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Bellevue, Washington Skyline
Part of the Bellevue skyline
Bellevue Skyline Mercer Island
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The city of Bellevue, Washington, in the Seattle metropolitan area has at least 41 high-rise buildings, 23 of which stand 250 feet (76 m) or taller in height. Downtown Bellevue started to develop into a high-rise office district in the 1970s and continues to grow, with new residential buildings being added in the late 2000s. The tallest buildings in the city, measuring 450 feet (140 m) in height, are the 42-story Lincoln Tower One, W Hotel at Lincoln Square, and the 43-story Bellevue Towers Two. Lincoln Tower One was the first skyscraper to reach the city's 450-foot (140 m) height limit upon completion in 2005.

Bellevue's history of high-rise development began with the completion of the Paccar Tower in 1970; this structure is regarded as the city's first high-rise. High-rise building construction remained slow until 1982, when the city's first building boom took place. Eight of the city's 24 tallest buildings were completed over the next seven years, including City Center Bellevue, which was the tallest building in the city for almost two decades. The high-rise construction boom ended in 1989, and only one high-rise which ranked among the city's tallest structures was completed during the 1990s. From 2000, Bellevue entered into a second, much larger building boom that continued for the next decade. More than half of Bellevue's twenty tallest buildings were completed from then on; nine projects were completed in 2008 alone, including Bellevue Towers. With the groundbreaking of the SoMa Towers project in 2012, the city entered another period of heavy building construction. The largest recent developments under construction are the W Bellevue Hotel (500 Lincoln Square) and 400 Lincoln Square; both of these buildings constitute the southward expansion of Lincoln Square and stand approximately 450 feet (140 m) tall. In 2017, the city raised height limits to allow for buildings as tall as 600 feet (180 m) in some areas of the downtown core. As of 2021, there are eight 600-foot (180 m) skyscrapers that are either proposed, approved, or currently under construction.

Overall, Bellevue's skyline is ranked third in the Northwestern United States after Seattle and Portland.

Cityscape

A panoramic of Bellevue's skyline from Downtown Park.
A panoramic of Bellevue's skyline from the southwest

Tallest completed buildings

This list ranks Bellevue's buildings that stand at least 150 feet (46 m) tall, based on standard height measurement. This includes spires and architectural details but does not include antenna masts. The "Year" column indicates the year in which a building was completed.

Rank Name Image Height
ft (m)
Floors Use Year Coordinates Notes
1 Bellevue Towers Two Bellevue, WA - Bellevue Towers 01.jpg 450 (137) 43 Residential 2008 47°36′50.94″N 122°11′52.04″W / 47.6141500°N 122.1977889°W / 47.6141500; -122.1977889 (Bellevue Towers Two)

The tallest all-residential building in the city.

One Lincoln Tower Bellevue, WA - The Westin Bellevue 02.jpg 450 (137) 42 Hotel, Residential 2005 47°36′56.95″N 122°12′2.80″W / 47.6158194°N 122.2007778°W / 47.6158194; -122.2007778 (Lincoln Tower One)
W Bellevue Hotel 450 (137) 42 Hotel, Residential 2017 47°36′54.58″N 122°12′2.09″W / 47.6151611°N 122.2005806°W / 47.6151611; -122.2005806 (W Bellevue Hotel)
4 400 Lincoln Tower 449 (137) 31 Office 2017 47°36′51.18″N 122°12′2.84″W / 47.6142167°N 122.2007889°W / 47.6142167; -122.2007889 (400 Lincoln Square)

This building has 710,000 square feet of Class A office space.

5 Bellevue Towers One Bellevue, WA - Bellevue Towers 01.jpg 430 (131) 42 Residential 2008 47°36′52.28″N 122°11′53.83″W / 47.6145222°N 122.1982861°W / 47.6145222; -122.1982861 (Bellevue Towers One)
6 Lincoln Square North Bellevue, WA - Eddie Bauer at Lincoln Square 01.jpg 412 (126) 28 Office 2007 47°37′1.49″N 122°12′3.88″W / 47.6170806°N 122.2010778°W / 47.6170806; -122.2010778 (Eddie Bauer at Lincoln Square)

Tallest all-office building in Bellevue

7 City Center East Microsoft at City Center East, Bellevue, with old logo.jpg 360 (110) 26 Office 2009 47°36′53.65″N 122°11′37.77″W / 47.6149028°N 122.1938250°W / 47.6149028; -122.1938250 (City Center East)

The building was originally planned to rise 34 floors and 450 feet but was downsized in December 2005.

