Spokane Journal of Business

Local News

Big apartment project begins in Liberty Lake

Alvin J. Wolff Inc., of Spokane, has broken ground on an $8.5 million, 186-unit apartment complex in Liberty Lake.Work on the big complex began last month on a 9.5-acre site just north of Country Vista Drive, to the east of and behind an a...

Bus graphics? ItÂ’s a wrap!

You dont need to go to Sheryl and Jay Oiens business on Garland Avenue to see what kind of work they do. You can stand on most any busy street corner in the Spokane area and the Oiens highly visual products will come to you.The Oiens...

Spokanite heads surge by clothier

Former Spokane clothier Harvey Jones is heading a fast-growing Seattle-based sportswear company that now is working to build a worldwide distribution network.The company, Cutter & Buck Inc., hopes to make its clothing a prominent brand, as...

Zak Designs loads its plate

Since arriving in Spokane just six years ago, Zak Designs Inc. has quadrupled its sales, more than tripled the size of both its work force and its West Plains facility, and made a push into foreign markets.Now the distributor of cartoon to...

Shooting range targeted with foreclosure action

Sharp Shooting Indoor Range & Gun Shop Inc., of Spokane, faces foreclosure by a Texas company after defaulting on a loan that originally was guaranteed by the U.S. Small Business Administration. According to a foreclosure action filed in Court...

Addis buys dealership in Newport

Tom Addis, who owns two auto dealerships in Coeur dAlene, is buying Jackson Motors Inc., a longtime Ford dealership in Newport, Wash., and will move that dealership to a new location there. Addis company, Tom Addis Automotive Group, expects...

Spokane printer maker plans to move to SBIP

Output Technology Corp., a manufacturer of high-speed computer printers here, plans to move into a 20,000-square-foot space at the Spokane Business & Industrial Park, in the Spokane Valley.Crown West Realty LLC, the Spokane company that owns and...

Cheney studies citywide broadband fiber system

The city of Cheney expects early next month to hire a contractor to design the backbone of a high-capacity fiber-optic network that eventually could bring broadband computer and telecommunications lines to its 4,000 utility customers, including...

CXT Inc. buildings for sale

CXT Inc., the Spokane Valley manufacturer of concrete railroad ties and prefabricated concrete buildings, has posted signs at its administrative office building and a nearby building identified as a concrete crossing-panel production plant offering...

Coeur unit to consult on the environment

Coeur dAlene Mines Corp. is fighting back against a flagging metals market by spinning off its environmental and governmental relations operation into a subsidiary that will do consulting work for the Coeur dAlene-based mining company, its and...

Sign up for our E-mail updates

including the
Morning Edition

Join our list