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Malt-O-Meal eyeing distribution facility here

Malt-O-Meal, the Minneapolis-based company that makes cereals such as Marshmallow Mateys, Coco Roos, and Toasty Os, is negotiating to open a large distribution facility in the Spokane Business & Industrial Park.Were working to put a...

Cogentrix buys land for plant

Cogentrix Energy Inc., a Charlotte, N.C.-based power producer, has bought about 107 acres in Rathdrum, Idaho, where it plans to build a $100 million electricity-generating plant. If it can arrange the necessary financing, the company hopes to...

Empire Securities spanked

Empire Securities Inc. of Washington has signed a consent order issued by state securities investigators that allows the troubled Spokane brokerage firm to remain open but on a short regulatory leash. Also, four of Empires employees or a...

Guardian leases Cedar Creek Village building

New York-based Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America has agreed to lease a new 14,000-square-foot building at Cedar Creek Village, near Guardians big Spokane operations center on the citys North Side.Kathleen Greco, Guardians top to...

John Stone to develop another Seattle project

John Stone Development LLC, of Spokane, plans to develop a $9.8 million, 76-unit assisted-living facility in Seattle, boosting to seven the number of big dwelling complexes that the company is either working on or is about ready to launch in...

Outdoor Sportsman to close

The Outdoor Sportsman, a sporting goods retailer at the northeast corner of Division and Mission that has been in business here for 22 years, apparently plans to close its doors.Owner Mark Jones couldnt be reached for comment. However, the to...

Mead schools purchase Wismer-Martin building

Mead School District has bought the Wismer-Martin Inc. building, at 12828 N. Newport Highway, and plans to consolidate its administrative offices and support services programs there from two locations in the Mead area.The district bought the for...

Spokane Valley Plaza lands two more tenants

Summit Property Development says it has landed two tenants for a 24,000-square-foot building it plans to build in the Spokane Valley Plaza, which is located at the northeast corner of Sullivan Road and Broadway Avenue.Kyle BrinJones, says...

Group sells offering, to buy Bruchi’s chain

Bruchis Inc., a Spokane-based chain of corporately owned and franchised Bruchis sandwich shops, is expected to be sold sometime in the next 10 months to a newly formed Seattle company that plans to market the chains restaurant concept a...

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