SPIRE is awarded “Seattle’s High Rise Residential Development of the Year”

Standing proudly alongside the Space Needle, amidst local culture and dining, Spire has set the record for most homes sold in Downtown Seattle, and is the second highest-selling residential building on the entire West Coast.


And Spire just won “Seattle’s High Rise Residential Development of the Year” from the NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Program. The Washington State Chapter honors outstanding real estate developments, and we were thrilled to take home the trophy. Presented on Friday night at the NAIOPWA 2021 Night of the Stars Gala, the awards ceremony honored an impressive slate of commercial real estate projects that serve the community with innovations in retail, office, industrial and multi-family development.


NAIOPWA’s Night of the Stars identifies outstanding real estate developments and activities in a variety of market types and the individuals who made the projects happen. The awards aim to honor the teams who build our landscape in this annual celebration of the industry. Each finalist project was evaluated for impact on the community, market adaptability, ingenuity, and local contributions. The 2021 event was sponsored by CoStar Group and Puget Sound Business Journal. View the full list of winners here.



By focusing on emotionally resonant architectural design, Laconia Development creates landmark developments that command attention and enhance existing neighborhoods—buildings that residents are proud to call home. We’d like to congratulate the entire team behind Spire, a creative collaboration led by Laconia Development/Seattle Realty One LLC and VIA Architecture, PCL Construction Services, Glotman Simpson Engineers with construction project management by The Schwartz Company and Robin Chell Design/Interior Marketing Group leading the interior design. Real Estate Consulting, Sales and Marketing is led by Polaris Pacific. Parkworks Mechanical Systems was responsible for the installation of the fully automatic parking system at Spire, the first fully automated parking system (APS) in Seattle.


Paul Menzies, CEO at Laconia Development accepts the honor for our team at Spire.


Additional team members who contributed to the honor include:

Bruce Matson Company, Inc. (Millwork)

City Transfer, Inc. (Excavation)

Donald B. Murphy Contractors (Shoring)

Holmberg Mechanical (HVAC and Plumbing)

Mehrer Drywall Inc. (Painting and Wallcovering)

Sequoyah Electric (Electrical)

Sotefin SA (Manufacturer of Automatic Parking System)

Watry Design (Automatic Parking System)

Western Tile and Marble Contractors (Tilework)

Window Wall Installation Specialists, Inc. (Window Wall Installation)

WiPliance (Audio/Visual & Window Covering Installation)


At nearly 50% sold, discerning buyers continue to choose Spire. With a tour of your own, you’ll find it’s easy to see why it’s winning awards and selling quickly. Walking in you’re greeted by a dramatic two-story lobby. Wander through the gorgeously designed building and you’ll see world-class amenities including luxe co-working spaces, a fitness center and movement studios, a private theater and Level 40’s Spire Club with both indoor and outdoor terraces. Amenities extend beyond the living and social spaces, too. Spire is home to Seattle’s first fully-automated parking system where your car is safely, automatically parked in a matter of minutes. And always at the ready is your 24-hour concierge service.


Spire was designed to connect Seattle’s natural beauty with leading technology. The one-, two-, and three-bedroom homes take advantage of Seattle’s views including the Puget Sound, Mount Rainier and Mount Baker. Visit in person to explore four new model homes, plus our four floors of amenities including view terraces, The Spire Club (available for parties and events), modern fitness center, and unrivaled 360-degree views.


Homes start in the high $400,000s. Contact sales to make your appointment to tour today at 206.494.0094 or info@spireseattle.com.


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