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The Vancouver Sausage Fest, a tradition that many thought was coming to an end after a 43-year run, will continue in 2015 and beyond under a new name.
The decision to bring the festival back was announced on Friday by a group of committed partners, led by Shelton Louie, founder and principal of Vancouver-based GSL Solutions.
Menashe Properties, a Portland-based real estate investment and management company, is in the process of acquiring downtown Vancouver's Main Place Building (1111 Main Street) and adjacent parking structure for $12.15 million.
The building, constructed in the early 1990's and owned by Realvest Corporation, is one of downtown Vancouver's most prominent Class A office buildings. With approximately 85,000 square feet of space, the seven-story building houses a range of tenants including Chicago Tit...
Immersive Media Corporation, a leading provider of 360-degree, full-motion interactive video, has signed on to occupy a large section of office space at Washougal Town Square (1700 Main Street, Suite 222) in downtown Washougal. The company is currently headquartered in Vancouver.
The 2,340-square-foot office will include the company's engineering, research and development operations, and worldwide sales and marketing.
The Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce (GVCC) has formed a Small Business Advisory Council to better communicate the needs of Southwest Washington’s small business community with regional economic development leaders, local jurisdictions and elected officials.
The council, led by Darcy Altizer, GVCC vice president of member services, held its inaugural meeting in Vancouver earlier this month.
“We see this as a way to advise the chamber on the environment for small business in Southwest Wash...
Invest in what you do. That is the mantra of many Southwest Washington manufacturers this year, as they pour significant investments into new facilities, equipment and infrastructure.
Take ProTech Composites, for example. This carbon fiber manufacturer grew sales 57 percent last year and projects 30 percent growth this year. Jeff Olsen, ProTech Composites president, said that the company is on tr...
With all the vacant land in Clark County, you’d think businesses wanting to move here would have no problem finding a location. It turns out that’s not the case.
According to industry experts, there is a shortage of ready-to-use sites for light industrial purposes, and a demand that isn’t being met.
“The problem we have is a lack of infrastructure on many properties that would be suitable for li...
Children’s Center has announced a $250,000 grant award from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust. The grant was awarded in support of the local nonprofit’s capital campaign for a new facility, currently under construction in east Vancouver.
Who wouldn’t want to turn their hobby into a hefty paycheck? That is exactly what Stephen Tingwall, CEO at Columbia Hobby Distribution, did.
In 2004, Tingwall started selling hobby collection supplies on eBay. These supplies include storage boxes and display cases for collectibles such as coins, stamps, comics, trading cards and autographed baseballs or football helmets.
“The company started out...