Even compared to its bustling neighbors, Issaquah has experienced unprecedented growth over the past decade. This eastern Seattle suburb boasts a strong local economy, gorgeous lakefront homes and a historical downtown lined with unique galleries and restaurants. It’s even frequently voted the most livable city in Washington State.
Issaquah's economy transformed once again in the late 20th century as tech companies began moving into the area. Some of the most notable businesses with nearby headquarters include Boeing, Microsoft and Costco.
North of the I-90 on the east side of town is the popular Issaquah Highlands neighborhood. This residential area features many newer homes and quality developments. Those searching for a safe, suburban area that's near good schools will like this "urban village."
Buyers who are interested in waterfront properties will find tempting options in North Issaquah. This neighborhood straddles the southern edge of Lake Sammamish and some of the most luxurious homes in the region can be found in this neighborhood.