Archive of: South King County

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Right hire at the right time, place

A later entry to the financial management world, this finalist for 2017 South Sound Financial Executive of the Year has shown great success for two separate medical group practices, and learned much about her own abilities and value.

April 2017

Next recession forecast for late 2018-19

As much of the U.S. economy is fully recovered (statistically) from the Great Recession – western Washington is leading the way – a regional forecaster sees the next much more minor slow-down coming late next year and into 2019.

April 2017

Fake L&I claims bring jail

Five years after an on-the-job injury claim from a construction accident, an Auburn man received a jail sentence this week, and was ordered to repay worker's compensation payments he collected.

April 2017

More jobs coming: Why all in Seattle?

Pierce County added 9,400 new jobs in 2016, but local proponents wonder why it wasn't more, when 63,000 new hires came to the overall Puget Sound region. One of every 6 jobs lands in downtown Seattle, South lake Union or Paine Field, Everett.

April 2017
April SSBiz: ‘It’s about the money’

April SSBiz: ‘It’s about the money’

The South Sound's only local business monthly magazine for April is headed to subscribers this week, including coverage of local banks & credit unions, as well as hospitalists, tips to avoid workplace conflicts and more.

April 2017

Maritime container volumes up 8% locally

There are more cargo containers passing over Tacoma and Seattle docks this year than last, even with fewer ships arriving to the docks.

March 2017

No April Fools: Sales tax rates going up

Retail sales tax rates are going up a tick on Saturday, April 1st, for many South Sound locations. In many areas of King County, they reach the mystical 10 percent tax rate, or higher.

March 2017

What if you lost all your data?

Analysts have calculated that 60 million computers will fail this year and 200,000 smartphones are lost or stolen each year. If you suffer one of these catastrophes, what will be the cost to your business? Unless you have 3-2-1 backup protection.

March 2017

Industrial explosion in Pacific kills one

Some sort of explosion before noon today took the life of a male worker at a small South King County industrial business.

March 2017

Tacoma becoming attractive to investors

Ever more new and expensive office construction in downtown Seattle and its suburbs has some real estate investors looking to surrounding markets for opportunity.

March 2017
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