SEABROOK ARTICLES (2018 THROUGH PRESENT)
ST CONTENT STUDIO OF THE SEATTLE TIMES | MAY 2022
"What looks like a century-old beach town actually sprang to life 20 years ago on the Washington coast. Is this place unabashed artifice or a master plan for vacation bliss?" Read More ➔
BY ALLECIA VERMILLION OF SEATTLE MET | MAY 2022
This week, Adam spoke with Casey Roloff, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Town Founder of Seabrook, a Washington beach town offering hundreds of homes for purchase or vacation rental. Casey’s impressive home-building skills and strong imagination have helped him create Seabrook and maintain all of the town’s sites. Listen To The Podcast ➔
PODCAST BY ADAM LEJEUNEKOPP | MAY 2022
"Seabrook is the winner of Best Family-Friendly Getaway, Best Coastal Adventure, and Best Pet-Friendly Adventure in our 2022 Best Northwest Escapes viewer poll..." Read More ➔
BY ERIC RIDDLE OF KING5 | MAY 2022
"It’s no secret that the wide-open beaches and rocky headlands of Washington State’s coastline are uncrowded, wonderfully raw, and ruggedly beautiful. It’s also well-known that the old towns located on that same windswept and wave-beaten coastline tend to reflect the downtrodden timber and fishing industries that built them..." Read More ➔
BY KITT DOUCETTE OF BIG LIFE MAGAZINE | MAY 2022
"Washington beaches are wild, usually windy, and beautiful year-round. There is something therapeutic about taking in the sights and sounds of Pacific, even if you have to wear your winter jackets, boots, and a warm hat to do it..." Read More ➔
LISA PATTERSON OF SOUTH SOUND MAGAZINE | MARCH 2022
Seabrook was voted the best family vacation destination in South Sound Magazine! Read More ➔
SOUTH SOUND MAGAZINE | MAY 2022
"The Stowaway Wine Bar in the sustainable town of Seabrook on the rugged Washington Coast – about a 3 hour drive from Seattle – features a 4,600 bottle cellar and views of the Pacific Ocean. The 1900 sq. foot restaurant, bar, and wine shop is the first and only of its kind on the Washington Coast..." Read More ➔
LUXURY TRAVEL MAGAZINE | MAY 2022
"If settled into a cozy vacation cottage in or near a well-planned place like Seabrook, there’s plenty for a family to do no matter the temperature. The town’s simple, friendly layout encourages old-fashioned bike riding, meeting new friends and just hanging out — think “Stranger Things” without the monsters..." Read More ➔
ST CONTENT STUDIO, THE SEATTLE TIMES | APRIL 2022
"We ditched the car and crunched our way across the oyster-shell sidewalks and fire-pit-dotted courtyards of this highly walkable, self-contained world. (Seabrook touts its New Urbanism design techniques, which aim to connect people as they move around town.)" Read More ➔
CORINNE WHITING, SPECIAL TO THE SEATTLE TIMES | APRIL 2022
"Take a staycation to Grays Harbor County, a well-kept secret here in the Pacific Northwest that has plenty to do and see!" Read More ➔
BY SEATTLE REFINED | APRIL 2022
BY MAKIAH HOGANS OF FABULOUSWASHINGTON.COM | MARCH 2022
"This vibrant Washington coastal beach town has bragging rights to the state’s first beachfront wine bar. The Stowaway Wine Bar has opened in a new, expanded location, featuring a 4,600 bottle cellar and beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean..." Read More ➔
BY WASHINGTON TASTING ROOM MAGAZINE | MARCH 2022
"Seabrook is a vibrant beach town located on the Washington coast overlooking the Pacific Ocean. It has been thoughtfully designed — founded on new urbanism and woven seamlessly into nature — over the last 19 years as a sustainable haven for full-time residents, short-term vacation rentals, and day-trippers." Read More ➔
BY MICHAEL WELDON OF EXPLORE WASHINGTON STATE | MARCH 2022
"There’s only one thing we should warn you about taking a vacation to Seabrook, the small but dynamic Washington-coast beach town less than three hours from Seattle, and that is that it may make you want to uproot your life and move there." Read More ➔
BY KATHRYN ROMEYN OF THEEVERYMOM.COM | MARCH 2022
Seabrook wins in two categories, Best Northwest Beach Town and Best Northwest Resort!
