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The Dragon Master Balrin, also known as Arnav, proved worthy of the name, discovering 211 dragons. Photo courtesy of OneRedmond

OneRedmond brings dragons to downtown Redmond

The Dragon Master Balrin, also known as Arnav, discovered 211 dragons.

  • Aug 28, 2019
The Dragon Master Balrin, also known as Arnav, proved worthy of the name, discovering 211 dragons. Photo courtesy of OneRedmond
Courtesy photo                                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
Courtesy photo                                Mercer Island financial adviser Bob Toomey recently summited Mount Shasta in California.
Real estate market holds steady as summer continues

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
Real estate market holds steady as summer continues
Redmond entrepreneur sells In-Video Impressions to Vitagene

Redmond entrepreneur sells In-Video Impressions to Vitagene

Former Microsoft employee started ad-targeting company in 2017.

  • Jul 31, 2019
Redmond entrepreneur sells In-Video Impressions to Vitagene
Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo                                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.

Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo                                Franchise owners JJ and Joette Dalton hope Goldfish swim school will help reduce drowning statistics.
La Isla switches locale to Redmond Town Center

La Isla switches locale to Redmond Town Center

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

  • Jul 22, 2019
La Isla switches locale to Redmond Town Center
Selection and steady sales characterize local market

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
Selection and steady sales characterize local market
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

Eastside business booms with summer options

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

Eastside business booms with summer options
Local real estate market brings more opportunities for buyers

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
Local real estate market brings more opportunities for buyers
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

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.

Microsoft reveals project criteria for $500 million affordable housing funds
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

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.

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

‘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
‘Busy’ housing market enters pre-summer phase
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

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.

Phillips to step down as CEO of OneRedmond
Nintex acquires EnableSoft in company acquisition

Nintex acquires EnableSoft in company acquisition

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

Nintex acquires EnableSoft in company acquisition