It’s hard to compete with the beauty of the Puget Sound. That’s why The Commencement was designed with expansive windows to bring as much of that outdoor beauty into your home. Many of the homes feature 270-degree views, stretching from Mount Rainier sunrises in the east, spanning the entirety of Commencement Bay and the islands, and coming to rest in the west, where the sun casts an orange glow as it sinks behind the Olympic Mountains.

The northwest architecture of The Commencement blends seamlessly into these beautiful surroundings through the use of warm colors, lodge-inspired beams, gorgeous interior features and floor-to-ceiling windows.

  • Sound absorbing concrete and steel construction
  • Gorgeous grand lobby with floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace
  • Peaceful outdoor atriums that bring the northwest home
  • Two convenient elevators
  • Private storage for every home
  • Underground garage parking
  • Secured-entry


  • Stunning nine foot entry doors with transom
  • Quartzite tile entry floor
  • Rich hardwood floors in kitchen, dining and hallway
  • Premium wall-to-wall carpeting in living, den and bedrooms
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows showcasing the breathtaking views of the Bay
  • Over nine foot ceilings and/or coffered ceilings
  • Luxurious gas fireplace open to both living room and master suite with stone surround and wood mantle
  • Illuminated art niches
  • Private view and entertaining decks off living area and master bedroom
  • Recessed can lighting
  • Three-panel doors


  • Slab granite countertops with full-height tile backsplash
  • Angled kitchen island with breakfast bar
  • Finely crafted hardwood cabinets
  • Designer pendant lighting
  • Whirlpool stainless steel appliances: 
    Five-burner gas cook-top with professional stainless steel hood 
    Oven and built-in microwave combination 
  • Chrome gooseneck faucet and instant hot water over double sink


  • Luxurious gas fireplace open to both living room and master suite with stone surround and wood mantle
  • Floor to ceiling tilt and turn windows showcasing the breathtaking views
  • Double sink vanities with limestone counter tops and chrome gooseneck faucets
  • Wood-wrapped mirrors and designer lighting
  • Relaxing, deep soaking tub
  • Glass shower with limestone surround and rainfall shower head
  • Separate toilet room
  • Enormous master walk-in closet with built-in closet organizer


  • Walk-in closet with built-in closet organizer


  • 12 x 12 tile flooring
  • Rainfall shower head with 12 x 12 tile surround
  • Gooseneck chrome faucet
  • Wood-wrapped mirror


  • Full size laundry room with front-loading washer and dryer plus utility sink and storage cupboards
  • Forced air heating and air conditioning
  • Pre-wired for internet and cable


  • Outdoor resident terrace with grilling area and comfortable lounge seating
  • Game room with flat screen TV, billiards table and full kitchen
  • Fitness center with state-of-the-art cardio equipment and free weights
  • Meeting room

The features and amenities described and depicted are based upon current plans, which are subject to change without notice.

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