Spokane Journal of Business

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Doctors air discontent over failed negotiations

Eight Spokane physicians have issued a public statement expressing their disappointment that a doctors group here called Spokane Oncology/Hematology Associates and Spokanes major hospitals failed to reach an agreement on the possible of an is a...

Red Robin, Starbucks sign downtown leases

Red Robin International Inc., which operates the Colorado-based Red Robin Gourmet Burgers & Spirits Emporium restaurant chain, and Starbucks Corp., the Seattle-based coffee company, plan to open stores in downtown Spokane, across the street from of...

Shop hooks golfers, fishers

Its said that even the best day working cant measure up to the worst day spent fishing or golfing, but Jeri Arnold spends her workdays surrounded by items that capture the fun of these two popular sporting pastimes.She and her husband, radio...

Bergen Brunswig inks pact

Spokane-based Metropolitan Mortgage & Securities Co. has snared a large new corporate tenant for its Liberty Lake Center, located just south of Interstate 90 and east of the Liberty Lake interchange.Bergen Brunswig Medical Corp., which operates...

H-P division here to grow

Hewlett-Packard Co., the big Palo Alto, Calif.-based electronics manufacturer, plans to consolidate in Spokane a portion of a printed-circuit assembly division it operates in Loveland, Colo., in a move thats expected to boost a similar operation...

Future Shop stores here to stay open

Future Shop Inc., which is in the process of implementing a new strategic plan that has resulted in the closure of five stores and will involve the renovation of others, says that its two Spokane-area stores will remain open.Gary chief of...

Work on Medical Lake sewage plant to begin

The city of Medical Lake has awarded a nearly $5.7 million contract to a joint-venture partnership headed by Hoffman Contractors Inc., of Spokane, for construction of a new wastewater treatment facility that will serve the Medical Lake which...

7-Eleven to build new C-store near downtown

Southland Corp., the Dallas-based convenience-store chain, plans to develop a 7-Eleven gas station-convenience store at the northeast corner of Division Street and Second Avenue. The site formerly housed a Perkins restaurant.Work on the is...

New health-care chain enters Spokane market

In just five weeks, a Dallas-based health-care provider called Matrix Rehabilitation Inc. quietly has become a force in the Spokane physical therapy market. In that time, it has bought one physical therapy business here, started up five of a...

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