Author: Michael

President Bush Will Visit Downtown Bellevue

President George W. Bush will attend a fundraiser in Downtown Bellevue for Dave Reichert’s 2008 re-election campaign on August 27th later this month. The Seattle PI reports that there will be a $10,000-per-person “VIP reception” and $1,000 general reception at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Bellevue. Not much more detail […]

Performing Arts Center Eastside Officially Approved

The Performing Arts Center Eastside (PACE) project will break ground in 2008, and is scheduled to open in 2010. The final design and proposal were officially approved. The original proposal was for $100 million, and now with upgrades has jumped to $160 million. The 2,000-seat venue has the mission to, […]

Prime Location at Lincoln Square

All of Lincoln Square’s retail spaces are either filled or accounted for, with the exception of one prime spot. The empty location is located on the ground floor facing Bellevue Way. The space played host to the first annual Bellevue Collection Fashion Week last year, and will be expected to […]

Lexus of Bellevue Grand Opening Party

Lexus of Bellevue’s new facility officially opened their doors Thursday evening with their grand opening party. The new Lexus dealership, which lies at Main Street and 116th Ave, threw a party in true Lexus fashion. The 275,000-square-foot dealership was morphed into a top-notch catered function. The event was expected to […]

Open Vacancy in Bellevue Place, Now Occupied

Opening later in August RAG, a much needed men’s high fashion clothing shop will open in Bellevue Place. The store will occupy retail space in the Hyatt’s luxurious lobby on the first floor. The amenities expected inside include a shoeshine chair, pool table, and a big screen television. The boutique […]

Open Vacancy on Main Street

This week is “Open Vacancy” week on DowntownBellevue.net, and second up and open with a vacancy is the old Bellevue CompUSA location. The 100 108th Ave N.E. spot on Main St sits across the way from Belle Arts mid-rise condominium complex. The neighbors within the retail complex include, Boaters World […]

Bellevue Photographs From This Week

Here are some photographs I took around Downtown Bellevue this week. The weather has been beautiful, and landmarks photogenic…great combo! Check out my full set of Downtown Bellevue Photographs at Flickr

Bre – Belcarra Apartments

The location previously used as Cadillac’s spare parking lot in Downtown Bellevue at 1032 106th Ave NE has been fenced off and will be used to house a six-story 320 apartment complex. Belcarra Apartments, as it will be named is owned by Bre Properties, and will include over 15,000 square […]