Spokane Journal of Business

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Infill on the outskirts: More homebuilders look to small towns for available land

Small towns that are within an hour’s drive of Spokane are seeing an increase in new home starts as developers turn to them for buildable land as infill opportunities in the urban area become harder to find, industry and planning officials say. ...


Slate Dental startup to launch flossing device

A Spokane-based company has raised a total of $800,000 in funding for an electric flossing device...


121 home lots proposed on prime Moran Prairie plot

A residential development is proposed just south of the envisioned YMCA of the Inland Northwest...


Avian flu exacerbates rising poultry, egg prices

Consumers can expect their chicken wings and egg salad to cost a little more this summer...


Physically demanding: Physical therapy clinics hire, expand to meet patient needs

Inland Northwest physical therapy clinics have been busy trying to keep up with patient demand for...


Liberty Ciderworks, Copeland Architecture go in on new location

Liberty Ciderworks plans to move its tasting room and facility to a 7,000-square-foot building near downtown that it will share with a design-build architecture and construction company. ...


Six restaurant projects planned, underway in Spokane

Construction is planned or underway for six new restaurants in Spokane with expected openings starting this summer and continuing through mid-2023....


Parting Thoughts with HSSA’s Susan Ashe

Susan Ashe, executive director of the Health Sciences and Services Authority of Spokane County, has announced her retirement, effective by the end of this year. She is 72 years old. ...

Five business lessons learned in 40 years of banking

This year, Washington Trust Bank celebrates its 120th anniversary, and 2022 also marks my 40th year at Washington Trust—an achievement that has offered many lessons in banking, business, and community along the way....


Mushroom farming grows in the Inland Northwest

Josh Yake, founder and owner of Gourmet Foragables & More, of Spokane, says he remembers when he was the only mushroom vendor at Inland Northwest farmers markets. ...

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