Business

Using web, real estate startup plans to compete with slashed commissions

One local family of real estate professionals believes its online brokerage can bring the standard brokerage commission down to 1 percent.

Pickering Barn to host job fair April 28

A job fair will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. April 28 in the Pickering Barn on 1730 10th Ave. N.W.

Three business leaders to be inducted into JA hall of fame

Three Eastside business leaders will be inducted into the Junior Achievement Puget Sound Business Hall of Fame on April 23.

  • Feb 27, 2015
Sammamish Park Place

Talon Private Capital acquires Sammamish Park Place for $128 million

The 20-acre three-building park is home to divisions of Microsoft and Costco, the latter of which began its lease in August. The office park is fully occupied by the two companies.

Sammamish Park Place

Agave to add patio dining

Federico and Faviola Ramos, owner/operators of Agave Cocina & Tequilas Restaurants are expanding their Issaquah High lands location by one-quarter, adding a retractable seasonal patio adjacent to the restaurant’s front door.

  • Jan 19, 2015
Darren Lamont was awarded with two Best New Dealership awards from Axis Wake and Supra. Lamont said he's looking forward to the Seattle Boat Show

Less than one year in, Northwest Inboards becomes award-winning dealership

Northwest Inboards, opened in May by Lake Sammamish native Darren Lamont, received two Best New Dealership awards from manufacturers Axis Wake and Supra. The awards were given based on sales and customer feedback, Lamont said.

Darren Lamont was awarded with two Best New Dealership awards from Axis Wake and Supra. Lamont said he's looking forward to the Seattle Boat Show
Participants in the Homewood Suites by Hillton stand by the beam that they signed to mark the topping off of the facility being built in Issaquah. Principals in the photo include Skip Rowley (second from left

Rowley Properties marks topping off of Homewood Suites by Hilton facility

Key players in the new Homewood Suites by Hilton facility in Issaquah participated in a topping off ceremony today.

  • Jan 9, 2015
Participants in the Homewood Suites by Hillton stand by the beam that they signed to mark the topping off of the facility being built in Issaquah. Principals in the photo include Skip Rowley (second from left

Irons honored by Realtors

David Irons, of Coldwell Banker Bain in Issaquah, has been named Government Affairs Volunteer of the Year honors by the Seattle King County Realtors.

  • Jan 9, 2015

Gregoire named part owner of WJB Enterprises

Paul Gregoire, president of Bake's Marine Center is now part owner of WJB Enterprises, Inc.

  • Jan 9, 2015

Two join Downtown Issaquah Association board

The Downtown Issaquah Association has named Jamie Lilly and Robyn Barfoot to the 2015 board of directors.

  • Jan 9, 2015

Uncle Si’s Pizza opens second location in Sammamish

Uncle Si’s Pizza opened a second location Dec. 8. The new restaurant, located at 3310 East Lake Sammamish, seats approximately 100 in a large dining room with three 55 inch screen TVs.

  • Dec 9, 2014

Issaquah chamber sets business-to-business gathering

The Issaquah Chamber of Commerce will hold a B2B Alliance Meeting from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4. The event is designed to help businesses share information with others who have the same type of clients.

  • Dec 3, 2014
Joe Quinlan

‘We’re back on top’: Economist says 2015 forecast looking up for American commerce

Joe Quinlan was back on the Eastside on Nov. 19 to provide business and community leaders with an even more optimistic 2015 economic forecast than he predicted for the country in 2014.

  • Nov 26, 2014
Joe Quinlan

Sammamish networking fair connects people to businesses

More than 15 vendors gathered at Sammamish's Plateau Club for a networking fair during the Sammamish Chamber of Commerce's monthly luncheon Nov. 20.

Nothing Bundt Cakes opened its first King County location in Issaquah Nov. 21.

New bakery looks (and tastes) sweet

Nothing Bundt Cakes, 755 N.W. Gilman, opened its first King County location, cutting the ribbon on the bundt cake-centric bakery with Issaquah Mayor Fred Butler, Issaquah Chamber of Commerce CEO Matthew Bott, and Impact Studios founder and "King of Issaquah" Nathan Bosseler.

Nothing Bundt Cakes opened its first King County location in Issaquah Nov. 21.
Apps available for iOS and Android platforms will aggregate the best Black Friday deals right to your phone.

The War for Black Friday: Your guide to surviving the day of deals

As Chinese philosopher Sun Tzu wrote in “The Art of War,” “Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.” Only the most prepared of shoppers will emerge victorious on Black Friday. Be well prepared with these tips compiled by the Reporter.

Apps available for iOS and Android platforms will aggregate the best Black Friday deals right to your phone.

Sammamish chamber debuts Black Friday shopping contest

Black Friday weekend stands to be especially bountiful for one Sammamish shopper, courtesy of the Sammamish Chamber of Commerce.

Reindeer fly into Newcastle Fruit

This year, as last, the business will kick off holiday sales with a celebration and introduce reindeer for customer viewing at its location. Petting, feeding or riding the reindeer isn’t allowed.

  • Nov 21, 2014

Gemini Fish hooks first place in ‘Best of Western Washington’ competition

They may throw fish at Pike Place Fish Market, but the best fish market in Western Washington is firmly rooted to the ground, and not found down on the Seattle waterfront.

WildFin American Grill owner Attila Szabo and his daughter Catherine

Home for the holidays: Restaurant staff enjoy chance to spend time with family

The president and operating partner of the WildFin American Grill locations in Issaquah and Renton made the commitment to give his staff Thanksgiving and Christmas off before he ever opened for business three years ago.

WildFin American Grill owner Attila Szabo and his daughter Catherine