• News for Economic

  • Monday, July 08, 2019
    A strong housing market continued in Skagit County in the second quarter, pushing its median sales price near $400,000, according to a local real-estate broker.   The median sales price of a Skagit County home was $380,000 in the second quarter, up 11.1% from the second quarter of 2018, according to Shelah Inman of Muljat Group Brown McMillen. Inman prepared the quarterly report based on data ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Papers-Research, Press Release
    Tuesday, July 02, 2019
    Puget Sound Energy is partnering with Burlington Chamber of Commerce to help small businesses save money by using less energy.  PSE representatives will be in downtown Burlington on July 23 and 24 to offer qualifying small business customers free energy efficiency assessments. Eligible businesses under 10,000 sf may be able to take advantage of easy upgrades that save on their energy bill, such ...read more
    Categories: Events, Economic, Education, Chamber
    Monday, July 01, 2019
    Bellingham, WA – June 25, 2019 – Peoples Bank announced that it awarded Northwest Youth Services (NWYS) a $25,000 Peoples Bank Impact Grant to support operation of The Ground Floor, a day center for youth experiencing homelessness. Located in the basement of the First Congregational Church on Cornwall, the 3,445 square foot facility offers support services and supplies to young people ages 13 to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Economic, Press Release
    Tuesday, June 25, 2019
    Burlington's Newest Hotel, La Quinta Inn & Suites, is opening on Wednesday, June 26th. At our pet-friendly hotel, you’ll appreciate free high-speed WiFi, a fitness center, and indoor pool. Our everyday essentials and signature Here for You service shine bright. Each non-smoking guest room features a mini-refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, flat-screen HDTV, desk, ironing amenities, and hair ...read more
    Categories: Events, Economic, Chamber
    Tuesday, June 25, 2019
    Comfort Suites in Burlington is having their grand opening celebration and open house on Thursday, July 18th, from 4pm-6pm. Stop by for room tours, and food and beverages provided by Comfort Suites.   Burlington Meeting Spaces With well-appointed Burlington meeting space, business-friendly accommodations and a helpful and friendly staff, the only way to go is the Comfort Suites® Burlington ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Events
    Monday, June 24, 2019
    We are hosting an informational meeting on Wednesday, July 10, from 6:00-7:00 p.m. You will hear about our next exciting project - 5 new homes for purchase that will be available in Channel Cove, La Conner, Washington. You will learn about: • The individual homes & their preliminary costs • The timeline • How to obtain a down payment • The process toward home ownership through Home Trust of ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Education, Events
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