Managing Urban Real Estate Projects of Responsible and Disciplined Design in Seattle, Washington

Company

HB Management is committed to responsible real estate development of lasting and high-quality urban real estate projects that are grounded in careful consideration of the specific character of the site and the needs of the community. HB Management strongly believes that a thoughtfully designed real estate project will enhance the quality of life for current and future residents within the immediate community, while at the same time promoting performing real estate assets.  This requires responsible planning and disciplined development.

HB Management specializes in apartment building development and comprehensive real estate advisory, development and management services throughout the Seattle, Washington area.  The company is highly skilled and experienced in managing real estate projects from conception to completion.  HB Management is currently working on various projects throughout the Seattle area representing retail, apartment buildings, and mixed-use projects under different stages of development.  HB Management is committed to the responsible development of lasting, high-quality urban real estate projects in prime Seattle locations.

At HB Management we love what we do and maintain a gratifying hard working environment with our colleagues and clients.  We understand that in developing a real estate project we may encounter complex market conditions, important community needs, and specific public requirements. We strive to evaluate these in their contexts, to the benefit of all.

Current Projects

BB6

2300 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121
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Units: 500 per tower
Stories: Two 41-story towers with a 12-story podium
Retail
: 12,000 square feet 
Parking: 300 stalls

Located in the heart of Seattle’s Denny Triangle on the west half of the block that is bound between 6th & 7th Avenue and Bell & Battery Streets, the BB6 project is within two blocks of Amazon’s three new office towers, walking distance to transit, the central business district, Belltown, South Lake Union, grocery stores, retail, restaurants, parks, and Seattle Center.  The cast-in-place concrete structure with exterior window wall combines a mix of retail on the lower floors and residential apartments and extended-stay units above.  The building will be heavily amenitized featuring roof-top amenity spaces, dog runs, outdoor BBQ areas, private amenity spaces and many other building community amenity and gathering spaces. 

307 Broad

307 Broad Street
Seattle, WA 98121
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Units: 152
Stories: 9
Retail
: None
Parking:
 4 levels below grade with approximately 125 stalls

At the corner of 3rd and Broad Street, this project is located on the future Lake-2-Bay Corridor which will connect Elliot Bay to South Lake Union.  This joint development with Connell Real Estate & Development Co. is on the edge of Belltown, the Denny Triangle, uptown neighborhoods and across the street from the Seattle Center, giving it stunning views of the Space Needle.  A random exterior window pattern of the building plays off of the atmosphere of the Seattle Center.  The 9-story cast-in-place concrete building will include a large roof-top space with a yoga terrace, fitness areas, a dog run, lounge space, BBQ and private party rooms. The building will also have a Velo room on the first floor and a work-from-home conference center. 

Vida

6516 12th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98115 
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Units: 201
Stories: 7
Retail: 1,570 square feet
Parking: 2 levels below grade with 138 stalls

Directly across the street from the future Roosevelt light rail station and just south of the historic Roosevelt High School, the Vida project is only 1 block from the Roosevelt commercial core and easily walkable to parks, stores, restaurants, and ground transit.  The building will be 7 stories with 5 levels of wood framing over 2 levels of cast-in-place concrete with 2 levels of below-grade parking.  Amenity features include roof-top lounge space, interior community and fitness rooms and a retail space that will be located across from the light rail station. 

Ecoluxe

1319 NE 65th Street
Seattle, WA 98115
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Units: 42
Stories: 4
Retail: 1,320 square feet
Parking: 8 stalls

The Ecoluxe project is an efficient and very thoughtfully designed luxury studio unit building located in the revitalizing Roosevelt neighborhood of northeast Seattle. The site is located within walking distance of the urban village and future light rail station and is just 1 block from the historic Roosevelt High School.  The 4-story building will have 3 levels of wood framing and 1 level of cast-in-place concrete with a basement for residential and mechanical storage.  The project includes a generous roof-top deck and the ground floor will consist of retail space, residential lobby, leasing office, community lounge, and community work room. 

Centerline

6505 15th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98115
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Units:235
Stories:7
Retail:7,450 square feet
Parking: 187 stalls

The Centerline project lies within the urban village and light rail station overlay district of the revitalizing Roosevelt neighborhood of northeast Seattle.   The site is located two blocks away from the future light rail station and directly south of the historic Roosevelt High School. The project will be constructed of twin 7-story buildings with 5 levels of wood framing over 2 levels of concrete with 2.5 levels of below-grade parking separated by a community court yard. The project will have substantial first floor retail with a private/public interior courtyard, roof-top decks with dog areas, BBQ and green roofs. These amenities will bring a real community feeling to the building. 

