Spokane Journal of Business

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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...

Organizing the discombobulated

Early in Linda Kunzs career as a paralegal secretary, when she barely knew the difference between a plaintiff and a defendant, her organizational skills were about all that kept her afloat in the legal community.Thirty years later, armed with...

Wolff Cos. enters new markets

The Wolff Cos., long one of the most prolific apartment-complex operators in the Spokane area, is establishing itself as a major player in the Las Vegas and Boise markets, with more than $100 million in rental-property acquisitions and new planned...

Big Liberty Lake projects set

Three real estate projects worth perhaps as much as $20 million in all are under way or planned at Liberty Lake, all involving Spokane-based real estate company Janek Co.According to Janek Co. President and founder Jan Ekstrom, the three 90 that...

Wells plans office-retail center

Wells & Co., the Spokane design-build enterprise owned by Ron and Julie Wells that specializes in rehabilitating historic buildings, plans to convert several older structures just west of the Steam Plant Square complex into an office-retail center...

Work begins on Fred Meyer at Third, Thor

Fred Meyer Stores Inc., of Portland, has started construction of a two-story, $20 million retail outlet at the southwest corner of Third Avenue and Thor Street in east central Spokane.Rob Boley, Portland-based spokesman for Fred Meyer, says the...

Pend Oreille Mine work to be bid yet this month

Spokane-based Cominco American Inc. expects to call for bids this month on the first parts of a $70 million project to reopen the Pend Oreille zinc and lead mine near Metaline Falls, Wash., says Dave Godlewski, an environmental manager for Cominco...

Nonprofit here plans third project in Valley

Northwest Regional Facilitators, a Spokane nonprofit organization, plans to begin building its third adjacent affordable housing apartment complex in the Spokane Valley next month.The planned 25-unit complex, which is to be called Hidden Pines,...

MPM subsidiary forms alliance with USX unit

AirPol Inc., a Parsippany, N.J.-based subsidiary of MPM Technologies Inc., of Spokane, has entered into a joint marketing agreement with USX Engineers & Consultants Inc., a subsidiary of big Pittsburgh-based USX Corp.Separately, MPM Technologies...

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