The city of Seattle sparkles with public art installations that bring color and touches of artistic elegance into open plazas, waterfront pathways, and commercial spaces. This is partly in thanks to a percent-for-art ordinance that the city adopted in 1973 (one of the first cities in the United States to do so), which determined that […]
Since 1958, Martin Selig Real Estate has been connecting clients with custom workspaces that help their businesses thrive. For the last 35 years, Mike Brixner has been an integral member of the MSRE family and a passionate supporter of that mission. As he heads into retirement, we caught up with the Emerald City native to […]
Construction costs are rising. For anyone who follows Seattle real estate market trends (or trends on a national and global scale), this is not news. For the last few years, the COVID-19 pandemic has put pressure on supply chains as labor shortages, shipping delays, and factory closures have left demand high and supply low. Price […]
2021 was a great year for Martin Selig Real Estate. As we look forward to 2022, we caught up with Jordan Selig to hear her outlook on the year ahead. Question: What are your predictions for the future of the Seattle commercial real estate market for 2022? Answer: My prediction for 2022 is that Seattle’s […]
Three new light rail stations recently opened in northern Seattle at Green Lake, North Gate and Shoreline, continuing to create astounding accessibility from the light rail for Martin Selig Real Estate (MSRE) tenants. With 14 buildings across three neighborhoods that have access to light rail stations – Belltown from the Westlake stop, Financial District (Union […]
Are you looking to move into a new office space and wondering about the difference between Class A, Class B and Class C tenant classifications for office buildings? Martin Selig Real Estate is here to help. These commercial property classifications indicate the general condition of the building, the location and the amenities the building has […]
Seattle has historically been a strong commercial market for development and occupancy due to its port location, high population density, employment opportunities, and business culture. However, there’s no denying that the COVID-19 pandemic brought a dramatic halt to the growth and development of the region, expanding stagnation to markets across the entire globe. What began […]
Martin Selig Real Estate (MSRE) was proud to recently serve as the title sponsor for BisNow’s Seattle Digital Webinar event May 19th, 2021 on “Strategies for Better Development”. The Digital Summit event included opening remarks from MSRE Real Estate Executive Ilich Vahimi on shaping the future of the office for a returning workforce, multiple networking […]
Martin Selig Real Estate has been in business since 1958, developing commercial real estate and creating custom workspaces for some of Seattle’s most innovative companies. The MSRE family would like to honor our longest-standing employee (aside from Mr. Selig himself!) as we celebrate his 42 years with the firm and wish him well in his […]
Sitting comfortably between Seattle Center and Pike Place Market, and along the city’s bustling downtown waterfront, Belltown is one of the most popular and eclectic neighborhoods in the city. Celebrated for its trendy boutiques, spirited bars and delectable eateries, Belltown has long been a centerpiece of Seattle’s residential and retail core. Perhaps less known about […]
In a recent article published in the Puget Sound Business Journal, I shared some thoughts and insights on why a healthy dose of optimism can help to successfully drive a company’s vision. I’m venturing to expand on those ideas today to help communicate why I, and the rest of the Martin Selig Real Estate team, […]
Seattle is quickly becoming the country’s next biotech hub with new life-science firms being added at a rate of at least 80 a year, according to the Life Science Washington Trade Group. The sector continues to boom in Seattle thanks to a thriving economy, the healthcare industry’s need for cost-saving innovation and a new generation […]
Full floors are available for lease at more than seven properties, ranging from 15,000–50,000 sq. ft. A Class-A office should be your sanctuary while at work, custom designed to fit your business’ every need. At Martin Selig Real Estate (MSRE), Class-A commercial real estate is our specialty, and office sanctuaries are the standard. With […]
Two new developments are expected to open later this year: the Federal Reserve Building and Third and Lenora It sometimes seems like 2020 has occurred in slow motion. With the coronavirus came the halt of business as we knew it. At Martin Selig Real Estate (MSRE), we temporarily closed our offices, following protocol from the […]
A Construction Feat at the South Lake Union Property with Construction Partners Lease Crutcher Lewis At Martin Selig Real Estate (MSRE) we are consistently adding to our portfolio of properties to bring reimagined, Class-A office space to Seattle’s most prominent neighborhoods. In Seattle’s tech hub of South Lake Union, 400 Westlake mixes state-of-the-art design with […]