BY SEATTLE MAGAZINE | JANUARY 2022
"Transport yourself to Seabrook, one of Washington’s top hidden gems located along the scenic Washington Coast. Experience the excellence, natural beauty, cozy lodging..." Read More ➔
"Located in the heart of Seabrook is Frontager's Pizza Company, a family-friendly restaurant serving up brick-oven pizzas with artisanal meats and cheeses..." Read More ➔
BY MAKIAH HOGANS OF FABULOUSWASHINGTON.COM | FEBRUARY 2022
"This charming coastal town is the best-kept secret in Washington state..." Read More ➔
BY TAMARA GANE OF TRAVEL + LEISURE | FEBRUARY 2022
"Grace Bryan, whose stunning cinnamon rolls draw big lines to her Vista Bakeshop in Seabrook, Washington, calls it a fundamental spice, for its ability to work well in conjunction with other spices and stand out on its own..." Read More ➔
BY NAOMI TOMKY OF SAVEUR | NOVEMBER 2021
"If a destination wedding on an expansive beach sounds idyllic, you don't have to head out of the country to enjoy gorgeous wedding day views, seaside town charm..." Read More ➔
See Seabrook featured on pages 22, 26-27!
BY HARMONY WALTON OF DESTINATION I DO | OCTOBER 2021
BY CHEFS TOM DOUGLAS & THIERRY RAUTUREAU | OCTOBER 2021
"Still, Joie Des Livres is definitely a vacationers’ bookstore. Mixed in with the roughly 7,500 titles are beach-themed tote bags, tins of tea, art supplies, candles and crossword puzzles to brighten a cabin dweller’s stay on the coast..." Read More ➔
BY PAUL CONSTANT, SPECIAL TO THE SEATTLE TIMES | SEPTEMBER 2021
"Seabrook is a vibrant beach town nestled into seaside Pacific Northwest, on the Washington coast overlooking the water. Autumn in Washington State offers one of the most unique and popular bucket list activities travelers can find..." Read More ➔
BY MOLLY O'BRIEN OF FODORS TRAVEL | SEPTEMBER 2021
"Market Street is a must see with its local boutiques, wine shop, ice cream parlor, and restaurants for a slice of Americana..." Read More ➔
BY GWEN PRATESI OF READER'S DIGEST | SEPTEMBER 2021
"Its fiery sunsets and views of the Pacific are spectacular and provide the perfect setting for romance. Explore the boutiques and restaurants with your love, then gather around an outdoor fireplace with a glass of wine in the evening..." Read More ➔
BY TAMARA GANE OF READER'S DIGEST | SEPTEMBER 2021
"The new Pacific Landing addition within the planned oceanfront community has several private amenities, including a resident-only fitness center, access to an elevated terrace overlooking..." Read More ➔
BY EMILY MOLINA OF 425 MAGAZINE | SEPTEMBER 2021
"Rising Tide Tavern and Vista Bakeshop (plus a popular fried chicken popup) join a critical mass of legit dining on the coast..." Read More ➔
BY ALLECIA VERMILLION OF SEATTLE MET | AUGUST 2021
BY GABE GUARANTE OF EATER SEATTLE | AUGUST 2021
"Seabrook’s got pet-friendly cottages, cottages with ocean views, cottages with a touch of farm life; and each one has different perks, like bicycles guests can use, hot tubs for soaking or gas grills for a summer BBQ, that make this an oh-so-easy place to stay with kids..." Read More ➔
BY ALLISON SUTCLIFFE OF RED TRICYCLE | AUGUST 2021
"Keep going and you start to get an idea of Seabrook. Two and a half hours from Seattle on the pine tree coast due west of Washington’s capital, Olympia, Seabrook is a community that works hard to make small town life feel easy..." Read More ➔
BY DAVID HOCHMAN OF FORBES | AUGUST 2021
"The picturesque beach getaway on Washington’s coast by Pacific Beach looks like a backdrop to a Hallmark movie. There are small cottages and enormous homes..." Read More ➔
BY 425 MAGAZINE | JULY 2021
"Exploring enchanted stretches of the wind-whipped coast is a must-do on any Washington visitor's itinerary. Seabrook, located less than a three-hour drive from Seattle in Pacific Beach, features family-friendly beach houses..." Read More ➔
