WENATCHEE — Builders are booked and likely to stay that way, say housing industry representatives.
Welcome to the Wenatchee Valley Business World, a monthly business publication covering North Central Washington.
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley’s home building industry was poised to take off when the pandemic hit last spring.
WENATCHEE — Our Valley Our Future’s Housing Solutions Group released a study back in 2018 that included 18 recommendations for “common sense” changes to help solve the Wenatchee Valley’s housing crisis.
COVID-19 is the “elephant in the room” when it comes to talking about 2020’s economic performance — and expectations for 2021, says Don Meseck, the state’s regional economist who covers Chelan and Douglas counties.
Strong working relationships, local decision-making and a community commitment put Confluence Health front and center in 2020 to help North Central Washington cope with the pandemic.
Wenatchee Valley business leaders anticipated good things happening in 2020.
EAST WENATCHEE — In some ways, mining Bitcoin is like drilling for oil.
It doesn’t take an industry expert to deduce that the area’s hospitality industry has been decimated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Opening a new business can be a daunting, stressful and exhilarating adventure under normal circumstances. Imagine adding a pandemic and a set of debilitating and ever-changing restrictions that come with it into the mix — not exactly an ideal recipe for success.
WENATCHEE — The Mercantile, a coworking space in downtown Wenatchee, opened just six months before the pandemic pushed millions of employees out of their offices and into their homes to work.
WENATCHEE — Six months ago, half the nation’s workforce dropped the commute and began working from home in response to the coronavirus.
These stressful days are enough to drive one to drink. But while the need is there, local wineries and tasting rooms have been pressed to come up with new ways to serve those thirsty customers. Some wineries now drive the drinks to them.
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley Business World’s “30 Under 35” Class of 2020 is an impressive group of individuals whose paths to success have taken varied routes.
Empty seats simply are not a good look for any kind of venue — no matter the size. In normal times, the fix involves mixing things up, trying new shows, advertising to a new demographic, offering some sweet deals.
The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center, like other entertainment venues and public spaces, is waiting for Phase 3 of the Gov. Jay Inslee's four-phase plan to reopen after closing in mid-March to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.
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