Business

Insurance economy topic of meeting

The Pacific Northwest CPCU Society will present a seminar on the changing dynamics of the insurance economy on March 25 from 8 a.m. to 3:30… Continue reading

  • Mar 18, 2009

Housing slump bringing back lease-to-own option

The current housing slump has some home buyers and sellers taking a second look at lease options, something normally associated with people who are trying… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2009

Open House set Friday at Cummins Chiropractic & Wellness

Cummins Chiropractic & Wellness will hold an open house at its new office in Bellevue's Factoria area Friday, March 20.Dr. Robert Cummins graduated Summa Cum… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2009

PSE to receive award from EPA

Puget Sound Energy will receive a 2009 ENERGY STAR award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.The EPA gives ENERGY STAR awards annually to organizations that… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2009

Hyatt Regency Bellevue celebrates 20 years by turning back calendar

The Hyatt Regency Bellevue is celebrating 20 years of business in Bellevue by turning back the calendar to 1989 and offering rooms at $55 a… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2009

Movers & Shakers | March 18

Suzanne Singleton, Cindy Paur and Joseph Brazen have earned the Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) designation. They are three of only 32 in Washington state… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2009

Group Health Credit Union shifts branch to Bellevue

Group Health Credit Union (GHCU) has relocated its Redmond branch to Bellevue. The new branch, which opened for business Feb. 17, is located at 1048… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2009

Puget Sound Energy project shows the art of recycling

A Puget Sound Energy project team has shown that recycling can be artistic.The team transformed a 1952 refrigerator into an award-winning work of art as… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2009

Seven receive Bellevue Downtown Association awards

Six organizations and an individual were honored Thursday night by the Bellevue Downtown Association for making extraordinary contributions toward creating a viable, livable, memorable and… Continue reading

  • Mar 12, 2009

Banking industry topic of meeting

Carol Nelson, President of Cascade Bank, will discuss the "Current Banking Industry" when the American Society of Women Accountants Bellevue Chapter meets from 6-8:30 p.m.… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2009

Microsoft protester gives up rally, agrees to pay cut

Phil Palios, a Microsoft temporary worker, led a labor protest against the company's notice that it would cut staffing agencies' fees by 10 percent. But… Continue reading

PSE engineer wins international award

Mark Lenssen, an engineer with Puget Sound Energy, has been named one of the “New Faces of Engineering 2009” by the National Engineers Week Foundation.Nominated… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2009

ID theft program set March 26

Identity Theft...a new Challenge for Companies will be presented from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 26 at the Conference Center at the Bellefield… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2009

Movers & Shakers

Patti Murphy has joined Realty Executives Evergreen in Factoria.Murphy became a real estate sales agent in 2002 and practiced in the North Bend and Snoqualmie… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2009

Bellevue’s Topaz Bridge software company lands $2 million investment deal

Topaz Bridge is on a role this year.The Bellevue-based software company, featured in the Feb. 18 Bellevue Reporter, recently secured an investment of over $2… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2009

Noam Topaz is bridging the gap between software programs

At a time when most companies are contemplating layoffs, Topaz Bridge is desperate to hire.That can mean only one thing: business is, oddly enough, booming.The… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2009

Bellevue holding its own on downtown vacancy rates

Bellevue's urban skyline has continued filling out in recent years, with construction on some of the cities largest high-rises just now coming to an end.That… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2009

Department of Revenue offers tax workshop March 9 in Seattle

The Seattle office of the Washington State Department of Revenue is hosting a free workshop for new and small business owners from 9 a.m. to… Continue reading

  • Mar 3, 2009

Microsoft to open retail stores

Microsoft will open its own line of retail stores with David Porter at the helm. Porter, whose title will be corporate vice president of retail… Continue reading

Author to keynote Women in Business conference

Author Jill Keto will be the keynote speaker at the Women in Business conference March 12 in Bellevue.The Bellevue Chamber of Commerce event brings together… Continue reading

  • Mar 3, 2009