CORINNE WHITING - SPECIAL TO USA TODAY 10 BEST | JULY 2021
"If you can imagine a mix of Cape Cod and Carmel-by-the-Sea, it would look a lot like Seabrook, a small seaside village just east of Olympic National Park..." Read More ➔
Additionally featured on MSN.com: 17 Best Beach Getaways in America
BY HANNAH LOEWENTHEIL OF BEST LIFE ONLINE | JULY 2021
“What happier place is there than Seabrook? We have so much gratitude and excitement for what is to come and look forward to feeding residents, employees, and vacationers...” Read More ➔
BY INSIDER SEATTLE VIA EAT SEATTLE | JULY 2021
"Washington’s quiet beach resort town of Seabrook awaits an influx of some of Seattle’s best food talent in the coming months..." Read More ➔
BY NAOMI TOMKY OF SEATTLE PI | JULY 2021
"I love being a part of creating experiences for others. To build places that frame some of the most memorable experiences in people's lives — that's powerful. We create built environments that inspire people..." Read More ➔
BY SARA MORRIS OF COPPER STRATEGIC | MAY 2021
"The opening panel, which is focused on intentional living, will include speakers like Seabrook CEO and co-founder Casey Roloff, town planner Stephen Poulakos, and interior designer Whitney Wiggins..." Read more ➔
View The Recorded Webinar: Intentional Living Panel | Spring Design Week 2021
BY EMILY MOLINA OF 425 MAGAZINE | APRIL 2021
"There’s a park on the hill and down by the water and a slew of fun activities to be found throughout the town: community fire pits, horseshoes, bocce and volleyball courts, an indoor pool, and definitely a whole lot of bike riding..." Read more ➜
BY GABBY CULLEN OF RED TRICYCLE | APRIL 2021
"In fact, there are town designers who understand this and have architected environments purpose-built to unlock this energy. As an example, Casey Roloff is the visionary who, with a team of amazing designers..." Read more ➜
"We visited this enchanted stretch of Washington coast, located less than a three-hour drive from Seattle, on a recent wind-whipped weekend. After 48 hours of rest and rejuvenation in an ultra-comfortable beach house..." Read more ➜
BY CORINNE WHITING OF SEATTLEITE | MARCH 2021
"Seabrook, which creator Casey Roloff says he and his wife sought to create Mayberry when they set out to build their planned community, was already seeing dramatic growth before COVID..." Read more ➜
BY MIKE FLYNN & ASSOCIATES, FLYNN'S HARP BLOG | JANUARY 2021
"The bulk of the donations came from Seabrook Foundation, which donated $10,000 to the food drive, with additional financial donations coming from local businesses..." Read more ➜
BY RYAN SPARKS OF THE DAILY WORLD | DECEMBER 2020
"At just 3 hours from downtown Seattle it’s an ideal destination with the finest architecturally designed homes of all sizes, a paradise for seasonal guests and residents to enjoy with a unique variety of shops and restaurants..." Read more ➜
BY CHRISTINA AUSLEY OF SEATTLEPI | DECEMBER 2020
"Enter Seabrook – a vibrant beach town on the rugged Washington coast overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The town has been carefully designed over the last 16 years to create a space that merges an urban resort townscape..." Read more ➜
BY INSIDERSEATTLE | SEPTEMBER 2020
"A modern Pleasantville perched 70 feet above the surf, the unincorporated Grays Harbor County town was founded in 2004 and hosts over 450 homes in eight different neighborhoods across 44 acres..." Read more ➜
BY SIP MAGAZINE | SEPTEMBER 2020
"Seabrook Community Foundation Executive Director Christi Boora was excited to share the foundation decision to provide $70,000 to support North Beach students..." Read more ➜
BY KXRO NEWS RADIO | SEPTEMBER 2020
