REBECCA LOVELL NAMED AS CITY OF SEATTLE'S STARTUP LIAISON PSBJ The city of Seattle's new startup liaison is a face you'll likely recognize. The Office of Economic Development announced Thursday that Rebecca Lovell has taken on the newly created role overseeing the Startup Seattle program. "My big initiative this year will be [More]
Posted: March 21st, 2014 under Bottom Line, Startup Seattle.
Tags: Bottom Line Blog, business, economic development, economy, education, entrepreneur, job growth, jobs, office of economic development, small business, startup seattle, technology, training, workforce
The following article was written by Michael Luis in part of an on-going series and based off of his book "Century 21 City: Seattle's Fifty Year Journey from World's Fair to World Stage" The Puget Sound region is home to the headquarters of a very impressive list of retailing companies that span [More]
Posted: August 14th, 2013 under Bottom Line, Daily Digest.
Tags: economy, Merchants, Michael Luis, Seattle, World's Fair
Nearly 1,000 of Seattle’s business and community leaders gathered this week at the Westin Hotel in Downtown Seattle for the 2013 State of Downtown Economic Forum, the Downtown Seattle Association’s (DSA) annual event reporting on the condition of the Downtown economy. Themed “The New Urban,” this year’s forum examined the strengths and weaknesses [More]
Posted: February 15th, 2013 under Bottom Line, Uncategorized.
Tags: at&t, city planning, Downtown Seattle, DSA, economy, South Lake Union, state of downtown, technology
The Job Sector Survey (JSS) was established to provide elected public officials and policymakers with an on-the-ground assessment of the challenges and aspirations of all types of local employers. JSS is in its third year and received nearly 1,700 responses from 15 industry sectors in 2012. The JSS is a cooperative project [More]
Posted: January 11th, 2013 under Uncategorized.
Tags: business, commerce, economy, employers, entrepeneur, growth, Job Sector Survey, Seattle, small business, survey
On Sunday, hundreds of gay and lesbian couples gathered to get married in Washington State. The Seattle Times’ coverage of the historic day includes a spectrum of individual couples’ stories. Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn was quoted during the ceremonies at Seattle City Hall saying, “hey, rest of the country: get on board. [More]
Posted: December 10th, 2012 under Uncategorized.
Tags: boost, City Hall, couples, economy, gay, lesbian, love, marriage, married, same-sex, Seattle, Washington State
Job growth and economic activity in Seattle is outperforming the Puget Sound region and the rest of the country, according to statistics presented by Mayor Mike McGinn today. This growth, combined with prudent fiscal management of City dollars, has led to improvements in the City's General Fund outlook for 2013. [More]
Posted: September 6th, 2012 under Bottom Line.
Tags: economy, job growth, Mayor Mike McGinn, Mayor's Office, Revenue Projections
Fixing America's economy: nine ideas from around the world; Lake Union Partners plans 300 apartments; How to spice up your sales meeting. [More]
Posted: June 14th, 2011 under Bottom Line.
Tags: economy, global economic ideas, Lake Union Apartments, Lake Union Partners, sales meetings
How to get face time with sales prospects; To boost the economy, help the self-employed; New tools for sales training. [More]
Posted: June 8th, 2011 under Bottom Line.
Tags: economy, entrepreneur, sales, small business, startup, tools
Ten things you might not know about the economy; Waterfront Park: courted by Corner; The new rules of building customer loyalty. [More]
Posted: May 23rd, 2011 under Bottom Line.
Tags: customer loyalty, economy, james corner, unemployment, waterfront
Information on Washington's Motion Picture Competitiveness Program and why it should be renewed. [More]
Posted: April 7th, 2011 under Bottom Line.
Tags: economy, film incentive, film industry, Motion Picture Competitiveness Program, Office of Film + Music, The Killing, Washington Filmworks