Vibrant Cities Updates and Announcements
Ming Fung, our Co-Founder / Partner, was selected as Deal Maker of the Year by the PSBJ
Aug 25, 2021
That is a very special and landmark recognition. Whereas this is typically an industry dominated by white older males, an immigrant younger Asian female is being recognized for this award especially in this dynamic and thriving global real estate market.
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What was your biggest accomplishment in your current position since you've held it?
I am grateful to have secured over $250 million in financing for Vibrant Cities' projects. We are also working on financing an additional over $400 million for other projects. Additionally, we were able to put two more projects under contract during the pandemic which demonstrates our belief in the future of our great city of Seattle.
Quality to Stand the Test of Time
Jun 17, 2021
The vision for Infinity Shore Club is singularly focused on quality — start to finish, no exceptions. That includes crystal clear alignment with the architect, designer and builder — all thinking about every possible detail to deliver a long-lasting quality residence.
Speaking with Scott Erickson, principal at DCI Engineers, and Mohamed Ait Allaoua, the principal at A3 Acoustics, together, they have made thousands of critical decisions that will impact the quality of the building as well as the quality of life for the residents of Infinity Shore Club.
JMA and Vibrant Cites Work Together on PNW Housing Options
Jun 14, 2021
JMA is working with Seattle-based multi-family developer Vibrant Cities on multiple community-focused housing options for the fast-growing Pacific Northwest region.
Vibrant Cities Managing Director Winston Yeung speaks about how the 5 multi-family projects have a community based approach by collaborate with neighbors on design and function.
First Class Hospitality At Your Front Door
Jun 1, 2021
Seattle-based Columbia Hospitality's Stellar Reputation of Providing Luxurious Hospitality Services Will Include Infinity Shore Club as Their Newest Community
Infinity Shore Club Shows Resilience of Seattle Market
May 27, 2021
Daily Journal of Commerce: The Alki Beach Development Proves There is a lot of Room for Capital Appreciation Compared to Similar Cities.
On the Block: Developing Affordable Condos is Easy... Over in Newcastle?
May 13, 2021
Brian Miller, Real Estate Editor at Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce Wrote About the Progress of Waterline Condos in Newcastle.
With a Nearly $26M Construction Loan, 127 Uptown Units Close to Breaking Ground
May 13, 2021
Brian Miller, Real Estate Editor at Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce Wrote About the Progress of Niwa.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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."
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.
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."
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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."