Washington economy snags top honor.

If there were an Olympics for businesses, Washington would be on the podium right now. The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation has released its 2017 State New Economy Index and Washington took the #3 spot, ranking just behind California and Massachusetts....

Washington State: Tops for business.

Citing Washington’s fast-growing economy, a remarkable list of top-tier global businesses, a concentration of highly-skilled STEM and technology workers, exceptional research institutions and outstanding quality of life, CNBC ranks Washington State as...

Fast ferry service cuts commute by half.

Commuters on the west side of Puget Sound can now enjoy a quick commute to downtown Seattle, thanks to a new fast ferry service that kicked off this week. The Kitsap Peninsula is fast becoming a hotbed for housing as new residents seek affordable housing options in a...

Site Selectors Guild chooses Washington.

The Site Selectors Guild has selected Seattle to be the host of its 2017 Fall Forum. The Sept. 25-27 conference will draw economic developments and site selection consultants from around the world to Washington State for the first time. “Seattle is an exciting...

Google breaks ground on new digs.

Google has just made a major investment in its future in Seattle. The company broke ground on its new South Lake Union campus this week, with its sweeping views of the lake. The former parking lots (pictured) are prime real estate in the city, just across from...

Washington State: Best in the West, Fifth in U.S.

The recent ranking of Best States across the country by U.S. News and World Report puts Washington # 5 using 60 metrics comparing economy, healthcare, infrastructure, education, crime/corrections, government and opportunity.  And, Washington ranks well above other...