A new corporate campus under construction on the south shore of Lake Washington could be a game changer for the city of Renton.

When Paine Field was built in 1936, nearly a decade before Seattle-Tacoma International Airport was completed, the 604-acre, fog-free unpopulated site 23 miles north of Seattle was envisioned as being one of 10 commercial “super airports” around the country.

As the development surge continues apace in and around Seattle, aerial booms and scissor lifts crowd every construction site — and a local company quietly thrives.

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Seattle Business Associate Publisher Michael Romoser interviews Gary Alton, Managing Partner of The Partners Group Employee Benefits Division, about strategies for remaining competitive by coping with rising health plan costs & attracting-retaining quality employees.

The Seattle area faces a severe shortage of qualified coders. One way local organizations such as the Washington Technology Industry Association are addressing that shortage is by helping to train women, minorities and veterans currently underrepresented in the region’s technology workforce.

                                        

Seattle Business magazine's 100 Best Companies work hard, but they also know how to have fun! Check out the lip sync video we made with a few of our favorite honorees. We can't stop the feeling that they are awesome!

The results are based on confidential employee surveys as well as a company’s level of employee participation. For example, if a company scores well in the 10 categories described below but has low employee participation, it doesn’t do as well in the rankings as a company with similar scores and a much better participation rate.