New Logo, Renewed Focus on Land Use

We’ve got a new logo, but it’s not the only change underway. On August 1st we closed our office in Burlington, Iowa and we have moved all operations to Everett, Washington.  And with this change we’ve renewed are focus on land use advisory and advocacy, winding down existing clients’ economic… Continue reading

The Day We Saved the Wine

[sg_popup id=”2322″ event=”onLoad”][/sg_popup]Small businesses often run into big problems.  And they don’t have the resources to hire lawyers and fight for fairness. Instead, they need an advocate that can help them navigate a reasonable, cost effective solution. The following case study is a great example of how we help small business:… Continue reading

Is Red Tape Holding You Back?

The economy goes up, the economy goes down. Businesses do well, businesses do too well.  And the only thing that is guaranteed?   More regulation. For decades business only had three solutions: Be big enough and wealthy enough to hire your own lobbyist; Join an association, federation or chamber of commerce… Continue reading

Should Washington Encourage Night Hauling

Should Washington Encourage Night Hauling? The greater Seattle metro area is experiencing a tremendous amount of economic growth, which when coupled with the state’s growth management laws (constraining developable areas) and notorious traffic congestion should lead to the question: “What if communities required new industrial and commercial construction to haul… Continue reading