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Vibrant Cities Updates and Announcements

NIWA Apartments Spring Into Construction!

Apr 8, 2021

Commercial real estate developer and JMA client Vibrant Cities recently secured funding to begin construction on the NIWA apartment building in Seattle’s Lower Queen Anne neighborhood.

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Charging Into The Future At Infinity Shore Club

Apr 5, 2021

Vibrant Cities is making incredible progress with the development of the soon-to-be iconic Infinity Shore Club on West Seattle’s Alki Beach. Every single decision is being thoughtfully considered for the benefit of prospective residents with a full understanding of what is important to them from day one, and for many years to come.

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Mike Gartland, Winner of Multiple Pool and Aquatic Designs Talks About Infinity Shore Club

Mar 25, 2021

Mike Gartland is a principal and studio director with Counsilman-Hunsaker, a world leader in aquatics design. His firm is part of the top-notch design team behind Infinity Shore Club on Alki Beach and shares his vision for our world class infinity pool.

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Bob Tiscareno I Tiscareno Associates Shares His Architectural Visionary Expert About Infinity Shores Club

Mar 18, 2021

"We are excited to design an iconic living statement. The Seattle market is ready and yearning for a world-class product like this. Our goal from the very beginning was to design Infinity Shore Club so that it would be one of Seattle’s quintessential waterfront buildings that stands the test of time and rises to the same level as any luxury waterfront condo on the west coast and around the world."

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PSBJ - Women Who Lead in Commercial Real Estate

Feb 25, 2021

Ming Fung, Vibrant Cities Co-Founder and CFO was Asked to be a Panelist of Esteemed Women in Commercial Real Estate.

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Soon to Hit the News Stand, As Seen in Forbes, Fortune and Entrepreneur: James Wong Speaks About, 'Live a Permanent Vacation' In Seattle

Feb 5, 2021

James Wong CEO speaks about Infinity Shore Club and How You Can Turn Your Home Into a Permanent Escape.

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Dean Jones CEO/Owner Realogics Sotheby's International Shares the Value of the Infinity Shore Club

Dec 22, 2020

"Infinity Shore Club is not just selling the real estate but also a lifestyle. It’s living a permanent vacation. The design is curated around social connections, health and wellbeing, indoor/outdoor space, the roof deck, fitness center and of course, the infinity pool. It’s defining a super prime real estate category."

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West Seattle is Far From Dead I Seattle Business Magazine

Dec 21, 2020

Despite the closure of the West Seattle Bridge last March due to structural deficiencies, homes are still selling. Vibrant Cities CEO, James Wong remains optimistic about their Alki Beach project, Infinity Shores Club.

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Vibrant Cities Wins 2020 GRAND PRIX Award

Dec 8, 2020

Cove, Vibrant Cities' building in Capitol Hill, wins the 2020 Grand Prix of Real Estate Award.

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DSA Virtual Access: The Future of Cities

Nov 30, 2020

James Wong Spoke About the Future of Cities with the Seattle Downtown Association.

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The Pandemic Hasn't Changed What it Takes to Start a Business

Nov 10, 2020

“There’s plenty of good money even in times like this,” said James Wong, co-founder and CEO of construction company Vibrant Cities. “People will support crazy entrepreneurs with great ideas.”
Founders, in any time, will need to be resilient and passionate, but above all they will have to be persistent.
“When everybody gives up, you still go forward,” Wong said."

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Opinion: Multifamily Demand Will Remain Strong in Seattle

Nov 4, 2020

Vibrant Cities' Co-Founder and CEO column in the Puget Sound Business Journal about our beloved Seattle area.
"Given the pandemic and economic uncertainty, there is naturally some concern. But I’m not afraid and I remain very bullish on the region. The Seattle economy is diverse and resilient. First, we are a global center of excellence for technology."

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Infinity Shore Club - Dan Walsh | Co-Chairman Walsh Construction

Nov 2, 2020

Setting a New Standard for Seattle Luxury

Vibrant Cities has assembled the best in the business to design and build Infinity Shore Club. That includes the architect, Tiscareno Associates, the interior designer, Susan Marinello, and many other partners. In keeping with that level of quality, Walsh Construction is serving as the general contractor for the luxury condominium project on West Seattle’s Alki Beach. We recently spoke with Dan Walsh about the landmark project in the Pacific Northwest.

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Vibrant Cities and Link Design Group are Pleased to Present Blossom Apartments

Oct 16, 2020

Vibrant Cities and Link Design Group are pleased to present Blossom Apartments, an eight story workforce housing apartment building located in the northwest corner of the Chinatown International District at 5th Ave S and S Main St.

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Infinity Shore Club Preparing to Go Vertical!

Sep 28, 2020

We are excited to share the latest updates from our Infinity Shore Club project! We are making progress every single day, meaning we are getting closer to completing your new resort-style residence at Alki Point.

