Business

Nordstrom Rack eyes Lincoln Square location in Downtown Bellevue

Nordstrom Rack is headed to the Lincoln Square Expansion in Downtown Bellevue in fall of 2017. Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. last week announced plans to open… Continue reading

WeWork presents co-working model to Bellevue Downtown Association

The future of work culture could be changing from cubicles to community, according to co-working space company WeWork. Gina Phillips, the Pacific Northwest Lead for… Continue reading

New Chick-fil-A location will relieve traffic on 116th, company says

Chick-fil-A, among the nation’s most polarizing fast-food chains, is opening a second Eastside location next summer. The restaurant is set to open on July 6,… Continue reading

  • Dec 16, 2016

Duke’s Chowder House signs lease in Bellevue

A Puget Sound favorite will be making its way back to Bellevue this spring. Duke’s Chowder House, a seafood restaurant chain with locations in Alki… Continue reading

What ‘Trumponomics’ could mean for Bellevue businesses in 2017

The good, the bad — and the ugly. This is how economist Joseph Quinlan divides “Trumponomics” as he described how some of the president-elect’s fiscal… Continue reading

Bosa Development prepares for 21-story high-rise in Downtown

Following the success of Insignia in downtown Seattle, Bosa Development has announced One88 as its first venture on the Eastside, bringing a 21-story luxury residential… Continue reading

  • Dec 8, 2016

Wig Properties purchases Bellevue Hilton for $87 million

Wig Properties has acquired the 9.55 acre Bellevue Hilton Property at 300 112th Ave Southeast for $87.25 million. Wig Properties is a Bellevue-based developer, owner… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2016

Bellevue-based VR studios teams up with Muckleshoot Casino

VRstudios, a virtual reality technology company based in Bellevue offering wireless immersive commercial entertainment and enterprise solutions, has partnered with Muckleshoot Casino in Auburn to… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2016

Mustachioed men at Bellevue’s Tavern Hall to shine light on men’s health issues

Dozens of Bellevue and Seattle men (and women) raised money for men’s health causes on Nov. 29 by celebrating fuzzy faces. Bellevue and other regional… Continue reading

Small Business Saturday: #ShopSmall Has Big Impact in Bellevue

An increasingly popular tradition sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday continues to gain momentum and benefit local businesses in Bellevue. Falling… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2016

John Howie hosts 14th Thanksgiving feats for underprivileged

This Thanksgiving will mark the 14th year that Chef John Howie will host a full three-course, fine dining feast at Seastar Restaurant at no cost… Continue reading

  • Nov 22, 2016

Bellevue business leaders optimistic for 2017, but cite top challenges

Things are looking up for Eastside businesses. That’s the general sentiment of Eastside business owners and CEOs whom the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce recently surveyed… Continue reading

Two Downtown mid-rise properties sell in one week

Two major properties in Downtown Bellevue sold this week, as both local and national companies pry into the hot Bellevue office space market. The Civica… Continue reading

Pillar Northwest associate completes Weichert training

Pillar Northwest, located in Bellevue, is proud to announce that Associate Cristian Agafi successfully completed the Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. Fast Track training. The… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2016

Banner Bank promotes new senior vice president

Dan Oxford has been promoted to senior vice president and Chief Appraiser at Banner Bank. Oxford joined Banner in 2010 and in all has more… Continue reading

  • Nov 19, 2016

Len’s Automotive gives back to community

Local business owner Ken Mattson of Len’s Automotive honored local families with a special event on Nov. 5. Family Service Day–Keeping Cars Kickin’ is a… Continue reading

Columbia Bank promotes new senior vice president

Columbia Bank recently announced the promotion of Jeff Wilcox to senior vice president and commercial team lead. In his new role, Wilcox will be responsible… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2016

Kendra Scott opens in Bellevue Square

Kendra Scott, a fashion accessories brand, opened its first Puget Sound store located in Bellevue Square at the beginning of the month. The store showcases… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2016

Republic Services receives civic honor

Four Washington companies, including a Bellevue one, were chosen as recipients of the 2016 Corporationsfor Communities Award, which honors exceptional Washington businesses that make it… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2016

Serial thrillers: Race the clock in Bellevue’s new escape room

The clock is ticking as you and a group of friends work to solve puzzles and escape the room at Bellevue’s Serial Mysteries. Up to… Continue reading