Developer Plans 9-Story Building in Downtown Olympia

GreenWorks plans office, retail and condo space


Highlights of proposed project

--Nine stories, 95 feet tall. If a residential building is within 200 feet of the lake, height is limited to 35 feet. If outside the shoreline boundary, height can be up to 75 feet. There are exceptions allowing taller buildings.

--Seven stories of 45 to 65 condominiums, from studio to two bedrooms, some affordable housing.

--Two stories of office and retail space.

--Solar power, rooftop gardens and the ability to recycle water.

--Formal application in six months, construction 18 months later.

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