Essex On The Park Out, Bellevue Park Hotel In

Essex on the Park is out, and a new boutique hotel is in.  Likely due to the stiff competition in the luxury condominium space, Essex On The Park will no longer pursue the planned complex.  Abu Dhabi-based Hydra Developments has decided to build a 75,000 sq.-ft. boutique hotel with

The Bravern Condos Construction Topped off

On Thursday March 19th, The Bravern Signature Residences topped off their 2nd residential tower.  The final concrete pour was on the 33rd floor of the south tower. “We’re pleased to have reached this construction milestone and are on track to deliver residential occupancy early next year,” said Dan Ivanoff of Schnitzwer West, […]

If You Build It, They Will Come…And They Have

Expedia has recently completed their move into Tower 333, moving what was anticipated to be 1,700 employees into Downtown Bellevue. The move began in October and finished up in December. The move, which was very smooth, can already be felt by the Downtown community during lunch hours, when employees go […]

Washington Square Announces Lease to Own Program

In difficult financial times, builders are always looking for creative solutions for both themselves and their customers. Washington Square announced today the option of “Experience Washington Square.” This opportunity gives customers the chance to live in a Washington Square condominium, before locking in to purchasing a unit. The program lets […]

The Essex On The Park showroom now open

The Essex On The Park condominiums presentation center is now open for viewing at 15 103rd Ave NE. The presentation center, like it’s actual location, is located in with close proximity to Main Street and the Bellevue Downtown Park. Unfortunately it is not an open presentation center, you must make […]

Superblock, Washington Square for Sale

In today’s Seattle Times, a story has been reported about how the entire block, where Washington Square condominium towers currently resides, is seeking a buyer (or partial buyer) by the developer, Wasatch Development Partners. The story reported that the asking price in a letter in August sent to prospective buyers, listed […]

Bellevue Towers Crane Comes Down

The crane at the Bellevue Towers job site over the last week has started coming down, and by Sunday (Aug 3rd) will be completely removed. The 43 and 42 story buildings as previously reported were topped off in May. By the looks of things, the towers have over 80% of […]

Lincoln Square II Delayed

An article posted in Tuesday’s Seattle Times, reported that Kemper Development’s expansion of Lincoln Square has been delayed by at least 15 months due to the current market conditions. Construction on the project will not begin until the middle of 2010 at the earliest. As previously reported, the expansion plans […]

Growth Stunted: European Tower Project Delayed

After recently receiving the proper permitting from the City of Bellevue this month, the European Tower project has been put on hold. This ultra luxury, 16-story project, which contains one residence per floor, has been delayed until further notice. According to the COO of GIS International Group (developer), Eugene Gershman, […]

Bellevue Towers Tops Out Top Floor

The city’s new tallest peak in town has arrived! Bellevue Towers had their “Topping Off Ceremony” Wednesday afternoon, celebrating the freshly poured concrete on the 43rd story of the South Tower building. The views from the top are absolutely breathtaking. From this vantage point, there are views of Lake Washington, […]