Spokane Journal of Business

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Fruci family to develop new downtown building

A Spokane company controlled by the Fruci family, which also operates two financial services businesses here, plans to raze the former Sullys restaurant building downtown next month and develop a new structure there that will house a Kinkos and...

Financing sought for downtown street projects

The Spokane Regional Transportation Council has recommended to a state transportation-funding board that the city of Spokane receive two grants for design of pedestrian amenities along Post and Howard streets.In one of the requests, the city the...

Highlands to move pro shop, expand clubhouse

The owners of the Highlands Golf & Country Club, in Post Falls, are relocating the courses pro shop and expanding its clubhouse and have renumbered its tees in preparation for the 2000 golfing season, which likely will begin sometime in March. is...

Key Tronic’s contract sales grow steadily

Key Tronic Corp., the Spokane-based manufacturer of computer keyboards and other advanced-input and engineered devices, says revenue generated by its non-keyboard contract design and manufacturing (CDM) business now accounts for almost half of the...

First Savings Bank plans Spokane Valley branch

First Savings Bank of Washington, a subsidiary of Walla Walla, Wash.-based First Washington Bancorp Inc., is seeking permission to open a branch in the Spokane Valley.First Savings has applied to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. to open the A...

New facility is proposed for Parrott

A 57,000-square-foot, office-and-warehouse building is being proposed in the Spokane Valley for Parrott Mechanical Inc., a Coeur dAlene-based heating and air-conditioning contractor, Spokane County records say.The proposed building would be at...

Visiontec leases former Rosauers store in Valley

Visiontec LLC, a Spokane contract manufacturer, plans to more than quadruple the amount of space it has for its operations by moving into a former Rosauers supermarket building, at 10920 E. Sprague, which Visiontec recently leased. Rick Hansen,...

A restaurant with some ‘RPMs’

POST FALLSRob Elder glances out the window of his Hot Rod Caf here and points to a truck hauling a vintage Ford Thunderbird thats pulling into the restaurants parking lot. See that T-bird? he asks, then grins. We get this all the to...

Northern Technologies set to grow

Northern Technologies Inc., a Liberty Lake-based manufacturer of electrical-surge-suppression devices, has been acquired as part of a larger transaction, sparking some big expansion plans here.Within the next 16 months, Northern Technologies to...

Falco’s morphs into the future

Since the early 1920s, Falcos Garden Center & Stove Shop has served customers from the same Spokane Valley location. It has borne many names, including Joes Place, Falcos & Son, and Falcos Garden Center, and has sold everything from ice to...

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