If there's one thing Seattle needs it's a new 40-story high-rise apartment building. You know it. I know it. And apparently Holland Development knows it.
According to a report this morning on the Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce, Holland Development is preparing to start construction on what will be Seattle's tallest apartment tower. The yet-to-be-named big-ass building will sit at the southwest corner of Pine Street and Ninth Avenue, west of the Paramount Theatre, and will end up 40 feet taller than the nearby Aspira building if all goes as planned.
In a story drawing from the Daily Journal of Commerce report, the Associated Press notes the building will be 440-foot-tall and will feature 386 units and 269 parking stalls.
The Daily Journal of Commerce also points out the soon-to-launch project is one of six under way or drawn up in Seattle by Holland Development - meaning the development company is scheduled to be responsible for more than 1,400 new units in Seattle's downtown core.
Not surprisingly, Holland Development is apparently banking on big-time job growth in Seattle over the next few years, thanks in large part to an ever-expanding Amazon.
While we can all surely rally around a new grande apartment building downtown, the real question is what insipid name will the behemoth be given?