Spokane Journal of Business

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College Success Foundation: Building a pathway for underserved students in Spokane

The College Success Foundation, a Bellevue, Wash.-based nonprofit organization, has elevated its Inland Northwest presence and established a strong philanthropic base of support here since opening a Spokane-area office in 2014. The foundation provides an...

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Donor-advised funds see increased popularity

Financial advisers here say that since the implementation of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act earlier this year, taxpayers have become more conscious of the various methods of charitable giving as they look to maximize their 2018 returns. As has been previously...

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Spokane International Airport begins $24.1 million in projects

Spokane International Airport representatives say this month marks the start of four construction projects, including routine runway and taxiway maintenance, two new parking lot expansions, and tenant improvements with a total cost of nearly $24.1 million...

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Spokane-area nonprofit services join to roll out mobile food bank

Several Spokane-area organizations and businesses have come together to provide a new avenue to free fresh food for the residents of some Spokane neighborhoods. Second Harvest, the Smith-Barbieri Progressive Fund, The Zone Project, Spokane Transit Author...

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Work on Airway Heights recreation center progresses

The $17.25 million Airway Heights recreation center takes shape at 11405 W. Deno in Airway Heights. The two-story, 45,000-square-foot facility is expected to be completed early next year. Lydig Construction Inc. and ALSC Architects PS, both of Spokane, ar...

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Lydig Construction selected to build $60 million Interdisciplinary Science Center at EWU

Eastern Washington University has selected Lydig Construction Inc., of Spokane Valley, as the contractor for the Interdisciplinary Science Center, to be built on the university’s Cheney campus. Lydig submitted a bid of $45.3 million for the project—m...

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Nonprofit plans $10.2 million Hillyard rental complex

Spokane Housing Ventures plans to build a new housing complex along Francis Avenue, in northeast Spokane’s Hillyard neighborhood. Dave Roberts, senior developer for the nonprofit, says the $10.2 million project, which consists of a 48-unit, three-stor...

Early plans for Division Costco building surface

As Costco Wholesale Corp. gears up for the scheduled grand opening of its 167,000-square-foot warehouse on Newport Highway tomorrow, July 20, preliminary plans filed with the city of Spokane illuminate possible future uses for the 134,000-square-foot ware...

Inland Northwest composite declines

Hart Capital Management Inc., of Spokane, says the composite value of the nine Inland Northwest-based publicly traded companies decreased to $12.1 billion in the recently completed second quarter of 2018. The decline marks a $539.4 million, or 4.3 percen...

Ciena Corp. to close its Spokane Valley office this fall

Ciena Corp., a Maryland-based global supplier of telecommunications networking equipment, software, and services, plans to close its Spokane Valley office this fall. Jamie Moody, a Hanover, Md.-based spokeswoman for Ciena, says the decision to close its ...

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