Planned Development Permits Issued for CityScape

The City of Bellingham has issued Planned Development Permits for CityScape. With these permits issued, Madrona Bay Real Estate Investments will now submit for building permits. CityScape is a 520,677 square foot project. The 8-story building will have 426 apartment suites  (studios and 1-bedroom units) with various amenities and a mixed-use retail component. There will also be 4 parking levels with 445 parking stalls, under the building, The goal for CityScape is to break ground in Spring 2019.

Public Meeting to Introduce CityScape

Madrona Bay Real Estate Investments will be hosting a public meeting to intro CityScape. The meeting is scheduled for 6:00 pm, September 5, 2017 at 424 W Bakerview Road, Suite 109, in Bakerview Square.

The current plans for CityScape call for a 10-story apartment building with 426 apartment units, an attached restaurant, additional commercial space and a parking garage.

Read additional details about CityScape.

A related article by Dave Gallagher of the Bellingham Herald.

CityScape Project Featured in Bellingham Herald

Dave Gallagher of the Bellingham Herald today published an overview of the CityScape project being planned by developer Morgan Bartlett. The project calls for a 390-unit apartment complex at 1427 W. Bakerview Road, to be located across the street from Fred Meyer and near the proposed Costco store. At this time the plans are to break ground next spring and have people moving into CityScape around March 2017.

The full article can be read online at the

New Shopping Center by New Costco

A Bellevue developer, PMF Investments, is expected to submit applications for “Bellingham Retail Center” near the expected location for the new Costco. An article in the Bellingham Herald goes on to say 13-acre property is mostly undeveloped and currently Pace’s Salvage is on the front part of the property on Pacific Highway.

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Bakerview Square Close to Full Occupancy

David Gallagher of the Bellingham Herald reported today that 120,000 square-f0ot Bakerview Square is close to full capacity. With the recent addition of several new tenants such as Trader’s Depot, Spice India and Sweets, and a Puget Sound Blood Center the Square should be full by December.

Read the full article online at the Bellingham Herald.

Potential Plans Submitted for Costco on Bakerview

costco-bakerview-plansAccording to a story in the Bellingham Herald, Costco has submitted plans for a 161,893-square-foot store at a potential site on West Bakerview near I-5. The pre-application packet Costco submitted was made available on a social media site and gave possible solutions to how Costco would address potential traffic issues.

Costco has still made no official comment about the possible new site.

The complete writeup by Dave Gallagher of the Bellingham Herald is available online.