Category Archives: Seattle

Apple to Build New Campus in Austin, Add Sites in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City

Apple to Build New Campus in Austin, Add Sites in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City

Major Expansion for Apple to Benefit Economies in Austin, Culver City, San Diego and Seattle:  Many Jobs to Be Added 

Apple today announced a major expansion of its operations in Austin, including an investment of $1 billion to build a new campus in North Austin. The company also announced plans to establish new sites in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City and expand in cities across the United States including Pittsburgh, New York and Boulder, Colorado over the next three years, with the potential for additional expansion elsewhere in the US over time.

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Reader Editorial:  Where’s the Leadership Around Planned January 2019 Closure of SR 99 in Seattle?

Reader Editorial: Where’s the Leadership Around Planned January 2019 Closure of SR 99 in Seattle?

STATEWIDE MEDIA & BUSINESS ALERT- 3 WEEK INTERSTATE HIWAY CLOSURE STATE & PUGET SOUND TRANSPORTATION NIGHTMARE. WHY THE MADNESS? WHY NO LEADERSHIP?  Dear Editor:Hello. You may or may not have seen the friendly reminder emails that state of Washington plans to CLOSE DOWN a major north-south interstate hiway 99 in the middle of Seattle for (a minimum)… Continue Reading

Ben Bridge Jeweler Launches In-Store

Ben Bridge Jeweler Launches In-Store

Ben Bridge Jeweler, the distinguished family-run fine jeweler with over 90 retail stores in 11 states and one province, has announced a progressive new store concept and full interior and exterior redesign. Award-winning, Seattle-based architecture and interior design firm SkB Architects was commissioned to develop an engaging, interactive environment to optimize the shopping experience. The… Continue Reading

John Oppenheimer Named to Anthony's Board

John Oppenheimer Named to Anthony's Board

Budd Gould, Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors for Anthony’s Restaurants, is excited to announce John Oppenheimer, Founder and CEO of Columbia Hospitality, as the newest member of the Anthony’s Board of Directors. JOHN OPPENHEIMER Joins BOARD FOR ANTHONY’S RESTAURANTS Over the past 25 years, Mr. Oppenheimer has founded successful, private hospitality-related businesses.… Continue Reading

Gail Benzler Joins Seattle Tennis and Education Foundation as Executive Director

Gail Benzler Joins Seattle Tennis and Education Foundation as Executive Director

Seattle Tennis and Education (STEF) is proud to announce Gail Benzler as its Executive Director. STEF, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization founded in 2017, provides athletic conditioning, tennis training and educational enrichment to under-resourced youth in Seattle. STEF recognizes that not every child and not every family has access to quality schools, a top education and opportunities to play lifetime sports like tennis. STEF aims to help level the playing field for kids across the Seattle area. Benzler is a longtime Bellevue resident and the organization has plans to expand to the Eastside in 2019. Continue Reading

WWStay and Seattle-Based RESIDE Form Partnership

RESIDE and WWStay Partner Up for Travelers Seattle-based RESIDE Worldwide alternative accommodation and WWStay, a technology platform announced today a partnership that provides customized solutions to clients procuring and booking vetted accommodations for the their travelers. “Mobility, Project and Travel managers have long been searching for a single platform for booking and procuring vetted extended… Continue Reading

RESIDE Worldwide and WWStay Join Forces

RESIDE and WWStay Partnership to Benefit Users Seattle-based RESIDE Worldwide alternative accommodation and WWStay, a technology platform announced today a partnership that provides customized solutions to clients procuring and booking vetted accommodations for the their travelers. “Mobility, Project and Travel managers have long been searching for a single platform for booking and procuring vetted extended… Continue Reading

Homelessness Beware: Businesses Band Together with Pearl Jam

Homelessness Beware: Businesses Band Together with Pearl Jam

Homelessness Begone: Seattle businesses join Pearl Jam in calling for shared strategy to fight homelessness In conjunction with Pearl Jam’s Home Shows concerts at Safeco Field this week, more than 50 businesses today released a letter committing to a shared strategy toward fighting homelessness in the region. Along with the letter, Pearl Jam guitarist Stone… Continue Reading

Seattle Area Businesses Join Pearl Jam to Call for Shared Strategy on Homelessness

Pearl Jam ‘s Seattle Shows for Homelessness Cause Local Businesses to Call for Unity Pearl Jam ‘s amazing Home Shows concerts at Safeco Field this week have had a great effect already:  causing more than 50 businesses to release a letter committing to a shared strategy toward fighting homelessness in the region. It is hoped… Continue Reading

Francis Montojo, Seattle Native Plays a Key Role in Unique Navy Mission

Francis Montojo, Seattle Native Plays a Key Role in Unique Navy Mission

A 1998 Fairfield High School graduate and Seattle native is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of a crew working aboard Commander, Submarine Group 9. Lt. Cmdr. Francis Montojo, a strategic weapons officer, serves at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor in Washington, not far from Seattle.  As a strategic weapons officer, Montojo is responsible for overseeing… Continue Reading