The Federal Reserve Building in Downtown Seattle Turns 70 This Year — Just in Time For its Reopening in the Fall At Martin Selig Real Estate, we’re proud to develop iconic buildings that shape Seattle’s skyline. But we also recognize the nobility in redeveloping older buildings and breathing new life into our shared, historic landmarks. One […]
Breaking ground at 400 Westlake marks Martin Selig Real Estate’s first major step into Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood In mid-February, Martin Selig Real Estate (MSRE) broke ground on 400 Westlake, our inaugural project in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood. After more than two years of pre-design and planning, we’re excited to kick off a […]
Our predictions for the 2020 commercial real estate market and some construction milestones MSRE will reach this year We’re pleased to say that 2019 was a banner year for Martin Selig Real Estate. In 2019, we topped out the Federal Reserve Building and Third & Lenora, and upgraded 1000 Second Avenue to exceed standard LEED […]
What is Topping Out? And Why Does it Involve a Christmas Tree? As you stroll down the streets of downtown Seattle, you look up to see an evergreen tree and American flag displayed at the top of a building that appears to be under construction. Rather than a seasonal observation, it’s likely what you’re seeing […]
The Polyclinic and Target open their doors for Ballard residents, providing accessibility and ease to the spirited community We’re big fans of Ballard. The history, the culture and the fusion of traditional and modern are just a few reasons Martin Selig Real Estate jumped at the chance to develop our property at 15th & Market. […]
Martin Selig Real Estate Partners With Toys For Tots For the tenth year, Martin Selig Real Estate is partnering with the Toys for Tots King County chapter to collect toy donations from Dec. 2-6 for children in the Greater Seattle Area. The winter holidays in Seattle turn the city into a dreamy wonderland of festive […]
Martin Selig Real Estate’ energy department is working to reduce energy use across the company’s portfolio On the heels of the U.N. Climate Conference, we’re all more aware that individual actions do have an impact on the global environment. We pay a lot of attention to what we can do to make our homes greener, […]
New property will be the most sustainable commercial office building of its size in the world. Martin Selig Real Estate (MSRE) is breaking ground on 400 Westlake, the company’s newest project at the site of South Lake Union’s old Firestone Building. With this groundbreaking, MSRE is officially ushering in a new era of sustainable commercial […]
Revitalizing the older property for modern tenants Martin Selig Real Estate (MSRE) maintains equal pride in every building in its portfolio of properties. Whether the commercial real estate property is a 1980’s gem or a sustainable officer tower built for future generations, every investment decision or aesthetic choice offers value to the current or future […]
MSRE expands north of downtown Seattle to Ballard with its new 15th and Market commercial building. The property provides retail and office space for businesses looking to locate on Ballard’s busy Market Street. Historically, Martin Selig Real Estate (MSRE) focused its commercial development efforts throughout Seattle’s main downtown corridor, but when the opportunity to enter the […]
Name the top-five global cities in the United States… New York stands out. Chicago. San Francisco. Los Angeles. Washington D.C. These urban power centers are world-class destinations home to multinational corporations that employ decision-makers who shape the global economy. There’s a bustle. An original identity. A daily duet of grit and charm. And finally, all […]
Currently pre-leasing, MSRE’s 800 Alaskan building is slated to open in Spring 2022. The property will be a gateway to Seattle’s new 20-acre waterfront park and features sustainable office space that caters to the specific operational demands of tenants across submarkets. San Francisco may symbolize the center of the tech hemisphere, but the California city […]
Fifth & Yesler in Seattle’s International District is certified LEED Gold. Nationwide, the environmental impact conversation is cranked to full-volume. Businesses are responding to sustainable, climate-friendly demands from employees and consumers. Policymakers feel the heat as state and local governments pass aggressive energy management laws. The movement is a conga line of energized stakeholders en […]
Seattle or Bellevue for Commercial Real Estate? Which growing economic hub is the better location for your small to midsize business? Whether you are establishing your office location for the first time, or you’re considering a new office lease across Lake Washington, a combination of short-term trends and long-term resources should be considered when deciding […]
