Business

Christan Raymer

Group Health opens new Redmond facility

Group Health has opened its new Redmond Medical Center at 7765 159th Pl. NE, becoming the first tenant in The Offices at Riverpark.

Christan Raymer

Longtime Redmond business changes its name

A familiar name in the Redmond area just got a new one. FMC FoodTech, a global food processing equipment company with a longtime presence in Redmond, is now known as JBT FoodTech.

  • Oct 23, 2008

Grant helps Redmond business boost productivity

With a grant obtained through Lake Washington Technical College’s Job Skills Program (JSP), Redmond’s Interior Woodworking Specialists (IWS) have significantly streamlined their operations while they design and build custom cabinets, bars and other fixtures for the restaurant industry.

Crisis hitting close to home, Marchione says

“How low can you go?,” people are wondering, not in reference to a limbo contest but to our nation’s economy.

Barbara Mar

A sewing revival

At Briar Rose Sewing School, a new business on Union Hill, owner Barbara R. Mar is reviving the dying art of sewing and giving people of all ages a place to gather as they exercise their ingenuity.

Barbara Mar
Linda Potter

It’s the perfect time for kooky costumes

They say laughter is the best medicine. While we’re inundated with political mud-slinging and bad news about the nation’s economy, a kooky costume might be just what the doctor ordered.

Linda Potter
Cathy Stacy

Chandler’s Retreat, Body & Skin Care Spa: Redmond’s healthy getaway

“People are becoming more concerned about the toxins they are exposing themselves to, and our skin and nail products offer an organic, natural alternative to the chemical-filled products used in most salons and spas,” said licensed massage practitioner Cathy Stacy, owner of Chandler’s Retreat, Body & Skin Care Spa, 16545 NE 80th St. in Redmond.

Cathy Stacy

Redmond-based Genie Industries breaks ground on new facility in China

Redmond-based Genie Industries, a leading manufacturer of aerial work platforms and part of the Terex Corporation Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) segment, recently broke ground at its new manufacturing facility in Changzhou, China. Production is planned to begin in mid-year of 2009.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Redmond’s Rick Smith honored as one of nation’s top realtors

Even in a strong economy, buying or selling a home is stressful. When the economy’s hurting, there’s greater pressure on everyone involved in the transaction, including realtors.

Redmond Chamber to host golf tournament, dinner

The Greater Redmond Chamber of Commerce Fifth Annual Golf Tournament Dinner and Auction will be held Monday, Sept. 15 at the Bear Creek County Club in Woodinville. The address is 13737 202nd Ave. NE.

  • Sep 4, 2008
Joe and Ade Tso own and operate Flavor Bakery & Cafe.

Flavor Bakery & Cafe has plenty to offer

Flavor Bakery & Cafe, a new family-run, friendly eatery in Redmond, offers a little bit of everything from bubble tea to beef chow mein to mango cheesecake.

Joe and Ade Tso own and operate Flavor Bakery & Cafe.

Redmond Reporter Business Briefs | Aug. 16

Family Resource Center announced the addition of three community leaders to its Board of Directors.

  • Aug 14, 2008

Paws Café to hold grand opening this weekend

Paws Café, the area’s first pet food store to offer all-natural dog and cat food made fresh daily, will hold its grand opening Saturday and Sunday, August 16 and 17 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

  • Aug 13, 2008

Mindy McGhean of Azumano Travel will be the guest spea

Mindy McGhean of Azumano Travel will be the guest speaker at the Greater Redmond Chamber of Commerce membership luncheon on Aug. 21.

  • Aug 11, 2008
Herb Bartlett has worked at Physio Control

SUPER DEDICATED

Twenty-five years is a long time to stay at the same company — and still look forward to each new work day.

Herb Bartlett has worked at Physio Control

Trilogy to offer free solar power systems on new homes

Trilogy by Shea Homes, the first builder to roll out a national solar offering, has chosen to work with BP Solar, a global leader in solar energy.

  • Aug 11, 2008
Don Warner

Redmond’s Honeywell Corporation does ‘the right thing’

It often takes personal time, money and a responsible attitude to properly dispose of — and/or recycle — the various and sundry “stuff” that accumulates in our homes and offices. Batteries and electronics are especially tricky. You can’t just fling them into the trash.

Don Warner
Susan Huenefeld of Accents Et Cetera holds up an eco-friendly gift basket at her business

Redmond’s Accents et Cetera gets nod for recycling

Accents et Cetera in downtown Redmond has been named one of King County’s “Best Workplaces for Recycling.” Sharon Aller, spokesperson for King County Solid Waste’s recycling and environmental services department, explained why the recognition program exists: “Businesses have been recycling paper, cardboard, metals and many of the basics that we all recycle everyday.

Susan Huenefeld of Accents Et Cetera holds up an eco-friendly gift basket at her business
Robert Browning

Barcelino menswear moves to Redmond Town Center

Barcelino, which calls itself “The Pacific Northwest’s premier Men’s Clothier,” is celebrating a grand re-opening this weekend, at its new location in Redmond Town Center (RTC).

Robert Browning

Nintendo opens up Kirkland warehouse

Video game giant Nintendo became the latest high tech company to expand to Kirkland when it opened a new warehouse in Totem Lake last month.

  • Jul 24, 2008