge, a private residential club lounge and discounted rates at Elaia Spa.

olive-8-condo-200x300Fans of green living are in for a delightful surprise with Olive 8, the first hotel/ condominium building in Seattle to receive an LEED Certification (Silver)!   Its green roof, one of the largest in Seattle, provides an urban habitat for birds, bees and butterflies while reducing storm water runoff to city sewers. Olive 8′s dedication to the environment also results in 36% less water usage (approx savings of 2.4 million gallons annually) and 23% less power usage.  

Olive 8′s environmental stewardship also reaches far beyond its walls. It was the first Seattle building to participate in King County’s Transfer of Development Rights program. In exchange for building higher, developer R.C. Hedreen Company contributed nearly $1 million to preserve 284 acres on Sugarloaf Mountain in rural King County, as well as vital salmon habitat.

We’re busy retooling our own websites for the new Olive 8 opportunities.  In the meantime, you can stay in touch on the latest Olive 8 news, or schedule a private tour with us by contacting this Stroupe Group link.   

*Units are identified as being sold as a non-refundable earnest money deposit (pending) or closed.  Please note that title reports are often late with real time information and often show fewer homes sold than actual.