Business

Westfield Southcenter workers to get career development boost from National Fund grant

The National Fund, the Walmart Foundation’s State Giving Program and SkillUp Washington are teaming up to provide retail workers and business in the Southcenter area… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2017

On Cloud Nine: Plumbers plan to open ice cream shop in Westfield Southcenter

When Din Tai Fung opened in Tukwila’s Westfield Southcenter mall this past spring, Andrew Hagee was inspired to open an ice cream shop next door.… Continue reading

Tukwila companies earn small business awards

Three Tukwila businesses recently won the King County Executive’s Small Business Awards. Odin Brewery was named the Small Business of the Year, Industrial Revolution won… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2017

Free job fair at Highline College; nearly 60 employers expected at Oct. 18 event

Nearly 60 local employers with full-time, part-time and temporary job openings will be represented at Highline College’s Fall Job Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 18. The… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2017

Port of Seattle names managing director of Maritime Division

The Port of Seattle has named Stephanie Jones Stebbins the new managing director of its Maritime Division. Jones Stebbins will be responsible for directing the… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2017

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce celebrates women in business

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce, which serves businesses in several cities including Tukwila,will host an event and initiative celebrating women in business and leadership… Continue reading

  • Oct 6, 2017

Mattress Firm’s Shoe Drive for Foster Kids begins

Remember receiving a new pair of shoes as a kid and the excitement and confidence that came with them? To help ensure that local foster… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2017

Newest Dick’s Drive-In coming to Kent

Iconic hamburger chain announced its seventh location – Highway 99, next to Highline College

Port of Seattle commends 25 tenants for going Strawless in Seattle

The Port of Seattle commends a diverse list of 25 dining tenants for their commitment to the environment by participating in Strawless in Seattle. The… Continue reading

  • Sep 8, 2017

Uber partners with Sound Transit, cities to offer discounts on rides to, from light rail stations

In order to encourage area riders to pair rideshare trips with mass transit, Uber has partnered with Sound Transit and the cities of Tukwila and… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2017

Tukwila students receive backpacks, supplies for the new school year

As teachers across the state prepare their classrooms for a new school year, families are shopping for new backpacks and school supplies for their kids.… Continue reading

  • Sep 1, 2017

Museum of Flight gets new CEO Aug. 15

The Museum of Flight today announced that Doug King will step down as president and CEO of the Museum of Flight in Tukwila on Aug.… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2017

Sound Mental Health moves headquarters to Tukwila

Sound Mental Health recently moved its headquarters to its Tukwila facility, 6400 Southcenter Blvd. SMH’s executive and administrative teams – including accounting, IT, marketing, development,… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2017

Department of Energy recognizes Tukwila-based Sabey Data Centers Sabey Data Centers as national energy conservation leader

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced that Tukwila-based Sabey Data Centers met its goal under the Better Buildings Challenge, recognizing the company for… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2017

Treehouse seeks community organizations to host back-to-school drives to benefit foster children

The Paramount Hotel will donate backpacks to Treehouse, the Seattle-based nonprofit which gives youth in foster care a childhood and a future, as part of… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2017

Nominations open for King County Executive’s Small Business Awards

For the seventh year, King County Executive Dow Constantine will recognize the importance and accomplishments of small businesses in the Puget Sound region with the… Continue reading

  • Jul 25, 2017

East King County Career Fair coming Friday

The public is invited to attend the East King County Career Fair from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Friday, July 28 at the Embassy Suites Bellevue, 3225… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2017

Seattle Southside and Seattle Metro chambers announce new partnership

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce and the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce recently announced a new partnership in order to better and more strategically… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2017

Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority closes Visitor Center kiosk at Westfield Southcenter

Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (RTA), the official destination marketing organization for the cities of Tukwila, SeaTac and Des Moines, announced on Friday the closing… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2017

Mattress Firm’s School Supply Drive for Foster Kids is on

Summer vacation is underway, but a new school year is right around the corner. For local foster kids who might be headed to a new… Continue reading

  • Jul 7, 2017