Eastside South of I-90 combines southern Bellevue and the neighborhoods of Issaquah south of I-90 with the towns of Eastgate and Newcastle. Costco, the third-largest retailer in the U.S., is headquartered adjacent to this area on the north side of I-90 in Issaquah. This area includes Newport High School in Bellevue and Issaquah High School—ranked second and twelfth respectively among the top public high schools in the State by U.S. News.
This region is popular with families given its balance of urban amenities and natural surroundings, including Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park, Squak Mountain State Park, and Tiger Mountain State Forest. The I-90 connection offers quick access to both Bellevue and Seattle job centers as well as a gateway to the Cascade Mountains and Eastern Washington attractions.
Newcastle life is like no other, where residents are perfectly situated only minutes from Bellevue and Sea-Tac Airport. Having been named one of the Top 25 Best Places to Live by Money Magazine, Newcastle has grabbed the attention of executives near major corporations headquartered in the Pacific Northwest. Not only does Newcastle enjoy award-winning schools, but it also offers wonderful outdoor amenities.