Biz Opps: Contracting Opportunities & Outreach Events

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING OPPORTUNITIES Port of Tacoma – Benefit Broker The Port of Tacoma (Port) and Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) are soliciting proposals from firms interested in providing benefit broker services for the Port and NWSA benefit plans. The Port is seeking the contract to begin January 1, 2018 for five (5) years with two one year options, at the sole discretion of the Port, for […] Read more »

Biz Opps: WSDOT Free Training & Biz Opps

Free WSDOT Contracting Training Video Links Recent WSDOT Support Services Training Classes – Project Agreements, Administrative Considerations For Bidding, Complete General Estimating, Complete Scheduling and Workflow Management *new Federal Prevailing Wage – Davis Bacon, Business Plan Development, Accounting & Understanding Financial Statements SCORE Small Business Video Tutorials Cash Flow – UW Tacoma VIBE Brown Bag Session EIW Contractor University Free IRS Webinars https://www.irs.gov/businesses/small-businesses-self-employed/webinars-for-small-businesses-1 Attention all Washington […] Read more »

Kitsap’s Olympic College and Western on the Peninsulas technology degree programs in the news!

Cybersecurity is hot, and these Washington colleges teach it Seattle Times, Katherine Long Cybersecurity experts are among the most sought-after workers in the tech field, and Washington colleges and universities are stepping up to help fill the many job vacancies. Click here to read more and learn about how WWU’s new CyberRange will prepare students for high demand jobs>> Olympic College offers BA in digital […] Read more »

Water sports bring economic boost to Kitsap County

Kitsap Daily News  $700 million in sales and expenditures related to outdoor recreation activities and visitors When most people hear the term “water trails” they think about folks in man-powered boats. They think kayaks, canoes and paddle boards. But the Kitsap Water Trails, and its designation as part of the National Water Trails system, means much more. According to local officials and business owners, having […] Read more »

Residential community landing near Bainbridge ferry terminal

Nathan Pilling Kitsap Sun BAINBRIDGE ISLAND – Developers hope to begin construction on a large residential development on the east end of Winslow Way this summer. The Bainbridge Landing community will have a 107-unit apartment building and 25 townhomes on what’s currently a largely undeveloped 4.8-acre site just south of Gilmore Way, between Cave Avenue and Ferncliff Avenue. The project is the first joint venture between two of […] Read more »

Bremerton’s SuperCritical Technologies wins Washington DOC award

OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Department of Commerce today announced five projects awarded matching grants from the state’s Clean Energy Fund to advance research and development in clean power technologies. They include innovative wave energy technology, a hybrid aircraft, bioenergy and small-scale electric power generation. The grants total just over $2.3 million, matched by another $33.2 million in non-state funding. “Washington state is committed […] Read more »

US – China Briefing: Opportunities and Risks in Investment and Trade

US – China Briefing: Opportunities and Risks in Investment and Trade Jul 26, 2017 @ 9:00 – 10:30AM     Plan on participating for an update on business and investment opportunities with China!   Featuring: Yuping Wang Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine (DWT) Robin Chen Co-Head of the China Desk, Wells Fargo Speakers will address the following topics: Capital Restrictions Recently, China implemented stricter capital controls which have the […] Read more »

Kitsap’s median home price topped $300k in May

Minding Your Business Tad Sooter , tad.sooter@kitsapsun.com The median home price in Kitsap topped $300,000 in May, as a spurt of new home listings caused pending sales to spike. Houses and condominiums sold for a median of $307,250 last month, up 8 percent from May of 2016, according to Northwest Multiple Listing Service.  Prices typically peak in summer. The county’s median home price did not surpass $300,000 […] Read more »

East Bremerton apartments sell for $16.5M

Minding Your Business Tad Sooter , tad.sooter@kitsapsun.com An affordable apartment complex in East Bremerton sold for $16.5 million in April, according to county records. The 172-unit Cottage Bay Apartment Homes, located across the street from Rolling Hills Golf Course on McWilliams Road, was purchased by a Los Angeles-based investment group.  Read more Read more »

Peninsula Community Health Services’s goal with Kingston clinic: 850 patients

Kitsap Daily News KINGSTON — Peninsula Community Health Services acquired the former Swedish Medical Clinic satellite office in Kingston in March and opened to the public on May 1. The Kingston Medical Clinic offers medical services in a location just a few blocks from the Kingston ferry and is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to noon on Friday. […] Read more »