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Finding your proverbial strawberries | Business column

Finding your proverbial strawberries | Business column

A monthly business column from Mercer Island financial adviser Bob Toomey.

  • Dec 23, 2019
Finding your proverbial strawberries | Business column
Decreased inventory for buyers in local real estate market

Decreased inventory for buyers in local real estate market

A monthly real estate snapshot by John L. Scott Real Estate.

  • Dec 18, 2019
Decreased inventory for buyers in local real estate market
Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production

Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production

Suspension expected to begin in January

Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production
Business alliance serves women of African diaspora in King County

Business alliance serves women of African diaspora in King County

Nourah Yonous launched the African Women Business Alliance in 2017 to find ways to lift women up.

Business alliance serves women of African diaspora in King County
Bob Toomey

Lessons in long-term planning from an anniversary

A column from a financial adviser.

  • Nov 19, 2019
Bob Toomey
Business slowdown in Issaquah

Business slowdown in Issaquah

City sees an increase in businesses closing.

Business slowdown in Issaquah
Winter chill begins to settle into real estate market

Winter chill begins to settle into real estate market

A monthly real estate snapshot by John L. Scott Real Estate.

  • Nov 15, 2019
Winter chill begins to settle into real estate market
Apartment community on Issaquah plateau sold for $125 million

Apartment community on Issaquah plateau sold for $125 million

One of the largest apartment sales of the year in the Puget Sound.

  • Nov 14, 2019
Apartment community on Issaquah plateau sold for $125 million
Why the month of October has bad business reputation

Why the month of October has bad business reputation

A monthly business column by Mercer Island financial adviser Bob Toomey.

  • Oct 22, 2019
Why the month of October has bad business reputation
Issaquah, Sammamish real estate market transitions into fall

Issaquah, Sammamish real estate market transitions into fall

A monthly real estate snap shot by John L. Scott Real Estate.

  • Oct 15, 2019
Issaquah, Sammamish real estate market transitions into fall
Mercer Island financial adviser Bob Toomey plays a classical guitar. Courtesy photo

Music and financial planning

A monthly financial advice column from S. R. Schill & Associates on Mercer Island.

  • Sep 26, 2019
Mercer Island financial adviser Bob Toomey plays a classical guitar. Courtesy photo
Following a lawsuit, the company will no longer have no-poach provisions at their franchises. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo

First AG lawsuit against company no-poach clause ends with $150K payment

Jersey Mike’s had the contract provisions in place until April 2018.

Following a lawsuit, the company will no longer have no-poach provisions at their franchises. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo
Change to U.S.-backed condo loans comes as summer market wraps up

Change to U.S.-backed condo loans comes as summer market wraps up

A monthly real estate snap shot by John L. Scott Real Estate.

  • Sep 13, 2019
Change to U.S.-backed condo loans comes as summer market wraps up
Mercer Island financial adviser Bob Toomey recently summited Mount Shasta in California. Courtesy photo

Financial success and mountaineering

The steps to achieving financial success mirror mountain climbing.

  • Aug 20, 2019
Mercer Island financial adviser Bob Toomey recently summited Mount Shasta in California. Courtesy photo
Local real estate market mirroring rising summer temps

Local real estate market mirroring rising summer temps

A monthly real estate snapshot by John L. Scott Real Estate.

  • Aug 15, 2019
Local real estate market mirroring rising summer temps
First Issaquah Sports Medicine Combine captures community’s curiosity

First Issaquah Sports Medicine Combine captures community’s curiosity

More than 50 exhibitors show off area’s wellness edge

  • Jul 20, 2019
First Issaquah Sports Medicine Combine captures community’s curiosity
Eastside business booms with summer options

Eastside business booms with summer options

Locals can visit numerous new developments this summer, all within Eastside communities.

Eastside business booms with summer options
Rates and inventory bring opportunities for buyers

Rates and inventory bring opportunities for buyers

A real estate snapshot by John L. Scott Real Estate.

  • Jun 17, 2019
Rates and inventory bring opportunities for buyers
‘Dynamic’ housing market enters pre-summer phase

‘Dynamic’ housing market enters pre-summer phase

A monthly real estate snapshot from John L. Scott Real Estate.

  • May 15, 2019
‘Dynamic’ housing market enters pre-summer phase
Snoqualmie Casino executive chef Justin Lee and pastry chef Chuck Dugo created a blackberry cheesecake push-pop that one the people’s choice and best dessert award in the Issaquah Epicurean Experience contest. Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce / courtesy photo

Issaquah has crowned the best local appetizer and dessert

The chamber of commerce hosted a month-long contest to find the best dishes among local restaurants.

Snoqualmie Casino executive chef Justin Lee and pastry chef Chuck Dugo created a blackberry cheesecake push-pop that one the people’s choice and best dessert award in the Issaquah Epicurean Experience contest. Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce / courtesy photo