Read the latest news about residential and commercial real estate in the Seattle area and Pacific Northwest. Topics include home sales and prices; rent and mortgage rates; apartment, condo and single-family housing markets; development, skyscrapers, construction and office space; and affordable housing issues. Some of the players in the marketplace include Vulcan, Zillow, Redfin and Case-Shiller.
Modular construction is beginning to be used to erect apartment buildings in Seattle. A Belltown apartment building is being built with panels constructed in a Tacoma factory. “We’re building a building like you’d build a car or an airplane,” says the developer.