South Lake Union is located at none other than the southern tip of Seattle’s Lake Union. This is the fastest growing neighborhood in Seattle right now with many new residential buildings in the works.
It is certainly difficult to not be able to find something to do or activity in neighboring areas from the many retailers, restaurants, parks, and easy transportation access this neighborhood is both very walkable and within an arms reach of just about everything in the greater Seattle area. Whole Foods is a big draw here. South Lake Union is the center of Seattle’s Biotech industry as well as home to part of Amazon’s headquarters. There is plenty of green space to get out and enjoy the gorgeous lake views including newly redeveloped Lake Union Park. Its easy to get to downtown or the waterfront as well with a number of streetcar stations one will even take you straight to Sea-Tac International Airport.
South Lake Union is a great place to live not only for the numerous activities and walkability but it is the first green certified neighborhood in Seattle. The people here are not only looking into innovative ways of living they truly care about taking care of the planet. South Lake Union is full of LEED certified buildings and had a few green buildings before green was cool. Seattle Biomedical Research Institute was one of the first silver-level LEED certified labs in the nation.
Moving to South Lake Union means renting an apartment or owing a condo. There are many advantages to living here with the LEED certified green buildings saving you money on monthly bills. A condo can be found in South Lake Union for $314,950 to just over $1million.
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