Business

Kirkland native moves solar business to Kenmore

Northwest Electric and Solar is open for business in Kenmore following a move from Seattle.

Ivar’s and Kidd Valley hold annual Teacher of the Year contest

The fifteenth annual contest awards two teachers with $500 in supplies and a party for their class.

  • Apr 9, 2018

Shirzad Fine Jewelry opens for business in downtown Kirkland

Shirzad developed his craft with some help from his father, who taught him how to forge jewelry in the Persian tradition.

Wolff Company announces senior living community in Kirkland

The community is expected to open in 2019.

  • Apr 4, 2018
Kirkland City Hall - Reporter file photo

Startup 425 aims to help small businesses on the Eastside

The program is a partnership between the cities of Bellevue, Issaquah, Kirkland, Redmond, Renton and the Port of Seattle.

Kirkland City Hall - Reporter file photo

Eastside cities launch free resources for entrepreneurs

The cities are offering numerous workshops on various topics.

  • Mar 28, 2018

Coldwell Banker Bain hires new principal managing broker

Coldwell Banker Bain, which provides real estate brokerage services throughout the Pacific Northwest, recently announced that Jim Kallerson has been named principal managing broker of… Continue reading

  • Mar 2, 2018

Staypineapple announces new regional director of operations

Staypineapple, a hospitality company based in the Pacific Northwest, announced Troy Longwith as regional director of operations starting in January 2018. Longwith is responsible for… Continue reading

  • Feb 23, 2018

Millennial entrepreneurs gearing up to launch crowdfunding campaign for Ombraz Sunglasses

For each pair of sunglasses sold, 20 trees will be planted.

Kirkland-based STAM offers toys for grown ups

The humor gifts are raunchy-humored stuffed toys meant to be gag gifts for adults.

Gordy Marks Real Estate accepting nominations for nonprofit donations

Nominations for donations are being accepted on the Gordy Marks Facebook page through Feb. 21.

  • Feb 14, 2018

Livengood Alskog attornies to host educational event regarding sexual harassment

As the list of high profile sexual harassment claims grows, many employers and employees wonder how the #MeToo movement affects them and their workplace. Kevin… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2018

Kirkland’s Plummer named a director of sales at American Income Life-Altig

He was one of two people appointed to the position at the Redmond business.

  • Feb 8, 2018

Santa to make appearance at Simplicity ABC for toy and clothing drive

He will be at the store from 4-6 p.m. on Saturday before he heads back to the North Pole.

  • Feb 5, 2018

Shopping for a cause: ECA Thrift Shop gives back to local nonprofits

The shop gives a majority of its profits away in cash but also provides vouchers for those in need.

Firewalls for small businesses

Kirkland Chamber of Commerce educates local entrepreneurs on cyber security

Claudia Smith owns and runs the Kirkland and Redmond franchise of Murphy Business and Financial Corporation. <em>Courtesy Photo</em>

Local small business helps sell other small businesses

Smith helps businesses get the most value when they sell.

Claudia Smith owns and runs the Kirkland and Redmond franchise of Murphy Business and Financial Corporation. <em>Courtesy Photo</em>

AT&T unveils new store design in Totem Lake

The new 3,500-square-foot entertainment-focused retail store is the first of its kind in the Pacific Northwest.

  • Jan 8, 2018

Annual chamber gala set for March 24

This year’s theme is the “roaring 20s.”

  • Dec 29, 2017
Chelsea Merkel. Courtesy of Freiheit & Ho Architects

Freiheit & Ho hires new architects

Freiheit & Ho Architects, a Kirkland commercial architecture and interior design firm, hired Chelsea Merkel as Architectural Designer, Pam Kwan as Interior Designer, and Matt… Continue reading

  • Dec 27, 2017
Chelsea Merkel. Courtesy of Freiheit & Ho Architects