Business

Island Books hits 45-year mark

Store celebrated on Nov. 3 with cake and community.

 

Inside the lobby at the Google office in Kirkland. Photo courtesy of Runner1928

Kirkland employees protest sexual misconduct in Google walkout

Google’s Kirkland campus took part in the worldwide protest of sexual misconduct within the company.

 

Mercer Island’s Roanoke Inn receives first ever ‘legacy business’ award from the county

The Island’s oldest business received a 2018 John D. Spellman Award for historic preservation.

  • Nov 1, 2018

 

Fall housing market shifts

Residential real estate snapshot for Mercer Island

  • Oct 11, 2018

Mercer Island galleries debut new art at First Friday

Islanders enjoyed paintings, wine and conversation at the event.

Former Tully’s locations spring back to life

Following the coffee chain’s collapse earlier this year, other Eastside businesses are moving in.

Self-driving car conference on Sept. 19

Tickets can be found online at transpogroup.com/avconference.html

  • Sep 19, 2018

Mercer Island entrepreneur runs huge weed industry magazine

Greg James runs Marijuana Venture, the leading legal pot industry magazine in the country.

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