At Columbia Center, we’ve updated our communal spaces for life at human scale. The three-level atrium at the base of Columbia Center houses more than 25 retailers offering everything from dining to dry cleaning, with quiet nooks for one or spaces that can fit the whole office. Our new Workout by EXOS gives members a high-end fitness experience, and our 40th-floor Sky Lobby features a state-of-the-art conference center with incredible views. The top floors of the building feature the newly redesigned and expanded Sky View Observatory offering 360 degree views of the region, and the private Columbia Tower Club offers a full service, savvy business club environment. Whatever you need, we’ve got it at the Center.
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Community and Collaboration at the Center
Dining & Retail
Over 24 on-site dining options with additional services like dry cleaning, shoeshine, shipping, printing, a sundries shop, and more
The Sky Lobby on Floor 40 features a full-service conference center for the whole team, or a Starbucks for less formal meetings
For two-wheeled commuters, we offer secured bicycle storage and a tenant shower facility
A full-service fitness center with classes, massage service, showers and lockers
Over 700 spaces in the underground parking garage, including Zip Cars, and EV charging stations
Sky View Observatory
The Sky View Observatory, rated one of the top 11 in the world, is located on Floor 73
Become a member, and enjoy dining and drinks above the clouds in the city's highest lounge
A newly-renovated Conference Center on Floor 40 will provide tenants with a stunning space to host meetings when a little extra space is needed
Workout by Exos
Workout by EXOS is a first-class fitness experience exclusively for Columbia Center tenants. Members get access to Peloton bikes, fitness classes, massage services, personal training, and expansive strength and cardio areas.
Book sessions with the gym’s on-site staff, or keep up to date with class schedules through the gym’s Mindbody Platform. For membership questions, visit us on the 2nd floor.
40th Floor Sky Lobby
In our newly-renovated Sky Lobby, you can meet a friend for some coffee, find a quiet place to work, or get the whole team together. With a full conference center for tenants to reserve, multiple spaces for breakout meetings or solo work sessions, and one of the city’s highest cafés, the 40th Floor is ready to be your new favorite spot to meet, work, or relax.
Efficiency & Technology
Columbia Center holds LEED Platinum® certification and is ENERGY STAR® rated; the building is currently the tallest existing LEED Platinum building in the U.S. Upgrades to the building’s mechanical and control systems maximize conservation and optimize efficiency, resulting in lower operating expenses.
According to the building’s performance metrics*, Columbia Center reached 37% efficiency over baseline consumption for water performance. In addition, Columbia Center has earned an ENERGY STAR® score of 86 points.
* As of September, 2017
Energy-efficient upgrades improve building operations and reduce expenses
Progressive green cleaning program provides a safe and sustainable work environment
On-site recycling and composting programs divert more than 50% of building waste
Expansive windows offer panoramic views of Seattle, Puget Sound, and the surrounding mountain ranges.
With each floor served with it’s own fresh air intake / exhaust fan system and digital controls, the HVAC system provides comfort and efficiency for all tenants; ancillary cooling systems can accommodate high-density areas and server rooms.
48 OTIS elevators service the building. Each bank of cars accesses seven to ten floors. Two freight elevators.
Redundant power sources and energy management systems ensure maximum efficiency and productivity.
24-hour security guard patrols and guard stations offer controlled building access for tenant protection.
SONET fiber service provides full redundancy to minimize network downtime in the case of an outage. Fiber providers include CenturyLink, Verizon, Cogent, TW Telecom, Integra, AT&T, AboveNet, Accel Net, Level 3
Sky View Observatory
Ranks in Top 11 in the World by Condé Nast Traveler
Located on Floor 73 of Columbia Center, the Sky View Observatory is the tallest public viewing area west of the Mississippi. In 2013, the Sky View Observatory was completely redesigned and expanded to include 360 degree views of Seattle and beyond, a new sleek interior, and floor-to-ceiling exhibits share interesting information about Columbia Center and the surrounding region from each vantage point.
Augmenting Columbia Center’s iconic presence as the tallest building in Seattle, the lighting scheme on the top of the building artfully changes the city skyline to recognize holidays and noteworthy occasions. It allows for nightly color changes depending on the date, and also features animations tied to events like a Mariners’ home run, a Seahawks touchdown, or even the changing of the hour.
If you are interested in receiving updates that explain the current lighting color and animations, follow the Columbia Center Twitter feed @ColumbiaLights
Is your organization interested in becoming a Crown Light Collaborator?
Columbia Center is a 76-story office tower standing in the center of Seattle’s financial district. The building features crown lighting, a digital media program, ‘Sky Lights’ animated light sculptures, and upgraded building systems that enhances Columbia Center’s position as the most iconic building in Seattle.
Columbia Center’s numerous on-site amenities, housed in the building’s 3-story retail atrium, offer unrivaled convenience. Seattle’s finest hotels, dining, and shopping are only steps from the building. The building’s height and location offer expansive views of downtown Seattle and the entire Puget Sound region.