Once an anchor in Seattle’s most prominent “auto row,” the historic Firestone Tire Building is poised to change the way people think about sustainability in real estate development. When finished, 400 Westlake will be considered by many as the greenest building of its size in the world. Construction is set to commence by the end […]
When you hear Martin Selig Real Estate, what first comes to mind? A Seattle real estate icon? The developer behind some of the city’s most symbolic skyscrapers? Yes to both of course, but how about a commercial leasing company known for building out sleek, elegant interiors designed with modern inspirations? Well, that’s exactly what you’ll […]
What a year it has been for our city and for our family business! All of us here at Martin Selig Real Estate would like to take a moment to wish you Happy Holidays and Happy New Year. May it be filled with joy and happiness as we all take some time to make memories […]
Located in the heart of downtown Seattle, tenants will enjoy easy access to Seattle’s Central Library, City Hall, the Justice Center, Seattle Art Museum, Benaroya Hall, The Great Wheel, and more. Seattle’s Federal Reserve Bank is coming back to life with Martin Selig Real Estate. With official approvals from the Seattle Design Review Board, The […]
New buildings in Seattle are popping up left and right, but there is one in particular that everyone has their eye on and that’s 3rd & Lenora. Whether you’re looking for a flexible place to work, a hassle-free, amenity-full apartment, or a place to connect with others and make friends, this development has it all. […]
If your business is seeking retail space in Seattle’s Lower Queen Anne neighborhood, Martin Selig Real Estate has over 4,000 square feet available! Whether you are hoping to find the perfect location for your up-and-coming coffee shop or are looking for somewhere to open another branch of your cafe, this neighborhood has a lot to […]
Construction is reaching a new peak as Seattle tops the nation as the city with the most tower cranes for the third straight year in a row. As numerous buildings are under development in the downtown core and surrounding urban neighborhoods, finding the perfect space for your next storefront, office space or startup can feel […]
The Windermere Building Earlier this month, Martin Selig Real Estate partnered with John Jacobi of Windermere Real Estate in the acquisition of the Commuter Building @ 815 Western Ave. Slated to be called “The Windermere Building,” the four story building will be renovated into an 18-story mixed-use tower with 300,000 square feet of office space, 25,000 […]
Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood is a business and residential hub just north of downtown. Learn more about this area and some reasons to consider commercial real estate in Belltown.
Mayor Durkan recently signed a piece of legislation incentivizing sustainable development for Seattle builders. Learn more about how this legislation can help create a greener Seattle!
Jordan Selig recently spoke on Bisnow’s Construction and Development 2018 conference on their New Concepts and Practices for the Dynamic Age panel. Read more on her thoughts on sustainable development, the future of office spaces, and more.
Theresa Howard, MSRE’s senior leasing agent was recently featured on Seattle World Trade Center’s Gender Wage Gap Panel. Here are some of her thoughts on this issue and some inspiration for women in the workplace.
Jordan Selig recently spoke on Georgetown Univeristy’s “Amazon in the City” panel discussing how Amazon’s rapidly growing presence has affected Seattle. From infrastructure to job creation and more, here are some of Jordan’s thoughts on Amazon in the city.
Estrellita by Emilio Greco is one of Martin Selig’s most recent art acquisitions. Learn more about this new sculpture at 3101 Western Avenue.
ReachNow is this month’s featured tenant. Learn how this rideshare company is reshaping transportation in Seattle and beyond.
The Elliott Bay Office Park is an optimal space for a large company in Lower Queen Anne. Learn more about why this space should be your company’s next home.
Eleven Straight Lines by Bernar Venet is one of Martin Selig’s many public art installations in Seattle. Learn more about this sculpture and the esteemed artist who created it.
Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood is known for its nautical feel and historic charm. Here are a few reason to make this Seattle neighborhood your company’s new home.
Seattle’s many unique neighborhoods set our city apart. Read more about Lower Queen Anne and why this neighborhood is an optimal location for your next Seattle office space.
Every year, the Martin Selig Real Estate team puts up a series of holiday decorations in their buildings across the city. Learn about what goes into creating these winter displays from the team that puts them together. Happy holidays!
Martin Selig Real Estate hosts a wide variety of tenants in the Puget Sound Area. Meet this month’s featured tenant, The Gottman Institute. They are of the world’s thought leaders in relationship advice, counseling, and clinical training.