Business

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

Business of the Year nominations are open | Business briefs

Chamber’s Business of the Year nominations are open The Mercer Island Chamber of Commerce is taking nominations for its annual Business of the Year award.… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2017

Convivial Cafe to open on Mercer Island

Mercer Islanders dream of a Town Center that is more lively, welcoming and befitting of its small town, “village” atmosphere. A new business coming to… Continue reading

New weight loss business opens in downtown Mercer Island | Business briefs

New weight loss business opens downtown There are many boutique gyms and fitness centers on Mercer Island, but a different kind of wellness business opened… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2017

Caruccio’s opens on Mercer Island after 18 months of dreaming, planning

Lisa Caruccio signed her “love letter to the community” with a flourish on Sept. 14, hosting a grand opening for her new culinary event center,… Continue reading

Find Waldo at Mercer Island businesses

It’s the 30th anniversary for the world’s best-loved missing person, Waldo, and Island Books (along with other Mercer Island merchants) is celebrating. Throughout the month… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2017

Market mayhem wreaks havoc for Mercer Island homebuyers | Real Estate Pulse

The inventory shortage continues to fuel the quick market on Mercer Island. Listings coming on the market continued to trend down month over month. In… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2017

Join Mercer Island Chamber for commuter parking discussion | Business briefs

Join Chamber for commuter parking discussion City of Mercer Island staff are inviting Town Center business and property owners and managers to meet with them… Continue reading

  • May 16, 2017

Mercer Island Chamber members learn social media strategies

Social media marketing specialist Blake Messer spoke to the Chamber of Commerce on April 4 about how to use technology, including Facebook, search engine optimization… Continue reading

Freshy’s Seafood Shack in Mercer Island re-opens this weekend

Freshy’s Seafood Shack will be holding a grand re-opening event on Mother’s Day weekend, May 12-14, to celebrate its new look and menu items. Owner… Continue reading

  • May 10, 2017

Mercer Island businesswoman releases new book

For Keiko Kay Hirai, owner of Studio 904 on Mercer Island, running a business has always been more about passion than profit. She believes that… Continue reading

Mercer Island’s First Thursday art walk is May 4 | Business briefs

Enjoy art and wine downtown Thursday For the May First Thursday art and wine walk on Mercer Island, SZ Gallery will feature artist Deborah Kapoor’s… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2017

Mercer Island New Seasons offers “talk and shop” nutrition consults

Mercer Island’s newest grocery store, New Seasons Market, offers a lot of resources for improving wellness, navigating specialized diets and eating healthfully, including a full-time,… Continue reading

Island Books to celebrate Independent Bookstore Day

On April 29, Independent Bookstore Day 2017 is being celebrated all across the country and Island Books is one of a host of participating stores… Continue reading

  • Apr 25, 2017

Bartell Drugs studies site in Mercer Island Town Center

The Design Commission held a study session with an architect for Bartell Drugs on April 12 to help conduct a feasibility study for purchase of… Continue reading