Here’s how a modular hotel stacks up in Seattle
By Phil Greany


It doesn’t take an industry expert to see that ever-expanding and unprecedented growth in the Seattle and Bellevue markets is unsustainable — something must give.

Mortenson has teamed up with citizenM hotels to make sure safety, quality, cost and schedule are not the “give” by going modular on citizenM’s new 264-key hotel in South Lake Union at 210 Westlake Ave. N. As a first for Seattle, the road to stacking modular Lego-like hotel blocks has been quite the journey but should pay off in spades for all stakeholders.

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