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Housing could improve in 2nd half

Nationwide real estate brokerage Redfin has issued a forecast for the remainder of 2014, suggesting there might be considerable improvement in housing sales, despite a lackluster first half of the year.

July 2014

Weyerhaeuser spin-off complete

Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Company (WRECO) is no longer a subsidiary of the corporate entity, Weyerhaeuser Company.

July 2014

New investors for Sound Physicians

Sound Physicians, a physician services organization based in Tacoma with more than 1,000 hospitalists in more than 100 hospitals and post-acute centers nationally, today announced a new majority shareholder Fresenius Medical Care.

July 2014

Bellevue tech firm buys CodeSmart

Twelve-year-old Lacey-based technology firm CodeSmart Inc. is now majority owned by People Tech, a fast-growing leader in the enterprise applications and IT services marketplace based in Bellevue.

June 2014

‘Green’ scores high for Weyerhaeuser

Weyerhaeuser Company today announced publication of its 11th annual sustainability report.

June 2014

Millennials’ lesson from recession: Save!

Eighty percent of young Americans ages 22 to 33 say they learned from the Great Recession the need to save now to survive future economic problems. Fewer of them are actually saving because they have no cash left after living expenses and debt payments.

June 2014

TrueBlue makes $310M purchase

Tacoma-based TrueBlue Inc. announced today that it has agreed to purchase privately held SeatonCorp for approximately $310 million in cash. The acquisition will make TrueBlue the largest industrial staffing firm in the U.S.

June 2014

Observing Memorial Day on Monday

Daily Biz Briefs will not publish on Monday, Memorial Day, but subscribers can read next week's Business Examiner publication this weekend with these links.

May 2014

State’s housing market weaker in Q1-2014

Washington state's housing market finished weaker in the first quarter of 2014 when compared to the end of 2013.

May 2014

Weyerhaeuser confirms real estate split

The board of directors of Weyerhaeuser Company today announced its intention to distribute via a split-off transaction all of the issued and outstanding shares of Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Company.

May 2014
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