The Circle Is Complete At Bellevue’s Downtown Park
Bellevue bills itself as a “city in a park.” It was difficult to argue with that in July when City leaders officially celebrated the completion of the latest phase of Downtown Park.
A postcard setting that typifies the “city in a park” moniker, Downtown Park is a 22-acre felt green sanctuary that sits in the southwest shadows of downtown’s towering glass and steel skyscrapers.
The park dates to the early 1980s, when the City of Bellevue acquired the land from the Bellevue School District. A master plan for the park was developed, and voters approved a levy in 2008 to help pay for the $20 million project. Read More>>
Nationally Recognized Bank Signs Lease At Lincoln Square
Kemper Development Company announced Bank of America has signed a lease to occupy a 76,000-square-foot office space at 400 Lincoln Square in Bellevue.
With client-facing teams from Bank of America’s Merrill Lynch, Merrill Lynch Private Banking & Investment Group, and U.S. Trust lines of business planned to occupy three floors of the office tower, Bank of America said the new location will further help support the bank’s goal of better serving its clients. Read More>>
Cloud-based Security Company Raises Millions In Funding
Auth0, a Bellevue-based cloud service providing single sign-on capabilities and security for billions of log-ins each year, announced it has raised $30 million in funding from late-stage investor Meritech Capital Partners.
The managing director of the venture capital group, George Bischof, also has joined Auth0’s board of directors. Meritech Capital Partners has more than $3 billion in investments in private technology companies and is among the top performing venture firms.
In total, Auth0 has secured more than $54 million in Series C funding from investors, funding that will help the company offer additional security features for “modern enterprises” and potentially open the door for a few acquisitions, as well. Read More>>