September 2012

From this Issue

Despite the Great Recession, Seattle’s downtown has captured lightning in a bottle. Now it needs to keep the lid on.

In tough times especially, financial institutions rely on lending experts who know their industries inside and out.

Grays Harbor County pins an economic revival on what it knows best: timber.

She has been deputy mayor of Seattle, chief financial officer of the Port of Seattle and, most recently, CEO of Seattle-Northwest Securities Corporation, which specializes in public financing. Now, Maud Daudon takes on a new challenge as CEO of the local Chamber of Commerce.

For efficiency’s sake, it’s a single aisle to the max.

Hospitals save money by reaching interpreters over video links.

Seattle firm gets closer to commercializing Tumor Paint.

Local businesses cash in on a best-selling erotic trilogy set in Seattle.

Proposal for a new coal-shipment terminal promises thousands of jobs, millions in tax revenue and plenty of debate over its environmental impact

New sensory analysis lab will study the flavors and aromas of wine to help boost Washington’s global competitiveness.

New chef brings verve to a Belltown beauty.

The Seattle Fringe Festival is back with a five-day run.

'Major League Encounters' provides big-time access

Readers of Northwest Meetings + Events pick their favorite venues.

SEC’s Investor Protection Fund Is Poised to Pay Whistleblower Bounties.

The Mariners are a bad team; are they a badly run company?

Public-private collaboration is the key to keeping downtown vibrant.

New ‘social purpose corporation’ designation allows for-profit firms to incorporate social and environmental goals.

Employers would be wise not to ask to seek out their employees’ social media posts.