News & Press

Bellingham’s newest student housing community centers wellness, sustainability 

10.01.2021

Heartland advised Laird Norton Properties (“LNP”) on the development Stateside, a student housing project located in Bellingham, WA, that was jointly developed with Spectrum Development Solutions. The Stateside development, completed in August 2021, includes 164 apartment units with 513 leasable beds, an office for Western Washington University (“WWU”), and a 2,400 SF retail space. Heartland provided LNP with predevelopment and development activities including financial analysis and representation at construction progress meetings, and with ongoing asset management services for the now-operating Stateside building.

Roosevelt light-rail station fuels rapid growth in North Seattle neighborhood

09.28.2021

In 2017, Heartland worked with the Roosevelt Neighborhood Association to help inform advocacy for transit-oriented-development aligned with neighborhood goals.  RNA said “Yes In My Backyard” to affordable housing, and helped to secure City of Seattle funding for Bellwether’s Cedar Crossing project, which is expected to open next to the station in 2022.

Forging a different path forward in Seattle’s historic Central District neighborhood

07.08.2021

Congratulations Jaebadiah Gardner, the GardnerGlobal, Inc. team and the Mt. Calvary Christian Center in forging a different path forward in Seattle’s historic Central District neighborhood! Heartland and Laird Norton Properties are proud to partner in support.

To learn more about the team and the planned project click on the article below.
Heartland, GardnerGlobal team up on $40M Central District development –Puget Sound Business Journal

To learn more about the challenges facing our industry and ways to support change click on the article below.
In the commercial real estate industry, it’s all about who you know. And that has perpetuated a diversity problem. –Puget Sound Business Journal

The University of Washington’s Commercial Real Estate Certificate Program is now accepting applications for the 2021/2022 session!

06.08.2021

Heartland is proud to have been involved in various ways with this program from the very beginning, first by sharing knowledge as instructors and now by working in partnership with the UW Professional Continuing & Education (“PCE”), to provide ongoing management of the program. Now in its 34th year, this extremely successful multidisciplinary professional educational offering will begin on October 5, 2020. Members of the commercial real estate industry with anywhere from 3 to 30 years of experience coming from a wide range of disciplines (including architecture, planning, finance, marketing, development, property management, law, investment and all related disciplines) participate in the program to extend their own professional education, become more multidisciplinary, expand their network with other professionals, and access a very broad faculty of local industry leaders.

If you are interested in applying, head to the UW PCE site to learn more about the program and sign up for one of the upcoming online informational sessions.

Labor Temple, with $12M deal, lands new home in SoDo

04.22.2021

The Seattle Labor Temple Association has been a client of Heartland’s since 2017. We are pleased to have represented them in the acquisition of the property at 5030 1st Ave S in Georgetown, which will be the third home to the Labor Temple in Seattle going back to the 1900s.