Business

Microsoft Has Arrived at The Bravern

By the end of May, over 1,500 Microsoft employees had begun moving into The Bravern office space, where they will occupy 2 office towers.  Currently, Microsoft occupies 11 floors in Building One and is expected within the next 2 & 1/2 months to occupy the additional available space, for a total of […]

Game Company Bungie Reportedly Taking Over Galleria Office Space

Bungie LLC, the company known for developing Microsoft X-Box’s popular “Halo” video games, is reportedlymoving from their Kirkland office space into Downtown Bellevue to The Galleria. Currently the 85,000 sq. ft. of office space at The Galleria has sat empty since most of the retail, including the movie theatre, was closed. […]

Yahoo! Subleases space, confirmed again

In an article in the PSBJ Monday, it was restated that Yahoo plans to sublease half of their office space at One Twelfth @ Twelfth. Over a year ago, Yahoo took over 115,000 square feet of office space with the hope of growing Yahoo’s presence in the Puget Sound. They […]

Expedia Unveils New Sign at Tower 333

Last Friday, and over the weekend, Expedia signs were installed outside of Tower 333. Expedia will move into their new building beginning in October and will complete the move-in by the end of the year.  1,700 Expedia employees are expected to move into the 248,000 sq ft, which is designated […]

Paccar is buying land. Is it to move?

Downtown Bellevue-headquartered Paccar has recently acquired more land within the Downtown Bellevue core. In April, the strip mall which houses Chipotle and Jamba Juice was purchased by Paccar for $11.9 million, at 10503 N.E. 4th St. This brings Paccar’s total holdings to 7.44 acres of land in Downtown Bellevue, according […]

No More Blockbuster Rentals in Downtown Bellevue…Until October

The Downtown Bellevue Blockbuster on Bellevue Way will be closing on July 14th. A new location will then reappear on Main St & 106th in October, where the old “Far Fetched Furniture” once was. Sunday night was the last night to rent movies from Downtown Bellevue Blockbuster’s current location. All […]

The Village Bellevue – Open House

Today, from 4-8pm, The Village Bellevue will be hosting an open house to show off their rentable office space concept that will occupy a portion of Su Development’s Element’s Too building, which is currently under construction. We previously reported the announcement of this project back in March. They now have […]

18 Cranes Up in Bellevue

The City of Bellevue’s Website just recently posted a listing of all 18 cranes (as of March 10th) and their locations within Bellevue. The majority of these cranes are due to the construction growth in Downtown Bellevue. Projects with cranes: Bravern – 4, Advanta – 3, Bellevue Towers – 2, […]

Eddie Bauer Cuts 76 Bellevue Jobs

In a move to re-align the organization to its new strategic direction, Eddie Bauer Holdings announced a reorganization of their corporate staff across three locations, eliminating a total of 123 employees in Bellevue, Chicago, and Columbus.  76 of which were out of Bellevue. Neil Fiske, President and CEO, commented, “We […]