Business

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.

 

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

Workers picket Freedom Foundation annual dinner in Bellevue

Several unions and worker organizations came together to picket the conservative think tank.

CEVO has retained or created 7,000 jobs

Bellevue Cultural and Economic Vitality Office reports 2018 progress to council.

Keynote speaker Jenny Lay-Flurrie, Microsoft’s Chief Accessibility Officer, spoke of creating technologies, workplaces, and communities that celebrate and harness the power of people of all abilities, and how she has found strength through her own disability. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Kindering raises more than $330,000 at annual luncheon

Kindering CEO retires after 40 years at the helm.

Keynote speaker Jenny Lay-Flurrie, Microsoft’s Chief Accessibility Officer, spoke of creating technologies, workplaces, and communities that celebrate and harness the power of people of all abilities, and how she has found strength through her own disability. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Two Eastside friends develop a service provider application

Amin Shaykho and Marwan El-Rukby develop a local startup called Kadama.

Assistant teacher, Ms. Jyoti prompts questions for the preschoolers. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Goddard School holds 11th annual preschooler-approved toy test

Children at Goddard School test toys for top 10 list.

Assistant teacher, Ms. Jyoti prompts questions for the preschoolers. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Two businesses leaving the Marketplace at Factoria

At least two businesses are leaving the mall, with a third possibly departing.