On August 30, 2006, an affiliate of JC Mueller LLC acquired majority interest in a property located in central Seattle at East Union Street and 23rd Avenue East. JC Mueller LLC has partnered with Elvin Moon, CEO of Los Angeles-based E.W. Moon, Inc. Infrastructure Group, to develop the property that was once the site of the earthquake-damaged Colman Building.
The property has been submitted for a Master Use Permit and contract rezone. Mithun Architects has been selected to design a structure that will provide 90 units of housing, including flats and two-level townhomes, as well as 5,000 square feet of street-level retail space and associated covered parking. Construction to begin in mid-2008.