Author: Michael

Violent Crimes Rise in Bellevue

A study done by the FBI sited that violent crime in Bellevue has increased in 2006. Violent crimes are categorized as, murder, forcible rape, robbery, aggravated assault, and property crime. The most significant increase was within forcible rapes increasing from 29 in 2005 to 42 in 2006. While any murders […]

Bellevue City Council Approves Domestic Partner Benifits

The City of Bellevue council voted 7-0 deciding in the favor of gay and straight domestic partner employees of the City of Bellevue to receive the same benefits as married couples. This story has been high profile and closely followed by the local media. Gay-rights activists have been fighting for […]

Bellevue Square’s New Lights…First of many upgrades

Have you noticed while parking at Bellevue Square, you can now actually see where you are driving now? You can credit this to the new white fluorescent lights that have (finally) been installed throughout the parking garages. Previously were lights that were yellowish in nature (puke). This is just one […]

Culinary & Wine Showcase @ The Bellevue Collection

The Culinary & Wine Showcase is currently taking place at the Bellevue Collection until May 27th. If you are a wine freak, or just looking for something to do this weekend there will be plenty to do. The event promises, “five-day event tastings, winemaker dinners, cooking demonstrations, expert classes on […]

Bellevue High Schools, Top in Country

Newsweek has ranked the top 1,200 top U.S. high schools in the nation. International School, Bellevue, Newport, and Sammamish all placed within the top 104 spots!

Constructon By The Numbers

Bellevue Did You Know?Cranes 17Permits 13,800Needed Building Inspections 60,000 Source City of Bellevue

Bellevue Place to Lincoln Tower Sky Bridge

A section of NE 8th Street has been closed on occasion in late April, and early May due to the implementation of the new Sky bridge that will soon connect pedestrians to and from Bellevue Place and Lincoln Square on their respected second floors. The bridge will connect on the […]

Hopefully You Own Bellevue Real Estate

Yesterday the Sunday Seattle Times posted an in depth report on what has been a booming real estate market in Seattle and surrounding areas. Bellevue in many areas has lead the pack in year over year percent increases. Bellevue property values averaged an increase of 17% from 2005 to 2006. […]

In the Market for a Downtown Bellevue Condo?

The multitude of cranes in the downtown Bellevue area are furiously working away at completing their construction projects. Many of these projects are luxury condominium high rises. Unless you are constantly driving around the streets of Bellevue, it might be hard to decipher between commercial and residential real estate buildings. […]