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A bit more about what makes us tick.

Seattle-based Vulcan Real Estate directs all real estate investment activities for Vulcan Inc., a Paul G. Allen company. Through strategic acquisitions and innovative development, the company has created a diversified, $2.0 billion portfolio of high-performing, quality assets. Since 1998, it’s built more than 7.8 million SF of office, life sciences, residential and mixed-use projects. 80% of these have occurred in South Lake Union – one of the largest urban redevelopment projects in the country. The neighborhood includes 6.3 million square feet in 29 projects including 1,367 residential units. As for the future, the company has 208 residential units under construction and several million SF in the pre-development planning stage.

Services Offered

  • Urban planning
  • LEED certification
  • Construction management
  • Budget and schedule management
  • Site selection
  • Due diligence
  • Project feasibility

An 11-year track record in development:


  • 6.5 million SF of commercial, life sciences research, retail and multi-family (1,555 units) developed
  • Five landmark buildings preserved and incorporated into new projects
  • 10 public/private partnerships with government entities
  • 38 land-use permits secured without appeal
  • Four alley vacations
  • Two skybridges
  • Five amendments to zoning code

This deal showed us Vulcan has great instincts. They did what it took to re-lease and re-position the property. Then, at just the right moment, they sold it. - Doug Marks, Senior Vice President, Colliers International