• One Property, Two Hotels, Plenty of Meeting Space.

     
    POSTED April 21, 2017
     
  • One Property, Two Hotels, Plenty of Meeting Space.

     
    POSTED April 21, 2017
     
  • One Property, Two Hotels, Plenty of Meeting Space.

     
    POSTED April 21, 2017
     
  • One Property, Two Hotels, Plenty of Meeting Space.

     
    POSTED April 21, 2017
     

Redmond, Washington, is welcoming a unique venue at 15220 NE Shen Street this May. Check that: The city is welcoming two unique venues at 15220 NE Shen Street this May. The six-story, $42 million, 256,000-square-foot project is scheduled to open May 30 and includes two separate hotels, both owned by CSM Corp: Aloft Seattle Redmond and Element Seattle Redmond.

Both hotels have their own lobbies. Element has 131 guest rooms, while Aloft has 150 guest rooms. Aloft’s seven meeting rooms and pre-function collaborative space are accessible to groups staying at the Element as well. The largest of the spaces is more than 1,500 square feet.

Boasting modern, upscale interiors, the property also includes the W XYZ Bar, which will feature live acoustic performances.

In the early 1990s, Washington communities and activists had a vision of maintaining green wilderness and creating space where people could embrace the outdoors near urban cities like Seattle. “We’re all better and healthier when we’re connected to nature,” says Caroline Villanova, community and partnerships manager at Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust.

 

From making her kids’ Kraken Halloween costumes inspired by Seattle’s National Hockey League team to chasing the sun in eastern Washington looking for spots to camp, Kelly Saling’s love for the Pacific Northwest is apparent in all aspects of her life—including her career. Promoted to senior vice president and chief sales officer at Visit Seattle in September 2021, Saling pulls from this personal appreciation to plug people into the region’s array of venues, natural landscapes, and everything in between.

 

Comfortable, familiar, and adorned with the color tones and tapestries of Peru, Portland’s Andina restaurant, housed in a historic onetime abattoir and warehouse in the city’s Pearl District, serves up modern Peruvian cuisine.