Welcome back to Curbed Comparisons, where we scour Seattle's rental listings to see what your monthly budget will get you across the city. After finding out that the average rent in the city of Seattle has jumped to $1,441/month, we figured we might as well find out what you can get for that. You tell us which lease you'd sign.
↑ Dexter Lake Union has their finger on the pulse on current rents because they're offering a 383 sq. ft. studio for $1,441/mo. Dexter is Built Smart, so even if that space feels super-tiny, you're paying more for the courtyard, outdoor lounge, rooftop deck and location.
↑ We move on to Belltown where $1,432/mo. will get you a "large studio" (625 sq. ft.) at 2300 Elliott. newly-renovated homes include energy-efficient appliances, upgraded cabinetry and brand-new flooring, as well as spacious closets, an in-home washer and dryer, and a private balcony or patio. You're also right there at the Waterfront. Joggers rejoice.
↑ Situated above the famous Uwajimaya Market, Uwajimaya Village Apartments is located in the heart of the International District. Inside, you can get a 690 sq. ft. 1-BR for $1,442/mo. Pretty sweet spot for commuters and/or sports fans. There's also a private Zen courtyard on the premises for your down time.
↑ Off to Interbay where a 498 sq. ft. 1-BR is available at 3036 16th Ave W for $1,444/mo. The unit itself looks shiny and new. Building amenities include a rooftop deck with BBQs and WiFi, resident lounge with a pool table and flat screen TV and WiFi, and a fitness center. Also right around the corner from Red Mill Burgers...
↑ We end up in Wedgwood where you can get a 636 sq. ft. 1-BR in the Jasper Apartments for $1,450/mo. You'll have access to a landscaped roof deck with WiFi, BBQ and seating areas and a resident lounge with a full kitchen, cable television and "relaxation spaces."