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In this industry insider feature, we are pleased to introduce you to John Ramos Martinez, Property Manager at Zinnia in Shoreline, Washington. We sat down with him to chat all about this extraordinary community. 

1. What will residents enjoy most about Zinnia’s location?

In the midst of the transformative developments reshaping Shoreline, residents are reveling in the newfound conveniences and opportunities surrounding Zinnia. Access to the freeway, coupled with the proximity to the new light rail system (opening August 30th) and nearby parks, presents an unparalleled lifestyle for our residents. With the light rail station just close by, our community members enjoy seamless connectivity, granting them boundless options for travel, whether it’s a convenient journey to the airport or a spirited commute to catch a Seahawks game. This enhanced accessibility exemplifies the dynamic and vibrant essence of life at Zinnia, where every journey is imbued with possibility and convenience. 

2. What is your favorite feature of this community?

In the tapestry of Zinnia’s offerings, one standout feature shines brightly: its unparalleled location. Nestled amidst the serene beauty of the Pacific Northwest, Zinnia seamlessly integrates the essence of the great outdoors into everyday living. Boasting an array of trails, parks, and bike paths in its vicinity, Zinnia transcends the notion of mere residence to become a vibrant hub of exploration and connection. Whether embarking on a leisurely stroll, invigorating run, or scenic bicycle ride along the Interurban Trail, residents are empowered to immerse themselves fully in the rich tapestry of Shoreline’s urban landscape. Zinnia’s commitment to fostering a dynamic and active lifestyle underscores its unwavering dedication to providing residents with not just a place to reside, but a community to thrive within.  

 3. What have you discovered about the area since working at Zinnia? 

Amidst the boundless opportunities for exploration at Zinnia, I’ve discovered a newfound appreciation for the local shops that dot the landscape of Shoreline. From the vibrant energy of the Sprouts Farmers Market to the bustling stalls of the Shoreline Farmers Market, and the nurturing haven of Star Nursery, each visit unveils a mosaic of local flavors, stories, and connections. Engaging with the dedicated farmers and artisans behind these establishments has not only enriched my culinary journey but also deepened my sense of community and appreciation for the efforts devoted to bringing fresh, locally sourced goods to our tables.

Moreover, my excursions have extended to the welcoming aisles of my neighborhood grocery store, where familiar favorites await and new discoveries beckon. As Zinnia prepares to open its doors, the anticipation of further exploration within the vibrant tapestry of Shoreline fills me with eager anticipation. With each venture, I am reminded of the enriching experiences that await and the vibrant community that awaits within the heart of our beloved city.  

4. What is the vision for this community?

Much like the resilient Zinnia flower, we envision Zinnia as a place where roots are firmly planted, and dreams are nurtured to fruition. Our aim is to provide the fertile soil upon which the seeds of community, innovation, and belonging can flourish. As we extend our invitation to visitors and prospective residents alike, we do so with the promise of not just a place to reside, but a vibrant canvas upon which new beginnings take root and thrive. Zinnia is more than a destination; it is a testament to the enduring spirit of growth and possibility that defines our shared journey in Shoreline. 

5. What makes Zinnia an extraordinary place to live?

Nestled within the vibrant pulse of a city undergoing a renaissance, Zinnia emerges as a beacon of innovation amidst the backdrop of exciting transformations. From the strategic street enhancements facilitating seamless traffic flow along 145th to the expansive network of the light rail station, connecting commuters from Everett to Tacoma and beyond, Zinnia epitomizes the epitome of an ideal home location.

Our commitment to luxury transcends mere aesthetics, as each residence is adorned with opulent finishes that exude modern sophistication and timeless elegance. While Zinnia was initially conceived as a cornerstone of the Shoreline community, its impact extends far beyond the confines of its walls, enriching the neighborhood and nurturing meaningful connections among its residents.

Moreover, our welcoming color palette serves as a testament to our dedication to fostering tranquility and peace of mind amidst the ever-changing landscape of our city. As Zinnia continues to evolve and grow, it remains steadfast in its mission to elevate the standard of urban living while enriching the fabric of our vibrant community. 

Zinnia is now leasing! Visit our website to learn more about this community and book a tour.