Downtown Bellevue has undergone a rapid transformation over the last half decade, maturing into an urban environment where residents can live, work and play.
It seems that what Kemper Freeman, Jr. started with Bellevue Square, the Hyatt,and the recently completed One Lincoln Tower has led to a major expansion of downtown living and shopping. The best If you were to drive into downtown from the 405, you may see 10 or more cranes hovering above the Bellevue Skyline. Many developers have recruited the best architects to come into Bellevue and create the ultimate urban experience.the new condo developments are being built, not in Seattle, but across Lake in Bellevue! Along with its natural beauty, proximity to Seattle, and CNN Money ranking Bellevue the #1 city to live and launch a new business, it’s not hard to see why.
Of all the new condo development under construction, The Bravern Residences might just be the best of all. The Bravern is building 455 condominium units above 305,000 square feet of shopping and dining space, and two office buildings occupied by Microsoft. Announced tenants are Red Door Spa, David Barton Gym, John Howie Steak and Wild Ginger. Sur La Table, a Seattle-based retailer of kitchen products, plans to open a new store next year at the Bravern in Bellevue.
Luxury clothing giant Neiman Marcus Group Inc. plans to open a store in Bellevue in March 2009. The department store will be the main retail attraction at The Bravern.