Business

Kirkland remodeling business wins best customer service award

McAdams Remodeling & Design of Kirkland has won “Best Of Customer Service” on Houzz, a platform for home remodeling and design. The residential remodeling general… Continue reading

  • Jan 20, 2017

Unemployment hits new low in December, lowest rate since May 2008

Washington’s unemployment rate dropped for the fifth month in a row to hit a new low of 5.2 percent in December, according to state Employment… Continue reading

  • Jan 20, 2017

Kirkland resident named local ambassador for realtor.com

Kirkland resident Georgia Wall has been specially selected to serve as a local ambassador for realtor.com. Wall is part of an inaugural group of a… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2017

Henna artist donates services to cancer patients

For Kirkland henna artist Sarah Walters, giving back is not just something she does for the holidays. “I think it’s important for everyone to give… Continue reading

Kirkland Ben & Jerry’s changes ownership

Jonathan Stebbins and Mark Mullet took over the Kirkland Ben &Jerry’s location in October, and they plan to keep the scoop shop thriving at 176… Continue reading

Home buyer frustration continues in King County with limited selection and increases in prices

Like many other months of 2016, December was frustrating for buyers across Washington state as they encountered depleted inventory and rising prices. Post-election hikes in… Continue reading

  • Jan 6, 2017

Nytec unveils new technology for Carnival cruises

Nytec’s Kirkland Product Innovation Center was critical in creating the company’s latest innovations for Carnival Corporation. “Carnival came to us with a very challenging initiative… Continue reading

Columbia Hospitality expands to include Kirkland’s Heathman Hotel

The following is from a Columbia Hospitality release: Columbia Hospitality, a Seattle-based hospitality management and consulting company, announces a new management and operating agreement with… Continue reading

  • Jan 6, 2017

New KDA executive director shares plans for 2017

Kirkland Downtown Association Executive Director Barbie Collins Young is not taking time to “settle in” to her new position. Since her promotion in October, she’s… Continue reading

Bruce Wynn steps down as director of the Kirkland Chamber of Commerce

Following a busy holiday season with many local Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce events, Bruce Wynn’s resignation from his position as executive director of the… Continue reading

Kirkland-based law firm Livengood Alskog hires Alex Hurt

Kirkland-based law firm Livengood Alskog announced Jan. 4 that Alex Hurt has joined the firm as an associate attorney.

  • Jan 4, 2017

Kirkland resident honored by Seattle King County Realtors

Kirkland resident Rich Bergdahl was among 11 individuals singled out for special honors at the 2016 Installation and Awards Banquet of the Seattle King County… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2016

Military antiques business expands to Kirkland

Tucked behind Totem Square is a treasure trove of items any collector of memorabilia from World War II would love. “(World War II soldiers) had… Continue reading

Columbia Athletic Club in Kirkland celebrates its 35th anniversary

Columbia Athletic Club at Juanita Bay in Kirkland recently celebrated its 35th anniversary with more than 300 members, guests and staff. Guests enjoyed appetizers from… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2016

Kirkland Chamber of Commerce presents 81st annual awards

Local business leaders gathered last week for the Kirkland Chamber of Commerce’s 81st Annual Awards Luncheon. Lifestyle technology company Nytec, which has its Product Innovation… Continue reading

Washington unemployment rate drops in November

The following is a release from the Washington State Employment Security Department: Washington added 3,600 new jobs in November, which helped lower the unemployment rate… Continue reading

  • Dec 14, 2016

What ‘Trumponomics’ could mean for local businesses in 2017

The good, the bad — and the ugly. This is how economist Joseph Quinlan divides “Trumponomics” as he described how some of the president-elect’s fiscal… Continue reading

Teen CEO business competition offers funding for teen small business owners

Lake Washington School District (LWSD) high school students who own and operate a business could win a cash prize in this year’s Teen CEO Business… Continue reading

  • Dec 8, 2016

Aegis Living among Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work list

Glassdoor announced its Top 50 Best Places to Work in 2017 from a list of more than 600,000 companies, and Aegis Living is this year’s big surprise.

  • Dec 7, 2016

Real estate brokers expect no holiday breather as sales stay strong and supplies remain low

Pending sales of homes hit an all-time high for the month of November according to the latest statistics from Northwest Multiple Listing Service, which is… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2016