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Japanese homebuilder expands footprint in Seattle area and around U.S.

By jnaegeli / February 8, 2024 / Comments Off on Japanese homebuilder expands footprint in Seattle area and around U.S.

Back to News Center In a $4.9 billion deal, Japanese homebuilder Sekisui House, Ltd. is purchasing M.D.C. Holdings Inc., of Denver. The acquisition makes Sekisui, which has projects in Washington and 13 other states plus Washington, D.C., the fifth-largest homebuilder in the U.S. Sekisui’s projects in the Greater Seattle area…

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New Book Examines Factors Influencing Housing Design

By jnaegeli / January 9, 2024 / Comments Off on New Book Examines Factors Influencing Housing Design

Back to News Center The State of Housing Design 2023, published on January 2, 2024, examines how architects of residential dwellings are addressing issues of affordability, the warming climate, changing demographics, and increasing regulations and construction costs. The 184-page book, edited by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard…

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Research Shows Divergent ADU Policies Across the Country

By jnaegeli / January 9, 2024 / Comments Off on Research Shows Divergent ADU Policies Across the Country

Back to News Center “ADUs alone cannot fully address a host of housing-related challenges,” wrote a researcher from the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies, but she found they can be “an important part of meaningful comprehensive efforts to address them.” In a report published late last year, Ellie Sheild,…

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EV Use Surging in “Four Corners” of U.S.

By jnaegeli / January 9, 2024 / Comments Off on EV Use Surging in “Four Corners” of U.S.

Back to News Center The Pacific Northwest has one of the country’s highest concentrations of electric vehicle (EV) use, according to a report from Axios. Their data from mobility analytics shows EV use is concentrated in the “four corners” of the U.S., with California, the Northeast and Southeast joining the…

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“New Construction Pipeline” Will Add Housing in South County in 2024

By jnaegeli / September 28, 2023 / Comments Off on “New Construction Pipeline” Will Add Housing in South County in 2024

Back to News Center In South King County, a significant “pipeline” of new housing supply projects is coming to the market, and Seattle King County REALTORS® will continue to be very active in monitoring the progress, and working to ensure the supply reaches the market expeditiously: Covington Lakepointe MPD We…

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Maple Valley: City Approves Standards and Guidelines for New Downtown

By jnaegeli / September 28, 2023 / Comments Off on Maple Valley: City Approves Standards and Guidelines for New Downtown

Back to News Center After 4 years of planning and deliberation, the Maple Valley City Council has voted to adopt Design Standards and Guidelines for a new “Downtown” on one of the last two remaining large parcels of land in the city. City officials say the new “Downtown Maple Valley…

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