Bellevue names Brennan director of Development Services Department

Mike Brennan has been named director of Bellevue’s newly created Development Services Department.

  • Jul 25, 2008

Express Construction hires new staff

Bellevue-based Express Construction has hired Lytton Volson as a project engineer and Shelly Erdahl as a job cost accountant.

  • Jul 25, 2008

Richard Wilson hired by AtWork!

Richard Wilson has been hired as Director of Customized Employment at AtWork!. Prior to joining AtWork! he was Director of Programs for The Arc of King County and also served as Interim Executive Director and Family Service Director.

  • Jul 25, 2008

Kathy Weber recognized as a top adviser at Smith Barney

Kathy Weber, a financial adviser for Smith Barney, has been recognized in weekly financial magazine, Barron’s as one of the “Top 100 Women Financial Advisors” within the wealth management industry. The article appeared in the June 7, 2008 issue.

  • Jul 24, 2008

Bellevue-based GA Creative scores wins

GA Creative, a Bellevue-based graphic design and marketing firm, has received several awards recently.

  • Jul 24, 2008

Bellevue’s Grey Lundberg wins Gold Nugget Award for ‘Urban Lodge’

Bellevue residential builder, Grey Lundberg, Inc. was honored with a Gold Nugget Award for its 5-star Built Green project, The Urban Lodge, a high-performance demonstration home which was destroyed by the Street of Dreams fires this past March. The project earned an “Award of Merit” in the category of Sustainable Built Green Home.

  • Jul 19, 2008

Kevin Cipoletti joins Gallagher Benefit Services

Kevin Cipoletti has been hired as area vice president, sales and marketing, with Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc., in Bellevue.

  • Jul 17, 2008

Symetra named top performing insurance company

Symetra Life Insurance Company has been named a “Ward’s 50” top performing insurance company for 2008. The company was recognized as a leading life and health insurer based on an independent analysis of 850 companies by the research and consulting firm the Ward Group.

  • Jul 17, 2008

Helping final thoughts take flight

Would you like to be buried or cremated? A fancy casket or a biodegradable coffin? Ashes sprinkled over the Puget Sound or launched into space? A somber church service or a party with live music?

  • Jul 15, 2008

John L. Scott Real Estate launches mobile Web site

John L. Scott Real Estate has launched a mobile version of the company’s Web site, With the new service, people in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho can search for nearby properties and look up comprehensive listing information on their cellular phone by going to

  • Jul 11, 2008

Carruthers named wells Fargo manager

Gregory Carruthers has been named manager for Wells Fargo’s Overlake Park location.

  • Jul 11, 2008

Clark Nuber named one of best companies to work for in America

Bellevue’s Clark Nuber, a CPA and consulting firm, has been honored, for the second time, by being selected as one of the “50 Best Small & Medium Companies to Work for in America.”

  • Jul 11, 2008

Johnston Architects selected for library parking

Johnston Architects has been selected by the King County Library System for the Bellevue Library Parking Expansion Project.

  • Jul 11, 2008

Core Pilates opens in Bellevue

Nancy Wallace, a seasoned Pilates instructor, has opened the downtown Bellevue-based, ‘Core Pilates’ Studio.

  • Jul 11, 2008

Scott Hardin named director at Cascade Water Alliance

Scott Hardin has joined Cascade Water Alliance as Director of Finance and Administration. He will begin his duties with the regional water planning and supply system August 4.

  • Jul 11, 2008

Bellevue-based builders group gets $4.6M refund from state

Members of Bellevue-headquartered Associated Builders and Contractors of Western Washington’s retro program have earned a collective $4.6 million refund for the 350 members who participated in the ABC Retro Program for the three most recent plan years. Plan members receive a financial incentive to increase their safety awareness, since members who experience low claim costs can earn refunds.

  • Jul 7, 2008

Bellevue remodeling contractor receives honor

Lakeville Homes of Bellevue won an award at the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties annual Remodeling Excellence Awards (REX) banquet held June 21 at the Spirit of Washington Event Center in Renton.

  • Jul 3, 2008

Lemonade stands help raise money for charities

Bellevue-based Crayons All Natural Beverage Company has raised more than $156,000 for charities around the world as part of its inaugural “Pink Lemonade Brigade,” a nation-wide lemonade stand fundraiser empowering kids to support a charity of their choice.

  • Jul 3, 2008

Real estate giant Sotheby’s lands in Bellevue

One of the nation’s biggest names in real estate, Sotheby’s International Realty, has launched a new office in Downtown Bellevue, tapping into the luxury Washington property market on the Eastside.

  • Jul 2, 2008

Safeway opens flagship store in downtown Bellevue

The ushering in of the flagship Safeway store on the corner of Bellevue Way and Northeast Second Street signified both a historical end and a new beginning. As the new store prepared for its grand opening to the public on June 27, the old Safeway located across the street closed its doors after 48 years of business.