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South Lake Union and the next generation
Microsoft Billionaire Paul Allen retired from a company his high school friend William Gates III started in 1975 and bought 80 acres of land in South lake Union and envisioned an expansive park for the City of Seattle. After the citizens of Seattle Voted against having another park, City Investors Capital (Vulcan) turned this area of rundown warehouses into striving Bio-tech companies and cool lofts and condominiums.By 2010 this area dubbed "AllenTown" will become the worlds epicenter for High-tech, Bio-tech, A state of the art City within a Metropolitan City.
Community Information Here you will find hotels, art installations, New world headquarters for Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.GSK Biologistics, Seattle Bio-medical Research Istitute, UW Cell Systems, UW Medicine, Fred Huthinson Cancer Research, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Zymogenetics, Childrens Hospital Regional Medical Center, Rosetta Inpharmatics, Battelle Memorial Institute, Dendreon, Corus Pharmaceuticals, Restaurants, Movie theathers, Groceries.
The South Lake Trolley will take you from the front door of your new home to the CBD and back within 20 minutes. Living in South Lake Union will be like living in Manhattan or Hong Kong without the overcrowded hustle and bustle of 7 million people crammed into a 425 square miles of land. Get in early and purchase a home here, just like those larger cities above mentioned where cost per square foot is a staggering $5417. $350,000 for a 600 square foot loft isn't bad!
Be the "Christopher Columbus" of South Lake Union by moving here first
Veer Lofts Due to open mid-2008 at 9th Avenue and Harrison Street, The Veerlofts is a Green Built Comtemorary. Organic and industrial style floor to ceiling windows to bring in great natural lighting into your flexible floor plan you design yourself. The architectural design includes exposed heavy timber beams, stained concrete floors, natural eco-friendly finishes, open kitchens, 9-16 feet ceilings. Units have large patios on the first floor and "Zen Garden" decks on the top floor units allowing spectacular views of the Space Needle and City. The rooftop deck has a BBQ grill and a Bocce court for entertaining. For more inside information as it comes up, contact Sonny Kwan at John L Scott Real Estate
Rollins Street Flats Due to open fall of 2008, These NYC style lofts has gallery sized walls, floor to ceiling windows, hardwood floors and natural stone surfaces. German made Eggersmann cabinetry is a must see with Bosch appliances. An expansive outdoor deck with views of the Space Needle while you entertain your friends with the outdoor fireplace and BBQ. Call Sonny Kwan, John L Scott direct for more information 206-819-8228
The next 21 projects to be developed in the Downtown core will be on display to the public in the coming months. Please contact us so that we can keep you informed and get a comprehensive update of the times and events.
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