Average Kitsap apartment rent tops $1,200

Tad Sooter –  Minding Your Business  – Kitsap Sun Average rent for an apartment in Kitsap County topped $1,200 in the second quarter of 2017, according to a report from Tom Cain of Apartment Insights Washington. The average rent per unit increased 8.5 percent or $97 from the same period of 2016. Silverdale had the highest average rent in the Kitsap/Pierce/Thurston county region at $1,383. Read more>>   […] Read more »

Community meeting to provide update on Bainbridge Landing project

Meeting scheduled to update neighbors on Winslow construction LUCIANO MARANO  The Bainbridge Review Olympic Property Group will host a community meeting to discuss the latest details for Bainbridge Landing, its residential construction project planned for downtown Winslow, at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 26 at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (550 Winslow Way East). Bainbridge Landing is a four-story, 115-unit apartment building set to be […] Read more »

Port Gamble feature highlights one Kitsap’s little jewels

What’s the deal with Port Gamble? The history & mystery behind this perfect little slice of Americana BY RACHEL BELLE for MY Northwest, KIRO Radio JULY 20, 2017 AT 5:16 PM The iconic church in Port Gamble LISTEN: What’s the deal with Port Gamble? The history & mystery behind this perfect little slice of Americana. Port Gamble looks like a movie set. More specifically, the movie […] Read more »

Business & government leaders celebrate Kitsap-King connection

Puget Sound delegation tour Kitsap economic drivers on two-day study mission cosponsored by Puget Sound Regional Council and Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce Terry Asla  •  Kitsap Daily News BREMERTON — “Puget Sound is [no longer] a division, it’s a connection.” With those words at the July 5 inaugural celebration for the fast ferry, Bremerton Mayor Patty Lent defined what she called the new thinking […] Read more »

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Kitsap tops among WA counties in ‘purchasing power index’

Business Examiner – June 27, 2017 Comparing median income and cost of living data statewide, financial technology company SmartAsset’s latest study shows the counties in Washington where people can get the most out of their money — with the South Sound making a few appearances on the list. The study looked at cost of living relative to income to determine “purchasing power.” First, two different […] Read more »

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 »

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 »