The new Glint Car Wash is now open at the northeast corner of 116th Avenue Southeast and Kent Kangley Road in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent

The new Glint Car Wash is now open at the northeast corner of 116th Avenue Southeast and Kent Kangley Road in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent

Glint Car Wash opens on Kent Kangley Road

At same corner as Sonic Drive-In, Starbucks

The new Glint Car Wash has opened in the same shopping complex as Starbucks and Sonic Drive-In at the northeast corner of 116th Avenue Southeast and Kent Kangley Road.

Kent Mayor Dana Ralph helped celebrate the grand opening on Sept. 26 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

This marks the first location for Glint, which plans to open a car wash next year in Marysville as well as other locations, according to its website. Prices start at $9 per wash.

Glint had hoped to open earlier in the summer but COVID-19 delayed construction, according to an email from Rune Harkestad, vice president of Kidder Mathews, a commercial real estate company with an office in Bellevue.

Sonic and Starbucks opened in 2018 at the new development on the previously vacant corner.




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