EK On The Go Funding Nature ~ Christine Mahler on Washington Wildlife & Recreation EK On The Go – Episode #20 Just in time for summer! If you live in the Pacific Northwest, chances are you enjoy outdoor recreation. In this episode, Christine Mahler, executive director of the Washington Wildlife & Recreation Coalition, will share how our region’s most beloved outdoor spaces—from urban wildlife areas and family farms to […]
EK On The Go Locally Sourced Architecture: Chris Patano, AIA EK On The Go – Episode #19 Join us in this episode with Christopher Patano, AIA, Studio Director for Patano Studio. Chris has executed projects that include civic spaces and places such as parks, aviation facilities, schools, higher education buildings, and other learning environments, factories, corporate headquarters, transportation facilities, & private residences. In this episode […]
EK On The Go Brooklyn in Seattle: Connecting to our City through History – Adam Alsobrook, AIA EK On The Go – Episode #18 Join us in this episode with architectural historian, Adam Alsobrook, AIA where we will explore how a love of history connects us to the places we love. You may be surprised to learn the original names of some of Seattle’s neighborhoods and how they have changed over time. Adam’s appreciation for […]
EK On The Go Leaving Great Footprints – Bob Bennion, of Compass Real Estate EK On The Go – Episode #17 Join us in this episode where we will speak with another leader in this industry, broker Bob Bennion of Compass Real Estate, on Making a Difference in the Pacific Northwest. With 30 years of experience handling high-end real estate, Bob shares insights that come from working closely with […]
EK On The Go Nature & Seattle’s Built Environment – Mary & Ray Johnston of Johnston Architects EK On The Go – Episode #15 Join us in this episode where we will explore the relationship of nature & Seattle’s ever-changing built environment, by exploring the work of Seattle-based architects Ray & Mary Johnston of Johnston Architects which has been around since 1990. With offices tucked into the hillside along the Burke Gilman […]
EK On The Go Urban Infrastructure, Preserving History – Paula Johnson of Willamette Cultural Resources Associates, LTD. EK On The Go – Episode #14 Join us in this episode featuring Paula Johnson of Willamette Cultural Resources Associates. Paula has over 27 years of archaeological experience across Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and California and has contributed to permitting and construction of many of the largest infrastructure projects in the Puget Sound, including transportation, […]
EK On The Go Shaping Seattle’s Business Culture – Paul Suzman founder of OfficeLease EK On The Go – Episode #13 Join us in this episode featuring Paul Suzman, founder of OfficeLease. In this episode we will deepen our appreciation of place—focusing on the business skyline comprised of Seattle’s office buildings for a fascinating glimpse of the people and companies that fill these office towers. Paul started his company […]
EK On The Go Beneath All Places, There is Design – Stacy Segal of Seattle Architecture Foundation EK On The Go – Episode #12 Join us in this episode featuring Stacy Segal, someone who has devoted years helping people in Seattle learn and appreciate their built environment. Stacy, the Executive Director of Seattle Architecture Foundation, discusses why connecting people to the architecture, design, and history of Seattle matters. Here is Stacy in […]
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EK On The Go Jim Goldberg & Alison Jeffries ~ Meaningful Places EK On The Go – Episode #11 Join us in this episode and peek inside the world of real estate branding and placemaking to learn how builders and developers use placemaking to create more attractive and meaningful places. Red Propeller’s Jim Goldberg and Allison Jeffries will provide insight on how new apartment buildings, condos, and […]
EK On The Go Roger Valdez ~ The Architecture of Discomfort EK On The Go – Episode #10 Join us in this episode featuring Roger Valdez, where we will explore perhaps the most talked-about topic in Seattle today: Housing Affordability. As founder of Seattle For Growth, Roger argues that best way to solve our affordability crisis is to make it easier for builders and developers to […]
EK On The Go Keeping Score by Hand ~ Developer Scott Shapiro EK On The Go – Episode #9 If you enjoyed our most recent podcast conversation, featuring visionary development team Bill and Andy Parks, you will want to listen to this episode of EK On The Go. We will explore the fascinating career of another local developer—Scott Shapiro. After graduating from Wesleyan University and Columbia Business […]
EK On The Go Bill & Andy Parks ~ Building Lofts Inspired by Orangutans EK On The Go – Episode #8 If you enjoyed our last episode, exploring people’s emotional connection to place with artist and place maker Susan Robb, then our guest today, developer Bill Parks—a place maker of a different sort—will keep you On The Go with us for the next 45 minutes. Comparing him to other […]
EK On The Go Susan Robb ~ Reconnecting With Our Wilderness EK On The Go – Episode #7 Discovering and Creating Places that Matter for Our Emotions In our last episode, we traveled with architect Bradley Khouri and learned how mixed-use development is reshaping our neighborhoods. In this episode, we focus on what may be getting lost in this process of change. Today, our guide is […]
EK On The Go Bradley Khouri ~ Scratching Three Itches with Architecture EK On The Go – Episode #6 Reshaping Our City Through Advocacy, Teaching, and Practice In the driver’s seat is Bradley Khouri principal of b9 Architects, who has been recognized for innovation, design excellence and commitment to sustainability. He is the principal architect of many of the new popping up across neighborhoods that include Capitol […]
Blog Determining the value of an investment property Written by Edward Krigsman Oftentimes we’re asked the question, how do you determine the value of an investment property? There are several ways to do it, and different approaches work best for different properties. For smaller duplexes, and fourplexes often times a quick and dirty way to discuss the value is to look at a […]
EK On The Go Creating Parks for the Public Good: The Seattle Commons Experience EK On The Go – Episode #5 Do you remember the Seattle Commons project, the colossal park north of downtown Seattle that never happened? In this episode we will travel back in time and look at a segment of our civic history and how one decision could have seriously altered the transformation of our city. We are […]
Blog Cooling of the Seattle apartment market Written by Edward Krigsman A decade of limited supply of rental units and heightened demand due to strong local employment caused a dramatic increase in Seattle’s rent rates. They surged nearly 70% over the past decade, nearly 8 times the national average. During this period, apartment developers responded by constructing new apartment units. The past […]
EK On The Go Norm Rice EK On The Go – Episode #4 Building Trust by Talking over the Fence: A Process for Successful Civic Engagement In this episode we welcome guest Norm Rice, Seattle’s 49th mayor. Come stroll with us down mayoral-memory-lane through Seattle’s  first tech boom of the 1990’s. His two-Mayoral terms reversed decades of economic decline in Seattle’s […]
EK On The Go House Healers EK On The Go – Episode #3 “Listening and finding the soul of the house” – House Healers This episode brings you the adventurous Heidi Schor & Paul Damen, aka House Healers, who retrieve the souls of exceptional and historically significant houses. Tune in to explore Heidi & Paul’s house healing journey, their process of […]
Blog Winds of Change? Seattle’s last ten years witnessed what may be remembered as its juggernaut real estate decade, marked by year-over-year price increases often in the double-figures. For property owners, this market was a windfall. But for many home homebuyers it has been dispiriting. But change may be coming: You may have noticed a higher number of houses […]