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Seattle New Home Builders Benefit From Sellers Market

Seattle New Home Prices The Seattle and U.S. housing market appears headed for a strong close to 2012 and a roaring start to 2013 - market activity remains active in Seattle and surrounding communities like Bellevue, Issaquah, Sammamish and Snoqualmie.

For most of 2012, choices for new construction homes have been limited, particularly on the Eastside of Seattle, where it is rare to find "move in ready" new construction  - most new home buyers are having to wait at least a few weeks to close as the homes are completed. Seattle new home builders are quite aware they are benefiting from a ...

Motion Water Sports Consolidates at Snoqualmie Ridge

Building ConstructionMotion Water Sports is consolidating their water sports and leisure brands under one roof in Snoqualmie Ridge, which will be located in a new building under construction near Snoqualmie Ridge Parkway and Fairway Avenue, in the Snoqualmie Ridge Business Park.

Motion Water Sports? new consolidated headquarters will include of 18,000 square feet of office space and will become the new headquarters for two of their brands, O'Brien and HO Sports. The warehouse portion, at approximately 117,000 square feet, will become the main distribution center for HO, as well as Liquid Force. The facility will also include a research and development department. As part of the relocation from their current...

Grand Ridge Plaza Breaks Ground in Issaquah Highlands

Regency Centers, a national owner, operator and developer of grocery-anchored shopping centers, will begin construction of the new Grand Ridge Plaza shopping center within the next few weeks in the Issaquah Highlands. The new shopping center will be a 280,113 square feet center and will be anchored by a new Safeway grocery store. The center will be located on an almost 25 acre plat located at Northeast High Street and Ninth Avenue Northeast in Issaquah, Washington.

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Regional Shopping & Entertainment Center

The 280,113 square-foot open air, pedestrian-friendly Grand Ridge Center will include the 44,543 square-foot Safeway and also a 56,820 square-foot, 14-screen Regal Issaquah...

September Home Sales Drop at Snoqualmie Ridge as New Inventory Shrinks

September Home Sales Drop Slightly as "Fresh" Inventory Shrinks

The momentum we spoke of in September's market update for Snoqualmie Ridge has slowed down just a bit, with fewer closings and essential "flat" new listings in September. Pending listings are also down, likely due in large part to fewer "fresh" listings coming up for sale - many buyers feel they simply don't have enough to choose from in order to make a purchase at this time.

Regardless, inventory remains tight for resale homes, which normally would put upward pressure on home prices. But as many buyers sit on the sidelines waiting for their "perfect match" to come up for sale, we continue to see price reductions with regularity - not only in Snoqualmie...

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