Fourth and Madison Building
Structure in General
- February 2005: TIAA-CREF, the retirement fund based in New York, bought the IDX Tower for $368 million, a Seattle record $411 per square foot (surpassing the previous record of $393). The sellers were National Office Partners and Hines.
- "Grand Opening" ceremonies December 4, 2002.
- Groundbreaking was on September 19, 2000.
- Excavation was 97 feet deep (from Fourth Avenue).
- Typical floor plate is 24,000 square feet.
- The tower has a dramatic 5-story atrium entrance.
- At night, the top of the tower is illuminated by flood lights and gives the tower a "crown" effect.
- Seattle's first major office tower and tallest in a decade, since the completion of Key Tower.
- IDX Systems occupies floors 3-18 which have the largest plates (narrows after the 18th floor).
- From Third Avenue there are 33 floors atop a 7 story podium which straddles the YMCA.
- Consists of steel framing with a concrete core and features floor to ceiling glass throughout and clad in a combination of granite, metal and glass curtainwall.
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Features & Amenities
- Atrium is present
- Floodlighting at night