Business

Business perspective for the new year

A monthly business column from a local financial adviser.

  • Jan 22, 2020

Eager buyers plentiful but choices were meager

The real estate market by the numbers for December 2019.

  • Jan 13, 2020

A new decade begins with low inventory in housing market | Real Estate column

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

  • Jan 11, 2020
New informational displays adorn the kiosk near the Snoqualmie Depot, depicting a walking tour of the Historic Downtown and its events. The design was created by local artist Kat Marshello. Photo courtesy of the City of Snoqualmie’s website.

New kiosk displays guide Historic Downtown Snoqualmie walk

Artowork, map helps visitors learn tales of the town.

New informational displays adorn the kiosk near the Snoqualmie Depot, depicting a walking tour of the Historic Downtown and its events. The design was created by local artist Kat Marshello. Photo courtesy of the City of Snoqualmie’s website.

Finding your proverbial strawberries | Business column

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

  • Dec 25, 2019

Decreased inventory for buyers in local real estate market

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

  • Dec 18, 2019

Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production

Suspension expected to begin in January

Business alliance serves women of African diaspora in King County

Nourah Yonous launched the African Women Business Alliance in 2017 to find ways to lift women up.

Bob Toomey

Lessons in long-term planning from an anniversary

A column from a financial adviser.

  • Nov 20, 2019
Bob Toomey

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
Courtesy photo
                                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
Courtesy photo
                                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
Kailan Manandic / staff photo
                                (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.

Kailan Manandic / staff photo
                                (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