Business

Praerit Garg joins Smartsheet as CTO

Bellevue-based company employs 760 people

A comparison of how many life science companies are on the Eastside and in other Washington cities. Photo illustration by 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. Photo illustration by Kailan Manandic

OfferUp founder Nick Huzar makes customer safety a core pillar

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

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

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 10, 2019

Kirkland’s Imagine Housing receives $75K grant from Premera

The grant was part of $3.3 million in community grants focusing on behavioral health.

  • Dec 26, 2018

Two new businesses coming to the Village at Totem Lake

Two new businesses have been announced for the Village at Totem Lake development. Whole Foods Market and ULTA Beauty are already opened in the Kirkland… Continue reading

  • Dec 24, 2018
Staff at the Factoria Green Theory retail location. From left: Ari Emadi, Charlie Naughton, Marina Bridenbaugh. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo

Kirkland-based Higher Leaf acquires Green Theory locations in Bellevue

Recreational cannabis retailer Higher Leaf has announced the acquisition of Green Theory in Bellevue.

Staff at the Factoria Green Theory retail location. From left: Ari Emadi, Charlie Naughton, Marina Bridenbaugh. Evan Pappas/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.

Kirkland transitioning business license processing to state

Businesses will be able to apply for or renew licenses online or by mail.

  • Nov 30, 2018

Managan joins midwifery care at EvergreenHealth

Managan couples her clinical background with personalized and compassionate care.

  • Nov 19, 2018

Investor Sharks returns to Kirkland

The second annual event allowed local startups to pitch to angel investors.

Kirkland boutique allows customers to shop with a Purpose

Purpose Boutique partners with empowerment brands to fight human trafficking

Chainline was able to successfully crowdfund a full deck to accompany their tap room. The community-oriented business is open to all ages and pet-friendly. Kailan Manandic/staff Photo

Chainline Brewing Co. is Best of Kirkland

The brewery opened its doors in 2015 and has since been embedded as a community gathering place.

Chainline was able to successfully crowdfund a full deck to accompany their tap room. The community-oriented business is open to all ages and pet-friendly. Kailan Manandic/staff Photo

Katalyst Fitness opens in Kirkland

The new location has space to handle up to 700 electrical muscle stimulation sessions per week.

  • Oct 24, 2018

Pickles Playland barks into Kirkland

Small dogs daycare will full open on Oct. 20.

Bret Chatalas, co-owner of Cactus Restaurants, receives the EnviroStar certificate of recognition. Cactus’s six locations are all working toward following environmentally-friendly practices. Photo courtesy of Kirkland Conserves Facebook.

Kirkland businesses recognized in first year of Washington’s Green Business Program

Local businesses earn EnviroStars recognition by taking steps to green their facilities.

Bret Chatalas, co-owner of Cactus Restaurants, receives the EnviroStar certificate of recognition. Cactus’s six locations are all working toward following environmentally-friendly practices. Photo courtesy of Kirkland Conserves Facebook.

Fall housing market shifts, but still seller’s market

Real estate snapshot for Kirkland

  • Oct 12, 2018

Core Hero hard cider sorbet takes off in Kirkland

A former Kirkland resident is making hard cider sorbet, which was picked up by Whole Foods and PCC.