All you need to know about Redmond

The north-western city of Redmond is in Kings County, Washington, USA.  Located only 16 miles from Seattle it is a popular hub for commuters as well as those working in Richmond itself.  Several technology companies have bases in Redmond including Microsoft Corporate which has its headquarters here. Our corporate housing and furnished apartments in Redmond are the perfect choices for those looking for temporary accommodation in Redmond. 

The history of Redmond dates back over 10,000 years as evidence suggests it to of been a settlement for Native Americans.  Bordered by Lake Sammamish and Lake Washington the early settlers found work and income from fishing and logging in the area. In 1963 Evergreen Point Floating Bridge was developed which connected Redmond to Seattle and saw Richmond boom as a suburb.  As more companies grew in the town Redmond town centre also saw an amount of investment with a great range of shops, cafes, restaurants and bar opening.

The Microsoft Corporation is significantly the largest employer in the city and operates from a range of locations across Redmond.  Other key companies in the area are Terex, Nintendo and AT & T Inc.  Several of these companies work with contractors which make our corporate housing and temporary accommodation options in Redmond a popular choice. 

Redmond has a number of parks and green space and is closely located to the Sammamish River Valley making it easy to escape the hubbub of the city. Great for walking and cycling it can be the perfect chance for business travellers to escape the office and enjoy some fresh air.  The area is also home to several vineyards which offer some great tasting tours, and why not pick up a bottle to enjoy in the comfort of your furnished apartment afterwards.

Redmond is easily assessable by road and it is easy to get around by bus or car.  Many of our serviced apartments in Redmond offer parking options.  Seattle is only a short drive away and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is the nearest airport for those travelling from further afield. The city is also currently investing in a light railway system which will help make travelling around the city even more convenient and provide great transport links for our corporate apartments in Redmond.

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