Dear Prospective Resident:
On behalf of the City of Bellevue, I’d like to welcome you and tell you how thrilled we are to have you join our community!
Know that you are becoming part of a city and region with a fast-rising reputation as a major urban center. Bellevue is the business and transportation hub for the eastside of Lake
Washington with easy access to major arterials, airport and seaport, and large clusters of financial, professional service and information technology businesses — all key to the continued prosperity of the Puget Sound region.
Bellevue also offers an abundance of urban amenities including an outstanding parks system, major cultural venues, award-winning public schools and quality residential neighborhoods. As a new resident you will have the opportunity to enjoy the many amenities that the city has to offer.
Bellevue also is one of the state's economic powers and a major player in the global marketplace. It boasts a diverse mix of dynamic and successful businesses that are leading the way in their respective industries. Companies such as Symetra Financial, KeyBank, PACCAR, Puget Sound Energy and John L. Scott Real Estate, just to name a few, have all chosen Bellevue for their corporate or regional headquarters. Employment growth in Bellevue over the past three decades showcases Bellevue’s transformation from a bedroom community of Seattle, to a thriving economic engine and job importer.
You would be making an excellent choice in selecting Bellevue for your home or your employment. Bellevue is a wonderful place to live, work and play. I encourage you to see what Bellevue has to offer and learn about the various opportunities to get connected with the 117,000 residents and 120,000 plus people who work in Bellevue. The Bellevue Chamber of Commerce, Bellevue Downtown Association, the City of Bellevue and many other organizations are here to make you feel at home. Please don’t hesitate to call on any of us.
Grant S. Degginger
Mayor, City of Bellevue
City of Bellevue offices are located at 450 110th Ave. N.E.