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2012-06-14 06:25:03

BELLEVUE, Wash., June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In May, Quadrant Homes celebrated the grand opening of its newest community in Port Orchard, McCormick Meadows. Priced from the low $200,000s, this collection of 167 homesites offers a secluded retreat in a stunning forested environment, just minutes away from walking trails, parks and world-class golf courses. Based on homebuyers' strong interest in the new community, Quadrant Homes began selling homesites in McCormick Meadows in...

2012-02-06 10:49:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A powerful alliance of community, faith, immigrant rights, civil rights, labor and environmental organizations from throughout the Puget Sound area are holding a press conference to voice strong and steadfast support for the Port of Seattle truck drivers who have refused to return to work due to unsafe and untenable working conditions. Truckers will be available for interviews. WHERE: Port of Seattle Headquarters, Pier 69 - 2711 Alaskan...

2011-08-04 07:00:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quadrant Homes has selected two outstanding Puget Sound communities as winners in the company's first-ever Sustainability Challenge. Home owners' associations (HOAs) in the Mt. Si Cottages (Snoqualmie) and Acadia community (Everett) will be awarded $2,000 each toward community improvement goals. The grant challenge, launched in late 2010, is part of Quadrant's Friends of Quadrant Homes program, which focuses on increasing education,...

2011-05-10 07:00:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report from King County affirms that, after a 12-year monitoring program, environmental systems put in place by Quadrant Homes to protect water quality, fish and wildlife and other environmental features at Trilogy and Redmond Ridge have been successful. "Quadrant created these two communities to become great places to live, work, and play and also to provide long-term environmental protections," said Bonnie Geers, Vice President of...

2011-04-20 12:47:00

CHICAGO, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boeing Company said it will vigorously contest a complaint brought before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) today by the leadership of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM). The complaint challenges Boeing's 2009 decision to complement its production capacity in Washington state with a new assembly plant in South Carolina and seeks to force Boeing to place its second 787 final assembly line in Puget...

2011-03-17 17:59:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Friends of Quadrant Homes, a social network started by Quadrant Homes, is launching a 90-day Sustainability Challenge to encourage commitments to sustainable practices throughout the Puget Sound region. Quadrant will award grants of $2,000 to two Homeowner Associations (HOAs), one urban (located in either City of Seattle or City of Tacoma) and one suburban (suburban locations in King, Kitsap, Pierce, Skagit, Snohomish or Thurston counties)....

2011-03-10 11:30:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quadrant Homes today announced it is building a new community in the desirable West Campus area of Federal Way. Wynstone at West Campus will open March 11, showcasing distinctive home plans and designs from Quadrant's all-new Revolution Collection. Only 44 home sites will be available in this community, featuring beautiful Craftsman exteriors and spacious interiors. Many homes will feature spacious daylight basements, courtyards,...

2011-01-17 13:00:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Employees Community Fund (ECF) of Boeing (NYSE: BA) Puget Sound has elected a new slate of board trustees for 2011. Pictured from left to right: (first row) Patty Rhodes, first-year trustee; Joyce Nugent, secretary; Andrea Hutchins, first-year trustee; and Bob Malone, treasurer; (second row) Sukari Mdogo, vice president; Robley Evans, president; Renard Burnett, first-year trustee; and Dave Hopkins, first-year trustee. Serving for two years, ECF...

2011-01-06 09:30:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees of Quadrant Homes, a subsidiary of Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Company, recommended that the Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation award multiple grants totaling $25,000 to five different non-profit organizations serving Quadrant Homes' communities in Skagit, King, Pierce, Kitsap and Thurston counties. In partnership with the Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation, the Quadrant Charitable Contributions Advisory Team issued a call for proposals...

2010-09-15 11:07:00

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, Wash., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- 1st Security Bank is proud to announce the grand reopening of their Lynnwood branch located at 19002 33rd Ave W, Lynnwood, WA. As a local, community-focused financial institution, 1st Security Bank partnered with award-winning Tacoma architecture firm BCRA for their new contemporary interior design. Edmonds-based Wilcox Construction completed the remodeling portion of the project. The updated location offers a variety of helpful new...