Small Business Spotlight

Small Business Spotlight: Ark Lodge Cinemas

Small Business Spotlight: Ark Lodge Cinemas

David McRae Ark Lodge Cinemas 4816 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118 Movieline: (206) 721-3156 Facebook Twitter How long in business? 5 years Year opened? 2012 What does your business do? Seattle’s best independent movie theater, right here in the heart of Columbia City! What are your main products/services? First-run […]

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Small Business Spotlight: RainierView Advisors

Small Business Spotlight: RainierView Advisors

Roderick Givens RainierView Advisors, LLC 5611 South Ryan St., Seattle, WA 98178 206-556-4502 Facebook Twitter How long in business? 21 months Year opened? May 2015 What does your business do? We provide comprehensive independent financial planning to private clients and businesses. What are your main products/services? Financial planning, risk management, […]

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Small Business Spotlight: Sabranie Coyne Real Estate

Small Business Spotlight: Sabranie Coyne Real Estate

Sabranie Coyne Real Estate Windermere Mount Baker 4919 South Genesee Street Seattle WA 98118 206-618-1280 Zillow Facebook Twitter How long in business? 7 years What does your business do? I have the pleasure of working with buyers and sellers, assisting them with all their real estate needs. What are your […]

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Small Business Spotlight: Bayle & Co.

Small Business Spotlight: Bayle & Co.

Bayle & Co. 5224 Wilson Ave. S. Seattle, WA 98118 How long in business? 4 years Year opened? November 2016 What does your business do? Bayle & Co. is a boutique home decor shop. As an interior designer, I’ve taken the concept of intentional living a step further by offering […]

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Small Business Spotlight: Rainier Health & Fitness

Small Business Spotlight: Rainier Health & Fitness

Rainier Health & Fitness 7722 Rainier Ave S; Seattle, WA 98118 206.725.0279 How long in business? Almost 12 years Year opened? 2005 What does your business do? Provides access to health and fitness in the Rainier Valley What are your main products/services? Gym membership, Personal Training, Group Training What problem […]

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Small Business Spotlight: Taproot Cafe & Bar

Small Business Spotlight: Taproot Cafe & Bar

Taproot Cafe & Bar 4908 Rainier Ave S Suite A 206.420.2535 Owners: Anthony Polizzi & Tiana Garret How long in business? 4+ years Year opened? We took over ownership on July 15th, 2012 (formerly Jus Bar) What does your business do? We have a business that functions as a café, but […]

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Small Business Spotlight: Dani Weiss Photography

Small Business Spotlight: Dani Weiss Photography

Dani Weiss Photography 4251 South Juneau St. 206-760-3336 landline How long in business? 30 years Year opened? 1989 in Seattle, before Seattle I was working in New York City. What does your business do? Photography What are your main products/services? I shoot weddings, events, corporate and family portraits. What problem […]

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Small Business Spotlight: The Café at Seasoned in Seattle

Small Business Spotlight: The Café at Seasoned in Seattle

The Café @ Seasoned in Seattle 5619 Martin Luther King Jr. Way S. 206-723-5596 Owner: Nora & Doug McDonald How long in business? Almost two months Year opened: 2016 What does your business do? Café / Coffee shop What are your main products/services? We offer espresso drinks and other beverages, […]

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Small Business Spotlight: DeFranco Insurance, Inc.

Small Business Spotlight: DeFranco Insurance, Inc.

DeFranco Insurance, Inc. 5215 Wilson Ave. S. Seattle, WA 98118 206-723-1680 Owner: John DeFranco How long in business? 63 Years Year opened? 1953 What does your business do? All Lines of Insurance. Home, Auto, Business, Life, etc. What are your main products/services? Insurance What problem do you solve for your […]

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South Seattle Organization Spurring Economic Development

South Seattle Organization Spurring Economic Development

The Rainier Valley Community Development Fund (RVCDF)—the South Seattle nonprofit organization dedicated to economic development and small business lending—was created in 1999 to help businesses along the Martin Luther King, Jr. Way corridor weather the inevitable disruptions from construction of Seattle’s new light rail line. Thanks in part to more […]

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