Construction soars

June 18, 2013

Building Department keeps up with Highlands expansion

Buildings bloom quickly in the Issaquah Highlands now.

A change in the seasons has seen a frenzy of construction as multiple projects leap to be completed in the fast-developing area of the city.

By Peter Clark The Discovery Heights complex continues to take shape as construction proceeds with fervor in the Issaquah Highlands.

By Peter Clark
The Discovery Heights complex continues to take shape as construction proceeds with fervor in the Issaquah Highlands.

With 16 projects in various stages of completion, Project Oversight Manager Christopher Wright said that the next few years would see a large jump in available housing units and square footage: 1,183 additional housing units and 1,186,000 square feet of retail space is planned to sprout up in the planned community.

Read more