Business

Bellevue workshop to guide businesses venturing into China

The Bellevue Office of Economic Development is offering a series of free workshops to help local businesses seize opportunities in China.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Three firms cited for conservation efforts

Three Bellevue businesses – Crossroads Appliances, Home Depot and Lowe’s – were recognized for contributing to the city’s water conservation goals by selling energy-efficient clothes washers.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Andy Yeung

Small businesses get a place of their own

Creekside 1550 Office Condominiums

  • Jun 2, 2008
Andy Yeung
The kitchen of a Bellevue home is part of a Remodeled Kitchen + Bath Tour this weekend on the Eastside.  The kitchen was  remodeled by J.A. Ratto Company of Bothell.

Bellevue home featured on tour

A Bellevue residence will be one of 15 homes featured in the 2008 Remodeled Kitchen + Bath Tour from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and April 27. Located at 143 129th Ave. N.E., the home’s kitchen was remodeled by J.A. Ratto Company of Bothell.

  • Jun 2, 2008
The kitchen of a Bellevue home is part of a Remodeled Kitchen + Bath Tour this weekend on the Eastside.  The kitchen was  remodeled by J.A. Ratto Company of Bothell.

Bellevue noted for recycling

Four Bellevue businesses were recognized for their high recycling levels. Each of the businesses recycles more than 70 percent of their waste, resulting in materials being processed as renewable resources instead of going to the regional landfill.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Zero Energy Idea House owner Donna Shirey (front) talks about the project as David Clinkston (left) of Clinkston Brunner Architects; Riley Shirey

New home to go down right (green) path

In the quest towards energy independence, the Zero Energy Idea House is on the right path - the green path. The innovative demonstration project will be built on Lake Sammamish Parkway in Bellevue by Issaquah-based Shirey Contracting.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Zero Energy Idea House owner Donna Shirey (front) talks about the project as David Clinkston (left) of Clinkston Brunner Architects; Riley Shirey
Bellevue’s Cary Kopczynski (center)

Kopczynski receives top engineering award

Cary Kopczynski, of Bellevue, received one of 25 Top Newsmakers Awards from Engineering News-Record (ENR) – McGraw-Hill Construction’s news magazine at an awards dinner April 3 in New York City. The event was attended by more than 1,400 construction industry leaders.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Bellevue’s Cary Kopczynski (center)

Printing firm earns certification

CCS Printing of Bellevue has become certified by the Forest Stewardship Council.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Realtors endorse Rossi for governor

The Washington Association of Realtors has endorsed Dino Rossi for governor. The endorsement follows interviews of both Rossi and Gov. Chris Gregoire by a 17-member statewide candidate interview team.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Safeway campaign focuses on disabilities

Safeway will use funds raised in April for a campaign focusing on people with disabilities. Through a partnership with Easter Seals and Special Olympics, the company said it will raise millions of dollars this year to fund critical regional rehabilitation services and autism programs, provide job training grants, and adopt athletes so they can participate in Special Olympics games throughout the country.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Bob Wallace

Visionaries cited in making Bellevue successful

For many executives looking to start their business, Bellevue has served as the ideal launch pad.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Bob Wallace
Amie Brenner owns Tiny Tots Travel

Have tiny tots? Bellevue firm provides comforts of home

When Amie Brenner and husband, Kevin, decided to go to Hawaii last year, their biggest fear was how they would manage all the luggage through the airport - along with their three little ones.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Amie Brenner owns Tiny Tots Travel

Carver joins Baldwin Group

Steve Carver has joined Baldwin Resource Group as an account executive in its Insurance Division.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Five Realtors win award

Five members of Realty Executives in Bellevue recently have won the Executive Club and 100% award by Realty Executives International.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Marketing guru to speak at luncheon

Scott Bedbury, marketing guru and author of “A New Brand World,” will keynote the Bellevue Chamber Eastside Business Awards luncheon on May 15. Bedbury has developed some of the world’s most popular and dynamic brands, helping make “Just Do It” part of the global lexicon and tall lattes a part of everyday life for millions.

  • Jun 2, 2008

John L. Scott Real Estate named 8th most productive

John L. Scott Real Estate has been ranked the eighth most productive real estate company in the nation based on 2007 sales volume.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Craig Macdonald

Macdonald starts Corporate Strategies Search

Craig Macdonald has recently founded Corporate Strategies Search, an executive search and human resources consulting services.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Craig Macdonald
Mont Blanc’s John Adams’ pen is on display - and for sale - at the company’s shop in Bellevue Square. The pen is one of 50 produced by the company and only available in the United States. It is the second in the series of America’s Signatures of Freedom Pens. The first was the George Washington pen. The John Adams pen is made with 750 solid white gold with hematite inlay
Mont Blanc’s John Adams’ pen is on display - and for sale - at the company’s shop in Bellevue Square. The pen is one of 50 produced by the company and only available in the United States. It is the second in the series of America’s Signatures of Freedom Pens. The first was the George Washington pen. The John Adams pen is made with 750 solid white gold with hematite inlay

Chamber names top organizations

Five Eastside organizations were singled out for Eastside Business Awards on Thursday by the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Lauren Bush designed the bag being sold at Whole Foods stores.

Grocery bag purchase to help feed kids in Rwanda

Area Whole Foods Markets, including Bellevue, have launched the FEED 100 program to help provide nutritious meals for school children.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Lauren Bush designed the bag being sold at Whole Foods stores.