We have completed work at 202 Westlake Ave. N., where developer Spear Street Capital showcases their new 129,400–square–foot office and retail complex. The site is about a block from Amazon.com's headquarters. Upon completion in 2013, the six–story building has 218 stalls of underground parking, street–level retail and office space above. Construction cost was completed on budget at $26 million. San Francisco–based Spear Street is working with two Seattle–area companies, First Western Development Services and Stephen C. Grey & Associates.
A First Western spokesman said they are talking to potential tenants. Broker Lisa Stewart of Urbis Partners is marketing the building. John Grassi, president of Spear Street Capital, told the DJC he is encouraged by the strength of Seattle's office market, particularly in South Lake Union. Donahou Design Group is the architect and Pennon Construction is the general contractor. Subcontractors are Kulchin Foundation Drilling Co., shoring and lagging; Elk Heights Excavation, mass excavation; Albrecht Birkenbuel, concrete; Bellevue Mechanical, HVAC; SME Inc of Seattle, electrical; Tapani Plumbing; and Smith Fire Protection.