Eastgate, Washington, USA

🇺🇸 Eastgate is a neighbourhood of Bellevue, Washington, United States. Based on per capita income, one of the more reliable measures of affluence, Eastgate ranked 38th of 522 areas in the state of Washington.

Bellevue is an economic hub of the Seattle region's Eastside and home to the headquarters of various sizes, including the U.S. operations for many international firms. Since 2005, the city has become a hub for software engineering and other technology development centres. These include Expedia, PACCAR Inc, T-Mobile US, Eddie Bauer, SAP Concur, and Symetra. Bellevue hosts a number of satellite offices for large technology companies such as eBay, Oracle, Salesforce, Google, and Microsoft; Celebrated video game companies Valve, Bungie, Sucker Punch Productions, and The Pokémon Company are also based here.

In 2019, Amazon and Facebook announced plans to open large engineering centres in Bellevue with plans to add several thousand employees. In 2018, Google also opened a major engineering facility in downtown Bellevue. As of 2020, there are several high-rise office buildings in Downtown Bellevue that are under construction or in active planning and design, including Bellevue 600, part of a major Amazon campus. Several high-rise residential buildings are also planned in downtown, spurred in part by future light rail service, on former retail and low-rise commercial lots.

Among the largest Employers in Bellevue are: Microsoft; T-Mobile; Amazon; Overlake Hospital; Bellevue School District; City of Bellevue; Bellevue College; Concur; Salesforce; Symetra Financial.

The city has numerous thriving commercial districts, with four major shopping centers: Bellevue Square in the downtown area, Factoria Mall to the south, Crossroads Mall to the east, and the Overlake Shopping District in the north.

Eastgate, Washington 
Eastgate, Washington
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Eastgate has a population of over 4,958 people. Eastgate also forms part of the wider Bellevue metropolitan area which has a population of over 148,164 people.

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