Business

Island Treats opens downtown Mercer Island storefront

Ann Peterson’s business has moved beyond her kitchen garage and into a storefront.

 

CitySurf pop-up pool could open this summer on Eastside

A Sammamish couple hopes to break ground on a permanent indoor surf facility later this year.

 

Barrels wine bar set to open June 20 in Mercer Island

Joe and Tina Kennedy are hoping to open a new wine bar on the island soon.

 

Sound Publishing appoints new president and vice president

Josh O’Connor is the new president and publisher while Terry Ward is the new vice president.

  • May 19, 2018

Seattle head tax worries Eastside business organizations

Seattle has passed a head tax to help fund homelessness services.

Office space is tight all across the Eastside

The Broderick Group released a report detailing low office vacancy rates across Eastside cities.

Global luxury real estate brand opens on Mercer Island

Aviation and yacht services are part of Hamburg giant Engel & Völkers’ unique concierge service.

  • Mar 22, 2018

Mercer Island’s Auto Spa welcomes new owner

Suzanne Skone recently sold the business to Brandon Santos, who has managed it since 2006.

“Shop and Dine Local” and support MIYFS on Feb. 7-8

More than a dozen Mercer Island businesses will donate proceeds for the annual fundraising event.

  • Feb 6, 2018

Club Pilates plans spring opening on Mercer Island

The company has over 300 locations, and is opening a new one on the Island soon.

  • Feb 6, 2018

Top broker team joins Coldwell Banker Bain on Mercer Island

Ken Urman and Courtney Emanuels have joined the office.

  • Feb 5, 2018

With innovative relaxation technology, Spa Celeste opens on Mercer Island

The non-traditional spa features the Seattle area’s first “Blu Room.”

MI Athletic Club announced as 2017 business of the year

Ginny Pietila, founder/owner of ‘Mercer Island’s premier athletic club,’ received the award on Jan. 11.

New Sano Cafe to open on Mercer Island this month

The new eatery in the old Roberto’s location will feature healthful food, from salads to smoothies.

Mercer Island Chamber to discuss coalition building at January meeting

The 2017 Business of the Year will also be announced at the Jan. 11 luncheon.

  • Jan 5, 2018

Mercer Island family starts pet health company, seeks investors

Father and son co-found veterinary telemedicine startup Petriage to help people care for their pets.

Mercer Island’s Summerwell Homes a winner of 2017 Tribute Awards

Development on former Coval estate recognized for Community of the Year

  • Dec 8, 2017

Island Books named ‘Best of’ Western Washington

The store beat other independent booksellers for the top spot in King 5/Evening Magazine’s contest.

Mercer Island’s Studio 904 donates $70,000 to animal welfare organizations

Owner Kay Hirai’s philosophy is that “compassion is good for business.”

  • Nov 22, 2017

Mercer Island Chamber hears climate change statistics, fixes

Members of the local Mercer Island business community were informed at their Nov. 2 meeting that if they want to take action on climate change,… Continue reading