Welcome home to Downtown Bellevue!

Downtown Bellevue offers a unique living experience with a dynamic urban setting and natural beauty. Our downtown community is a collection of nine diverse districts. This allows residents accessibility to walk to work, enjoy beautiful parks, amazing restaurants and one-of-a-kind retail while taking in views of Lake Washington and the Cascade Mountains.

Not only will you find a distinctive mix of amenities, you will also experience a quality of life that the growing downtown resident population cherishes. 

  • More than 10,500 residents are proud to call Downtown Bellevue home
  • Diverse, international community
  • More than 160 restaurants
  • Vibrant nightlife
  • Art museum and galleries
  • Award-winning schools
  • Nationally recognized parks system
  • Learn about the Downtown Bellevue Residents Association

What's Happening

  • USA TODAY - America's 50 best cities to live in

    24/7 Wall St. ranks Bellevue 2nd best city to live in America. To determine America's best cities to live in, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data on the 550 areas measured by the U.S. Census Bureau with populations of 65,000 or more.

  • September 23 BDA Breakfast

    Candidates Forum: State Legislative Districts 41 and 48. What happens in Olympia has a big impact on our city. Who is best poised to lead on the major issues? Is gridlock inevitable? What sets the candidates apart?

  • Urbanite Jennifer J.

    Why does Jennifer appreciate being an urbanite? “I never have to go far for entertainment and can always wear my heels to walk to fun happy hours and find great food with girlfriends,” says Jennifer. “I feel lucky to call this beautiful city my home.”

  • Acura of Bellevue Four on the 4th Dog Jog and Walk Set for Downtown Bellevue – July 4

    The second annual Acura of Bellevue Four on the 4th Dog Jog and Walk is seeking nominations for the 2014 Grand Doggie Marshal. The non-competitive 4-kilometer dog jog and walk will start on July 4 at 9 a.m. in Ashwood Park.

  • City of Bellevue Press Release: Downtown Livability open house: comments wanted

    Topics covered at the open house will include design guidelines, building height and density, public amenities, open space, walkability and parking.