Downtown Bellevue is focused on business

The second largest city center in the state of Washington, Downtown Bellevue has evolved from a suburban business district to an internationally dynamic economic powerhouse. Downtown has an estimated 1,300 businesses, 43,000 employees, 10,500 residents, the region's premier retail destinations and an emergence of pedestrian and cultural amenities.

Development of new office buildings, condominium and rental housing, and new formats for retail and entertainment are all keeping pace with one of the busiest real estate markets in the United States.

Here are a few reasons to locate or grow your business in Downtown Bellevue:

  • It has a strong, vibrant and growing economy.
  • It is a city focused on business.
  • It is a great place to call home.
  • It is located within a beautiful natural environment.
  • It has a diverse and well-educated workforce with cutting edge ideas.

What's Happening

  • KING 5: 'Recession proof' gaming biz booming in Bellevue

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  • 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?

  • On The Move Bellevue: Pledge to change the way you get around

    On The Move Bellevue (OTMB) is offering Bellevue residents and workers an opportunity to change the way they get around and be entered to into a drawing to win a $25 gift card and monthly perks at local retailers.

  • Livability: Bellevue is #2 on Top 10 Best Cities for New College Grads

    Livability's list of the Top 10 Best Cities for New College Grads ranks cities where jobs are available and where you'd want to live during all those non-working hours.