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EMBARGO: May 16, 2017- 5:00pm Washington state’s housing market showed the continuing effects of high demand in the first quarter of 2017 according to the Washington Center for Real Estate Research in the Runstad Center at the University of Washington. … Continue reading
Aye! Are ye looking for yer ancestors that came from the Highlands? Balmoral? Or perhaps the Isles? The 10th annual Scottish Fest in Prosser could be the place for ye! Over these past 10 years, the Prosser event has become … Continue reading
Legislators in Washington State tried to slip in bills that would allow use of REET for local government operations and maintenance expenses, rather than its originakl intent of basic infrastructure needed for accomodating growth. Realtors statewide responded in large caravans … Continue reading
Dr. Arun Raha, Washington State Chief Economist reported lately that our state will lead the country in the recovery. He said that getting folks out to buy a house….or even a strip mall will assist revenues to surpass forecasts.
Wind, solar, hydro, nuclear and biomass power production are the new clean energy fields to bring further job growth to the Tri Cities and Washington State, according to officials attending the 10th Harvesting Clean Energy Conference in Pasco. It is … Continue reading
Wine! Wine! Wine! Wow — the wine industry is still growing with leaps and bounds here in Washington State with 165,000 tons of grapes crushed last fall, which is an increase of 20,000 tons from 2008, with Reisling and Chardonnay being the … Continue reading
Real Estate Sales Leading in Economic Recovery, but legislators want new taxes for all “service” businesses.
The real estate market in Washington State from 2003 to 2006 was credited with bolstering jobs and revenue collections that exceeded forecasts for more than a dozen consecutive quarterly revenue reports, leading us out of the recession after 9/11. Our … Continue reading
Proposed reform to combat private property being seized under the Eminent Domain laws and then being turned over to private developments for economic development are scheduled for a public hearing this month. Attorney General Rob McKenna revealed two proposals that he … Continue reading
The WSU Viticulture and Enology Program director believes the new Wine Science Center is critical to the future of Washington State’s wine industry, and thus has been seeking out a location for the new building. The commissioners of the Port … Continue reading