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...

Dreams of paradise from Tommy Bahama.

Seattle-based casual wear retailer Tommy Bahama has weathered the recession by changing strategies from primarily a wholesale model to opening stores of their own and expanding their online presence. While many retailers have struggled to maintain same store sales...

Foreign companies find Washington a good investment.

Governor Jay Inslee  is committed to promoting the benefits of doing business in Washington State. The state’s Department of Commerce team is engaged in drawing new business to Washington including foreign and US investment to aid expansion of our existing...
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