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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
This month’s featured public art is the Fusion Statue by Gedalia Ben-Zvi. Learn the story behind this elegant statue located at 645 Elliott.
Meet Jordan Selig, Martin Selig Real Estate’s Managing Director. Learn more about her background in commercial real estate and goals for MSRE moving forward.
The historic Firestone Tire Building is on its way to becoming the most sustainable building of its size in the world. This building is MSRE’s first property in South Lake Union.
The Seattle Design Review Board has approved MSRE’s plans to renovate the historic Federal Reserve Building.
The Martin Selig Real Estate team broke ground on their newest development at 15th and Market earlier this week. This 230,000 square foot space is planned to open in Fall, 2019.
Martin Selig Real Estate recently broke ground on their newest development in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood. This building will be combined office and living space in collaboration with WeWork and WeLive. This space will be home to the first WeLive space on the West Coast.
If you’re looking to make the most of the rest of the Summer in Seattle, here are some great events to put on your calendar.
Martin Selig was recently featured as a panelist at the Puget Sound Business Journal’s Seattle Commercial Real Estate Expo. He discussed his take on commercial real estate in Seattle and his thoughts for our city’s future.
If you’re looking for some points of interest in Seattle this summer, our city has a lot to offer. From farmers markets, to rooftop dining, here are a few great ways to spend a summer day in Seattle.
From small office layout ideas, to creating a productive workspace, your office layout can have a big impact on your team’s workflow. Here are a few ideas on how to modernize your office for the best results.
If you need your caffeine fix in Belltown, here are a few great places to go. Whether you’re a latte lover or looking for a cup of coffee and great lunch too, here are some places to add to your list.
Born and raised in Seattle on Queen Anne Hill, Mike Brixner has deep roots in The Emerald City. He recently celebrated his 30th anniversary with Martin Selig Real Estate, and says working for Martin is the best real estate job in the world. After graduating from law school, Mike knew he wanted to apply his […]
Theresa Howard, recently named one of the 15 Most Powerful Women in Seattle Real Estate by Bisnow, has been with Martin Selig Real Estate for 35 years. She’s a lifelong Seattleite whose dedication to her tenants and years of experience put her among the best in the industry. As a senior leasing agent, she describes […]
If your company is looking for a new office space in Seattle, 18 West Mercer should be on your list of places to consider. Featuring top notch amenities and located in a charming Lower Queen Anne, learn why this building should be your team’s next home.
Canine companions aren’t just fun to have in your office, they’re proven to have positive benefits for your workplace. From boosting morale, to building trust, here’s why your team should choose a pet friendly office space.
MSRE leasing agent Michael Brixner values customer service and makes his tenants needs his first priority.
Belltown is a hub for Seattle professionals and a great neighborhood to explore. If you’re looking for somewhere to grab drinks after work, here are some of our recommendations.