Spokane Journal of Business

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Spokane Amazon project takes form

Amazon.com Inc. is on track to begin construction here as soon as early summer on a massive fulfillment center planned near Spokane International Airport, planning records indicate. Technical and environmental documents recently filed with Spokane County...

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$50 million in projects planned at downtown Spokane’s west end

Spokane real estate investment and development company Watts Project LLC has purchased two adjacent ...

Potential North 40 retail center under review

The city of Spokane is reviewing new plans for a 106,300-square-foot agricultural retail center prop...

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Developing an APP-etite with WildRide

WildRide Inc., a new Spokane venture created by recent Gonzaga University graduates, serves up a twi...

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Old City Hall building changes hands

Real estate investment company Wall Street LLC has bought the six-story Old City Hall building in do...

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MacKay Manufacturing reports growth in sales

A decade after the Great Recession, MacKay Manufacturing Inc. owner and Vice President Katie MacKay says business is good. From 2014 to 2016, the computer numerical control precision machining manufacturer had stagnant sales of around $22 million ann...

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Alternative approach to construction gains traction

A type of design-build project delivery method known as progressive design-build is catching on in the state, and that approach already is being employed on a couple of Spokane-area projects, says veteran architect Rustin Hall....

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Ag Enterprise Supply: Enterprising more custom jobs

Ryan Kuster, parts and manufacturing department manager for Cheney-based Ag Enterprise Supply Inc., says he’s noticed fewer companies offer custom fabrication these days. “It does require more care, effort, and time,” says Kuster. In contrast, Ag ...

Northwest Bedding

Northwest Bedding to be shuttered

Longtime Spokane-area mattress maker and retailer Northwest Bedding Co. will shut down operations this summer, says controller Lee Kvalheim, citing a lack of a succession plan and an absence of interested buyers in the decision to close the company....

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Sesh Technologies grows with cannabis industry

As the cannabis industry continues its rapid expansion, manufacturing companies across the country are clamoring to develop new technologies to meet the needs of growers, producers and consumers. One such company is Sesh Technologies & Manufacturing LLC,...

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