January 2015

From this Issue

The Promise of Biotech

Many question patent protection, but it does enable job creation.

What leaving an iconic headquarters building says about Weyerhaeuser’s strategic message.

It it the next revitalizer of downtown Seattle? aims to bring a more healthful approach to family mealtime.

And they're driving up prices in high-end neighborhoods.

Damn the Weather strives to please a diverse clientele.

Noteworthy inventions that were birthed here.

What if Seattle companies followed the hipster trend in naming businesses?

Doug Dixon does his best to keep industrial Ballard alive and prospering.

Many people like the region, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t stop trying to improve it.

The region’s ‘economic base’ model sees an eventual cooling of the recent rapid expansion, more in line with the current national trend.

New business opportunities in ‘green’ agriculture.

Three strategic steps to keep the department vital

What Seattle could learn from London, New York, L.A., Chicago and Portland.

Even as the number of financial institutions declines, Pacific Coast Banking School enjoys record enrollment.