Amazon widens footprint in Seattle.

With all the headlines about creating a second headquarters in another city, Amazon is nevertheless leasing more office space and still growing in downtown Seattle. They have signed one of the biggest office space leases in Seattle history in the new Rainier Square...

Funko opens stunning new HQ in Everett.

Thousands of fans lined up early to catch a sneak peek at Funko’s new toy headquarters in Everett. The originator of hundreds of pop culture bobble-headed cult figures opened the new store in the city’s former Bon Marche department store. The...

Wemco expansion pays off big.

Expansions in Washington State can really pay off for some companies, especially if they are planned and executed well. Such is the case with Wemco Co., a Spokane-area company that needed to triple its production capacity to keep pace with its customer’s needs....

U.S. News touts Washington’s business advantages.

Superlatives can only do so much. Sometimes it takes a national news magazine to capture the very essence of Washington’s competitive strengths, from our diversified industries and cross-collaboration between businesses to our investments in STEM and higher...

Cranes? Washington has the market cornered.

According to the folks who track such things, The Puget Sound region continued to hold the lead when it comes to the number of construction cranes in use. This, of course, is indicative of the Seattle area’s continued building boom, which is unparalleled in the...

The rise of urban centers.

Cities around the Puget Sound, from Seattle to Bellevue and Kirkland, are experiencing a rebirth of sorts as millennials, boomers and Gen Xers continue to be drawn to urban cores and their many conveniences. It’s cool to be a city dweller again, as workers flock...

A building boom of epic proportions.

In a recent report, the Downtown Seattle Association identified 106 projects underway in the downtown core. The booming economy is historic and a new City of Seattle online map shows just how far reaching the building boom is. Users can view each project individually,...

A local legend reinvents retail.

You don’t become a Business Legend in Washington State without thinking big. Such is the case with Filson, which is blending retail and manufacturing into an innovative flagship store that will connect customers with the product in new and exciting ways. The new...