Completed Projects

206 Bell

206 Bell Street
Seattle, WA 98121 
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Units: 122
Stories: 8
Retail: 5,500 square feet
Parking: 2 floors of underground parking
Construction Type: Load-bearing light gauge steel framing, concrete-over-metal decks with an exterior window wall system
Amenities: Roof-top lounge area, barbecue stations, level 1 fitness room, and "living room" lobby community space    

HB Management designed, permitted, constructed, and managed the mixed-use building through the lease-up stage. The project was the first new development on Seattle's Bell Street Park and anchors the corner of a revitalized street corner.  206 Bell is a Built-Green project that has consistently performed extremely well in the market. 

Verve

2720 Fourth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121 
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Units: 161
Stories: 14
Retail: 5,000 square feet
Parking: 4 floors of underground parking
Construction Type: Cast-in-place concrete with an exterior window wall system
Amenities: Solarium, roof-top dog run, roof-top lounge, 24-hour fitness studio, outdoor yoga terrace, LEED certified

HB Management designed, permitted, and constructed a 14-story mixed-use building located on the corner of Fourth Avenue and Denny Way in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood.  The building has magnificent views of the Space Needle from most units and the roof-top amenity space has views of Lake Union, the Olympic Mountains, and Seattle Center.   Unique amenities include a glass solarium and extensive roof-top terrace. 

Dimension

2625 Third Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121 
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Units: 300
Stories: 26
Retail: 5,500 square feet
Parking: 5 floors of underground parking
Construction Type: Cast-in-place concrete with an exterior window wall system
Amenities: Roof-top clubhouse, 360-degree walk-around views, ground floor “living room” resident space 

HB Management designed and permitted the high-rise mixed-use building in the Belltown neighborhood. The shovel-ready project was sold just before it broke ground and the new owner was able to begin construction right away. The project is one of Belltown’s premiere luxury apartment buildings with soaring views of downtown, Seattle Center, Elliott Bay and Olympic Mountains.  It features a roof-top dog run, roof-top clubhouse with glass NanaWall, and a Built-Green design.  A ground floor multi-purpose space was designed to accommodate various musical and cultural events for the residents and community.  

The Northwest School Gym

401 E Pike Street
Seattle, WA 98122
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HB Management designed and permitted a mixed-use building at the corner of East Pike Street and Bellevue Avenue in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood.  The 6-story project was designed with 54 apartments units, 5,000 square feet of retail space at the ground floor, and two floors of underground parking.  The wood-frame building was designed Built-Green.  Prior to construction, HB sold the property to The Northwest School who, instead of developing it into an apartment building, redesigned the project as the first new building in the history of the school.  It is now a sustainable multipurpose facility with a gymnasium, theater, dining hall and roof-top sports field.

Ballard Condominiums

HB Management was commissioned to develop a boutique condominium project in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. The project was completed successfully and sold.

Executive Hotel Pacific

400 Spring Street
Seattle, WA 98104
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Rooms: 156
Restaurants: The Lodge Sports Grille and Vovito Espresso Gelato Bar 

Executive Hotel Pacific is a 156-room boutique hotel on the corner of Fourth Avenue and Spring Street acquired and subsequently remodeled under the direction and oversight of HB Management.  All mechanical systems were replaced and central air conditioning was added to the entire hotel.  All rooms, hallways, and meeting spaces were updated to include new hard goods and soft goods.  HB continues to oversee renovations at the hotel, which included a complete remake of the in-building dining experience with opening of The Lodge Sports Grille for meals and the Vovito Espresso Gelato Bar for morning coffee and dessert. Other projects include elevator modernization and building envelope upgrades. HB Management’s work at this site preserved the original style of this 1928 hotel while integrating it with modern conveniences. 

Team

HB Management relies heavily on teamwork to bring its projects from start to finish. The team carefully evaluates both the benefits and impacts of urban development and thoroughly appraises each opportunity to develop a well-disciplined real estate project. Our team includes architects, structural engineers, surveyors, accountants, legal experts, environmental consultants, and city planners to assure our projects are completed to the highest standards.

Ed Hewson

A Seattle native, Ed is a founder and manager of HB Management, with a deft ability to identify opportunities to create value for owners and partners.  Ed is also an owner and executive of several other companies, including the Paragon Real Estate Advisors (an apartment brokerage firm), Indigo Real Estate Services (a property management firm), Coast Communications Company, and Treen Corporation.  HB manages Roosevelt Development Group and several other large-scale apartment/retail development and redevelopment projects in urban Seattle locations and has completed several large mixed-use projects in Belltown including 206 Bell and Verve.