8 City Center Bellevue City Center Bellevue (5053055299) (2).jpg 358 (109) 27 Office 1986 47°36′54.26″N 122°11′44.68″W / 47.6150722°N 122.1957444°W / 47.6150722; -122.1957444 (City Center Bellevue)

This is the tallest building completed in the 1980s.

9 One Bravern Court 325 (99) 30 Residential 2009 47°36′58.79″N 122°11′33.73″W / 47.6163306°N 122.1927028°W / 47.6163306; -122.1927028 (One Bravern Court)

This building is also known as The Bravern Residence Tower I.

Two Bravern Court 325 (99) 30 Residential 2009 47°36′56.86″N 122°11′35.02″W / 47.6157944°N 122.1930611°W / 47.6157944; -122.1930611 (Two Bravern Court)

This building is also known as The Bravern Residence Tower II.

11 Symetra Financial Center Bellevue, WA - Symetra Financial Center 01.jpg 324 (99) 25 Office 1986 47°37′1.21″N 122°11′48.23″W / 47.6170028°N 122.1967306°W / 47.6170028; -122.1967306 (Symetra Financial Center)

This building was formerly known as Rainier Plaza.

12 Key Center Bellevue, WA - Three Bellevue Center 01.jpg 322 (98) 22 Office 2000 47°36′57.70″N 122°11′48.23″W / 47.6160278°N 122.1967306°W / 47.6160278; -122.1967306 (Key Center)

This building is also known as Three Bellevue Center.

13 Skyline Tower Skyline Tower from Bellevue Transit Center (17629675816).jpg 318 (97) 24 Office 1983 47°36′50.59″N 122°11′38.25″W / 47.6140528°N 122.1939583°W / 47.6140528; -122.1939583 (Skyline Tower)
14 989Elements 989Elements.jpg 288 (88) 26 Residential 2006 47°37′8.80″N 122°11′29.63″W / 47.6191111°N 122.1915639°W / 47.6191111; -122.1915639 (989Elements)

This building was the first rental apartment high-rise building in Bellevue.

15 Bravern Tower II 280 (85) 23 Office 2009 47°37′1.25″N 122°11′34.71″W / 47.6170139°N 122.1929750°W / 47.6170139; -122.1929750 (Bravern Tower II)

It is also known as The Bravern Office Commons–Tower II.

16 Tower 333 Bellevue, WA - Expedia Building 01.jpg 272 (83) 20 Office 2008 47°36′48.54″N 122°11′48.47″W / 47.6134833°N 122.1967972°W / 47.6134833; -122.1967972 (Tower 333)

This building is also known as Tower 333.

17 Bank of America Tower Bank of America, Bellevue.JPG 270 (82) 21 Office 1988 47°37′4.29″N 122°12′0.94″W / 47.6178583°N 122.2002611°W / 47.6178583; -122.2002611 (Bank of America Tower)
18 Hyatt Regency Bellevue Bellevue Place Building on NE 8th (CC).jpg 265 (81) 25 Hotel 1989 47°37′5.70″N 122°12′3.24″W / 47.6182500°N 122.2009000°W / 47.6182500; -122.2009000 (Hyatt Regency Bellevue)

This structure is the tallest all-hotel building in the city.

19 One Bellevue Center 260 (79) 22 Office 1983 47°36′51.01″N 122°11′48.16″W / 47.6141694°N 122.1967111°W / 47.6141694; -122.1967111 (One Bellevue Center)
Two Washington Square Washington Square (Bellevue, WA).JPG 260 (79) 25 Residential 2008 47°37′7.47″N 122°11′51.20″W / 47.6187417°N 122.1975556°W / 47.6187417; -122.1975556 (Two Washington Square)
21 Bellevue Pacific Tower Bellevue, WA - Bellevue Pacific Tower 01.jpg 259 (79) 23 Office, Residential 1995 47°36′42.44″N 122°11′53.46″W / 47.6117889°N 122.1981833°W / 47.6117889; -122.1981833 (Bellevue Pacific Tower)

This structure is the tallest building completed in the 1990s.

