Timber Ridge at Talus to expand by 145 homes

February 17, 2015

Resort-style Continuing Care Retirement Community Timber Ridge at Talus is adding 145 independent living apartment homes, expanding its onsite Briarwood Health Center with 26 assisted living/memory care apartments and nine private transitional care suites in addition to new community amenities including an indoor swimming pool and auditorium, to be completed in fall 2016.

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Matt Bott to leave Issaquah Chamber of Commerce

February 3, 2015

Issaquah Chamber of Commerce CEO Matt Bott has resigned from the chamber to accept a position with Sound Transit.

Matt Bott

Matt Bott

Bott has been with the chamber for six years. With the transit system, Bott will serve as East King County government and community affairs officer.

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Vulcan announces sale of Sammamish Park Place

February 3, 2015

Vulcan Real Estate recently announced the sale of the Sammamish Park Place office complex, in Issaquah, to Seattle-based Talon Private Capital for $128.25 million.

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Issaquah businesses honored in Book of Lists

February 3, 2015

Issaquah companies and organizations set the standard across several industries, according to the rankings in the Puget Sound Business Journal Book of Lists 2014-15.

The book contains lists of top companies, arranged by industry and ranking, including 1,966 companies and 80 lists.

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New florist offers sustainable flowers

February 3, 2015

Looking to buy local this Valentine’s Day? Consider giving First and Bloom a look.

The new florist in Issaquah, owned by Tammy Myers, sells only American-grown flowers. She buys locally as part of the growing sustainability movement.

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Kevin Mottram elected to second term on YPAC

February 3, 2015

Kevin Mottram, of Issaquah, was recently elected to his second one-year term on the Society for Human Resource Management’s Young Professionals Advisory Council.

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SEATTLE KingCounty REALTORS honors David Irons

December 30, 2014

David Irons, of Coldwell Banker Bain in Issaquah, was recently named Government Affairs Volunteer of the Year.

Irons was one of 10 members of SEATTLE KingCounty REALTORS honored for their special achievements at an industry event Dec. 17 in Bellevue.

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Issaquah resident named to Together Center board of directors

December 23, 2014

The Together Center recently announced the addition of Rob Forenza to its board of directors.

Forenza, a resident of Issaquah, is principal, designated broker for Applied Capital in Bellevue.

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Nominations sought for 2015 National Small Business Week Awards

November 22, 2014

NEW — 6 a.m. Nov. 22, 2014

The U.S. Small Business Administration Seattle District Office is accepting nominations for its 2015 National Small Business Week Awards, including the annual Small Business Person of the Year award.

The website provides all the guidelines and has made it easier to submit and track nominee submissions. It also has a complete list of award categories.

Nominations can also be sent or brought to SBA’s Seattle District Office, 2401 Fourth Ave., Suite 450, Seattle.

Nominations must be submitted online, postmarked or hand-delivered no later than noon Jan. 5.

Large office property in Issaquah could face foreclosure

November 15, 2014

NEW — 6 a.m. Nov. 15, 2014

A loan on a large office property in Issaquah has been sent to a special servicer, meaning the property owner could face foreclosure, according to a report by Trepp, a company that tracks the commercial real estate and banking industries.

Trepp reported that there’s a $30.4 million loan on the Issaquah property, which is owned by Lexington Realty Trust, a publicly traded New York company.

Read more of this Puget Sound Business Journal story here.


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