Residential construction continues to command a sizable chunk of the record $5 billion in construction that is currently underway in Seattle, according to the Downtown Seattle Association, which publishes biannual reports.
Builders are “racing to meet demand” in part with more than 30,000 units under construction or in development. The residential slice accounts for two-thirds of all projects in the mix, with most of it focused on apartment development.
For a glimpse of the “crane capital’s” future skyline, Seattle architectural designer David Boynton created images from six vantage points using 3D modeling over Google Earth. The 90-second video illustrates Seattle’s skyline as more buildings take shape.