Business

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

Wag N’ Wash Redmond hosts Santa Paws photo event

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

  • Dec 21, 2018
Wag N’ Wash Redmond hosts Santa Paws photo event
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

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.

Google, Facebook to pay more than $400,000 to Washington state in campaign finance cases
Minuteman Press of Redmond lands major design and print awards

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
Minuteman Press of Redmond lands major design and print awards
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

Facebook plans major research development in Redmond

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

Facebook plans major research development in Redmond
Redmond’s Salsa de Rosa stays local as it expands

Redmond’s Salsa de Rosa stays local as it expands

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

Redmond’s Salsa de Rosa stays local as it expands

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

Lash Lounge now open in Redmond, Bellevue

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

Lash Lounge now open in Redmond, Bellevue
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
Shelby, John and Michele Julum (left to right) are hoping to launch the Big Block Brewing’s second taproom in Redmond by the week of July 23. Aaron Kunkler/Staff photo

Big Block Brewing looking to open in Redmond soon

The Sammamish-based brewery is expanding into the old Hi-Fi Brewing location.

Shelby, John and Michele Julum (left to right) are hoping to launch the Big Block Brewing’s second taproom in Redmond by the week of July 23. Aaron Kunkler/Staff photo
Margo’s Sweet Shop opens Aug. 11 in the Redmond Town Center

Margo’s Sweet Shop opens Aug. 11 in the Redmond Town Center

The store is owned by PinkaBella’s Margo Engburg and will offer a cookie dough bar.

Margo’s Sweet Shop opens Aug. 11 in the Redmond Town Center

Schleg commemorates crystal anniversary in real estate

Schleg marks 15 years making the dream of homeownership come true.

  • Jul 20, 2018
CitySurf pop-up pool could open this summer on Eastside

CitySurf pop-up pool could open this summer on Eastside

A Sammamish couple hopes to break ground on a permanent indoor surf facility later this year.

CitySurf pop-up pool could open this summer on Eastside
Two wineries move in with Teatro ZinZanni

Two wineries move in with Teatro ZinZanni

Two local wineries will be sharing the old Redhook brewery in Woodinville with Teatro ZinZanni.

Two wineries move in with Teatro ZinZanni
Big Block Brewery expanding to old HiFi Brewing location in Redmond

Big Block Brewery expanding to old HiFi Brewing location in Redmond

The Sammamish-based brewery is in the process of opening a second taproom and brewery in Redmond.

Big Block Brewery expanding to old HiFi Brewing location in Redmond
Sound Publishing appoints new president and vice president

Sound Publishing appoints new president and vice president

Josh O’Connor is the new president and publisher while Terry Ward is the new vice president.

  • May 19, 2018
Sound Publishing appoints new president and vice president
Seattle head tax worries Eastside business organizations

Seattle head tax worries Eastside business organizations

Seattle has passed a head tax to help fund homelessness services.

Seattle head tax worries Eastside business organizations