Spokane Journal of Business

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49 Degrees selling homesites

Chewelah, Wash.-based 49 Degrees North Ski Area, located about 60 miles north of Spokane, is kicking off a $500 million Sunrise Basin resort community today by putting on the market a mix of 35 single-family and multiunit residential lots near the base of...

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Spanning the district

Now that funding is committed to erect the long-envisioned $15.4 million University District pedestr...

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Met, Summit trusts OK’d for one last extension

Investors hoping to recoup a larger portion of the money they had tied up in Metropolitan Mortgage &...

Pawn 1 set to open three more outlets

Pawn 1 Inc., the Spokane-based pawnshop chain, has big growth plans, including moving its corporate ...

Developer eyes hotel near Sacred Heart

Spokane Valley-based commercial real estate investor James Mulloy plans to develop a 109-room Hampto...

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Energizing innovation

Edmund O. Schweitzer III founded Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories in 1984, and essentially from the beginning, the company has been growing rapidly. The 31-year-old, Pullman-based enterprise designs, manufactures, and supports products and services f...

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City selects Seattle firm to design park landscape

The Spokane Parks Board has selected Seattle-based Berger Partnership to complete the design and landscape of public spaces and park grounds for the Riverfront Park revitalization. The Park Board approved a $1.5-million contract with Berger Partnership e...

Study data suggest money goes farther here

Residents of the Spokane-Spokane Valley area can make their money last longer than residents of many other major metropolitan areas, according to data from a New York company’s cost-of-living and inflation analysis. In an evaluation of more than 220 me...

Aspen Dental-branded clinic planned in Valley

Aspen Dental Management Inc., a Syracuse, N.Y.-based chain that provides nonclinical, administrative and business support services to independently owned and operated dental practices, says it plans to open a clinic in Spokane Valley this fall. A yet-to-...

Nonprofit looks to open soul food establishment

A nonprofit group here called The Spokane Eastside Reunion Association (SERA) is working on opening a soul food restaurant in the former Flipper’s Ice Cream building at 3029 E. Fifth in the East Central neighborhood. The 1,500-square-foot space, which...

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