Orenda building exterior

Orenda at Othello Square

3939 S Othello Street, Seattle, WA 98118

Located within the Othello Square campus in one of the most diverse zip codes in the country, Orenda features 176 eco-modern apartment homes on top of an Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic and Tiny Tots childcare center.

Steps from the Othello Light Rail Station, it is a transit-oriented development, focused on high-quality, attainable housing for the Missing Middle. With an impact equity investment from Seattle Children’s Hospital combined with the use of Seattle’s multifamily tax exemption tools, 72 of the homes rent between 65-80% of AMI, for the next 20 years. It is the deepest commitment to Missing Middle housing by a private development group in the greater Seattle area.

Orenda is not shy when it comes to in-demand amenities. The rooftop features views of Mt. Rainier with lounge areas and a canopy with outdoor heaters and a TV for year-round use. A top floor clubhouse is designed with a communal kitchen, media center, shuffleboard, pool tables, and arcade games. The fitness center includes boxing, cardio, and strength training, while the bike room has a repair station and RAD electric powered bikes for residential use.

  • Owner/Client Laird Norton Properties, Spectrum Development Solutions, Seattle Children’s Hospital
  • Location Seattle, WA
  • Size 325,000 SF
  • Housing Units 176 Units
  • Completion September 2021
  • Sustainability LEED Gold

Certificates & Awards

LEED Gold Logo

Multifamily & Mixed-Use

Designed to celebrate community

176 units of workforce rental housing, with 40% set aside for households earning under 80% AMI over a new 42,000 SF Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic (Seattle Children’s Hospital) and 7,000 SF Tiny Tots Development Center; located steps from the Othello light rail station and Certified USGBC LEED Gold.

Project Location

Orenda at Othello Square

3939 S Othello Street
Seattle, WA


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