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Rightsizing WorkSource in an improving economy

Rightsizing WorkSource in an improving economy

Unemployment rate and total employment are two of WorkSource Spokane’s common gauges of economic h…

Gonzaga graduates find good fit with menswear startup

Gonzaga graduates find good fit with menswear startup

Three Gonzaga University alumni who earned business degrees at the Jesuit school here five years ago…

Silvey Construction: Building a healthy niche

Silvey Construction: Building a healthy niche

Even Mike Silvey has to chuckle somewhat as he ponders the success of the company over which he pres…

Home-loan closing changes set to go into effect this fall

Home-loan closing changes set to go into effect this fall

New mortgage rate and fee disclosure requirements set to go into effect this fall are meant to help …

Developer buys building along Riverside in downtown Spokane

Developer buys building along Riverside in downtown Spokane

Developer Mike Craven says he recently bought the Genesee Block building at 819 W. Riverside in downtown Spokane and plans to rehabilitate the two-story, 8,400-square-foot structure, but hasn’t finalized any details for the renovation.Craven says he f…

Spark Mobility to expand into Northwest markets

Spark Mobility to expand into Northwest markets

A Spokane-based energy conservation business with five offices abroad is now looking to establish its business in major cities west of the Cascades.Katherine Frankhauser, co-owner of Spark Mobility, says the company believes there is a rental demand for…

Fulcrum Institute ramps up new training center

Fulcrum Institute ramps up new training center

Fulcrum Institute of Spokane is working on a project that will have workforce-training, education, and job-placement components when it comes on line beginning next month, says Judith Gilmore, a Fulcrum spokeswoman.…

Rudeen company to erect  $9.9 million, 99-unit apartment complex

Rudeen company to erect $9.9 million, 99-unit apartment complex

For the second time in as many months, Liberty Lake-based multifamily residential developer Rudeen Developments LLC has obtained building permits to construct a large apartment complex in Spokane County.…