Expedia Tower to Acquire New Retail Tenant: Urban Market

Seattle Urban Market has leased space in the building lobby of the Expedia Tower on the ground floor at NE 4th St & 108th Ave NE. The market will offer a deli and grocery store that will have hot entrées, soup selections, pastries, wine, and beer, along with grocery items. According […]

Meydenbauer Inn Apartments Sell for $5MM

According to reports the Meydenbauer Inn Apartments, a 69-unit apartment complex in Downtown Bellevue, was sold for $4.98MM. Developer of the project, Mastro Properties has recently been forced into involuntary Chapter 7 bankruptcy. The project, which is located at 211 112th Ave N.E., is partially complete but still needs to rent […]

Street Marketing – Hopeless Attempt or Effective Solution?

If you’ve driven in Downtown Bellevue recently you’ve likely caught a glimpse of the many stores that are going out of business.  The most visible sign of this are the street marketers with their liquidation signs. When driving last Friday afternoon, I did a double take while passing the Galleria […]

Signs of Life on Main Street

Nearly 3 years ago, several Main Street businesses were closed and relocated to make way for a condo tower at the corner of Bellevue Way and Main Street. For reasons that aren’t entirely clear, the project never started, leaving a vacant KFC and the boarded-up remnants of Main Street Florist, […]

Hyatt Regency Bellevue Expansion – Sneak Peek

The Hyatt Regency Bellevue expansion is slated to be open to the public on July 31st, just barely squeaking out their promised July opening date!  We were able to take an early sneak peak at the expansion, which will add 733 new guest rooms, 2 new ballrooms, and a state-of-the-art […]

Bellevue Hyatt Expansion Making Progress

If you’ve been to Bellevue Place in the last couple of weeks, you’ve seen the progress that the construction has made with the expansion of the Hyatt Hotel. Wintergarden (the lobby area in the Hyatt), which previously had a towering wall limiting the size of its lobby, has now taken the wall down […]