Housing & Development

Housing & Development

Seattle awards $628,000 to improve community buildings

Seattle, WA - April 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Mayor Greg Nickels today announced City of Seattle funding awards totaling $628,000 for five community agencies that are renovating or building facilities to help them better serve people in need. Funding for the awards comes from the federal Community Development Block Grant.

Clark County and tribe cancel 2004 agreement over potential development

Vancouver, WA - April 8, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Board of Clark County Commissioners has voted to rescind a 2004 agreement with the Cowlitz Indian Tribe that spelled out how the tribe would pay for local services and follow county standards if the tribe received federal approval to develop 152 acres next to Interstate 5 near La Center.

Vancouver, Clark County team up to clear the way for sustainable, affordable housing

Vancouver, WA - February 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Vancouver and Clark County invite the public to learn about their joint study of code and regulatory barriers to developing affordable housing designed to minimize its long-term impact on the environmen

State Awards More Than $40 Million for Affordable Housing Projects

OLYMPIA, WA - December 16, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) – The Washington State Department of Community, Trade and Economic Development (CTED) this week awarded more than $40...

Clark County to reduce staff and services linked to development

Vancouver, WA - October 8, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — With the continuing sharp downturn in building permits and development applications, Clark County is preparing...

Winners of Economic Development and Workforce Best Practices awards announced

Lynnwood, WA - September 4, 2008- (RealEstateRama) — Gov. Chris Gregoire today announced the winners of the 2008 Economic Development and Workforce Best Practices...

State Awards More Than $32 Million for Affordable Housing Projects

OLYMPIA, WA- The Washington State Department of Community, Trade and Economic Development (CTED) has awarded more than $32 million for 25 multifamily affordable housing...

Northgate Buildings Win the Gold

SEATTLE, 06 May 2008 - Mayor Nickels announced today that two city facilities in Northgate won environmental awards from the U.S. Green Building Council....

State Awards More Than $6 Million for Affordable Homeownership Projects

OLYMPIA, WA- The state Department of Community, Trade and Economic Development (CTED) recently awarded more than $6 million for 16 homeownership projects in 23...

Seattle Parks To Host A Public Meeting On Property Acquisition For New Ballard Park

Seattle Parks and Recreation will host a meeting to discuss a new park acquisition for the Ballard community. The meeting will take place on...

First Industrial Realty Trust Acquires 261 Acre Site in Seattle/Tacoma Market to Develop ‘First...

Unique Site in DuPont, WA for Customers Seeking Distribution and Light Industrial Space CHICAGO, Jan. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: FR),...

New Jobs and Housing Booming in South Lake Union

Mayor’s Action Agenda paying off with new jobs, homes outpacing projections SEATTLE, WA, Nov. 28, 2007 - Mayor Greg Nickels announced today job and housing...

Community feedback sought on future use of Clark County building

Battle Ground building use must meet CDBG standards Battle Ground, WA., November 20, 2007 – Community feedback is being sought for the future use of a Clark County...

Agreement on Lora Lake Apartments will bring housing and economic development opportunities to City...

Seattle, WA, Nov. 6, 2007 -- Lora Lake Apartments in Burien will be preserved for affordable housing in a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that...

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KCHA spearheads successful effort to preserve nine subdized apartment complexes in...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- When a portfolio of nine privately owned Section 8-assisted housing complexes located in five counties scattered across Washington state was offered for sale last spring, the King County Housing Authority spearheaded a collaborative effort to purchase it. The housing authorities of Bremerton, Grays Harbor County, Yakima, and Chelan County and the City of Wenatchee participated in assuring the preservation of a total of 337 homes within the various communities.

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Calmwater Capital Originates $7.6 Million Loan for WSU Student Housing

Calmwater Capital, a leading national direct real estate lender, has provided $7.6 million in senior debt to Nelson Brothers Professional Real Estate, LLC to acquire and upgrade a student housing complex near Washington State University. The 184-bed property, known as College Crest Apartments, is located at 1555 NE Merman Drive in Pullman, Washington.