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Bellevue

VIBE – High-tech ⋅ Blended ⋅ Contemporary

NOTABLE – Light rail will reliably connect to Seattle every 8 minutes beginning in 2023. Part of the core Eastside tech hub along with Redmond and Kirkland. By 2035, the number of jobs in Bellevue is projected to increase from the current 150,000 to 192,000.

SIZE – 141,000 residents

HOUSING – Mid-Century Modern, NW Contemporary, Craftsman new construction, townhomes, and condos

Issaquah

VIBE – Expansive ⋅ Majestic ⋅ Pristine

NOTABLE – Award-winning neighborhoods, one of Washington State’s top school districts, thriving business districts and a growing arts, nightlife and recreation scene make it such an attractive city to live in.

SIZE – 36,000 residents

HOUSING – Traditional, Craftsman, new construction, townhomes, and condos

Kirkland

VIBE – Friendly ⋅ Vibrant ⋅ High-Tech

NOTABLE – Proximity to I-405 and 520 with easy access to Seattle, Bellevue and the Eastside. The Downtown commercial district, Carillon Point, the new Kirkland Urban, and the Village at Totem Lake have enticed internationally recognized companies like Google and Inrix to the city. Over 21,000 trees line the city’s streets. 

SIZE – 84,000 residents

HOUSING – Traditional, NW Contemporary, Craftsman, Mid-Century Modern, new construction, townhomes, and condos

Medina-Clyde Hill-The Points

VIBE – Luxury ⋅ Privacy ⋅ Pristine

NOTABLE – High-profile residents Bill and Melinda Gates of Microsoft fame and Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos live here. Medina and Clyde Hill are home to four private schools:  Bellevue Christian School’s Three Points Campus (preschool-6th grade) and Clyde Hill Campus (grades 7-12), Sacred Heart School, and St. Thomas School (both preschool-8th grade).

SIZE – 4,000 residents

HOUSING – Estates, Traditional, Mid-Century Modern, NW Contemporary, new construction

Redmond

VIBE – High-tech ⋅ Community ⋅ Pristine

NOTABLE – Known for its abundant natural beauty. Located east of Seattle on the SR 520 corridor and surrounded by lush evergreens and views of the Cascade Mountains. Light rail will reliably connect to Seattle every 8 minutes beginning in 2023. Part of the core Eastside tech hub along with Bellevue and Kirkland. 

SIZE – 61,000 residents

HOUSING – Mid-Century Modern, NW Contemporary, Craftsman, new construction, townhomes, and condos

Renton Highlands

VIBE – Growth ⋅ Community ⋅ Affordable

NOTABLE – The Landing, transit center redevelopment, and investment in the north downtown core are helping Renton attract businesses and become a more prominent local city. A community favorite gathering place is Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park on Lake Washington. 

SIZE – 104,000 residents in the entire City of Renton

HOUSING – Mid-Century Modern, NW Contemporary, Craftsman, new construction, townhomes, and condos

Sammamish

VIBE – High-tech ⋅ Blended ⋅ Contemporary

NOTABLE – A blend of small-town atmosphere with a suburban character. Quality neighborhoods, vibrant natural features, and outstanding recreational opportunities. Lake Sammamish is the sixth largest lake in Washington, and one of the major recreational lakes—with high use by fishermen, boaters, water skiers, swimmers, and picnickers. Popular State and County parks include Marymoor Park at the lake’s north end, Lake Sammamish State Park at its south end and East Lake Sammamish Trail. 

SIZE – 40,000 residents

HOUSING – Craftsman, new construction, townhomes, and condos. Most built 1980-present.

Woodinville

VIBE – Beauty ⋅ Outdoor-Oriented ⋅ Vibrant

NOTABLE – Surrounded by the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, the Woodinville-Duvall region is ideal for those who enjoy spending time outdoors. It has close proximity to Microsoft—of which Duvall is on the company’s shuttle route. Woodinville is locally known for its Wine Country region, now expanded to include small boutique wineries, distilleries, and breweries scattered throughout the valley in addition to the original Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery—who’s amphitheater offers the much-loved summer concert series.

SIZE – Woodinville: 11,000 residents, Duvall: 7,000 residents

HOUSING – Estates with acreage, NW Contemporary, Craftsman, new construction, townhomes, and condos