Redmond is located between Washington’s dramatic Cascade mountain range and the Puget Sound, at the north end of Lake Sammamish, and only about fifteen miles east of Seattle. The neighborhoods are beautifully designed with subdivisions, parks and businesses that blend with the environment in unobtrusive ways. From affordable apartments to secluded hilltop acreage, there is a home for everyone in Redmond.
Redmond fosters a thriving and innovative community. Redmond is fast becoming the place to be for culture, cuisine and overall quality of life. Continuously being expanded by the City of Redmond, its community-based lifestyle and vast accessibility to outdoor recreational opportunities makes Redmond the place where residents expect to stay for generations.
Redmond is home to the corporate headquarters of Microsoft and a number of smaller high-tech companies. A number of world renowned Global 500 and other corporations already call Redmond home including AT&T, Nintendo, REI, Genie, Aerojet and Honeywell.
The city is unique in that residents have access to 34 parks (1,000 acres of open space) and over 25 miles of trails for walking, biking, inline skating, and horseback riding. Redmond also hosts live music, film, theater and a variety of other arts for every taste. Outdoor sculpture can be seen throughout the city. In addition, the city has 8 undeveloped parks consisting of almost 300 acres and nine miles of undeveloped trails. The city offers a vibrant urban center, Redmond Town Center, which contains over 100 shops.
Marymoor Park is particularly well-known, with its 45-foot-high climbing wall, a model-airplane flying circuit, lighted sports fields, dog park, summer concerts, and its famous Velodrome. The park also features a golf course, a museum, picnic areas, soccer and tennis facilities and a trailhead for the Sammamish River Trail.
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