t

Permit filed for 7-story apartment complex in downtown Kent

56 units at Second Avenue South and West Willis Street

A project permit application has been filed with the city of Kent to build a seven-story, 56-unit apartment complex downtown on the northwest corner of Second Avenue South and West Willis Street.

The first two floors will include parking for 59 vehicles and lobby area, according to the application filed by Tukwila-based Ronhovde Architects. The upper five floors will have the market-rate residential units and amenity space.

A vacant single-family home, trees and bushes on the property will be removed at 407 Second Ave. S. The land, which also includes 421 Second Ave. S., is zoned for downtown commercial enterprise.

Ronhovde Architects specializes in commercial, mixed use and residential architecture. The company’s clients include individuals, private developers, property managers, building owners, commercial brokers and corporations.

Public comment period about the project is open. Comments must be in writing and received by Kent Planning Services by 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 13. Mail to Kent Planning Services, 220 Fourth Ave. S., Kent, WA, 98032.

For questions about the project, email city planner Andy Johnson at anjohnson@kentwa.gov or call him 253-856-5448.


Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing editor@kentreporter.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.kentreporter.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) Please keep letters to 300 words or less.

More in News

t
Kent Police arrest man, 18, in fatal shooting of 13-year-old boy

Judge finds probable cause to hold the Kent man for murder, attempted murder and robbery

The Judge Patricia H. Clark Children and Family Justice Center in Seattle that handles juvenile detention. COURTESY PHOTO, King County
High-profile juvenile crimes continue to rock Kent this summer

Six incidents in five weeks include fatal shooting, vehicular homicide, vehicular assault

King County Correctional Facility in Seattle. COURTESY PHOTO, King County
Kent man charged with attempted kidnapping of 6-year-old girl

40-year-old man allegedly try to take girl from apartment complex parking lot

Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent. FILE PHOTO
Kent man receives 8-year sentence in 2021 fatal shooting

Pleaded guilty to lesser charge of manslaughter in shooting at apartment complex over parking dispute

Courtesy Photo, King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office
Judge finds probable cause to hold Kent man for kidnapping girl

Man, 40, reportedly grabbed 6-year-old girl in East Hill apartment complex parking lot

t
King County residential property values rise 12.4% in SE Kent

King County Assessor John Wilson begins to release 2024 numbers

t
Three 11-year-old girls in Kent help stop kidnapping of 6-year-old girl

40-year-old man reportedly grabbed girl in apartment complex parking lot on East Hill

t
Kent Police seek male teen driver in fatal hit-and-run on East Hill | Update

Teen reportedly driving stolen vehicle and fleeing police during Saturday, July 13 incident; victim identified

t
13-year-old boy fatally shot in Kent on East Hill near Turnkey Park | Update

Boy found shot near apartment complex Tuesday night, July 16 identified by medical examiner

t
Kent School Board votes 3-1 to send levy to voters in November

Capital projects and technology levy reduced from $192 million to $97 million after previous failures

t
Kiwanis clubs to place painted rocks at downtown Kent parks

Purpose is to ‘spread joy and positivity’