Philanthropist Harriet Bullitt will receive the Lifetime Achievement honor at this year's Community Impact Awards presented by Seattle Business magazine on October 26 at the Museum of History & Industry.
When Seattle passed a paid-sick-leave law mandating a set number of paid days for sick leave, local businessman David Lee accepted it. But the results have been disappointing. The city's $15 minimum-wage mandate was another challenge.
Mark Mader developed a passion for technology by observing how businesses make choices based on many variables. In nearly 11 years at Smartsheet, Mader has directed that passion toward making the ubiquitous spreadsheet less of a loathsome tool and more of a friendly facilitator via work collaboration software.
In a sign of what could be the beginning of the end for the hot rental market, average rents are no longer growing at a torrid pace. While average monthly rents increased by 5.6 percent to $1,777 in the Seattle/Bellevue/Everett area in September from the year before, average rents actually declined slightly from the previous month.
Named for a 16th-century monastery 50 miles west of Venice, San Fermo in Ballard is probably the first new restaurant in a long time that wants to make its name in rustic, homey Italian food.
The first in a monthly series of miniprofiles featuring local executives "off the clock."
With its 100 Best Companies to Work For program, Seattle Business magazine salutes Washington companies that set the standard for leadership, benefits, corporate culture, training and more. Businesses on the 100 Best list are chosen from responses to direc employee surveys. In mid-January, qualifying companies that have filled out the form below will be sent instructions for administering workplace surveys to all in-state, full-time employees.
The Polyclinic Northgate wanted to do something that had never been done before -- create a medical clinic that could be rearranged in a weekend, located in virtually any building, and most importantly, a place that would not cost a lot to change in the future.
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