Artist rendering of Create World America project in downtown Bellevue. Image courtesy Create World America.

Artist rendering of Create World America project in downtown Bellevue. Image courtesy Create World America.

The Hong Kong construction company, Create World America is scheduled to break ground on The Mirador apartment complex downtown Bellevue. The construction marks the first time a Chinese development company has built in Bellevue.

The first phase of the project will include a 175 unit, six-story building with 320 parking stalls. The site of the complex will be at 10230 N.E. 10th Street and will use Seattle-based GGLO as the architect. The builders being used are Seattle-based Lease Crutcher Lewis and Redmond-based Chinn Construction.

The project’s proposed second phase is a 17-story mixed-use tower, which will include condos. Both structures will provide common areas for tenants, above-market appliances, high-quality stone slabs for counter tops, and state-of-the-art safety features.

Create World held a shareholders appreciation event on June 28 in Beijing that marked the start of pre-sale for condo units. The event hosted more than 180 shareholders and Mirador investors. Investors were given the option to select from 32 available sale units, with 28 of those units selected by investors.

Founded in 1997, Create World Group expanded their global reach from Hong Kong to the United States with their company Create World America in 2014. Create World America selected to break ground in Bellevue after weighing numerous cities on the West coast, before making their selection. Factored into the decision to choose Bellevue was the city’s highly educated citizens, clean environment, award-winning school system, and the success of start-up companies on the Eastside. Create World America hopes the project will lie as a legacy for the company.