News for Economic

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
The Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) has clarified that U.S. limited liability partnerships (LLPs) and limited liability limited partnerships (LLLPs) will be considered corporations for Canadian tax purposes. Issue: LLP and LLLP structures may result in double tax Solution: Restructure or consider annual tax alternative Timing: VSH will collaborate with Canadian colleagues on an optimal solution in ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Emergency Reporting, a leading provider of Fire & EMS records management software headquartered in Bellingham, WA, is pleased to announce it has moved to 2200 Rimland Drive, Suite 305, Bellingham, WA 98226. “The growth in our customer base and desire to produce more advanced solutions for our Fire and EMS customers meant we had to hire developers and other staff at a very fast pace, ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release
Saturday, January 07, 2017
Whatcom County is believed to have set records in 2016 for most homes sold and highest median prices of home sales as strong demand was aided by low mortgage rates. The number of county homes sold in 2016 increased 5.1 percent to 3,145 in comparison to 2015, according to Lylene Johnson of The Muljat Group, who released the report based on data from the Northwest Washington Multiple Listing ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Economic, Press Release
Monday, October 24, 2016
The Port Commission has authorized a Purchase and Sale agreement with Pando Innovations, LLC (Itek Energy) for approximately two acres of property and a 48,000 square foot warehouse near Bellingham’s downtown waterfront at 800 Cornwall Avenue. This transaction allows Itek Energy, Washington’s leading manufacturer of solar panels, to expand and hire additional employees to meet a ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, General News Article
Saturday, October 08, 2016
Premier Christy Clark and Gov. Jay Inslee today signed a memorandum of understanding affirming their shared interest in creating regional economic opportunities for innovation in the technology sector. Government and business leaders in British Columbia and Washington are collaborating on the development of a new 21st century tech corridor — the Cascadia Innovation Corridor — to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article