"...and then, suddenly, Pleasantville. Built as a vacation community in 2004, Seabrook looks like a New England hamlet that sprung up on a mossy bluff overlooking the Pacific..." Read more ➜
BY SEATTLE MET | AUGUST 2020
"The moment you arrive, it feels like home — the perfect spot to unwind and relax. Casey Roloff had a vision 17 years ago when he founded Seabrook, a beach town on the Washington Coast north of Ocean Shores..." Read more ➜
BY SEATTLE REFINED | JULY 2020
"It's a place reminding visitors of simpler times, of children speckled with sand, digging through the shores for razor clams. It's a place where couples bike alongside crumbled shell sidewalks, with little sign of motor traffic..." Read more ➜
BY CHRISTINA AUSLEY OF SEATTLEPI | JUNE 2020
"The Seabrook Community Foundation, jumpstarted alongside the inception of Seabrook in the early 2000s, recently donated more than $50,000 to the Grays Harbor Community Hospital..." Read more ➜
BY CHRISTINA AUSLEY OF SEATTLEPI | APRIL 2020
“It’s been really incredible to watch as the community has evolved from a plot of land into something really special. We continue to hear more and more from people wanting to come enjoy the Town Center and explore..." Read more ➜
BY GRAYSHARBORTALK | APRIL 2020 (ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED DECEMBER 2019)
"The Seabrook Community Foundation recently donated more than $50,000 so Grays Harbor Community Hospital could purchase three ventilators, and it is making zero interest loans available for small businesses..." Read more ➜
BY DAN HAMMOCK OF THE DAILY WORLD | APRIL 2020
"Dogs are considered part of the family in this town, so you’ll see them accompanying their owners doing various activities. If you’re traveling in the fall, you can bring your dog digging for razor-clams..." Read more ➜
BY POSTCARDS TO SEATTLE | MARCH 2020
"Seabrook is one of those places that just take your breath away. Out of all of the places I’ve traveled, Seabrook stole my heart almost immediately upon arriving. When Ryan & Sarah booked me for their wedding, I was excited..." Read more ➜
BY RACHEL HOWERTON PHOTOGRAPHY | OCTOBER 2019
"Poulakos sketched out a series of small parks connected by a curving east-west boardwalk, which became known in the early days of Rosemary Beach..." Read more ➜
"You need to drive to Seabrook, but what makes it special is the walkability of the town. Most people keep their cars parked for the duration of their trip and get around on bike, scooter, or foot..." Read more ➜
BY THE EMERALD PALATE | SEPTEMBER 2019
"What I most love about Seabrook is how walkable it is. The town streets all have sidewalks and you bump into well-maintained trails that invite you to explore. There are also fun surprises..." Read more ➜
BY KRISTIN KENDLE OF TRAVEL WITH MONSTERS | MAY 2019
"...will be one of the most picturesque and memorable main streets on the Pacific coast. We are currently developing our 'Main Street’ (known as Market Street) as we speak, and we have a deep gratitude for all the incredible influence..." Read more ➜
BY STEPHEN POULAKOS | APRIL 2019
"It’s wonderful to see how Seabrook has provided a space for people near and far to enjoy everything this area has to offer on a regular basis! I love all of the amazing homes..." Read more ➜
BY POPPI PHOTOGRAPHY | OCTOBER 2018
"Sharing a home with friends was a blast! The kids were able to play together morning, noon and night. We were also able to divide and conquer a lot more with the help of friends..." Read more ➜
BY MARCIE IN MOMMYLAND | APRIL 2018
"Just a three hour drive from Portland, Seabrook is a small town on the Washington coast offering families a dream retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life..." Read more ➜