22 One Washington Square Washington Square (Bellevue, WA).JPG 250 (76) 24 Residential 2008 47°37′7.52″N 122°11′54.84″W / 47.6187556°N 122.1985667°W / 47.6187556; -122.1985667 (One Washington Square)
929 Tower 250 (76) 19 Office 2015 47°37′5.72″N 122°11′48.43″W / 47.6182556°N 122.1967861°W / 47.6182556; -122.1967861 (929 Tower)
24 SoMa North Tower 248 (76) 22 Residential 2015 47°36′45.83″N 122°11′54.34″W / 47.6127306°N 122.1984278°W / 47.6127306; -122.1984278 (SoMa North Tower)
25 Elements Too West ElementsTooBldg.jpg 247 (75) 22 Residential 2009 47°37′6.97″N 122°11′30.05″W / 47.6186028°N 122.1916806°W / 47.6186028; -122.1916806 (Elements Too)

This building is also known as Ashwood Commons–Phase II Tower I.

26 Brio North 245 (75) 23 Residential 2020 47°37′11.4″N 122°11′29″W / 47.619833°N 122.19139°W / 47.619833; -122.19139 (Brio North)
27 Ten20 240 (73) 22 Residential 2008 47°37′11.21″N 122°11′45.23″W / 47.6197806°N 122.1958972°W / 47.6197806; -122.1958972 (Ten20)
Ashton Bellevue 240 (73) 20 Residential 2008 47°37′10.42″N 122°11′48.12″W / 47.6195611°N 122.1967000°W / 47.6195611; -122.1967000 (Ashton Bellevue)

This building is also known as VUE Hanover Tower.

Center 425 240 (73) 16 Office 2016 47°36′51.19″N 122°11′57.98″W / 47.6142194°N 122.1994389°W / 47.6142194; -122.1994389 (Center 425)
One88 240 (73) 21 Residential 2020 47°36′42.2″N 122°12′0.3″W / 47.611722°N 122.200083°W / 47.611722; -122.200083 (One88)
31 Avalon Towers Bellevue East Tower 230 (70) 24 Residential 2010 47°37′8.06″N 122°12′7.27″W / 47.6189056°N 122.2020194°W / 47.6189056; -122.2020194 (Avalon Towers Bellevue East Tower)
32 Plaza Center 223 (68) 16 Office 1982 47°37′4.36″N 122°11′38.28″W / 47.6178778°N 122.1939667°W / 47.6178778; -122.1939667 (Plaza Center)
33 SoMa South Tower 219 (67) 18 Residential 2017 47°36′44.25″N 122°11′54.48″W / 47.6122917°N 122.1984667°W / 47.6122917; -122.1984667 (SoMa South Tower)
34 888 Bellevue 215 (66) 19 Residential 2020 47°37′06.9″N 122°11′45.6″W / 47.618583°N 122.196000°W / 47.618583; -122.196000 (888 Bellevue)
35 Pacific Regent Tower 200 (61) 17 Residential 1987 47°37′6.76″N 122°11′41.78″W / 47.6185444°N 122.1949389°W / 47.6185444; -122.1949389 (Pacific Regent Tower)

This building is also known as The Fountains at Pacific Regent.

36 Hyatt Regency Bellevue North Tower 199 (61) 16 Hotel 2009 47°37′7.50″N 122°12′0.86″W / 47.6187500°N 122.2002389°W / 47.6187500; -122.2002389 (Hyatt Regency Bellevue North Tower)
37 Bravern Tower I Bellevue, Washington.jpg 175 (53) 12 Office 2008 47°37′1.00″N 122°11′28.93″W / 47.6169444°N 122.1913694°W / 47.6169444; -122.1913694 (Bravern Tower I)

This building is also known as The Bravern Office Commons–Tower I.

38 Paccar Tower Paccar Tower.jpg 170 (52) 13 Office 1970 47°37′0.01″N 122°11′58.64″W / 47.6166694°N 122.1996222°W / 47.6166694; -122.1996222 (Paccar Tower)

This structure is the tallest building constructed in the 1970s.

