Please Welcome our Newest Chamber Member, Carmel Partners!

Please Welcome our Newest Chamber Member, Carmel Partners!

At Carmel Partners, we are entrepreneurs and multifamily real estate experts. It’s a potent combination, fully realized through our investment platform and entrepreneurial approach. Our forward-looking manner and disciplined process help us identify and execute exciting investment opportunities. Since our founding in 1996, Carmel has been focused on sustaining a culture committed to the principles of responsibility, integrity, and alignment of interests.
Our process and platform deliver significant expertise at every point in our project development, providing stability that defies the whims of market cycles and inspires confidence. We’re always in the market for opportunities. Seattle is led by dedicated Investments and Development professionals responsible for maintaining a local presence. Please get in touch if you’d like to work with us.

Thank you to our Renewing Members!

Anytime Fitness, Solar System
Equinox Properties, Milky Way
Fremont Dock, Center of the Universe
Geekwire, Media Member
Leary LLC, Solar System
Locurio Escape Rooms, Shining Star
Milstead Coffee Company, Shining Star
Olson Energy Services, Solar System
Salsa con Todo, Shining Star

Reopening Signs for Your Business from Electric Pen!

Being part of the Fremont Chamber of Commerce means looking out for one another. To support our neighborhood businesses during this time, the graphic designers at Electric Pen created three posters to help local shops communicate with customers. You can download whatever message you need, one or all three. To download in an 8½x11” format, click on this link. If you would like to purchase a larger 24×36” format, please contact us here and we’ll connect you with a printer.
Thank you to the folks at Electric Pen for showing some love to our Fremont businesses! 

Request Your Small Business Safe Start Kit!

Chambers and business organizations all around the region have come together in partnership with King County to provide cloth face coverings, disposable masks, and hand sanitizer to businesses in King County to help keep employees healthy and safe. We’re offering two choices for businesses to get face coverings, masks and hand sanitizer. Order your Small Business Safe Start Supplies Kit here online and choose to either Contact-Less Pickup or Shipping.
Option 1: In-Person Contact-Less Pick Up
Contact-less pickups will happen until July 24th across King County.
Option 2: Have Your Kit Shipped
Businesses can also order kits online and just pay $20 for shipping. Products can only be shipped to King County business addresses and ordered. Kits will be shipped out next week. Please note that hand sanitizer will not be available for shipping.

Is Your Business’ Offer on Saving Local King County?

Saving Local is an initiative of the City of Tukwila to help support local businesses through the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. The program provides an opportunity for stores, restaurants, and entertainment venues across King County to promote special offers and generate cash flow while their businesses remain closed or restricted due to public health guidelines.
Find amazing deals from stores, restaurants, and entertainment venues across King County. You can take advantage of some of these offers right away or make future plans to go out and have fun with family and friends when businesses begin to reopen. The list of deals continues to grow, so check back often and follow us on social media to find new offers.

Fremont Chamber Business Spotlights

Culture Foundry is a digital agency that possesses a rare balance of design inspiration and technical expertise to bring ambitious websites and applications to life. Headquartered in Fremont, Culture Foundry does a lot of mission-driven work, does it well, and is actively looking to do more. If you’re looking for a strategic sounding board, a compelling site design that does your story justice, or more capacity to deliver on your road map, or even just a friend in the neighborhood to talk to — or all these things — they’re the firm to call. Reach out via email or call 206-487-3330.
Fremont Analytical Inc. is a full service environmental laboratory proudly located in the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle, WA. Fremont Analytical offers a full range of analytical services including organic, inorganic and general chemistry analyses for soil, water and air. Fremont Analytical performs analyses under various regulatory programs using Federal, State and laboratory developed/validated test methods. Learn more here or reach out: [email protected] or call 206-352-3790.

SBA Accepting New PPP Applications Again

As of July 6th at 6 a.m. the SBA is accepting Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Applications again. The new deadline is Aug. 8, 2020. There is still $130 billion available. As before, businesses must work directly with lenders to apply for PPP. SBA’s Lender Match has been reverted to a CDFI and small lender finder for PPP.
PPP materials are available in 17 other languages including Spanish, Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin/Cantonese – Simplified and Traditional), French, German, Gujarati, Haitian Creole, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Tagalog and Vietnamese.

The Clean Water Plan SEPA scoping public comment period & online open house, Closes July 19

Reminder: If you haven’t had a chance to visit our online open house in English or Spanish, we encourage you to do so. This online open house was designed to invite comments during the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) scoping period. During SEPA scoping, agencies, tribes, and the public are invited to comment on the scope of the draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Clean Water Plan.
On May 20, 2020, King County Wastewater Treatment Division issued a Determination of Significance and Request for Comments on the Scope of the Programmatic EIS. This formally began the SEPA scoping public comment period for the Clean Water Plan. Click here to review the Determination of Significance. It is also available in a number of languages.

Resources for your Business

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Spotlight on a Milky Way Member: Thank you, High Dive!


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