Spokane Journal of Business

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L-P mill site likely sold to Spokane buyer

A Spokane developer has agreed to buy the former Louisiana-Pacific Corp. mill site in Post Falls for $1.7 million, the real estate broker who is handling the planned transaction says.The Hayden Lake-based broker, Bill Robinette, of Coeur Banker...

BFGoodrich to double employment this year

BFGoodrich Aerospace, a division of the big Charlotte, N.C.-based BFGoodrich Co. that makes carbon brake disks for aircraft brakes at its West Plains plant, expects to double its employment here this year to more than 100 employees.Ben Duncan, a...

Airport, FedEx negotiate plans for cargo facility

Spokane Airports is negotiating with FedEx Corp., of Memphis, Tenn., to build a 120,000-square-foot, cargo-sorting facility at Spokane International Airport Business Park, says Spokane Airports CEO John Morrison.The big shipping company wants to...

Serving up wursts and Gruyere

Good luck trying to find a parking spot at Alpine Deli during the noon hour, when hungry patrons converge to devour the delicatessens German sausages, traditional cold cuts and salami, Swiss and Dutch cheeses, potato salads, and hearty European a...

Rents rise for offices downtown

Lease rates for premium downtown office space are rising to new heights here, as increased demand for floor spaceand a dearth of new inventory in the citys corecinch that already tight market segment further.Commercial real estate here say...

Tribal gambling pitch escalates

A new buffalo hunt has begun....

Integral Designs builds new facility in Valley

Integral Designs USA Inc., a Spokane-based manufacturer of high-end mountain gear thats on pace to post record sales this year, has started construction on a new manufacturing and office facility in the Spokane Valley.Company President Brian a...

South Hill home center set to close

Heights Home Center & Nursery, a Spokane home-improvement store located near the southeast corner of 29th Avenue and Southeast Boulevard on Spokanes South Hill, plans to close its doors at the end of next month, says store owner Stanley G. out of...

Buying spree has helped Netivation.com to surge

Post Falls-based Netivation.com Inc. has acquired eight companies since its $25 million initial public offering last June, and is aggressively seeking more acquisitions, says Tony Paquin, its president and CEO.Meanwhile, the companys overall a...

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