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Local inventory up; buyers, sellers prep for spring

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  • Mar 8, 2019

Stocks stay strong for Smartsheet, Microsoft, T-Mobile

Fortune 500 functionality, Hololens technology, 5G network contribute to growth

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                                From left: Ed Barry, Tolling Division director for WSDOT; Kim Henry, I-405/SR 167 Project director for WSDOT; Amy Carlson, BDA board member; Paul Cornish, Bus Rapid Transit director for Sound Transit; and Bernard van de Kamp, East Corridor development director for Sound Transit, discuss various questions around transit projects along the I-405 corridor.

Transit officials talk current, future projects at BDA event

The Bellevue Downtown Association’s breakfast series featured WSDOT and Sound Transit officials.

Kailan Manandic/Staff photo 
                                From left: Ed Barry, Tolling Division director for WSDOT; Kim Henry, I-405/SR 167 Project director for WSDOT; Amy Carlson, BDA board member; Paul Cornish, Bus Rapid Transit director for Sound Transit; and Bernard van de Kamp, East Corridor development director for Sound Transit, discuss various questions around transit projects along the I-405 corridor.
Microsoft has expanded their AccountGuard service to 12 new European Countries. Yellow: European countries already protected. Blue: European countries now protected. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Microsoft warns of hacking ahead of elections

Launching defense services in Europe.

Microsoft has expanded their AccountGuard service to 12 new European Countries. Yellow: European countries already protected. Blue: European countries now protected. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Faley of Bellevue lauded

Recognized as a 2019 Best in State Wealth Adviser by Forbes.

  • Mar 1, 2019

Praerit Garg joins Smartsheet as CTO

Bellevue-based company employs 760 people

Despite interest rate approach, real estate ticking onward

A real estate snap shot from John L. Scott Real Estate.

  • Feb 13, 2019

OfferUp founder Nick Huzar makes customer safety a core pillar

Bellevue-based CEO wanted a simpler solution to his own problems

Photo by Tiffany Von Arnim/Flickr

Puget Sound companies join to create middle-income housing

Several are the same companies that opposed Seattle’s head tax last year.

Photo by Tiffany Von Arnim/Flickr
Douglas Smith, a senior at The Overlake School, co-founded KuriousMinds with his mother. Courtesy photo

Overlake senior launches entreprenership company with mom

Douglas Smith and his mother Soojung have launched KuriousMinds — an educational entrpreneurship startup.

Douglas Smith, a senior at The Overlake School, co-founded KuriousMinds with his mother. Courtesy photo
BDA President Patrick Bannon at the Bellevue Downtown Association’s 44th Annual Celebration. Photo courtesy of Rolan Wong at HRV Media

Downtown Association celebrates 45 years in Bellevue

The Bellevue Downtown Association’s 45th annual celebration will take place on Feb. 7.

BDA President Patrick Bannon at the Bellevue Downtown Association’s 44th Annual Celebration. Photo courtesy of Rolan Wong at HRV Media
Left, Tony Rummans as BitTitan’s vice president of global sales. Right, Bonnie Geers, MBAKS 1st VP, Quadrant Homes. Courtesy photos

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BitTitan VP; tunnels

  • Jan 18, 2019
Left, Tony Rummans as BitTitan’s vice president of global sales. Right, Bonnie Geers, MBAKS 1st VP, Quadrant Homes. Courtesy photos

Eastside tech companies Smartsheet, OfferUp, Apptio face challenging 2019

Here are a handful of companies from the Eastside that will be interesting to watch in 2019.

Inside the lobby at the Google office in Kirkland. Photo courtesy of Runner1928

Google, Facebook to pay more than $400,000 to Washington state in campaign finance cases

Both are in the top 10 largest campaign finance recoveries in Washington state history.

Inside the lobby at the Google office in Kirkland. Photo courtesy of Runner1928

T-Mobile starts $160 million renovation, extends lease to 2030

T-Mobile is hoping to finish renovations to its Bellevue campus within three years.

Anchorhead Coffee takes over former Bellevue Tully’s location

It will be the coffee roaster’s third store and second on the Eastside.

Entering the winter real estate market

In Bellevue, the last time inventory levels have been as high as they were in October was 2012.

  • Nov 9, 2018
Wine and Justice is a fundraiser that supports civil legal aid for low-income families in East King County. Attendees heard from Microsoft’s Strategic Policy Advisor, David Heiner and ELAP attorneys on Oct. 25. Photo courtesy of ELAP.

Campaign for Equal Justice hosts third annual Bellevue Wine and Justice fundraiser

More than 80 people attended the third annual Wine and Justice event at Cast Iron Studios in Bellevue on Oct. 25.

Wine and Justice is a fundraiser that supports civil legal aid for low-income families in East King County. Attendees heard from Microsoft’s Strategic Policy Advisor, David Heiner and ELAP attorneys on Oct. 25. Photo courtesy of ELAP.

LifeSpring uncorks more than half a million dollars

Bellevue auction and benefit sees success.

  • Nov 2, 2018

PSE natural gas bills will be lower this winter

Natural gas prices lower