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Seattle Real Estate Outlook

Sep 23, 2020

Vibrant Cities CEO James Wong Joins a Panel of Speaker to Talk About Seattle's Real Estate Outlook.

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Pivot Top Off

Sep 15, 2020

Normally we would have a rocking party for Pivot's Top Off event but during these crazy times, this is our way of celebrating great progress for our Pivot Apartments project. It'll be ready for occupancy in Q1 2021.

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Infinity Shore Club - Susan Marinello I Interior Design Infinity Shore Club

Aug 1, 2020

Infinity Shore Club has assembled the region’s most respected builders, designers and partners to bring a game-changing vision to life. Susan Marinello is one such expert who has been tasked with the critical role of interior designer. Her experience includes the private residences at the Four Seasons Seattle, One Lincoln Tower at The Westin Bellevue, and a many private homes in the Western U.S.

An Inspiring Chat with Susan Marinello About Her Designs of the Infinity Shore Club.

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What Risk? For Developers In Prime Locations, Confidence in Mixed-Use Remains Strong

Jul 8, 2020

“The urban devastation that people are predicting post-COVID is exaggerated. We believe people still want to live and stay near where they work and be part of this community.” Vibrant Cities CEO James Wong said.

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40-Unit Condominium Project on Alki Beach to Bring Luxury, Exclusivity, to West Seattle | The Registry

Feb 18, 2020

"Alki Beach is one of Seattle’s most iconic neighborhoods. Not only is it a well-loved spot amongst locals, but the neighborhood that stretches along Alki is perhaps one of the most visited spots for those traveling to the Puget Sound. As the region’s multifamily market has heated up, one development team is looking to bring a product as unique as Alki to the market. The Infinity Shore Club Residences, a 40-unit luxury condominium project, broke ground in December of 2019 and is the largest condo project planned for West Seattle in 2020."

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Infinity Shore Club Celebrates Groundbreaking With Ceremony and After Party

Jan 30, 2020

"Clouds parted and the sun did shine down on the official on-site “beachbreaking” of Infinity Shore Club Residences at Alki Beach. Vibrant Cities and Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) commenced the construction of this first-of-its-kind offering—that boasts luxury condominium estates inspired by beachfront resort lifestyles—in the company of over 150 realtors, interested homebuyers, and members of the West Seattle community."

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Beachfront Condo Infinity Shore Club Breaks Ground, Releases Renderings

Jan 28, 2020

Infinity Shores Club, a resort-like luxury condo building slated for Alki Avenue, is starting construction at 1250 Alki Avenue SW, just across the street from the shoreline. Developer Vibrant Cities first announced the six-story, 40-unit project, which will be built by Walsh Group, back in 2018.

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Vibrant Cities Plans Summer Construction of Roystone Apartments

Mar 8, 2019

Developer building two eight-story projects in Uptown Urban Center

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Hyatt Place to Go in Front of the Design Commission

Feb 5, 2019

"A proposed 23 story tower in the Pearl District has gone in front of the Design Commission to receive Design Advice. The project is being developed by Vibrant Cities in partnership with the Sunray Group, with design by Otak. The lower 11 floors of the 250′ tall building would be occupied by a Hyatt Place branded hotel. The upper 12 floors would be residential, with 120 apartment units. "

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Q&A: A Closer Look at the 40-Unit Alki Beach Residences in West Seattle

Jun 27, 2018

Catching up with Kate Miller, associate principal at architecture firm Tiscareno Associates, and Ming Fung, co-founder and vice president of finance with project developer Vibrant Cities.

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Metro Reports: Zeal Lofts, Glass Lab, Fernhill Crossing and More

Jun 23, 2018

The Zeal Lofts at 3185 N Vancouver Ave have been submitted for building permit review:

New 6 story mixed-use 205 group living unit, 10 full unit apartment building with 3-4 tenant spaces on ground floor and onsite below grade parking, includes associated sitework w/18-185085-MT.

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71-Unit Development in Seattle’s Capitol Hill Neighborhood Approved at Design Review Recommendation Meeting

Jun 14, 2018

Vibrant Cities, calls for construction of an 8-story mixed-use building called the ‘Pivot’ and located at 1208 Pine Street. It will include approximately 14,000 square feet of office, 5,200 square feet of street-level retail and 20 underground parking stalls.

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Hyatt Place Hotel Proposed in Portland's Pearl District

Jun 11, 2018

Vibrant Cities plans to build an 11-story, 176-room hotel at 350 N.W. 12th Avenue in Portland.

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95-Unit Roystone Apartments in Queen Anne Advanced at Second Early Design Guidance Meeting

May 2, 2018

Vibrant Cities, Roystone, located at 631 Queen Anne Ave. N. in the Uptown area of Queen Anne, proposed development calls for the construction of a 8-story mixed-use structure that will contain approximately 5,000 square feet of ground-level commercial space, a rooftop deck and 20 below-grade parking stalls.

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The Cove Wins the Gold Nugget Award

Apr 1, 2018

The Cove Wins Best Innovative Energy Design

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