News releases from Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)
Opinion: Our tax dollars can help Washington flourish
Today 9:28 EDT
Competition benefits consumers and is viewed as advantageous to them within the marketplace. However, when it comes to K-12 education in our country, competition is the outlier.
Kaiser Permanente makes vaccines mandatory for employees
Today 1:46 EDT
The mandate comes after a dramatic uptick in Covid-19 cases hit the country in July, overwhelmingly among the unvaccinated and driven by the more contagious delta variant of the virus.
The city will receive $61 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act money over the next two years.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office says NASA didn't do anything wrong when it made a single award to SpaceX.
Lynne Robinson reflects on May 31, 2020, when looters hijacked a downtown Black Lives Matter protest to cause mayhem. The fallout from that and another incident has sparked ongoing changes in...
Redfin-owned company RentPath names new CEO
July 30, 2021
Jon Ziglar has served as CEO of parking and mobility technology company ParkMobile, which became part of European-based EasyPark Group earlier this year.
PSBJ's 40 Under 40 class of 2021 revealed, Part 1
July 29, 2021
The Puget Sound Business Journal is once again putting a spotlight on those who have established themselves as creative, innovative industry leaders before reaching the age of 40. Here are the first 20...
This week in Seattle business bankruptcies include Burgundy Street LLC and FRS Group Inc.. For the year, Seattle has recorded 17 business bankruptcy filings.
Inslee recommends wearing masks indoors again as measure against delta Covid-19 variant
July 28, 2021
The governor's announcement follows new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which said Tuesday that people should return to wearing masks indoors, regardless of vaccine...
Forty-three public market tenants were informed via email Thursday afternoon that the management company TRF Pacific would no longer be their point of contact.
A new 76,000-square-foot building on a city-owned site in the South Hill neighborhood would replace the existing 51-year-old facility, which officials say has outlived its usefulness.
King County councilmember seeks 'more assertive, balanced' approach to removing homeless camps
July 28, 2021
The move comes as Seattle and other incorporated cities struggle with the effects of homeless camps and what to do about them.
Mariners hire Catie Griggs to lead business operations, filling role left by Kevin Mather's resignation
July 27, 2021
Griggs has spent the past four years running the front office for Atlanta's Major League Soccer team.
The bold investment in Washington’s working parents and young children, which will be sustained with revenues from a new excise tax on capital gains, will be a boon to our state economy, writes Andy...
Oprah sells Orcas Island waterfront sanctuary for $14M
July 27, 2021
Sources familiar with the deal say it is the highest price ever paid for an Orcas Island property. But the sellers will remain as major landlords in the area.
Jeff Bezos offers to cover $2B in costs if NASA gives moon lander contract to Blue Origin
July 27, 2021
The space agency awarded a lunar lander contract to SpaceX, but the Blue Origin founder isn't ready to walk away. He's now offered to cover two years' worth of costs if NASA awards his company a...
Your only chance to opt out of Washington's new long-term care tax is fast approaching
July 26, 2021
Not everyone will need to pay the state's 0.58% payroll tax when it goes into effect next year. Here's why it could make sense to seek an alternative.
Patti Payne's Cool Pads: Luxurious Olson Kundig contemporary mountain manse with pool lists for $3.4 million
July 23, 2021
The Tumble Creek home is result is sleek and modern. Light streams in through the walls of windows. “Visitors say it’s almost like living outside,” one of the seller said.
By creating a joint-jurisdiction coalition, communities can work together to address the housing issue, Victoria Woodards said.
The personalized learning company has been math-focused since 2006. With two recent acquisitions, it's showing it wants to branch out.
Citywide zoning proposal in Tacoma sparks intense debate
July 19, 2021
Upzoning could add tens of thousands of housing units to the market. But a chief concern among homeowners is that the change could affect home values.
The mysterious winner of the New Shepard space flight auction has opted for a later flight, and Blue Origin picked a teenager instead.
Patti Payne's Cool Pads: Fashion industry executive's Beach Drive manse with meditation treehouse lists for $1.8M
July 16, 2021
A local high-end builder built the main house in 1993 as his own residence, so every detail was carefully thought out, including a flat torch-down roof that could be converted into a rooftop deck.
The program has assisted eight Tacoma businesses so far, with a total of $52,000 in interest-free loans.
Schools spent much of the last year educating in a remote setting. That exacerbated the accessibility issues some students face.
Seattle had a higher percentage of all-cash purchases this year than San Francisco, Los Angeles and Portland.
Cell therapy and gene therapy companies have gobbled more than a half-billion square feet of manufacturing space in the Bay Area over the past year.