by Sarah J.F. Braley | May 01, 2017
Local Update

 Opening in 2019, the 120-room Bellevue Kimpton will be part of a mixed-use development scheduled to break ground this year. The hotel will have about 5,000 square feet of meeting space, a full-service restaurant and a rooftop swimming pool with adjacent event space.

 Construction begins at year's end on a $1.6 billion project to double the size of the Washington State Convention Center, which will have more than 850,000 square feet of space upon completion in 2020.

 The 1,260-room Hyatt Regency Seattle, opening about two blocks from the Washington State Convention Center in mid-2018, will feature 100,000 square feet of meeting space.

 The 347-room Hyatt Regency Lake Washington at Seattle's Southport debuts in June with 60,000 square feet of event space.

 A $12.5 million renovation has been completed at the 54,000-square-foot Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue.

 The 151-room Hotel Theodore, a transformation of the former Roosevelt Hotel, debuts this summer with 2,415 square feet of meeting space.