Spokane Journal of Business

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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...

Sylvan’s to open Ashley store in Lloyd’s building

Two longtime Spokane retailers are planning new uses for a couple of buildings near downtown.Sylvan Furniture Co., a 55-year-old business that operates a store downtown at 227 W. Riverside and a store in Lewiston, Idaho, says it has leased the &...

Two concerns build facility, expect growth

Two related Spokane companies that service and sell automotive-shop equipment in 43 states are building a new, expanded headquarters here and planning a push that will extend their reach into the remaining seven states by the end of the year, says...

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