Friday, July 3, 2015

Seattle Trophy Property Sells for $32 Million More Than Purchased Three Years Ago


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One Thousand Eighth Avenue is a 356-unit, 66-year-old apartment complex on Seattle's First Hill. The exterior of the property pales in comparison to the contemporary, interior finishes. Sequoia Equities, a Walnut Creek, California investment company probably felt the same way. The Puget Sound Business Journal reported Sequoia Equities purchased the assett for $92.9 million, a 52 percent increase from what the seller purchased it for three years ago.

What was the driving factor for dramatic increase in price? Rising rents...

Puget Sound Business Journal Article:
Rising rents drive value of Seattle 'trophy' apartment complex up 52 percent.