Kensington Commons’ exterior is now completed, now Kensingon residents can enjoy wider sidewalks and new landscaping. You will also notice the plauqe saying that “Breath, Enjoy our smoke free environment. Our residents above the street appreciate it”.
Kensington Commons Santa Barbara-style architecture is a very good fit with Kensington Park Plaza immediately west, which the same developer built in 1999.
This project include 34 apartments, 10,000 square feet of retail space which is leased to Pacific Dental, Stehly Farms Market and UPS there is 1437 sqft of retail space left. A local business association objected to UPS coming into the neighborhood due to it is not local small business stature.
(Updated on Dec 3 2014) Stehly Farms Market will likely open by late January or early February, San Diego Eater reports. The full-service grocery will include a local produce-powered juice bar, a significant cheese and specialty food area, and beer and wine retail; Stehly Farms is also working on a license to be able to serve wine and beer on-site. A 30 to 50 seat eatery, with both indoor and outdoor seating, will offer made-to-order salads and sandwiches and a hot line of prepared food.
34 boutique style apartments are now available, 1BR apartments start from $2,350 and 2BR apartments start from $2,700 (this information is based on MLS Data 10/24/2014). These units come with State-of-the-Art kitchens, private patio or balcony, 9 foot ceilings. Apartments don’t have a pool or workout space or other top-drawer amenities like large downtown condo tower complexes. But they will have the charm of Kensington – Ken Cinema and a public library across the street, a collection of popular restaurants up and down Adams, quick access to the freeway two blocks away and a bus stop out front.