Spokane Journal of Business

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Councilman revisits science center idea

Spokane City Councilman Jeff Colliton wants the city of Spokane to consider making a second attempt to develop a Spokane branch of Seattles Pacific Science Center.Colliton met with staff members of the Pacific Science Center in Seattle two ago...

Gold’s Gym plans outlet on North Side

The owners of Paramount Ltd., a Spokane company that operates a Golds Gym outlet on the South Hill, plan to begin construction next month of a second Golds Gym outlet here, this one on the North Side. Jeff Penna, a real estate agent with of...

Will Egghead leave Spokane for Portland?

Egghead.com Inc.s investor relations firm, Seattle-based Rockey Co., has released conflicting statements in recent days about whether Egghead.com might move its headquarters office from Spokane to Portland.Erica Perez, an Egghead spokeswoman a...

Property sales pile up at Silver Lake Center

Land sales that have been completed recently or are under way in the Silver Lake Center, a 145-acre commercial development along U.S. 95 in Coeur dAlene, are expected to lead to a surge of construction activity there.The timing is right. of...

Big retirement campus planned

S.L. Start & Associates, a Spokane retirement-housing and social services management company, says it plans to build a $17 million, 215-unit retirement campus on about 10 acres of land near Northpointe Plaza.The project is to include a building...

Liberty Lake park gets rolling

Metropolitan Mortgage & Securities Co., of Spokane, is feeling bullish about the potential for its Liberty Lake Center business park project following its first three land sales there.Metropolitan expects the center eventually will include 50 to...

Hecla hopes to dam red ink

Hecla Mining Co. officials believe the Coeur dAlene companys 1998 tally sheet will show more silver, less gold, and no red.Red ink, that is. For the first time in eight years, Hecla expects in 1998 to show an annual profit. That would be for...

Federal Express eyeing project in Coeur d’Alene

Memphis, Tenn.-based Federal Express has been considering moving ahead with a project in Coeur dAlene, but isnt elaborating on its plans.Jess Bunn, a spokesman for the big overnight cargo company, says Federal Express doesnt have a lease...

Michaels chooses site for another new store

Michaels Stores Inc., the big Dallas-based retailer of arts, crafts, and home-decor items, plans to open a new store in the Spokane Valley Plaza shopping center just south of Interstate 90 and east of Sullivan Road.Michaels has agreed to lease a...

WAM plans to build call center for Dakotah

WAM Enterprises Inc., of Spokane, is buying a piece of land in Liberty Lake and plans to construct a new call center there for Dakotah Direct Inc., the big Spokane-based telemarketing concern.The new building will be constructed on a 1.7-acre in...

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