Understanding what your customers and neighbors really think about shopping and buying local can have a profound impact on the way a company does business - and help the company fine-tune its strategies to compete against non-local chains and corporations. As part of a new event series, Seattle Good Business Network is [More]
Posted: May 17th, 2013 under Bottom Line.
Tags: King County, local, local business, OED, Seattle, Seattle Good Business Network
Leaders of Seattle’s startup community and the city of Seattle have teamed up to launch Startup Seattle, an initiative to support the growth of the Seattle technology startup community and establish Seattle as an internationally recognized home for emerging technology companies. Today, Mayor Mike McGinn hosted a press conference to announce [More]
Posted: May 9th, 2013 under Bottom Line.
Tags: Code, Mayor Mike McGinn, Seattle, startup, University District, Zillow
The Seattle City Council voted yesterday to renew the Metropolitan Improvement District (MID) in Downtown Seattle for another 10 years, expanding the MID’s service area from 225 to 285 square blocks with the addition of the Belltown neighborhood and several added blocks in Pioneer Square. The MID provides a broad range [More]
Posted: May 7th, 2013 under Bottom Line.
Tags: Belltown, Downtown Seattle Association, metropolitan improvment district, Pioneer Square, Seattle, Seattle City Council, waterfront
Development in South Lake Union has grown quickly, and concerns about maintaining views of the iconic Space Needle have come to the forefront. In response to these concerns, and to ensure views of the Needle will not be tarnished, local companies have purchased six plots of land around the city in order [More]
Posted: April 1st, 2013 under Bottom Line.
Tags: development, Seattle, Space Needle
Registration is now open for the second annual National Urban League Western Region Conference, hosted by the Seattle Urban League Young Professionals (SULYP). The conference will take place from Friday, February 22 through Sunday, February 24, 2013. Young professionals will have the opportunity to connect with peers through games, music, and food. [More]
Posted: February 5th, 2013 under Uncategorized.
Tags: business, conference, events, league, professionals, register, Seattle, SULYP, urban, young
Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is hosting a workshop on January 23 at Seattle City Hall to provide consultants with information about upcoming opportunities to do business with the department. The workshop, which will be held in the Bertha Knight Landes Room at Seattle City Hall, will run from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 [More]
Posted: January 16th, 2013 under Uncategorized.
Tags: combined, CSO, events, overflow, public, registration, Seattle, Seattle City Hall, sewer, SPU, utilities, workshop
Adding to the educational and cultural landscape of Seattle, two universities will be opening their doors this month and will be hosting opening events to introduce themselves. Both Northeastern University's Seattle Campus and City University of Seattle (CityU) open soon. It is an exciting time for Seattle in terms of growth, and [More]
Posted: January 15th, 2013 under Uncategorized.
Tags: city university, CityU, college, downtown, education, event, networking, northeastern university, open house, Seattle, South Lake Union, university
Obliteride is a new, community-wide experience which will accelerate the lifesaving research at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. As a local non-profit, Fred Hutchinson depends on philanthropic support from the community more than ever, due to cuts in Federal funding for cancer research in recent years and the growing incidence of cancer. [More]
Posted: January 15th, 2013 under Uncategorized.
Tags: bike, Cancer, community, event, fred hutch, research, ride, Seattle, support, volunteer
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
The Washington Filmworks production incentive project A Bit of Bad Luck recently wrapped principal photography after shooting 22 days in Seattle and Morton, Washington. This is one of 15 projects approved for funding assistance by Washington Filmworks. These 15 projects spent an estimated $10 million in Washington's economy in five months. "Our movie [More]
Posted: December 18th, 2012 under Uncategorized.
Tags: A bit of bad luck, film, funding, incentive, john fuhman, morton, Seattle, Washington, Washington Filmworks