Growth in Centers
Growth Located in Centers
City role: significant
 Ratio of proportion of dwellings and commercial floor area permitted in centers to amount expected given growth allocation forecasts.

Residential.  Downtown saw 385 new residences permitted in 2013, a decrease from 2012 but still the third-highest figure since 2001. No new residences were permitted in 2013 in the Overlake urban center but permits are expected to be issued for hundreds in 2014. The City expects to accommodate about 8,800 new homes in the Downtown and Overlake urban centers between 2010 and 2030; about 12,500 are expected to be accommodated over the same period citywide.

Commercial.  During 2013, Redmond issued permits for about 356,000 square feet of new commercial space; about 5% is in the Downtown urban center and 93% is in the Overlake urban center. Redmond remains on target to accommodate 11.2 million square feet of commercial floor area between 2010 and 2030.

Sources: Planning Department

Updated January 2014

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Jeff Churchill

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