“Job Sector Survey” now open to collect measurable data from King County employers
It’s Time for Business
Take the survey! Your response will help inform business leaders, elected officials, policy makers and key community stakeholders as they make decisions that could impact businesses. Partners working on the project include local and regional business organizations, as well as the Prosperity Partnership, King County, Seattle’s Office of Economic Development, the Washington Research Council and enterpriseSeattle.
King County home-lot sales on pace to more than double
Puget Sound Business Journal
Prices are down 25 percent or more as banks liquidate foreclosed property; some sell for well below cost. Residential lots are selling briskly and at deep discounts in King County, as banks shed acres of vacant property seized in foreclosure.
A look at what’s coming up for business
Along with all the quarterly earnings reports are a slew of economic reports. For example, on Tuesday, the Commerce Department releases the May update on the trade deficit, and the Treasury releases figures on the federal budget deficit for June.
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