Rainier View Homes is near completion, with the first four homes ready for move-in.

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SEATTLE — Rainier View Homes, a first-of-its-kind collection of 11 cottage homes in South Seattle, is near completion, with the first four homes ready for move-in.

Each home at Rainier View Homes features a contemporary, open floor plan with a loft or office and ample storage. Certified Four Star Built Green, the homes will also provide improved indoor air quality, water savings and energy efficiency. With convenient public transit access, Rainier View Homes offers easy commutes to Seattle, Renton and beyond.

Gary Spohr and Wendy Wood, the husband-and-wife development team behind the project, have a passion for revitalizing the corridor between downtown Seattle and downtown Renton, which has already undergone its own recent renaissance period.

“We view Seattle’s space constraints and unique zoning as a challenge accepted rather than one to run away from,” says Wood, a resident of Lake Tahoe with strong Northwest ties. “Since Seattle is one of the most educated cities, its residents demand a higher quality of construction and thoughtfulness at all price levels and have a strong desire to preserve the natural beauty of the region’s resources. That is what we are delivering with Rainier View Homes.”

The project is being listed by Urban 315 | Compass, founded by Jason Foss and Nick Glant of NWG | Compass (formerly NWG Real Estate). Urban 315 exclusively markets and sells boutique-scale projects in Seattle and on the Eastside. Foss says the developers who work with Urban 315 | Compass bring a rare and often irreplaceable offering of architecture, location and site development.

“Rainier View Homes was a really intriguing project for us and it was exciting to hear Wendy and Gary’s vision for this area of Seattle,” says Foss, who leads the sales team at Rainier View. “Pioneering an area with thoughtful design and a sustainable green-built components is a really compelling story to tell.”