BY ANNETTE BENEDETTI OF RED TRICYCLE | JANUARY 2018
Articles from Seabrook's beginnings and early years (2004 through 2017)
"Seabrook: Thriving, Expanding, and Breaking Records"
425 Business - 09/20/2017
"Why did Grays Harbor home values soar? The answer lies in Seabrook"
Puget Sound Business Journal - 09/15/2017
"The Best Beaches in Washington State"
Trip Savvy - 07/06/2017
"Seabrook: How to build a town from scratch in the middle of nowhere"
Puget Sound Business Journal - 06/23/2017
"Seabrook To Host Second Annual Beach Volleyball Tournament"
South Sound Magazine - 06/12/2017
"Northwest Real Estate Find: Big House on a Big Beach"
Seattle PI - 01/06/2016
"Best Romantic Weekend Destinations on the West Coast"
Vacation Idea - 06/04/2015
"Turquoise Tour of Seabrook, Washington"
House of Turquoise - 07/28/2014
"Coastal Glam Pacific Northwest Inspiration Shoot"
Style Me Pretty Northwest - 01/09/2014
"Seabrook Beckons In Winter Weather"
ThurstonTalk.com - 11/23/2013
"Seabrook: Washington's Famous Beach Town - Photo Gallery"
Seattle PI - 07/30/2013
"At Seabrook, New Urbanism goes to the beach"
Mother Nature Network - 7/22/2013
"Sunset Magazine to Develop First-Ever Sustainable Idea Town in Seabrook, WA"
Inhabitat - 5/7/2013
"Seabrook, WA - A Beach Town"
Holy Craft - 10/12/2012
"Washington Outpost Draws Those Hungry for Slap of Sea Spray"
New York Times - 1/5/2012
"Washington's 'New Beach Town' Makes A Family Happy"
Seattle Times - 7/6/2011
"Fill The Gap At Beachfront Seabrook Cottages"
Seattle Met - 6/15/2011
"Home Builders Throw Open Gates To Social Networking"
Puget Sound Business Journal - 4/29/2011
"Building A Community, Not Just Homes"
Seattle Times - 9/17/2010
"Seabrook In A Class By Itself"
Ocean Home Guru - 9/14/2010
"Waterfront Vacation Destination for Seattle Area Residents"
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - 5/21/2010
"Kid-Friendly Weekend in Seabrook"
Red Tricycle - 3/23/2010
"Steady As She Grows"
Builder Magazine - 3/12/2010
"Seabrook coastal community keeps building in downturn"
Puget Sound Business Journal - 12/6/2008
"The Seabrook community shows the way to a new urbanist future"
Pacific Northwest Magazine - Seattle Times - 11/30/2008
"Innovative Vacation-home Style Sells Despite Market Woes; Urban Living is Second Nature"
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer - 9/9/2008
"Trying Again on a Coast That Defies Big Dreams"
The New York Times - 5/27/2008
"Rural Retreats - Grays Harbor attractive to builders of vacation homes"
Puget Sound Business Journal - 12/29/2006
"2006 Top '40 Under 40' Business Leaders Honored""
Puget Sound Business Journal - 9/15/2006
"Young Man's Vision Taking Shape on Washington Coast as Seabrook"
Seattle Times/PI - 8/27/2005
"Profile: Developer Sets Sights on What Others Don't See"
Seattle Times/PI - 8/27/2005
"Big Plans in Works For Slice of Pacific Coast"
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - 11/14/2003
"Suspended seating is playful and popular,” says Wiggins, but as for their performance and safety, these swings fall short. They are unstable and awkward to sit on, and accidents are bound to happen. “I can spill my drink just fine on my own,” adds Wiggins. “No need to add kinetic energy into the mix.” Read more ➔
BY JENNIFER KELLY GEDDES | MAY 2021 - SEABROOK INTERIOR DESIGNER, WHITNEY WIGGINS, CONTRIBUTED
"Luxury Homes That Are Better, Not Bigger"
Wall Street Journal - 2/6/2014
"Short Film on Seaside, Florida Wins Award At New Urbanism Film Festival (video)"
Urban Cincy - 12/16/2013
"Second-home sales shift to Generation X"
Housing Wire - 6/21/2013
"America's Best Retreats"
Barron's - 3/2/2013
"Seaside, FL Celebrates 30-Year Anniversary"
USA Today - 9/28/2012
"The Future of Housing Demand: 4 Key Demographic Trends"
U.S. News - 2/1/2010