Business

Bob Toomey

Lessons in long-term planning from an anniversary

A column from a financial adviser.

  • Nov 11, 2019

 

Winter chill begins to settle into real estate market

While there was an uptick in new listings, pending home sales and sold properties the last two months, things are quieting down.

  • Nov 6, 2019

 

Bothell and Kenmore real estate market transitions into fall

There may be less competition than last year but well-priced homes in great locations can still garner more than one offer.

  • Oct 10, 2019

 

BECU to expand Northshore presence with new financial center in Bothell

Local credit union to open new Neighborhood Financial Center next spring

  • Sep 29, 2019

Business networking open house coming to Kenmore Oct. 3

The event is sponsored by the city and the Bothell-Kenmore Chamber of Commerce.

  • Sep 28, 2019

Change to U.S.-backed condo loans comes as summer market wraps up

A monthly real estate snap shot by John L. Scott Real Estate.

  • Sep 10, 2019

First AG lawsuit against company no-poach clause ends with $150K payment

Jersey Mike’s had the contract provisions in place until April 2018.

Dr. Khalid Ahmed (left) and Dr. Elina Durchman are excited to start their new intensive program in Sept. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Bothell’s Center of Body Mind Intuition to start intensive outpatient program

Center’s intensive outpatient program to start end of September.

Dr. Khalid Ahmed (left) and Dr. Elina Durchman are excited to start their new intensive program in Sept. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
Courtesy photo 
                                Mercer Island financial adviser Bob Toomey recently summited Mount Shasta in California.

Financial success and mountaineering

The steps to achieving financial success mirror mountain climbing.

  • Aug 14, 2019
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                                Mercer Island financial adviser Bob Toomey recently summited Mount Shasta in California.

Real estate market holds steady as summer continues

Suburbs are on the rise, as many millennials may be priced out of city cores.

  • Aug 7, 2019
The new Bothell Friday Market will run from 3-8 p.m., every Friday through Sept. 27. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

New Bothell Friday Market opens

Bothell Friday Market will run every Friday through Sept. 27

The new Bothell Friday Market will run from 3-8 p.m., every Friday through Sept. 27. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Kiddie Academy locations on the Eastside win national recognition

Six locally owned educational child care centers received an award for brand excellence and customer service.

  • Jul 15, 2019

Selection and steady sales characterize local market

Buyers can enjoy additional selection this summer as they look for the home of their choice.

  • Jul 10, 2019
The Bothell Kenmore Chamber of Commerce honored the Country Village owner as member of the month after it closed at the beginning of June. Kailan Manandic / staff photo

Eastside business booms with summer options

Locals can visit numerous new developments this summer, all within Eastside communities.

The Bothell Kenmore Chamber of Commerce honored the Country Village owner as member of the month after it closed at the beginning of June. Kailan Manandic / staff photo
First & Main Design Market offers a broad assortment of vintage and artisan built furniture pieces. Each piece is specifically and carefully selected. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

First & Main Design Market opens in Bothell

The new destination store offers retail furniture, vintage treasures, and professional interior design services.

First & Main Design Market offers a broad assortment of vintage and artisan built furniture pieces. Each piece is specifically and carefully selected. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
Just Get Me Started founder Suzanne Tseng participates in one of the weekly workshops that taught locals how to create intricate chalk art.

Kenmore’s Tseng helps locals ‘just get started’

Suzanne Tseng launched her business Just Get Me Started to help locals pick up hobbies and skills.

Just Get Me Started founder Suzanne Tseng participates in one of the weekly workshops that taught locals how to create intricate chalk art.
From left: Craig Olson, Joan Schrammeck, and Paula Paula DelGiudice with a solar panel. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Little Bit in Redmond goes solar

Northwest Electric and Solar (NWES) of Kenmore donates a solar energy system to the therapeutic riding center.

From left: Craig Olson, Joan Schrammeck, and Paula Paula DelGiudice with a solar panel. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Microsoft reveals project criteria for $500 million affordable housing funds

The company will soon accept applications for projects related to affordable housing on the Eastside.

Local real estate market brings more opportunities for buyers

Homebuyers are also benefiting from lower interest rates, which are currently are less than four percent.

  • Jun 11, 2019