Suquamish Tribe completes casino expansion

Tad Sooter | Minding Your Business | Puget Sound Blogs The Suquamish Tribe put finishing touches this summer on a three-year expansion and renovation of Clearwater Casino Resort.  The project launched in 2013 when lead contractor Korsmo Construction began work on a 700-stall parking garage attached to the casino. Additional phases included the creation of a 98-room hotel tower, a fine dining restaurant and café, three commercial kitchens, a […] Read more »

KEDA Honors Russell Steele with Economic Development Lifetime Achievment Award

March 30, 2016 – Russell Steele was lauded by a host of Kitsap business and community leaders at the Kitsap Economic Development Alliance (KEDA) Annual Meeting where he was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his unwavering support of economic development efforts in Kitsap County. Steele is the CEO of Port Madison Enterprises, and served on the KEDA Board of Directors for […] Read more »

Kitsap hotels see a boost in 2015

By Tad Sooter / KPBJ  and the Kitsap Sun PORT ORCHARD — More people stayed at Kitsap hotels last year, and they brought their wallets with them. “People had a little more money to spend,” said Chan Park, manager of Comfort Inn on the Bay in Port Orchard. “The ‘staycation’ period seems to be over, hopefully for good.” Both occupancy and revenue were up significantly at hotels […] Read more »

PRESS RELEASE: KEDA presents Decision Makers II: “The State of Real Estate – Kitsap’s Competitive Edge”

BREMERTON – On October 22, from 3:00 to 6:00 PM, the Kitsap Economic Development Alliance (KEDA) will be convening its annual fall event, Decision Makers II, at the Clearwater Casino Resort in Suquamish, WA. “The State of Real Estate – Kitsap’s Competitive Edge” will focus on Kitsap’s real estate market and how it compares to the Greater Seattle market. The two-hour program will be followed […] Read more »

Ribbon cutting set for Clearwater Casino hotel

The Kitsap Sun A ribbon cutting ceremony for the Suquamish Tribe’s new Clearwater Casino Resort hotel tower is set for 3 p.m. May 18. The 98-room hotel was part of the second phase expansion at the Clearwater. The new addition includes The Clearwater, a fine dining restaurant that opened May 6. The new Beach Glass Cafe and Beach Bru Coffee shop opened Tuesday. A large conference room was also built […] Read more »

Casino expansion set to open in June

The Kitsap Sun – By: Tad Sooter SUQUAMISH — Rich Purser paused during a recent tour of the Clearwater Casino Resort and scanned the trees for one of the casino’s regulars. “There’s usually an eagle flying around here somewhere,” Purser said. As if on cue, a juvenile bald eagle swept overhead and hovered above the shoreline. Moments later, more eagles swooped in, wheeling and diving […] Read more »