Issaquah is a medley of natural beauty, thriving businesses, fourth-generation residents, newcomers, a century-old downtown, new shopping centers, office buildings, and parks and open space. Located only 14 miles from downtown Seattle, Issaquah serves as the gateway to the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, as well as a
primary I-90 business and transportation corridor. Since it was established in 1892, Issaquah has grown to 11.38 square miles and 30,434 people (U.S. Census 2010). Much of this growth has occurred since 1990, when the
City began annexing several large areas including Grand Ridge (Issaquah Highlands), East Village (Talus), Providence Point and South Cove/Greenwood Point. As of May 2008, there are approximately 4 square miles of Potential Annexation Areas remaining to be annexed with an estimated 11,000 additional people who could reside in Issaquah by 2022. Two of the areas annexed in 1996 (Issaquah Highlands and Talus) were established as Urban Villages.
Combined, these two developments will contain almost 5,000 housing units at build out. This growth will continue contributing to the City’s growth target (required by the state) of an additional 5,750 housing units by 2031.
Issaquah’s daytime population (thanks to employment) has also grown. Large companies such as Costco, Microsoft, Boeing, Siemens and Home Depot have all located here.
With more than 1,566 acres of open space and recreational land located within the City limits, Issaquah has the second highest per capita park acreage in King County (based on the 2008 King County Benchmarks Report). Issaquah’s parks and open spaces are highly valued for what they add to the City’s quality of life.
Immaculate custom residence features stunning panoramic views of Lake Sammamish & Olympic Mountains from all levels. Perched high atop a bluff, this signature home is accessed by a private gated estate-style lane that winds up through deep forest to a truly one-of-a-kind setting. The breathtaking house includes unparalleled craftsmanship including soaring ceilings & expansive windows. Impeccably designed for owners that demand the utmost in private luxury living just a few minutes from downtown Bellevue.
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