The city on Lake Washington’s southern shore offers an abundance of natural beauty, from spectacular views of the Olympics, the Cascades and Mount Rainier to the Cedar River that runs through the heart of its downtown.
Affordability, location and a tremendous quality of life enhanced by beautiful parks, safe streets, a growing downtown, and abundant housing make Renton the right choice to live, work and play. Urban apartments, downtown condominiums, luxury homes, beautiful multi family developments along Lake Washington, and quality, affordable single family subdivisions are among the various housing options attractive to all income levels.
Looking for something to do? Stroll the Cedar River Trail, visit the Renton Historical Museum, take in breathtaking lake views at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park, or golf at the Maplewood Golf Course. Renton’s community and senior activity centers have programs for all ages. Exceptional community events such as Renton River Days and Clam Lights are annual traditions. Renton also offers an outstanding library system, fine artwork, and several professional and community theater groups.
Downtown Renton with its regional transit center, park like piazza, and mixed use developments featuring housing and retail is a central gathering place. A performing arts center, parking garage, and several restaurants add to the area’s appeal. North Renton’s urban village, The Landing, offers open air shopping, a movie theater, restaurants and apartments.
Renton is home to The Boeing Company Commercial Airplanes and PACCAR Parts and PACCAR Technology-all respected and recognized worldwide. Renton’s friendly, pro-business climate attracts scores of businesses, including Washington’s only IKEA and Fry’d Electronics stores, Wizards of the Cost, Sam’s Club, Topics Entertainment, and Brotherton Cadillac. The Seattle Seahawks headquarters and training facility are also located in Renton.