Business

Rep. DelBene support Small Business Saturday in downtown Kirkland

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene marked Small Business Saturday by holiday shopping at locally-owned small businesses in downtown Kirkland.

  • Nov 30, 2015

KeyBank opens new Kirkland branch on Central Way

KeyBank’s newest branch opened at 332 Central Way in Kirkland on Nov. 16.

  • Nov 25, 2015

Kirkland-based Bluetooth celebrates milestone, sets goals for future

Recently the Kirkland-based Bluetooth Special Interest Group, which oversees Bluetooth technology, celebrated the 28,000-member mark of companies who use its technology and products.

Alair branches out to the Eastside through Kirkland

Kirkland’s booming housing market has attracted a Canadian-based construction management company seeking to branch out into the Eastside and other parts of the state.

New X Gym opens at South Kirkland Park and Ride

PJ Glassey has announced the opening of his new X Gym headquarters at the South Kirkland Park n’ Ride near the 405 - 520 interchange. The new Eastside X Gym marks a major improvement in space and parking compared to the previous location in the heart of downtown Kirkland.

  • Nov 9, 2015

Roo’s World of Discovery opens in downtown Kirkland

Roo’s World of Discovery, a Montessori-inspired indoor play and learning space for families with children birth to five years old, opened its doors today near the Kirkland waterfront at 108 Central Way.

  • Oct 30, 2015

SpeedPro Imaging holds grand opening event with Kirkland Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce helped SpeedPro Imaging hold a grand opening and ribbon cutting event on Thursday with the help from city representatives, including City Councilman Toby Nixon.

  • Oct 30, 2015

Small Business of the Year recipient from Kirkland

Kirkland-based information technology staffing and consulting firm Chameleon Technologies has received the top honor of Small Business of the Year from King County.

  • Oct 26, 2015

The Whole Cat and Kaboodle re-opens in Bridle Trails this fall

The Whole Cat and Kaboodle in Bridle Trails will hold a grand opening from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Nov. 15.

  • Oct 20, 2015

Kirkland-based company introduces teacher discount program

ATGStores.com, based in Kirkland, has launched the Teacher Discount program, an initiative aimed at helping educators by providing a 10 percent discount on every purchase to all program members every day of the year.

  • Oct 14, 2015

Kirkland named one of the best cities to start a business

A consumer finance site has named Kirkland among the top 20 cities in the state to start a business and seventh for the number of businesses per residents.

Beware of scary inhabitants of the investment world | Wolfe

In just a few days, witches, zombies and vampires will be converging on your house, asking for candy. As is the case every Halloween, you’ll likely be merely amused over the sight of these costumed characters.

  • Oct 7, 2015

Kirkland-based Fitcode announces $1.8 million in funding

Women who shop online now have a better way to find their best denim fit thanks to Kirkland-based Fitcode, a new fashion technology company. At the core of the concept, Fitcode is shifting the industry’s focus from size to fit.

  • Oct 2, 2015

Kirkland businesswoman named to lead Washington Leadership Forum

Astra Women’s Business Alliance (Astra) named three women entrepreneurs, including Betta Beasley from Kirkland, to lead its Washington Leadership Forum.

  • Sep 24, 2015

First Cal Mortgage expands Kirkland office with addition of Regional VP Travis Newbauer

First California Mortgage Company (First Cal) announced today a major expansion in its Pacific Northwest operations with the hiring of Regional Vice President Travis Newbauer, a 12-year industry veteran with tenure at firms such as Envoy Mortgage, Eagle Home Mortgage and GMAC Mortgage.

  • Sep 16, 2015

Kirkland architecture, interior design firm announces seven new hires

Freiheit & Ho Architects in Kirkland has announced seven new hires.

  • Sep 11, 2015

Kirkland Kiddie Academy honored

The Kiddie Academy of Kirkland was recently honored with the prestigious Life Essentials Technology award by Kiddie Academy, a national leader in educational childcare. Life Essentials is Kiddie Academy’s proprietary curriculum and overarching educational philosophy.

  • Aug 31, 2015

New Kirkland company helps tech businesses share resumes

As the expanding tech industry in the Seattle area searches for the appropriate candidates to fill more and more roles, one Kirkland-based start-up has turned to a creative solution - cooperating with other companies.

Healthy Bonez Beverage Company opens juice truck on Market Street in Kirkland

As the hot August days in Kirkland beg for a cool, refreshing drink, many Kirkland residents have flocked to the recently opened Healthy Bonez juice truck on Market Street. Newly planted flowers surround the truck as their company flag flies above. The smiling faces of the owners, Collin and Shandy Greenleaf, greet customers as friends, already knowing many of their orders before they arrive.

  • Aug 19, 2015

X Gym moves out of downtown, will offer free programs for kids

Kirkland-based X Gym is moving from downtown to a location near the South Kirkland Park and Ride, where the owner plans to offer free afternoon school programs for children living at the Imagine Housing across the street.