Spokane Journal of Business

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City of Spokane approves three land-use change requests

The Spokane City Council has approved three requests for land-use designation changes and postponed a fourth request, while a fifth request was withdrawn, says Dwight Hume, of Land Use Solutions & Entitlement LLC, ...

Medical office building planned in Liberty Lake

A new medical building with an attached coffee shop is planned for a 1.24-acre site at 22011 E. Country Vista Drive in Liberty Lake, city of Liberty Lake building records show....

JMA Commercial merges into Leavitt Capital Cos.

Spokane Valley-based property management company and real estate brokerage JMA Commercial Real Estate has merged into Seattle-based Leavitt Capital Cos., says Jamie Traeger, owner of JMA and now senior vice president of Leavitt Capital....

ALSC chosen to handle EWU stadium predesign

Eastern Washington University recently selected ALSC Architects PS, of Spokane, to handle the predesign services for a potential remodel of Roos Field....

Prioritizing pursuit of professional development

I recently had the opportunity to attend an amazing Women’s Business Conference right here in our own gorgeous city of Spokane. It was three intense days filled with inspiring speakers, thought leaders, engaging breakout sessions, and a ton of fantastic...

Employers should map course to navigate leave law

The coming year will usher in a new era in how Washington state companies handle employee leave. Washington’s Paid Family and Medical Leave Act established a statewide insurance program, which will issue payments to workers who need to take time off to...

Early childhood facility planned near Liberty Park

Predevelopment plans on file with the city of Spokane show a new $900,000 early childhood education facility is planned just south of Interstate 90, near Liberty Park....

The Journal’s View: Stadium site might not be slam dunk for school district

With the city’s Nov. 6 stadium advisory vote falling nearly 2-1 in favor of retaining the Joe Albi site in northwest Spokane for a high school football facility, rather than build new on the North Bank near downtown, public sentiment would seem abundant...

Editor’s Notebook: Honoring legends of business with Icons

At the Journal of Business, we spend a lot of time working to attract younger readers and to earn their business. It’s a worthwhile endeavor and an important one....

Around Town

MassMutual Northwest has leased 3,350 square feet of space in the Hutton Building, at 9 S. Washington, where the company moved from larger quarters at 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd. Justin Folkins, of RenCorp Realty LLC, and Cody George, of Kiemle Hagood, handle...

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