Spokane Journal of Business

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Project plans swell at Catholic Charities of Spokane

Catholic Charities of Spokane and its housing partners plan to break ground this year on multiple developments with a construction value approaching $60 million that would provide nearly 500 low-income apartment units in the Spokane area. Preliminary pla...

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Inland Northwest ski resorts rebound

Five Inland Northwest ski resorts are coming off much-improved seasons following the disastrous 2014...

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Kaiser plans to increase efficiency with upgrades at Trentwood

Kaiser Aluminum Corp. vice president Scott Endres says the $150 million investment the company has c...

Airway Heights ordinances invalid, appeals court rules

A Washington state appellate court panel here has ruled that the Eastern Washington Growth Managemen...

Bobby Brett-led group acquires Madison Apartments in downtown Spokane

A real estate development group led by Spokane sports team owner Bobby Brett has bought for $3.4 mil...

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Pointe Pest Control: Intercepting Insects

While many people find that talk of insects makes their skin crawl, Jacob Borg, owner of local pest control company Pointe Pest Control LLC, says the bug business here is booming. “This is a very competitive business,” says Borg. “I think sometim...

Three Maverik c-stores planned here, filings show

Maverik Inc., the Salt Lake City-based convenience store and gas station chain, plans to construct three new Spokane-area outlets as soon as this summer, preliminary applications on file with the cities of Spokane and Spokane Valley show. The Maverik out...

Seattle wealth management firm acquires Summit

Seattle-based Merriman Wealth Management LLC has acquired Summit Capital Management LLC, with offices in Spokane and Seattle. The acquisition, which took effect April 1, is part of Merriman’s overall regional growth strategy. Summit Capital will assum...

Premera restructures, eliminates 33 positions here

Premera Blue Cross has eliminated 33 positions in its Spokane operation as part of a larger restructuring in which the Mountlake Terrace, Wash-based health plan provider has confirmed the layoff of 165 employees in all. Tom Messick, vice president and g...

Cloud computing provider acquires Easy Desk clients

Datarang LLC, a Spokane Valley-based cloud computing company, says it has finalized an agreement to acquire the cloud services clients of Easy Desk LLC, another Spokane cloud service provider. Datarang co-founder and CEO Eric Phillips says that with the...

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