The Pioneer Collective, a Seattle-based Coworking Company, Signs 15-Lease at Tommer Building in Ballard

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The Pioneer Collective, a Seattle-based independent coworking and meeting space company, has completed a 15-year lease on 14,000 square feet at the Tommer Building in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood. Kidder Mathews commercial real estate broker James Yalowitz represented The Pioneer Collective in the lease. The landlord is Seattle developer Kamin Built.

The Tommer Building is located at 5101 14th Avenue NW. It is one of the only commercial office buildings in Ballard’s Brewery District and one of the more unique small office spaces in North Seattle. The four-story building was constructed in 2020 using eco-friendly timber. The lease marks The Pioneer Collective’s third location in the Puget Sound area. The company’s other workspace and meeting hubs are in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood and Tacoma.

Coworking spaces declined during COVID-19 shutdowns, but post-pandemic they offer a vital office alternative. The Pioneer Collective offers coworking spaces, meeting rooms, private offices, event space rentals, and mail processing services. Its clients include membership companies, though hourly or daily rentals are also available to the public to rent meeting rooms and training spaces.

“Office users are shifting away from the downtown core and are placing hybrid teams and remote employees closer to residential neighborhoods with attractive retail, food, and beverage options. Ballard checked all those boxes while also serving a dense area, being transit-accessible, and walkable,” said The Pioneer Collective Co-founder Chris Hoyt.

About Kidder Mathews
Kidder Mathews is the largest independent commercial real estate firm on the West Coast, with 900 real estate professionals and staff in 20 offices in Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, and Arizona. Kidder Mathews offers a complete range of brokerage, appraisal, asset services, consulting, project and construction management, and debt & equity finance services for all property types. The firm performs $10.9 billion in transactions, manages 52 million square feet of space, and conducts over 2,600 appraisals annually. For more information, visit kidder.com.

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