Located in the Westlake neighborhood of Seattle, the office space at Lake Union has unobstructed views of water and boats, and Seattle Center entertainment complex. Its strategic central location makes it accessible to businesses that make up the city's diverse economy. With its network of freeways, railroads, airport, ferry system and port facilities, Seattle is the principal trade, distribution, financial and services center for north-western US. In addition, beginning with Microsoft's move to nearby Bellevue, Seattle has become home to a number of technology companies. Other industries include the design and manufacture of aircraft, automotive, beverages (Starbucks was founded and is headquartered here), real estate, retail and tourism. The office space at Lake Union has Environmental Protection Agency recognition for energy efficiency. It is close to the Seattle Streetcar, Interstates 5 and Highway 99. Hotels and restaurants are nearby.