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Check out Marvelle, the latest luxury to hit the Southcenter area, Tues., April 23!

Marvelle – the newest development in luxury 55+ active lifestyle living at Southcenter – invites all to an exciting Open House on Tuesday, April 23, from 4 – 7 p.m. at the Hotel Interurban in Tukwila. ... [Read more]

Burien City Council asks for help for evicted residents of Fox Cove Apartments

Burien City Council asks for help for evicted residents of Fox Cove Apartments

By Jack Mayne Residents and supporters of residents of a dilapidated apartment building in Burien told the City Council meeting on Monday (Oct. 1) of new owners ordering residents evicted so the facility can be upgraded…

B-TOWN BIZ: Burien’s Alturas apartment complex has been sold

B-TOWN BIZ: Burien’s Alturas apartment complex has been sold

This week, the 543-unit Alturas Apartments – located at 1101 SW 139th Street in Burien – was sold by Fowler Property Acquisitions, and will now be managed by Forty2, LLC. Fowler Property Acquisitions... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Hardhat tour shows progress on new Merrill Gardens, Pillar Properties

PHOTOS: Hardhat tour shows progress on new Merrill Gardens, Pillar Properties

Rendering shows what the completed new Pillar Properties apartment (on the left) and Merrill Gardens senior housing will look like when completed. Developers behind the new Merrill Gardens Senior Housing... [Read more]

Security addressed, rents increased at Alturas Apartments, formerly The Heights

Security addressed, rents increased at Alturas Apartments, formerly The Heights

by Jack Mayne Rents have already gone up at Burien’s huge, newly-renamed Alturas apartment complex, and rental costs will increase again when some upgrades are finished, said the new manager of the... [Read more]

PHOTOS: There’s a new crane hanging out over downtown Burien

PHOTOS: There’s a new crane hanging out over downtown Burien

WABI Burien’s Maureen Hoffmann sent us this pic, showing the new crane over downtown Burien – including Eric Dickman and Maggie Larrick of Burien Actors Theatre – at the Farmers Market on Thursday: The... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Ground broken on new Merrill Garden, Pillar construction

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Ground broken on new Merrill Garden, Pillar construction

https://youtu.be/8×6-hKXQp70 On Thursday afternoon (June 25), under 80+ degree, sunny blue skies, the City of Burien – in partnership with Merrill Gardens, Pillar Properties and Legacy Partners... [Read more]

Groundbreaking for construction of new Merril Gardens project will be June 25

Groundbreaking for construction of new Merril Gardens project will be June 25

Click images to see larger versions. The City of Burien, in partnership with Merrill Gardens, Pillar Properties and Legacy Partners, will be holding a groundbreaking ceremony for the remaining phases... [Read more]

Merrill Gardens senior complex construction to start at Town Square next month

Merrill Gardens senior complex construction to start at Town Square next month

Click images to see larger versions. by Jack Mayne That vacant land north of Burien City Hall and south of SW 150th Street will soon be humming with construction noise, digging equipment, and arriving... [Read more]

Burien Council hears, sees plans for two new Town Square developments

Burien Council hears, sees plans for two new Town Square developments

Almost five years after the first privately developed Burien Town Square project – the seven-story condominium-retail complex at SW 152nd St. and 6th Ave. SW – was completed, plans for Phase Two are finally moving forward…

LETTER: Planning Commission ‘not looking to change’ number of condos or apartments

LETTER: Planning Commission ‘not looking to change’ number of condos or apartments

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by – and including the opinion of – a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] The... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Minimum 400 plus Apartment units coming to our Town Square…’

LETTER: ‘Minimum 400 plus Apartment units coming to our Town Square…’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] City Planning Commission Meeting thoughts; Hello,... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Burien’s Own Coupeville Landslide is on the Horizon’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Burien’s Own Coupeville Landslide is on the Horizon’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Unfortunately, the landslide that caused... [Read more]

LETTER: Has the City of Burien Revived the Emerald Pointe/Westmark Project?

LETTER: Has the City of Burien Revived the Emerald Pointe/Westmark Project?

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It is not an “article,” nor does it reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog:] Below is a letter I received... [Read more]

Order Amended to Speed Cleanup of Lora Lake Apartment Site in Burien

Order Amended to Speed Cleanup of Lora Lake Apartment Site in Burien

An amendment to a legal agreement between the Department of Ecology and the Port of Seattle will speed cleanup of the Lora Lake Apartments site in Burien (map below), according to an announcement released... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Proposed Apartments Will Attract Low End Renters…’

LETTER: ‘Proposed Apartments Will Attract Low End Renters…’

To: Harbor Urban LLC Re: Burien Town Square, Phase II Conceptual Design Package Currently the Burien Comprehensive Plan calls for the phase II Town Square development to be mixed use units with permanence... [Read more]

VIDEO: ‘Dreaming of a Better Burien’ Musical Protest at City Council Meeting

VIDEO: ‘Dreaming of a Better Burien’ Musical Protest at City Council Meeting

Here’s our footage of the ‘Dreaming of a Better Burien’ group’s musical protest against new apartments being built at Burien Town Square at Monday night’s city council meeting:  Read More →

REMINDER: ‘Dreaming of a Better Burien’ Protest Dance is TONIGHT

REMINDER: ‘Dreaming of a Better Burien’ Protest Dance is TONIGHT

REMINDER: The ‘Dreaming of a Better Burien’ protest dance is set to happen TONIGHT – Monday, Oct. 15 – at the Burien City Council meeting, starting at 7 p.m. at Burien City Hall…

‘Dreaming of a Better Burien’? Join a Protest Dance at Oct. 15 Council Meeting

‘Dreaming of a Better Burien’? Join a Protest Dance at Oct. 15 Council Meeting

A new community action group called ‘Dreaming of a Better Burien’ is putting out the call for support for “anyone who supports the idea that Burien cannot settle for apartments-only development in the remaining Town Square parcels”…