The one-story garage that is currently used for parking by Olympic Athletic Club (OAC) members may soon be torn down.
A Land Use Application has been submitted to demolish the 6,300 square foot garage and replace it with a four-story building. The new building will include 29 hotel rooms, an expanded OAC, 2,650 square feet of retail and parking for 63 cars at and below grade. Mark Durall, the general manager of OAC tells us a little about the 11,850 square foot expansion of the gym. “We will be constructing a second swimming pool that will be 25 meters long and 5 lanes wide, new men’s and women’s locker rooms that will directly access the pool, which will include steam, sauna, and hot tubs, a spa,” Durall says. As for the retail space on the ground floor, Durall says that space will be reserved for a restaurant.
The project still needs several permits including a demolition permit, grading permit and building permit. A SEPA Environmental Determination approval is also required.
This hotel project is in addition to the Starlight Hotel renovation.