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South Hill med plaza proposed

Two health-care providers here are proposing construction of a four- to five-story medical building near Deaconess Medical Center, on Spokanes lower South Hill.Janice Marich, a spokeswoman for Spokanes Empire Health Services, which operates...

Executive pay takes a hit

The economic slowdown is already hitting executives where it really hurtsin their own wallets.For the first time since 1996, executives of publicly traded companies in Spokane and North Idaho, on average, saw their paychecks shrink last year,...

Third airport runway by 2022

Those distant future plans for a third runway at Spokane International Airport arent so distant anymore. A draft of the airports newest master plan calls for building it as early as 2011less than 10 years from nowand by 2022 at the runway,...

Schweitzer Engineering to expand newest facility

Fast-growing Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, a Pullman, Wash., electronics manufacturer, already is planning to expand a manufacturing plant it opened just five months ago. Schweitzer Engineering will add at least 20,000 square feet of and...

Cash, carry to open at Northgate

Smart & Final Inc., a publicly held company based in Los Angeles, has inked a deal to open a cash-and-carry warehouse grocery store on North Division in the Northgate Shopping Center.Marshall Clark, owner of Clark Pacific Real Estate Co., says &...

Big mixed-use project eyed in Airway Heights

Airway Heights LLC, a Spokane-based development company, has proposed a 225-acre mixed-use development in the city of Airway Heights that eventually could include up to 1,200 housing units, a neighborhood shopping center, and community parks, the...

Metropolitan Mortgage posts big quarterly loss

Metropolitan Mortgage & Securities Co., of Spokane, posted a loss applicable to common stockholders of about $12.4 million in its quarter ended June 30, up sharply from a $2.8 million loss in the year-earlier period, according to a recent filing in...

Office tower plans take another step

Plans for a proposed new office tower at the southeast corner of Howard Street and Riverside Avenue in downtown Spokane have progressed with the naming of a Portland architectural firm to design the structure.The firm, Thompson Vaivoda & Inc., &...

Courtyard by Marriott planned at Liberty Lake

KVC Development Inc., a Spokane company that owns three hotels here and nine overall, says it plans to develop next year a Courtyard by Marriott hotel at Liberty Lake.The 90-room, four-story hotel will be located on Liberty Lake Road, just south...

Key panel to recommend different convention site

The group assigned to examine options for expanding the city of Spokanes convention facilities expects now to recommend that the facilities be expanded to the eastjust south of the DoubleTree Hotel Spokane City Centerrather than on the block...

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