39 Summit Building B 169 (52) 13 Office 2002 47°36′48.20″N 122°11′41.12″W / 47.6133889°N 122.1947556°W / 47.6133889; -122.1947556 (Summit Building B)
40 Seattle Marriott Bellevue 165 (50) 17 Hotel 2015 47°36′45.73″N 122°11′34.00″W / 47.6127028°N 122.1927778°W / 47.6127028; -122.1927778 (Seattle Marriott Bellevue)
41 Elements Too East 161 (49) 13 Residential 2009 47°37′5.7″N 122°11′28.7″W / 47.618250°N 122.191306°W / 47.618250; -122.191306 (Elements Too)
42 Avalon Towers Bellevue West Tower 154 (47) 14 Residential 2010 47°37′7.98″N 122°12′9.81″W / 47.6188833°N 122.2027250°W / 47.6188833; -122.2027250 (Avalon Towers Bellevue West Tower)

Tallest under construction, approved and proposed

Under construction

This lists buildings that are under construction in Bellevue that are expected to rise over 150 feet (46 m), but are not yet completed structures.

Name Height*
ft (m)
Floors Year (est.) Coordinates Notes
555 108th Avenue 600 (183) 42 2023 47°36′55″N 122°11′48.5″W / 47.61528°N 122.196806°W / 47.61528; -122.196806 (555 108th Avenue) Once complete, this will be the tallest building in Bellevue. To be leased by Amazon. Planned by Vulcan Real Estate
Avenue Bellevue I 308 (94) 26 2022 47°37′04.1″N 122°12′09.9″W / 47.617806°N 122.202750°W / 47.617806; -122.202750 (Avenue Bellevue I)

Formerly known as The Elan Tower I.

Avenue Bellevue II 284 (87) 25 2022 47°37′05.2″N 122°12′11.7″W / 47.618111°N 122.203250°W / 47.618111; -122.203250 (Avenue Bellevue II)

Formerly known as The Elan Tower II.

West Main Tower I 250 (76) 17 2022 47°36′37.9″N 122°11′58″W / 47.610528°N 122.19944°W / 47.610528; -122.19944 (West Main Tower I) Formerly Bellevue Plaza. To be leased by Amazon. Planned by Vulcan Real Estate.
West Main Tower III 250 (76) 17 2022 47°36′39.9″N 122°11′58″W / 47.611083°N 122.19944°W / 47.611083; -122.19944 (West Main Tower II) Formerly Bellevue Plaza. To be leased by Amazon. Planned by Vulcan Real Estate.
West Main Tower II 250 (76) 16 2022 47°36′42.2″N 122°11′58.8″W / 47.611722°N 122.199667°W / 47.611722; -122.199667 (West Main Tower III) Formerly Bellevue Plaza.To be leased by Amazon. Planned by Vulcan Real Estate.
Summit III 190 (58) 17 2021 47°36′48.1″N 122°11′44.9″W / 47.613361°N 122.195806°W / 47.613361; -122.195806 (Summit III)

280,000 square feet to be leased by Amazon.

Binary Towers East 186 (57) 15 2022 47°37′11.2″N 122°11′58.9″W / 47.619778°N 122.199694°W / 47.619778; -122.199694 (Binary Towers East)

To be leased by Amazon.

Binary Towers West 186 (57) 15 2022 47°37′11.1″N 122°12′01.6″W / 47.619750°N 122.200444°W / 47.619750; -122.200444 (Binary Towers West)

To be leased by Amazon.

Approved

This lists buildings that are approved for construction that are expected to rise over 150 feet (46 m), but have not started excavation.

Name Height*
ft (m)
Floors Year (est.) Coordinates Notes
Bellevue 600 600 (183) 43 2024 47°36′57.7″N 122°11′39.6″W / 47.616028°N 122.194333°W / 47.616028; -122.194333 (Bellevue 600) Proposed by Amazon.
The Eight 310 (94) 25 47°37′04.1″N 122°11′49.1″W / 47.617806°N 122.196972°W / 47.617806; -122.196972 (The Eight) Developed by Skanska
Zeyda 230 (70) 21 47°36′45.2″N 122°12′02.1″W / 47.612556°N 122.200583°W / 47.612556; -122.200583 (Zeyda) Also known as Bosa II.
Mirador Phase II 220 (67) 16 47°37′10.2″N 122°12′12.6″W / 47.619500°N 122.203500°W / 47.619500; -122.203500 (Mirador Phase II)

Proposed

This lists buildings that are proposed for construction that are expected to rise over 150 feet (46 m), but have not been approved.

