Business

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

OfferUp founder Nick Huzar makes customer safety a core pillar

Bellevue-based CEO wanted a simpler solution to his own problems

More than 1000 people attended the second annual Women in Cloud Summit which featured Sen. Patty Kuderer among numerous other women leaders. Courtesy of Vincent Konkel/Women in Cloud

Women in Cloud celebrates second summit in Redmond

The Women in Cloud initiative hosted Sen. Patty Kuderer at it’s second annual summit on Jan. 26.

More than 1000 people attended the second annual Women in Cloud Summit which featured Sen. Patty Kuderer among numerous other women leaders. Courtesy of Vincent Konkel/Women in Cloud
Photo by Tiffany Von Arnim/Flickr

Puget Sound companies join to create middle-income housing

Several are the same companies that opposed Seattle’s head tax last year.

Photo by Tiffany Von Arnim/Flickr
Douglas Smith, a senior at The Overlake School, co-founded KuriousMinds with his mother. Courtesy photo

Overlake senior launches entreprenership company with mom

Douglas Smith and his mother Soojung have launched KuriousMinds — an educational entrpreneurship startup.

Douglas Smith, a senior at The Overlake School, co-founded KuriousMinds with his mother. Courtesy photo
Macy’s is currently advertising a 40 percent clearance sale on their storefront in the Redmond Town Center. Kailan Manandic/staff photo

Macy’s confirms Redmond closure after clearance sale

The town center location will let its lease expire after a clearance sale set to run mid-January through March.

Macy’s is currently advertising a 40 percent clearance sale on their storefront in the Redmond Town Center. Kailan Manandic/staff photo

Eastside tech companies Smartsheet, OfferUp, Apptio face challenging 2019

Here are a handful of companies from the Eastside that will be interesting to watch in 2019.

Tech set to continue driving Seattle-area housing market in 2019

A look at what’s the real estate market in the coming year.

  • Jan 11, 2019
Pedego Redmond owners Dick Nelson and Mike and Holly Nelson accept 2018 Rookie of the Year Award from Pedego CFO Terry Sherry and CEO Don DiCostanzo. Courtesy of Pedego Electric Bikes.

Pedego Redmond named company’s Rookie of the Year

Pedego Electric Bikes honors owners for going the extra mile with expectational customer service.

Pedego Redmond owners Dick Nelson and Mike and Holly Nelson accept 2018 Rookie of the Year Award from Pedego CFO Terry Sherry and CEO Don DiCostanzo. Courtesy of Pedego Electric Bikes.
Hopelink volunteers host a cooking demonstration in the Redmond food bank on Aug. 3. The organization recently received a $822,500 grant from Premera. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Premera awards $3.3 million in community grants focusing on behavioral health

Several Eastside organizations will benefit from the funding.

  • Dec 26, 2018
Hopelink volunteers host a cooking demonstration in the Redmond food bank on Aug. 3. The organization recently received a $822,500 grant from Premera. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Wag N’ Wash Redmond hosts Santa Paws photo event

Santa will visit the Redmond Ridge pet store again on Dec. 22.

  • Dec 21, 2018
Business owner, Sean Miller opened Origins Roastery in May. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Redmond’s Origins Roastery brewing organic drinks

The organic roastery uses cannabis-free beans.

Business owner, Sean Miller opened Origins Roastery in May. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Google, Facebook to pay more than $400,000 to Washington state in campaign finance cases

Both are in the top 10 largest campaign finance recoveries in Washington state history.

Minuteman Press of Redmond lands major design and print awards

The business was recognized by the Printing Industries of America for the third consecutive year.

  • Dec 17, 2018
The Microsoft sign outside of the company’s main campus in Redmond. Photo courtesy of David Ryder/Bloomberg

Microsoft competes with Apple, Amazon in stock market

Microsoft surpassed Apple as the world’s most valuable company based on market capitalization last week.

  • Dec 6, 2018
The Microsoft sign outside of the company’s main campus in Redmond. Photo courtesy of David Ryder/Bloomberg

Facebook plans major research development in Redmond

Building X would have 678,000 square feet of space and nearly 1,400 parking spaces.

Redmond’s Salsa de Rosa stays local as it expands

The Redmond salsa business has been growing since it was founded in 1999.

Redmond company fined more than $350,000 for visa violations

People Tech Group Inc. was ordered to pay H-1B visa employees nearly $310,000 in wages and an additional $45,000 in fines.

Lash Lounge now open in Redmond, Bellevue

Longtime Eastside resident Richard Eastern opened the two locations in August.

Office space across the Eastside is in short supply. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Office space is still tight on the Eastside

That hasn’t stopped Google and Facebook from looking to expand.

Office space across the Eastside is in short supply. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo