Neighborhood map highlighting Overlake neighborhoodOverlake is continuing its path to realizing the community's vision as a vibrant urban center that accommodates efficient growth while preserving single-family neighborhoods. Private and public investments are creating a dynamic place with opportunities for jobs, recreation and housing. Light rail will connect the neighborhood to the region beginning in 2023.

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Planning a Project in Overlake? 

The City will be updating the Overlake Planned Action, expanding the urban center boundaries, up-zoning (primarily near the station areas), and updating the development standards and incentive packages in Overlake Village during Phase 1 of the Redmond 2050 Comprehensive Plan Update, expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2023.    

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Proximity to Seattle

A central hub on the Eastside, Overlake is 3 miles from Downtown Bellevue and Downtown Redmond, has convenient access to SR 520, and is served by frequent local and regional express buses.

Two light rail stations opening in 2023 will enhance Overlake's connection to the region. It also enjoys unparalleled proximity to world leaders in software and digital media.

  • Downtown Seattle and University of Washington - 11 miles away
  • Seattle Seaport - 13 miles away
  • SeaTac Airport - 21 miles away