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Why Military Families Choose Point Ruston

Military Families Choose Point Ruston

After a long workday of serving your country, it’s finally your time. Whether you enjoy sipping a tall, cold one in a neighborhood restaurant, biking along a beautifully maintained pathway or hiking lush nature trails – do it. You deserve to enjoy the waterfront lifestyle.

Today, you can enjoy city living and outdoor activities along a spectacular paved waterfront and lush wooded trails without leaving your neighborhood. The luxury apartments at Point Ruston help you enjoy the best of Northwest living.

Create Your Best Life

If you’ve just been commissioned to Fort Lewis or McChord Air Force Base and want to find a community that helps you create a full and rich life, explore the luxury apartment homes at Point Ruston. Just a short drive from your base, Point Ruston is nestled on the shores of Commencement Bay. This neighborhood currently includes two luxury apartment buildings and countless amenities meant to add fun, camaraderie and activity to your life.

The individual apartments are as much a destination as the surrounding area, with upgraded floor plans that maximize space, and elite features like granite counter tops, soothing lighting, and breathtaking views of Commencement Bay.

The unique location allows you to enjoy diverse activities that include the world class restaurants and entertainment, on-water recreation, and nature trails that surround the bay and lead into the beautiful grounds of the 702-acre Point Defiance Park.

Be Active Outdoors

Rain or shine, runners, walkers and cyclists enjoy the path system that borders the southern shoreline of Commencement Bay. At strategic points along the walkway are benches, water fountains and artwork that enhance the beautiful experience of the Tacoma waterfront. Take a few moments to rest and enjoy the view or explore the Chinese Reconciliation Park’s traditionally inspired garden and pagoda.

If you are a water enthusiast you can embark on the water with your kayak or canoe from Point Ruston, and explore the bay from atop the open water.

Enjoy World-Class Restaurants

If there’s no time to cook, the restaurants in the Point Ruston neighborhood are just steps away from your door. Later this year, there will be six delicious choices you can make – with many more to come. Join your neighbors for happy hour, enjoy a quiet dinner or order take out and relax in the special ambience in your home.

Explore History at Point Defiance

Less than a half a mile walk along a paved pathway is 702-acre Point Defiance Park featuring the only combined zoo and aquarium in the Pacific Northwest as well as a historic pioneer fort, botanical gardens and miles of wooded paths.

Point Defiance hosts year-round activities, including a 50K forest run in October, and two popular June events – the Sound to Narrow’s 12K run and Taste of Tacoma food festival.

Zoolights is a magical holiday event that lights up the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium with half a million lights and holiday festivities, and occurs annually from late November through early January.

Plan for a Rich Future

Point Ruston is continuing to grow, so you can expect more venues to help you create your ideal waterfront lifestyle. A nine-screen luxury theater, a specialty grocer, more than 75 shops and restaurants will be part of the completed neighborhood so you can add even more fun, camaraderie and activity to your life right in your neighborhood.

Soon, you’ll be enjoying outdoor concerts during the summer and an ice-skating rink in winter. To discover how you can live at Point Ruston, take a look at available apartments at:

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