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Winter chill settles into real estate market

A monthly real estate snapshot from John L. Scott Real Estate.

  • Nov 13, 2019

 

Why the month of October has bad business reputation

A monthly business column by Mercer Island financial adviser Bob Toomey.

  • Oct 23, 2019

 

Snoqualmie real estate market transitions into fall

A monthly real estate snapshot by John L. Scott Real Estate.

  • Oct 17, 2019

 

Music and financial planning

A monthly financial advice column from S. R. Schill & Associates on Mercer Island.

  • Sep 25, 2019

Change to U.S.-backed condo loans comes as summer market wraps up

A monthly real estate snap shot by John L. Scott Real Estate.

  • Sep 19, 2019
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                                Mercer Island financial adviser Bob Toomey recently summited Mount Shasta in California.

Financial success and mountaineering | Business advice

The steps to achieving financial success mirror mountain climbing.

  • Aug 19, 2019
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                                Mercer Island financial adviser Bob Toomey recently summited Mount Shasta in California.

Summer real estate heats up, gaining momentum

A monthly real estate snapshot from John L. Scott Real Estate.

  • Jul 16, 2019

Rates, inventory bring opportunities for buyers

A monthly real estate snap shot by John L. Scott Real Estate.

  • Jun 19, 2019
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                                (From left) Jane Broom, Microsoft Philanthropies senior director, former Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire, who now serves as CEO of Challenge Seattle, and Charlie Davis, partner and managing director at the Boston Consulting Group, speak on Microsoft’s $500 million commitment to affordable housing at a panel discussion during a Bellevue Downtown Association breakfast.

Microsoft reveals project criteria for $500 million affordable housing funds

The company will soon accept applications for projects related to affordable housing on the Eastside.

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                                (From left) Jane Broom, Microsoft Philanthropies senior director, former Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire, who now serves as CEO of Challenge Seattle, and Charlie Davis, partner and managing director at the Boston Consulting Group, speak on Microsoft’s $500 million commitment to affordable housing at a panel discussion during a Bellevue Downtown Association breakfast.

‘Dynamic’ housing market enters pre-summer phase

A real estate snapshot from John L. Scott Real Estate.

  • May 14, 2019
The data visualized here was compiled from Apartment List’s monthly rent reports. See an interactive chart below. Kailan Manandic / data illustration

Eastside rental market could balance out with the region

Eastside rent medians increased by 2.8 in the past year, a decrease in growth from previous years.

The data visualized here was compiled from Apartment List’s monthly rent reports. See an interactive chart below. Kailan Manandic / data illustration

Eastside market heats up as major tech news hits

A real estate snapshot from John L. Scott Real Estate.

  • Apr 17, 2019
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                                Sweet Treats is the only cookie dough-focused storefront in the region and will eventually operate a food truck.

Sweet Treats feeds a desire for cookie dough

The local vendor and catering service offers safe-to-eat cookie dough on the Eastside.

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                                Sweet Treats is the only cookie dough-focused storefront in the region and will eventually operate a food truck.
The Factoria QFC (pictured here) was part of the phase out pilot last November that included five other locations in the area. Currently, the stores only have paper bags and offer reusable bags for purchase at the checkout aisles. Kailan Manandic / staff photo

QFC to stop offering plastic bags in all stores on April 1

The commitment comes early as its parent company, Kroger, pledged to end plastic bag use by 2025.

The Factoria QFC (pictured here) was part of the phase out pilot last November that included five other locations in the area. Currently, the stores only have paper bags and offer reusable bags for purchase at the checkout aisles. Kailan Manandic / staff photo

Nintex acquires EnableSoft in company acquisition

Bellevue-based company is a world leader in workflow automation industry.

Local inventory is up; buyers, sellers prep for spring

By Erin Flemming Special to the Record If you’re looking to purchase a home this winter or spring, you’ll likely benefit from the uptick in… Continue reading

  • Mar 9, 2019

North Bend’s Huxdotter Coffee consturction underway

Huxdotter Coffee is in the midst of construction on an all new cafe and drive-thru.

  • Mar 5, 2019

Stocks stay strong for Smartsheet, Microsoft, T-Mobile

Fortune 500 functionality, Hololens technology, 5G network contribute to growth

Praerit Garg joins Smartsheet as CTO

Bellevue-based company employs 760 people

A comparison of how many life science companies are on the Eastside and in other Washington cities. Kailan Manandic

Life science hits its stride on the Eastside

Life science has strong roots in Washington, contributing economically and scientifically.

A comparison of how many life science companies are on the Eastside and in other Washington cities. Kailan Manandic