Name Height*
ft (m)
Floors Year (est.) Coordinates Notes
680 106th Avenue NE Tower 1 600 (183) 50 2023 47°36′57.3″N 122°11′51.7″W / 47.615917°N 122.197694°W / 47.615917; -122.197694 (680 106th Avenue NE Tower 1)
680 106th Avenue NE Tower 2 600 (183) 50 2024 47°36′58.5″N 122°11′54.8″W / 47.616250°N 122.198556°W / 47.616250; -122.198556 (680 106th Avenue NE Tower 2)
680 106th Avenue NE Tower 3 600 (183) 46 2023 47°36′00.2″N 122°11′52.8″W / 47.600056°N 122.198000°W / 47.600056; -122.198000 (680 106th Avenue NE Tower 3)
Cloudvue Tower I 600 (183) 2025

Previously known as the Elev8 Project.

Cloudvue Tower II 600 (183) 2025

Previously known as the Elev8 Project.

Cloudvue Tower III 600 (183) 2025

Previously known as the Elev8 Project.

Parquhouse 33 Developed by Fana.
The Artise 25 Developed by Schnitzer West.
Broadstone Gatway 22
Four 106 286 (87) 21 Developed by Fana.

* Table entries with dashes (—) indicate that information regarding building heights or dates of completion have not been released.

Timeline of tallest buildings

This is a list of buildings that once held the title of tallest building in Bellevue.

Name Image Years as tallest Height
ft (m)
Floors Location Notes
Puget Power Building 1956–1967 (11 years) 52 (16) 4 10607 NE 4th Street
47°36′49.30″N 122°11′55.10″W / 47.6136944°N 122.1986389°W / 47.6136944; -122.1986389 (Puget Power Building)
400 Building 400 Building Bellevue Washington overview.JPG 1967–1970 (3 years) 92 (28) 7 400 108th Avenue NE
47°36′50.40″N 122°11′45.60″W / 47.6140000°N 122.1960000°W / 47.6140000; -122.1960000 (400 Building)
Paccar Tower Paccar Tower.jpg 1970–1982 (12 years) 170 (52) 13 777 106th Ave NE
47°37′0.01″N 122°11′58.64″W / 47.6166694°N 122.1996222°W / 47.6166694; -122.1996222 (Paccar Tower)
Plaza Center 1982–1983 (2 years) 223 (68) 16 10900 NE 8th Street
47°37′4.36″N 122°11′38.28″W / 47.6178778°N 122.1939667°W / 47.6178778; -122.1939667 (Plaza Center)
Skyline Tower 1983–1986 (3 years) 318 (97) 24 10900 NE 4th Street
47°36′50.59″N 122°11′38.25″W / 47.6140528°N 122.1939583°W / 47.6140528; -122.1939583 (Skyline Tower)
City Center Bellevue City Center Bellevue (5053055299) (2).jpg 1986–2005 (19 years) 358 (109) 27 500 108th Avenue NE
47°36′54.26″N 122°11′44.68″W / 47.6150722°N 122.1957444°W / 47.6150722; -122.1957444 (City Center Bellevue)
One Lincoln Tower Bellevue, WA - The Westin Bellevue 02.jpg 2005–present 450 (137) 42 604 Bellevue Way
47°36′56.95″N 122°12′2.80″W / 47.6158194°N 122.2007778°W / 47.6158194; -122.2007778 (Lincoln Tower One)
Bellevue Towers Two Bellevue, WA - Bellevue Towers 01.jpg 2008–present 450 (137) 43 10655 4th Street
47°36′50.94″N 122°11′52.04″W / 47.6141500°N 122.1977889°W / 47.6141500; -122.1977889 (Bellevue Towers Two)
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