SEATTLE, WA – LMC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lennar Corporation and a leader in apartment development and management, has announced the completion of Ovation, a luxury two-tower, mixed-use apartment community located at the entrance to Seattle’s premier Hilltop District.
The crowning symbolizes a milestone in the construction process of the 32-story towers, which include 548 apartment houses and 6,000 square feet of retail and office space. A new 9,000 square foot outdoor public plaza provides access to Freeway Park and views of the city skyline.
The development landmark was recognized at an intimate East Tower celebration in May with representatives from LMC, JTM Construction, Perkins + Will and financial partner QuadReal.
“This milestone at Ovation is significant for LMC, our partners and our neighbors who have worked with us throughout the process and amid the challenges of the past year,” said Dan Shieder, LMC vice president of development. . “We are excited about the progress, as well as what this cosmopolitan community will contribute to the character of the First Hill neighborhood, and the unprecedented living experience it will provide to future residents. “
Located between Hubbell Place and 8th Avenue on Spring Street, Ovation carves a distinct silhouette into the Seattle skyline and offers majestic views of Mount Rainier to the south and the city to the west. The community is adjacent to the Central Business District and within a 10-minute walk of the thriving tech sector of South Lake Union and the expansive entertainment options of Capitol Hill. Ovation, which has a transit score of 100 and a walk score of 97, shares the block with city hall, a historic cultural center, and an auditorium. Access to Interstate 5 and two major bus routes provides top-notch connectivity to major sites in the metro area.
First Hill is one of Seattle’s original neighborhoods and contains a diverse mix of architecture, ranging from buildings constructed in the early 1900s to modern developments. The area is often referred to as ‘Pill Hill’ due to its high concentration of health services and medical facilities including Virginia Mason Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center and Swedish Medical Center which are all within 10 minutes walk. foot of the community site.
Ovation will include studios, one- and two-bedroom homes, including two-story penthouses. Offering multiple floor plans and design patterns, as well as oversized bedrooms, bathrooms, and closets, Ovation has something to suit any taste or preference. It incorporates condo quality finishes with a particular emphasis on creating living spaces for those looking to switch from entryway apartments or downsize to single family homes. Some apartments are equipped with electric blinds for smart homes.
Community amenities will span 17,400 square feet and will include a huge state-of-the-art fitness center, collaborative workspaces, a movie theater, a pet spa and indoor pet park and several lounges. for residents to entertain large and small groups. Additionally, two large rooftop amenity spaces will feature a pool on the west tower, and a Pacific Coast-inspired setting on the tower is great for kids to explore and play. Both rooftops will feature outdoor fireplaces, grills and seating areas. Residents will also have access to bicycle stations with storage, washing and repair stations.
Ovation, due to welcome its first residents in early 2022, is the latest community in LMC’s growing Seattle portfolio, joining Axle, Twenty20 Mad and Valdok.