Tag: Kemper Development Company

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Construction to Take 3+ Years for Kemper’s 1.8M Sq Ft Project

In April 2021, we reported that Kemper Development Company had submitted plans to the City of Bellevue for a mixed-use development at The Bellevue Collection. “The Bellevue is planned to be 1.8 million square feet of space. The development is planned to feature 234 luxury residential units, hotel with 157 […]

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Eco-Friendly Mattress and Bedding Store to Open at Bellevue Place

Avocado mattress specializes in eco-friendly mattresses and bedding made from organic materials. It will be located at the corner of the Bellevue Place building. According to City of Bellevue records, the remodeled square footage will be 3,110 square feet. The project involves construction of the retail space with new fixtures, […]

Lincoln South Food Hall in Bellevue Closes to Refresh Concept

Ascend Hospitality Group confirmed that ownership has been turned over to Kemper Development Company for Lincoln South Food Hall at Lincoln Square. The multi-faceted dining collection opened in 2018. We reached out to Jennifer Leavitt of Kemper Development Company, who explained, “The food hall is currently closed as we refresh […]

Kemper Freeman Suggests Bellevue Collection Could Open as Early as June 1st

The longtime CEO of Kemper Development Company, Kemper Freeman, was recently interviewed by Puget Sound Business Journal to discuss reopening plans post COVID-19 for his Bellevue Collection properties. This include Bellevue Square, Bellevue Place, Lincoln Square North and Lincoln Square South. In the article, Freeman predicts that The Bellevue Collection […]

Lincoln Square Expansion Construction and Retail Details Discussed

Kemper Development Company’s Jim Melby and GLY Construction’s Ted Herb spoke at the Bellevue Downtown Association’s monthly breakfast meeting this morning. The topic was building Lincoln Square expansion, one of the largest private development projects in Bellevue’s history. Many interesting facts and figures, as well as some new retail and […]

Lincoln Square Expansion Breaks Ground

Kemper Development Company will break ground one month earlier than planned – at its Lincoln Square expansion site in downtown Bellevue. The groundbreaking ceremony and blessing for The Bellevue Collection’s $1.2 billion expansion took place on June 11th, at Bellevue Way, between NE 4th and NE 6th streets. The ceremony […]

Bellevue Way to Close for Two Weeks

Bellevue Way will be closed between Northeast Fourth and Northeast Sixth streets in downtown Bellevue from Monday, May 12, through Friday, May 23. Utility work, including water, sewer, and storm drainage, will be conducted under Bellevue Way to accommodate the expansion of Lincoln Square on Bellevue Way. Detour routes will […]