Located 10 miles east of Seattle, Bellevue is an affluent, thriving suburb. Whether you're at the center of it all at Bellevue's downtown park, perched high above in a penthouse suite, or escaping the bustling city life for a nearby mountain adventure, Bellevue is for those who want it all. Having all of the amenities one can expect from an urban city as well as a range of residential opportunities to fit every need has made this suburb a popular and desirable place to live. Here are some of the reasons Bellevue has grown to become so popular.
A Booming Tech Economy
A place filled with great tech talent, Bellevue is considered a high-tech hub. Many tech companies have opened campuses in or around Bellevue's urban core, including Amazon.
Bellevue is well known for having top-rated schools and a true sense of community. much of Bellevue retains a small-town feel, with thriving, woodsy neighborhoods and a vast network of trails. With nearly 100 parks, Bellevue is known as "a city in a park." The city's crime rates are consistently low. Further out into the neighborhoods, generously sized houses and quiet streets are abundant. Here, it’s an easy commute to either Seattle or Redmond.
Recreation & Activities
There are many rich experiences to be had in Bellevue. Surrounded by the region's most coveted enclaves, this city never runs short on exciting things to do. Bellevue is quickly becoming a foodie hotspot, drawing award-winning talent to the scene, and the Bellevue Arts Museum is nationally renowned for its art, craft, and design. With its vibrant art scene, luxury shopping, 5-star entertainment, and delectable restaurants, Bellevue is for those who are going places.