Tag: Microsoft

Bravern Office Buildings Sell for $585M

According to public records, the office towers and garage at The Bravern were recently sold for $585 million. The buildings are located at 11025 and 11155 Northeast Eighth Street. Bravern Bellevue LLC sold the towers to Invesco, an investment management company. Bravern Bellevue LLC purchased the office towers from Schnitzer […]

Bellevue’s Technology Ecosystem is Flourishing

Technology companies are playing a big part in the growth of the Bellevue market.  Bellevue is home to several large tech companies like Microsoft, Expedia, Concur and T-Mobile. The Seattle/Bellevue metropolitan area is being recognized as a major technology center in the U.S, primarily due to the vast computer engineering […]

Microsoft Retains Office Space at The Bravern

In June it was reported that Microsoft would vacate seven floors of office space at The Bravern. Last week Puget Sound Business Journal reported that the company has taken action to retain the property. Floors 4 – 10 was previously available to be leased, with a total of 166,873 square feet. Further, […]

Bellevue School District Partners with Microsoft for New Elementary School to Support Growing Downtown Population

The Bellevue School District and Microsoft plan to partner for the district’s first new elementary school in several years, the Bellevue Reporter reported. Elementary 18, the placeholder name, will be the second school in the district, after Sammamish High School, to collaborate with Microsoft. The 150 Microsoft Showcase Schools involved in the program […]

University of Washington, Microsoft & Tsinghua University Launch Global Innovation Exchange in Bellevue’s Spring District

The University of Washington, Tsinghua University in China and Microsoft Corp. have chosen Bellevue for a collaboration to deliver education to innovators from around the world. The initiative, to be called, Global Innovation Exchange (GIX), will feature top students, faculty, professionals and entrepreneurs from around the world to solve key […]

The Bravern Office Towers For Sale

The Bravern office towers are for sale once again. Principal Real Estate Investors purchased the two towers for $410 million in 2010. Now it’s looking for a buyer for the 750,000-square-foot project, according to a brochure. The listing includes a 3,100-stall parking garage. The brochure advises that buyers can assume […]