Bellevue News

New Renderings of Bellevue Towers Urban Garden

The Urban Garden at Bellevue Towers, located between the two towers, will be 70 feet above street level and will feature half an acre of eco-landscaped greenery. The private park will be exclusive to Bellevue Towers residents and their guests. Featured within the park is an outdoor fireplace, water feature, […]

The Village Bellevue – Rentable Office Suites

Su Development’s Elements Too project, which is currently under construction and slated for completion in Fall of ’08, has just signed it’s first retail tenant. The apartment complex, which has 48,000 square feet of commercial retail space, has committed The Village Bellevue to 14,000 square feet. The Village Bellevue will […]

The Eastside’s Edge

An editorial was ran in the Sunday Seattle Times by Lynne Varner, which spoke to the growing strength of the Eastside cities in comparison to Seattle. Lynne begins by stating that there is a different mood in Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, Issaquah and Renton. She calls it the “Jimmy Choo effect.” […]

Top Office Vacancies in Downtown Bellevue

Downtown Bellevue consists of 48 commercial office buildings totaling over 6.1 million square feet. The current vacancy rate in the submarket is 5.44% on a direct basis, nearly 5 percentage points below what is considered to be a “healthy” market. With so little vacancy there are very few large blocks […]

Ask Lea: Time for Thai

Hey Lea, I really like to eat Thai food every now and then, but Bellevue has so many Thai restaurants that I don’t know where to go! Do you have any recommendations? – In the mood for Thai food Dear In the mood for Thai food, Thai food happens to […]

David Barton Gym Announced at The Bravern

David Barton Gym is the newest announcement of The Bravern Project. This fitness gym is acclaimed for being a world renowned personal training facility, with cutting edge interiors. Barton’s famous promise to his customers is to “make you look better naked.” The Gym will occupy 37,000 square feet, which will […]

Old Paragon Hotel to be Demolished

The building at 818 112th Ave NE, which the Paragon Hotel used to occupy in Downtown Bellevue, will soon be demolished within the next two weeks to make way for a NE 10th Street bridge over Interstate 405. With residential and commercial projects currently in construction, such as Elements Too, […]

Vote for the Best in Downtown Bellevue

The 2008 Haute Picks are now available to be voted for. These are the awards for Downtown Bellevue’s “Best of” categories. The 20 categories focus primarily on retail shops and services. Voting ends on Friday, April 4th. Winners will be announced April 22nd, by the Downtown Bellevue Association.

New Office Building in the Works on 108th Ave

Seattle Times article on Thursday reported on a 15-story office tower on 108th Ave that began construction after long delays this week. Bentall Capital U.S. has been planning since 2005 to begin construction on this project, and it is now finally underway. This new office building will allow for 15-stories […]

Avalon Meydenbauer – Retail Details

Safeway will be the main anchor of the retail space at Avalon Meydenbauer with 55,000 sq. ft. and will be accompanied by many other complimenting retail stores. Tenants already expected to occupy the north end of the building include: Subway, Cefiore Frozen Yogurt, Happy Nails & Spa, and The Vitamin […]