Ed earned degrees in Economics and American History from Connecticut College in 1989 and graduated Harvard Business School’s Owner/President Management program in 2004.  He is also a former honoree for the Puget Sound Business Journal’s annual “40 Under 40 Awards Program” in recognition of his outstanding business performance.

Ed served as a director of the Childhaven centers for abused and neglected children, and is involved in the community as an avid track and soccer coach. Through a club called Seattle Speed, he has coached many nationally and internationally ranked sprinters, jumpers and hurdlers, and for the past 15 years has coached youth soccer in the local leagues. Ed is a lifetime citizen of West Seattle, where he resides with his wife of 20 years and their three children.

Jon Breiner

Jon is a founder and manager of HB Management and is highly skilled at identifying apartment acquisition and development opportunities in the Seattle area.  Jon is also an owner and executive of several other companies, including the Paragon Real Estate Advisors and Indigo Real Estate Services, and also functions as president of several of his family companies. Jon is a 2016 honoree for the Puget Sound Business Journal’s annual “40 Under 40 Awards Program” in recognition of his outstanding performance in the business community.

His educational background in economics, mathematics and finance, as well as his previous business experience with technology, mergers, and acquisitions have been complementary to his real estate career. Jon is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School’s Owner/President Management program. Outside of work, Jon can be found skiing, mountaineering, golfing, traveling, and spending time with his wife and two young children.

“While working with Mr. Breiner we benefited from his comprehensive knowledge of real estate finance, market knowledge, and building structure – we feel we really got a complete package during the process.”
                                                                                                        - Adam Meshberg

Nick Miller

A native of Washington, Nick has been immersed in the Seattle building and development industry since moving to Seattle in 2004 to earn a degree in Construction Management from the University of Washington. Nick has extensive experience as a Project Manager in the building construction industry. He has successfully constructed and delivered high-rise residential towers, midrise office buildings, podium wood frame mixed-use buildings, light gauge steel and structural steel institutional buildings to the urban Seattle market.

Nick is responsible for managing the preconstruction and construction activities at HB Management, and plays an active role in the risk mitigation of the predevelopment and early design process. His attention to detail and ability to oversee a large array of tasks make him a proven leader of the development process.  Nick started his development career working in his family’s real estate and construction business. Away from work, Nick enjoys boating on Puget Sound and Lake Washington and is an aspiring golfer. He lives in the Seattle area with his wife and two young children.

Andrew Zins

Andrew joined HB Management in October 2015, but has been a long time business partner.  Prior to joining HB Management, Andrew was Controller of Columbia Pacific Advisors for over 10 years responsible for company operations, including accounting, finance, compliance, and investor relations.  Columbia Pacific Advisors is a registered investment advisor managing alternative investment vehicles across a wide range of strategies, including real estate, opportunistic private equity, direct lending, hedge, and fund of funds.  Over his tenure at Columbia Pacific Advisors, Andrew successfully managed the firm’s finance operations from launch to over 1 billion in assets under management. 

Andrew is responsible for managing the financial aspects of HB Management's projects.  Andrew graduated from the University of Alaska Anchorage with a degree in Accounting.

Kent Hendricks

As a Certified Public Accountant with a diverse background in business leadership, real estate investing, and loan administration, Kent serves as controller of HB Management and its related entities and keeps the group on an organized and even keel.  Kent tracks and communicates the financial progress of HB’s various businesses and projects, including preparation and submission of financial statements to the owners and partners.  He serves as a sounding board for the owners and provides the accounting for each phase of HB’s construction projects from preconstruction through post-construction phases, including calculating and submitting the draw packages to lenders. 

A Washington native, Kent earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Accounting from Brigham Young University, then worked as an auditor for Price Waterhouse before moving into a career of managing and owning of a variety of small businesses, including some local and national award winners. Kent resides in the greater Seattle area, and loves serving in his church and spending time with his wife of 30 years and his four grown children. 

Contact

One Union Square                                      P: 206.623.8880              
600 University Street Suite 2018             F: 206.623.7435 
Seattle, WA 98101

Ed Hewson     
206.682.4227

Jon Breiner       
206.354.1027

Nick Miller
         
206.812.9126

Andrew Zins      
206.623.6342

Kent Hendricks
206.812.9135