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                                Mercer Island financial adviser Bob Toomey recently summited Mount Shasta in California.

Financial success and mountaineering

The steps to achieving financial success mirror mountain climbing.

  • Aug 15, 2019

 

Real estate market holds steady as summer continues

Suburbs are on the rise, as many millennials may be priced out of city cores.

  • Aug 8, 2019

 

Redmond entrepreneur sells In-Video Impressions to Vitagene

Former Microsoft employee started ad-targeting company in 2017.

  • Jul 31, 2019

 

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                                Franchise owners JJ and Joette Dalton hope Goldfish swim school will help reduce drowning statistics.

Goldfish Swim School to open doors in August in Redmond Town Center

Franchise owners JJ and Joette Dalton hope the school will help reduce drowning statistics.

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                                Franchise owners JJ and Joette Dalton hope Goldfish swim school will help reduce drowning statistics.

La Isla switches locale to Redmond Town Center

Puerto Rico restaurant leaves Redmond Square retail area ahead of incoming apartments.

  • Jul 22, 2019

Selection and steady sales characterize local market

Buyers can enjoy additional selection this summer as they look for the home of their choice.

  • Jul 12, 2019
Owners Keri and Peter Crossely outside of their store Mac & Mabel, located on the ground level at Redmond Town Center. Photo courtesy of Mac & Mabel Facebook

Mac & Mabel opens in Redmond Town Center

The new store offers practical, vintage, and modern farmhouse home d├ęcor pieces and furniture in-store or online.

Owners Keri and Peter Crossely outside of their store Mac & Mabel, located on the ground level at Redmond Town Center. Photo courtesy of Mac & Mabel Facebook

Eastside business booms with summer options

Locals can visit numerous new developments this summer, all within Eastside communities.

Local real estate market brings more opportunities for buyers

Homebuyers are also benefiting from lower interest rates, which are currently are less than four percent.

  • Jun 14, 2019
From left: Craig Olson, Joan Schrammeck, and Paula Paula DelGiudice with a solar panel. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Little Bit in Redmond goes solar

Northwest Electric and Solar of Kenmore donates a solar energy system to the therapeutic riding center.

From left: Craig Olson, Joan Schrammeck, and Paula Paula DelGiudice with a solar panel. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
Nir Pechuk won second prize at the national competition. Photo courtesy of LWSD

Redmond Middle School student advances to national entrepreneur competition

Nir Pechuk won second prize at the national competition.

  • Jun 5, 2019
Nir Pechuk won second prize at the national competition. Photo courtesy of LWSD

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.

Vertex Arena offers a turfed and netted 3,000 square feet battlefield for bow and arrow tag, nerf tag, and field dodgeball. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Vertex Arena comes to Redmond

The new business hopes to connect people through the power of play.

Vertex Arena offers a turfed and netted 3,000 square feet battlefield for bow and arrow tag, nerf tag, and field dodgeball. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Woodblock owners open spiritual successor to Frankie’s Pizza in downtown Redmond

Spark Pizza aims to preserve the community-based restaurant hub as development floods the Eastside.

Kristina Hudson currently serves as OneRedmond’s Executive Director, the position replacing a former CEO. Kristina Hudson / courtesy photo

OneRedmond solidifies executive director, replacing CEO position

Kristina Hudson, former vice president of business expansion, will now lead the nonprofit.

Kristina Hudson currently serves as OneRedmond’s Executive Director, the position replacing a former CEO. Kristina Hudson / courtesy photo

‘Busy’ housing market enters pre-summer phase

As the pre-summer market begins, standing out from the crowd is crucial for buyers.

  • May 9, 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

Phillips to step down as CEO of OneRedmond

He came to Redmond from Vancouver, Washington with more than 20 years of experience in economic development.

Nintex acquires EnableSoft in company acquisition

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

Paige Bisbee, of Bellevue is a paid employee at Davis Wright Tremaine in Bellevue. As part of the law firm’s inclusive program, Bisbee distributes snacks and office supplies to her co-workers. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

People with disabilities find purpose through new employment opportunities

Paige Bisbee of Bellevue finds employment at Davis Wright Tremaine

Paige Bisbee, of Bellevue is a paid employee at Davis Wright Tremaine in Bellevue. As part of the law firm’s inclusive program, Bisbee distributes snacks and office supplies to her co-workers. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.