Bellingham Apartments

8 minute walk to WWU campus

About 500 Square Apartments

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500 Square is the newest apartment building in Bellingham, accepting applications March 1st for September 1st move in. Just an 8-minute walk from Western Washington University, restaurants, retail stores, and coffee shops, 500 Square is the premier location for Western Washington University students to call home.

The brand new two and three bedroom apartment complex features some of the largest bedrooms of all apartment buildings in the area, as well as controlled access, some convenient under-building parking, a dedicated on-site manager, multiple EV charging stations available, and a private courtyard for studying or meeting up with friends.

A spacious 2-story lobby includes USPS mail lockers and Concierge lockers for easy and secure package pick-up. Above the lobby is a spacious mezzanine that includes a fireplace, comfortable seating, and a long work table with power outlets. Century link fiber internet (up to 250mbps) is complementary. Up to 1 Gig is available for an additional fee. European kitchen cabinets have self-closing hinges.

Multiple EV Charging Stations Available

Location: Apartment Near WWU & Amenities

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Located just an 8-minute walk from Western Washington University, restaurants, retail shops, coffee shops, and grocery stores, 500 Square is the one of the closest apartment buildings for Western Washington University students, and the newest building in the area. 

Students can not only walk to campus from 500 Square, but take care of all of their errands, pick up their groceries, and study at local coffee shops without ever needing a car. Additionally, the apartment complex is minutes from a large park where students can walk, run, or ride bikes.

  • On WTA bus line — easily commute to campus or downtown Bellingham.
  • 10-minute walk or less to grocery stores, coffee shops, and restaurants.
  • Safely walk to and from campus — no car required.

Apartment Safety & Security

In addition to featuring some of the largest bedrooms of any apartment building near Western Washington University, 500 Square is also the only restricted-access building nearby. Additionally, 500 Square provides an on-site manager, under-building parking, and a private courtyard.

  • Secure access to enter the building.
  • Some private under-building parking.
  • Dedicated on-site manager.
  • Secured storage lockers and bike racks are available for an additional fee.
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Available Floor Plans

Two Bedroom Units

The brand-new 2-bedroom floor plan features two equally-spacious bedrooms — each with their own private closet — as well as 1.5 bathrooms, a large living room, a wrap-around kitchen, an outdoor deck, a convenient full-size in-unit washer and dryer, a dishwasher, and a microwave with a built-in exhaust fan. At 940 square feet, the 2-bedroom standard units at 500 Square are noticeably larger than other apartments in the area, giving students plenty of room to work, study, and relax.

Two bedroom floorplan

Three Bedroom Units

The brand-new 3-bedroom floor plan features three spacious, equally-sized bedrooms — each with their own private closet — as well as 2 full-sized bathrooms. Each unit is equipped with an expansive deck, a full wrap-around kitchen, a bright living room, a full-size in-unit washer and dryer, a dishwasher, and a microwave with a built-in exhaust fan. At 1,128 square feet, these three-bedroom units are considerably larger than others in the area, providing plenty of common space for roommates to share and ample private space for residents to enjoy on their own.

Three bedroom floorplan