UW Medicine opens clinic in Mountlake Terrace

UW Medicine recently opened a clinic location in Mountlake Terrace for patients with primary and/or specialty care needs. To do so, the organization relocated its Primary Care at Lake Forest Park clinic along with the UW Medicine Heart Institute Edmonds to create one comprehensive site for providing primary and specialty care in the area north…

Snohomish County seeks ideas for 2024 Comprehensive Plan Update visioning process

What do you want Snohomish County to look like in 2044? The county is seeking public input as it works to develop a vision for the county’s future, which will be used in the 2024 Comprehensive Plan. The 2024 Comprehensive Plan Update will guide growth, preservation, and development in Snohomish County over a 20-year planning…

Work-release facility won’t be located in Mountlake Terrace

The Washington State Department of Corrections (DOC) announced that a site previously identified in Mountlake Terrace for the possible location of a work-release facility won’t be feasible. “After receiving feedback from the pre-application process with the City of Mountlake Terrace and in consultation with the property owner and our contract consultant, KMB Architects, our evaluation…

County seeks public’s ideas on updating comprehensive plan for growth management

Snohomish County is asking for public comments to help develop its 2024 Comprehensive Plan update. The county is currently gathering feedback to assist with creating an overarching vision statement and also regarding the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) scoping process for the environmental review portion of the update. The county’s population is estimated to experience an…

Landsverk Quality Homes purchases townhomes development

Mountlake Terrace developer Landsverk Quality Homes has purchased a planned 12-unit townhomes development project located on the northeast corner of 216th Place Southwest and 50th Avenue West. Work has already begun on the Altair Townhomes subdivision, at 4907 216th Pl. S.W., which will feature units of approximately 1,650 square feet with three bedrooms plus an…

City council continues discussion about poultry limits, issues Juneteenth proclamation

The Mountlake Terrace City Council at its June 3 work/study session continued discussions about changing the municipal code to allow residents to keep more poultry on single-family properties. The council also proclaimed June 19 as Juneteenth Independence Day in Mountlake Terrace. The celebration commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S. “Juneteenth symbolizes for many…

Work begins on new 49-lot residential development near Brier

Work recently started on the 49-lot Echo Park planned residential development near Brier. The subdivision project is located on 7.9 acres of property along Atlas Road and Barker Road in an urban growth area of unincorporated Snohomish County. Its rezoning application and site plan from developer Pacific Ridge Homes were approved in November 2020. Plans…

24 Hour Fitness no longer coming to Terrace Station project

The Terrace Station mixed-use development project at 6004 237th St. S.W. has recently added two commercial tenants — but 24 Hour Fitness won’t be one of them. The project also features an apartment complex and is adjacent to the Lynnwood Link light rail alignment located just south of the current Mountlake Terrace Transit Center. Evergreen…

Wescott Homes considering 52 townhomes for MLT 228 property

A pre-application has been submitted by Wescott Homes considering a 52-unit townhome project on the MLT 228 property, NextMLT reported.The property at the Southwest corner of 228th Street Southwest and 44th Avenue West has had several development concepts over the years. (See related posts at the bottom of this story.) The current concept by Wescott…

Six-story building being considered next to Veterans Park and MLT Transit Center

A pre-application has been submitted for a project on four parcels abutting Veterans Memorial Park and the Transit Center in Mountlake Terrace, NextMLT reports. The proposal describes the project as a six-story multi-family building. A pre-app is intended to present a development concept to the city and obtain initial feedback. Plans almost always change, and…

Baguus Little Asia Restaurant coming to downtown Mountlake Terrace

Atlas 236, the new mixed-use building at the northeast corner of 236th Street Southwest and 56th Avenue West, is nearly complete and the owner already has plans for one of the commercial spaces, NextMLT.com said. Baguus Little Asia, a Pan-Asian restaurant, will be opening in mid-2021 in one of the spaces along 236th. AFCO &…

Five townhomes being considered for 236th St SW property

A pre-application site plan has been submitted for a five townhome project at the southeast corner of 236th Street Southwest and 55th Avenue West, according to NextMLT. The project would be on one 0.17 acre lot in the RS-T Transitional zone that has been vacant for many years. The RS-T zone allows single-family residential, townhomes…

