Spokane Journal of Business

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City's Quintrall steps down

City of Spokane Business and Developer Services director Jan Quintrall announced this afternoon that she’s stepping down. Mayor David Condon has named Scott Simmons, a strategic business analyst with the city, as interim director to replace Quintrall...

Banner Bank parent posts increase in earnings

Banner Corp., the Walla Walla, Wash.-based holding company for Banner Bank that agreed to acquire Sp...

120-unit rental complex set to start on South Hill

$15 million-plus office complex eyed along Spokane River

Spokane developer and contractor Eric Brown says he plans to construct a $15 million-plus office com...

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Plunging fuel prices boost economy somewhat

As the price of gasoline continues to fall in Spokane and throughout the U.S., consumers here are fi...

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Foreclosure numbers dip in Spokane, remain historically high

Foreclosure actions completed in 2014 in Spokane County fell 19 percent compared with the record num...

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Rebooked startup goes live following Startup Weekend success

Rebooked, one of the winners from last April’s Startup Weekend Spokane, has gone live with its app enabling service providers such as hair salons, dental offices, and medical providers to rebook canceled appointments and no-shows. The vision for Rebook...

Telect finds new home for its U.S. operations

Telect Inc., the Liberty Lake-based communications networking equipment manufacturing company, has leased and is moving its U.S. operations into manufacturing and office space in the Liberty Lake Business Park, at 22425 E. Appleway, says Wayne Williams, p...

Reliant RX buys former Signature Genomics space

Kroetch Investment Holdings LLC, which owns Reliant RX specialty pharmacy, has bought the former Signature Genomics Laboratories facility in north Spokane, with plans to move there and expand, Realtors involved in the transaction say. PerkinElmer Inc., ...

Next IT’s avatars set for use in human resources industry

Next IT Corp., the Spokane-based natural language software company, says its Alme conversational platform, in which virtual assistants interact with users, is now available for human resource management uses. The company, founded in 2002 by veteran Spoka...

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Buffalo Girls Vintage: Salvaged beauty

Spokane salvaged jewelry and home decor creators Tamra Brannon and Ginger Lyons, co-owners of Airway Heights boutique Buffalo Girls Vintage LLC, are preparing to roam to greener pastures as their business expands. “We’re moving into a big house,” ...

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