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Eric Walters, Hilton Vancouver Washington general manager

Vancouver Hilton manager to take Portland job

Eric Walters, Hilton Vancouver Washington general manager

August 10, 2015, 5:00pm Business

Eric Walters, general manager of the Hilton Vancouver Washington since 2010, is leaving this fall to become general manager of the much larger Hilton in downtown Portland. Read story

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Emmet J. Onslow, director of the tourist and convention committee of the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce, boards a city bus encouraging organizations to bring their convention to the city in 1963. The chamber is celebrating its 125th birthday this year.

Vancouver Chamber Celebrates 125 years

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Emmet J. Onslow, director of the tourist and convention committee of the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce, boards a city bus encouraging organizations to bring their convention to the city in 1963. The chamber is celebrating its 125th birthday this year.

August 5, 2015, 5:00pm Business

The Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce, now celebrating its 125th anniversary as the voice of local business, isn't what it used to be. But of course, neither is Vancouver. Read story

Afternoon shoppers stroll the promenade at Westfield Vancouver mall.

Investors buy majority stake in Westfield Vancouver mall

Afternoon shoppers stroll the promenade at Westfield Vancouver mall.

August 5, 2015, 5:00pm Business

A partnership led by Texas-based USAA Real Estate has agreed to buy large stakes in five Westfield malls, including Westfield Vancouver, in a transaction that values the properties at a combined $1.1 billion, according to the industry website Real Estate Alert. Read story

Clark County's taxable retail sales grew by 13.8 percent in the first quarter of 2015, the largest one-year increase of any large county in the state, the Department of Revenue reported Tuesday.

Clark County retail sales up by 13.8 percent in Q1

Clark County's taxable retail sales grew by 13.8 percent in the first quarter of 2015, the largest one-year increase of any large county in the state, the Department of Revenue reported Tuesday.

August 3, 2015, 5:00pm Business

Clark County's taxable retail sales grew by 13.8 percent in this year's first quarter, the largest one-year increase of any large county in the state, the Department of Revenue reported Tuesday. Read story

Study: Metals industry faces big change with 3-D printing

July 29, 2015, 5:00pm Business

The Portland-Vancouver region's expansive metals industry needs to prepare quickly for the disruptive technological change that 3-D printing technology is about to bring to metals manufacturing, says a report released Thursday by two jobs development organizations, the Vancouver-based Columbia River Economic Development Council and the regional Greater Portland Inc. Read story

Pangea seeks presence in Ethiopiavideo icon

July 26, 2015, 5:00pm Business

Last week, Pangea Motors invited local politicians and business leaders for a spin in its innovative electric bus that it hopes will become a common site in some of the world's largest and most crowded cities. Read story

Clark County Half-Yearly Economic Report: Jobs up, housing tight

July 25, 2015, 5:00pm Business

The first six months of 2015 have been a fabulous time to find a job in Clark County, with steady job growth that mostly beats the state and regional averages and exceeds the forecast of state economists in nearly every employment category. Read story

A new Parkrose Hardware coming to central Vancouver

July 24, 2015, 5:00pm Business

A new Parkrose Hardware will be opening in a central Vancouver shopping center that is getting an upgrade as well as a new name. Read story

Hazel Dell Marketplace lands Marshalls store

July 23, 2015, 5:00pm Business

The economy-priced apparel and home merchandise retailer Marshalls will open its first Vancouver store in the Hazel Dell Marketplace near the Northeast 78th Street-Interstate 5 interchange, according to mall owner C.E. John, a Vancouver-based real estate development, construction and management company. Read story

More development set for 192nd corridor

July 22, 2015, 5:00pm Business

A set of four-story apartment buildings, each with approximately 73 units, and an 82-room Holiday Inn Express are the next projects in the lineup at the 6-acre mixed-use development that's been taking shape over several years around Southeast 192nd Avenue and 20th Street near the Vancouver-Camas border. Read story