Seattle Business magazine's "visas for bridges" story is picked up by The Economist

 
 

 

Wealthy foreigners who want to live in the United States have new visa options. For some time now, there's been the opportunity for foreign investors to get a visa in exchange for investing in businesses or commercial developments. Now there's an option to put money into public works projects. The story, was first reported by Seattle Business magazine in "Build a Bridge, Get a Green Card." We have the full story up here. The story has now been picked up by The Economist here.

2016 Community Impact Awards: The List

2016 Community Impact Awards: The List

Here are this year's winners and links to their profiles.
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Congratulations to the recipients of Seattle Business magazine’s 2016 Community Impact Awards!


Lifetime Achievement
Honoree: Harriet Bullitt


Pro Bono Projects
Gold Award: Kinzer Partners


Sustainability in Business Operations
Gold Award: Theo Chocolate
Silver Award: Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort


Social Entrepreneurship
Gold Award: Savers
Silver Award: Evrnu


Youth Development
Gold Award: Skanska USA


Job Creation and Workforce Development
Gold Award: Bellevue College and Year Up Puget Sound
Silver Award: Millionair Club Charity


Green Products and Services
Gold Award: Optimum Energy
Silver Award: Itek Energy
Silver Award: Rice Fergus Miller


Nonprofit of the Year
Gold Award: FareStart
Silver Award: Wellspring Family Services


Business of the Year, Small Firms 
Gold Award: Sleep Train
Silver Award: Glassybaby


Business of the Year, Large Firms (Eastern Washington)
Gold Award:
Tree Top


Business of the Year, Large Firms (Western Washington)

Gold Award: McKinstry
Silver Award: Columbia Bank