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Eight Upcoming Projects Affected By South Lake Union Rezone

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As expected, the Seattle City Council unanimously passed a bill to allow rezoning in South Lake Union. Developers will now be allowed to build 400-foot-tall towers in a specific area and 240-foot-tall buildings in others.

There are a whole slew of projects in the queue that were waiting to find out just how high they could go, from a hotel to offices and of course plenty of apartment buildings. Below, we take a look at eight upcoming properties that will remake the South Lake Union skyline and what changes or issues they might have ahead given the new rules.

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1. Vulcan's 400 Ninth Ave Project

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400 9th Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109

Originally, Vulcan proposed a six-story building but now plan for a 12-story building with 312,643 sq. ft. of office space.

2. Stanford Hotels' Amazon Campus Hotel

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300 Terry Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109

Stanford Hotels is proposing a 283-room property right in the middle of Amazon.com’s 11-building headquarters. Smart move.

3. 400 Fairview

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400 Fairview Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109

This 12-story, 300,000 square foot building might end up being the first one finished that will take advantage of the new rezoning laws.

4. Equity Office Properties' Residential Towers

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Dexter Avenue North & Highland Drive
Seattle, WA 98109

Equity wanted to build two 160-foot towers but rezoning laws will only permit them to build two 125-foot ones. We're sure they'll manage.

5. Vulcan's Block 59

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Mercer Street & Terry Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109

Vulcan's 240-foot, triple-tower project was supposed to be the crown jewel of the new SLU skyline. It's currently in limbo due since the city council shot down the concessions involved.

6. Touchstone's Troy Laundry Block

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Fairview Avenue North & Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98109

This 800,000-square-foot project will includes a 12-story building and a 13-story building separated by a courtyard. Plans also call for 4,000 square feet of street retail.

7. Wolff's 17-Story Apartment Building

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8th Avenue North & Republican Street
Seattle, WA 98109

Wolff will unveil plans for a 17-story apartment building at a Seattle design review meeting on May 22.

8. Dexter Station

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1101 Dexter Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109

Already under construction, this 340,000-square-foot, 10-story made headlines by getting underway without a major tenant. The height won't change but challenges from like-minded complexes are coming. They better hurry...

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1. Vulcan's 400 Ninth Ave Project

400 9th Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109

Originally, Vulcan proposed a six-story building but now plan for a 12-story building with 312,643 sq. ft. of office space.

400 9th Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109

2. Stanford Hotels' Amazon Campus Hotel

300 Terry Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109

Stanford Hotels is proposing a 283-room property right in the middle of Amazon.com’s 11-building headquarters. Smart move.

300 Terry Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109

3. 400 Fairview

400 Fairview Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109

This 12-story, 300,000 square foot building might end up being the first one finished that will take advantage of the new rezoning laws.

400 Fairview Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109

4. Equity Office Properties' Residential Towers

Dexter Avenue North & Highland Drive, Seattle, WA 98109

Equity wanted to build two 160-foot towers but rezoning laws will only permit them to build two 125-foot ones. We're sure they'll manage.

Dexter Avenue North & Highland Drive
Seattle, WA 98109

5. Vulcan's Block 59

Mercer Street & Terry Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109

Vulcan's 240-foot, triple-tower project was supposed to be the crown jewel of the new SLU skyline. It's currently in limbo due since the city council shot down the concessions involved.

Mercer Street & Terry Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109

6. Touchstone's Troy Laundry Block

Fairview Avenue North & Harrison Street, Seattle, WA 98109

This 800,000-square-foot project will includes a 12-story building and a 13-story building separated by a courtyard. Plans also call for 4,000 square feet of street retail.

Fairview Avenue North & Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98109

7. Wolff's 17-Story Apartment Building

8th Avenue North & Republican Street, Seattle, WA 98109

Wolff will unveil plans for a 17-story apartment building at a Seattle design review meeting on May 22.

8th Avenue North & Republican Street
Seattle, WA 98109

8. Dexter Station

1101 Dexter Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109

Already under construction, this 340,000-square-foot, 10-story made headlines by getting underway without a major tenant. The height won't change but challenges from like-minded complexes are coming. They better hurry...

1101 Dexter Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109