NextMLT: Former Handy Mart site and Terrace East Apartments for sale

Two adjoining properties at the southwest corner of 228th Street Southwest and 44th Avenue West have been listed for sale for $4.5 million, NextMLT reports. After being operated as a store called Handy Mart for many years, the store on the corner property shut down in 2015 due to unpaid tax bills and the 0.54…

10 cottage homes planned for 240th St SW site

Landsverk Quality Homes, a developer based in Mountlake Terrace, is proposing a cottage home development on a 1-acre site off 240th Street Southwest, NextMLT reports. Landsverk purchased the property earlier this year for $750,000. In 2008, the city of Mountlake Terrace passed a housing choices ordinance which allowed for alternatives to typical single family residential development….

Public Storage on 66th Ave W to be expanded with 4-story building

Plans are underway for the the Public Storage site at 21818 66th Ave. W. to be redeveloped, Next MLT reports. The project will include demolishing five existing single-story buildings (self-storage units and commercial spaces) and constructing a four-story and a one-story self-storage building. The project includes construction of stormwater facilities, landscaping and frontage improvements along…

Townhomes proposed for former Cedar Park Christian School – MLT site

More than 50 townhomes will be built on 2.12 acres that formerly housed classrooms and offices of Cedar Park Christian School – Mountlake Terrace if plans for the site get approval from city officials this year. The development proposal, submitted by Mountlake Terrace builder AFCO & Sons, calls for 12 buildings made up of 52…

NextMLT: Town Center townhome stock to triple in 2020, with 130-plus in the works

Editor’s note: NextMLT published this analysis of the current townhome market in Mountlake Terrace Town Center, plus what is expected in the future. We are reposting it here with permission. Townhomes are an important missing-middle solution to providing a diversity of housing choices. They are a popular choice for those who don’t want the cost…

Transition zone property at 56th and 238th sold, six townhomes being considered

A pre-application site plan has been submitted for a six-townhome project at the southwest corner of 56th Avenue West and 238th Street Southwest, NextMLT reports. The project would be on one 0.18-acre lot in the RS-T Transitional zone. The RS-T zone allows single-family residential, townhomes and parking lots associated with Town Center projects. The proposed…

Cedar Park Christian School property sold to Afco & Sons for $4.3 million

The sale of the Cedar Park Christian School property between 54th Avenue West and 55th Avenue West to Afco & Sons closed recently for $4.3 million, NextMLT reports. This comes out to about $47 per square foot. Afco & Sons has plans to redevelop the site and build 52 townhomes. Afco & Sons is the…

Lynnwood Link in MLT: 228th St SW Bridge

Over the coming months, NextMLT.com will be exploring how Lynnwood Link is going to impact sites throughout the city of Mountlake Terrace. This is the fifth of 13 locations that Sound Transit discussed during the January 2019 open house in Mountlake Terrace: 228th Street Southwest bridge As northbound trains leave Mountlake Terrace Station at 236th…

Handy Mart property owners purchase Terrace East Apartments amid ongoing litigation

NextMLT reports that the Terrace East Apartments, which wrap around the former Handy Mart property at 44th/228th, has sold to Mountlake 228 LLC. Mountlake 228 LLC purchased the former Handy Mart property in 2017. The ownership group behind Mountlake 228 LLC is currently in the midst of a lawsuit regarding the property, NextMLT says. While…

Developer acquires cul de sac next to MLT light rail station

With an eye for future development after Mountlake Terrace light rail station construction is complete, developer Mill Stream Properties, LLC has purchased all eight properties in the 59th Place West cul de sac and will lease them back to Sound Transit as a temporary parking lot, according to a report in NextMLT. In a Sept….

Third townhome project planned along 55th Avenue West

  NextMLT reports that 55th Avenue West between 240th Street Southwest and 238th Street Southwest is likely to get its third townhome project. Landsverk Quality Homes is planning a 19-unit development called Antares on three parcels at the southwest corner of 55th and 238th. Demolition of existing houses has already been completed for Solana, a separate…

Demolition permit issued for Creekside Church building

The City of Mountlake Terrace said that a demolition permit has been submitted for the former Creekside Church building complex at 7011 226th Street Southwest, which is set to be replaced with the Creekside Meadows planned unit development of 56 single-family homes. The demolition will begin in mid- to late July, the city said. This…