Monthly Archives: September 2006

Eastside Homes Priced Under Half a Million

Today there are 38 SFR listed for sale in Bellevue for less than $500k (1 for less than $400k).

Bothell has 255, Issaquah 48, Kirkland 65, Mercer Island 0 (suprise, surprise), Newcastle 5, Redmond 42, Sammamish 15, and Woodinville 33.

I look for these numbers to increase steadily over at least the next two years.

Starbucks Accused of Abusing Monopoly Power in Violation of Sherman Act

Seattle Coffee-House Files Suit Which Could Have Impact Nationally An independent specialty coffeehouse owner filed a proposed class action lawsuit today against Starbucks Corporation, claiming the company, from its monopoly position in the specialty coffee market, engages in a range of anti-competitive activities aimed at eliminating competition. Filed in U.S. District Court, the suit alleges… Continue Reading

More on local homes priced under half a million dollars

I’m not sure why I’m so fascinated with homes priced under $500,000 – maybe it’s because there are so few of them, or quite possibly because those are homes that are still (possibly) in our price range. This morning there was one more home in Bellevue listed for less than half a mil – at… Continue Reading

MulvannyG2 Architecture Wins Award for Influential Design in China

Ming Zhang Recognized Among Top 20 Most Influential Designers MulvannyG2 Architecture, based in Bellevue, was selected as one of the top 20 most influential architectural firms in China at the 2006 China Landmark Summit held at the China National Guest House Hotel in Beijing. Ming Zhang, Senior Partner, MulvannyG2, was also recognized among the top… Continue Reading

House in Bellevue for Less than $400K!

This morning there were three single family residences newly listed for sale for less than half a million buckaroos. One of them is available for less than $400k: 3856 166TH AVE SE, BELLEVUE, WA 980083 bedrooms, 2 full/1 partial bathrooms , 1520 sq. ft.Single Family ResidenceList price: $469,000 View the property flyer. 5 157TH AVE… Continue Reading

Blog Business Summit in Seattle October 25-27

The next Blog Business Summit will be held at the beautiful Bell Harbor Conference Center in Seattle, WA and will be three days of business blogging mania. It’s going to be a great one, and there are lots of new speakers and sessions lined up. Besides the “usual suspects” such as Robert Scoble, Buzz Bruggeman,… Continue Reading

International Ballet Theatre Brings Dracula to Meydenbauer Center for Halloween

Giant Gargoyle heralds International Ballet Theatre’s Halloween classic, Dracula! Only West Coast production October 27-31, 2006 The International Ballet Theatre (IBT), under the direction of Kirov Ballet dancer, master teacher, and world-renowned choreographer, Vera Altunina, will present the electrifying and passionate performance of Dracula, at Meydenbauer Theater October 27-31, 2006. Few dance companies in the… Continue Reading

More Houses Under $500k in Bellevue

As I pointed out in a previous post, there are not many houses in Bellevue currently for sale for less than half a million dollars. Today there were two more: BELLEVUE, WA 980083 bedrooms, 1 full/1 partial bathrooms , 1260 sq. ft.Single Family ResidenceList price: $469,950 BELLEVUE, WA 980083 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms , 1230 sq.… Continue Reading