Business Newsletter


State pot sales top $14 million, tax revenue hits $3.5 million as some stores prosper

The state disclosed on Tuesday that total pot sales have reached $14 million, and tax revenue exceeds $3.5 million.

Interview with Noel Roberts of Tacoma's Mary Mart retail marijuana store. Video by C.R. Roberts

Manufacturer to expand in Frederickson with $28 million purchase

Housing product manufacturer James Hardie Building Products is expanding its operations in Pierce County by purchasing a 47-acre manufacturing plant...

James Hardie Building Products, maker of HardiePlank siding among other things, plans to expand its operations in Pierce County.

Hobby Lobby and Bass Pro Shops announce dates for Tacoma openings

New entries to the Tacoma retail scene – Bass Pro Shops and Hobby Lobby – have announced the dates of their grand openings

A Bass Pro Shops store is under construction on the site of the former Lowe’s on South Hosmer Street in Tacoma.

First section of downtown Tacoma’s Prairie Line Trail to open next week

Next week, the University of Washington Tacoma will celebrate the opening of the middle segment of downtown’s 1-mile linear park known as the...

The former Prairie Line railroad tracks form a trail through University of Washington Tacoma, as shown in this February 2012 photo.

Foss Waterway tour to highlight commercial real estate opportunities

Commercial real estate professionals can take a tour of properties along the Thea Foss Waterway this week in an event sponsored by two trade organizations...

The view looking north along the Thea Foss Waterway from the esplanade in front of the Museum of Glass.