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Burien City Council approves $2.75 million sale of Town Square parcels

Burien City Council approves $2.75 million sale of Town Square parcels

At Monday night’s session (June 17), the Burien City Council approved a settlement agreement with RECP/UP Burien II LP, owner of three undeveloped parcels at Burien Town Square related to the sale... [Read more]

LETTER: Neighborhood group suing City of Burien over Westmark development

LETTER: Neighborhood group suing City of Burien over Westmark development

[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:] The City of Burien has recently issued... [Read more]

Seattle’s Intracorp Taking Over Sales at The Residences at Burien Town Square

Seattle’s Intracorp Taking Over Sales at The Residences at Burien Town Square

Seattle-based Intracorp will be partnering with ST Residential to market The Residences at Burien Town Square (BTB Advertiser), it was announced Tuesday (April 9). Located in downtown Burien, The Residences... [Read more]

Burien City Council Votes to Change Town Square Developers to Legacy Partners

Burien City Council Votes to Change Town Square Developers to Legacy Partners

The Burien City Council voted unanimously Monday night (Feb. 25) to direct Harbor Urban, owner of the still-undeveloped parcels at Burien Town Square, to sell those properties to another real estate developer... [Read more]

Sponsored Post 22 Units Sold Since Sept. at Burien Town Square; New Financing Program Starts

22 Units Sold Since Sept. at Burien Town Square; New Financing Program Starts

Twenty-two units have sold since September at BTB Advertiser Burien Town Square
, and new Financing as well as a Marketing Program starts this week! NEW SALES MOMENTUM The hot real estate market has... [Read more]

ST Residential Promotes Burien & Sells ‘The Residences at Burien Town Square’

ST Residential Promotes Burien & Sells ‘The Residences at Burien Town Square’

John Tippins of ST Residential. by Ralph Nichols As ST Residential moves forward with new condominium sales at its seven-story Town Square condo-retail complex, the investment group is increasing its involvement... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Real Estate is Making a Comeback at Advertiser Burien Town Square

Real Estate is Making a Comeback at Advertiser Burien Town Square

If you’ve seen the headlines lately, you know that real estate is finally making a comeback in the Seattle area. We’re seeing that renaissance at The Residences at Burien Town Square as well,... [Read more]

Burien Town Square Condo Sales Resume With 11 Sold Since October

Burien Town Square Condo Sales Resume With 11 Sold Since October

by Ralph Nichols Condo sales have resumed at Burien Town Square. The sales, which began in October, are the first since ST Residential became owner of the seven-story condominium/retail complex with 124... [Read more]

City Extends Time For Urban Partners To Start Next Town Square Development

City Extends Time For Urban Partners To Start Next Town Square Development

by Ralph Nichols Urban Partners will inform Burien by early next year about its plans for a “marketable” new development at the city’s Town Square. Construction by Urban Partners of a second multi-use... [Read more]

ST Residential ‘Pleased’ With Town Square Condos, Looks Toward ‘Public Launch’

ST Residential ‘Pleased’ With Town Square Condos, Looks Toward ‘Public Launch’

by Ralph Nichols Mark Twain famously once remarked, in response to an obviously erroneous news story, that “reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” More recently, an announcement that ST... [Read more]

Town Square Condo Sales To Resume Aug. 1; Retail Space Being Marketed

Town Square Condo Sales To Resume Aug. 1; Retail Space Being Marketed

by Ralph Nichols Marketing of condominiums in the Town Square complex will take place over the next couple of weeks, with sales resuming on Aug. 1 for the first time since late summer 2009. Condo prices... [Read more]

Ownership Of Town Square Transferred to Group Holding Construction Loan

Ownership Of Town Square Transferred to Group Holding Construction Loan

Early Friday (Oct. 29th), it was announced that ownership of Burien’s Town Square condominium/retail development was transferred to Corus Construction Venture LLC, which acquired the construction loan... [Read more]

Urban Partners Anticipates Imminent Settlement Over Town Square Complex

Urban Partners Anticipates Imminent Settlement Over Town Square Complex

by Ralph Nichols Despite recent notice of a pending foreclosure action against the condominium/retail complex in Burien Town Square, negotiations between Urban Partners and ST Residential have progressed... [Read more]

REPORT: Burien Town Square Facing Foreclosure

REPORT: Burien Town Square Facing Foreclosure

The Seattle Times reports that Burien’s Town Square is facing foreclosure. According to the report: The firm that holds the note on the construction loan for Burien Town Square Condominium filed... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Whispering Brook Condo’s New Owner Lowers Prices

Advertiser Whispering Brook Condo’s New Owner Lowers Prices

We’d like to welcome our latest Advertiser, Whispering Brook Condominiums, to The B-Town Blog. The new owners have lowered prices and they’re quite aggressive, with one-bedroom homes starting... [Read more]

Will Condo Prices Be Lowered Now That Burien Town Square’s Lender’s Assets Have Been Sold?

Will Condo Prices Be Lowered Now That Burien Town Square’s Lender’s Assets Have Been Sold?

by Ralph Nichols With only five of the 124 condominiums at Town Square sold to date, more than five months after the grand opening of this complex in June, prospective buyers and those anticipating future... [Read more]

Are Reports Of The Demise Of Burien’s Town Square True? Take Our Poll

Are Reports Of The Demise Of Burien’s Town Square True? Take Our Poll

by Ralph Nichols Borrowing a phrase from Mark Twain, reports of the demise of Burien’s Town Square condominiums, which opened for occupancy in June, are vastly exaggerated. So declares Dan Rosenfeld,... [Read more]

Welcome Back Advertiser Burien Town Square!

Welcome Back Advertiser Burien Town Square!

We’d like to open our doors and offer a big “welcome back” to BTB Advertiser Burien Town Square, where model homes are open daily for touring at the only new condominium development of... [Read more]

Burien Town Square – Success To Be? Or Future Ghost Town?

Burien Town Square – Success To Be? Or Future Ghost Town?

by Gina Bourdage Since discussions began in October of 2003 to build an urban community center, devoid of the need to drive to find world class cuisine, shopping and entertainment, the city of Burien and... [Read more]

BREAKING: Cafe Mia Closes Suddenly; Future Unknown

BREAKING: Cafe Mia Closes Suddenly; Future Unknown


Normandy Park resident Helga Herrera reads the notice taped to the front window of Cafe Mia, explaining its sudden closure.

Photos and Story by Scott Schaefer

Cafe Mia, located in the Normandy Park Towne Center on First Avenue South, closed suddenly last Thursday (4/21) with no warning.

Saturday afternoon (4/25) the doors were locked, paper covered all windows, no employees were present, and the only information available was a letter taped to a window near the front door, which read…

PHOTO: The Roof’s On The Burien Town Square!

PHOTO: The Roof’s On The Burien Town Square!

Snapped today by Sales & Promotion Diva Janet Grella – the roof's on the new Burien Town Square! (a BTB Advertiser)  Read More →

Welcome Our Latest Advertiser: Burien Town Square!

Welcome Our Latest Advertiser: Burien Town Square!

The B-Town Blog is proud to welcome its latest Advertiser – Burien Town Square! Burien Town Square is that major new development in the heart of downtown Burien that’s changing the shape of... [Read more]