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Plan being developed to revamp Spokane EDC

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Selling pieces from history

COEUR DALENETheres a store here where you can view an original front page from the New York Herald printed the day after John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Lincoln. Also on display is an elaborate framed costume thats believed to have...

Wells & Co. might save Fairmont

Spokane developer and architect Ron Wells says Wells & Co., which he heads, is close to buying the Fairmont Apartments building downtown and hopes to convert the gutted six-story structure into an upscale office building with retail space on the by...

Businesses reclaim South Perry

Five years ago, waist-high weeds dominated cracked sidewalks along South Perry Street, drug deals went down in the middle of the day, and graffiti-covered commercial buildings sat boarded up and vacant, some residents there say.This area was &...

Hollister-Stier builds new role

One year after its rebirth as an independent company, Hollister-Stier Laboratories LLC, the Spokane-based allergy-products maker, is building its role as a contract manufacturer for other pharmaceutical companies and, in that role, is broadening is...

Hico Village complex planned on Barker Road

Construction of a third Hico Village in the Spokane area is expected to get under way this month at 1201 N. Barker, says John Tonani, a partner in P&T Partners, the Spokane company that owns and develops the retail and fueling centers.Tonani to...

Big retailer, mall owner close to deal

Bed, Bath & Beyond Inc., a New Jersey-based home merchandise and furnishings retailer, is close to securing space at Franklin Park Mall for its first store in the Spokane area, says Lance Taylor, a Dallas-based development partner with P.OB. & &...

Two companies will build near I-90 in Post Falls park

Two Kootenai County companies, Bella Granite & Marble Inc. and Quality Stoves & Pellets Inc., plan to move their operations to separate new buildings they will construct in the Interstate Business Park, on the north side of Interstate 90 in Post &...

Sandpoint golf resort getting big renovation

Hidden Lakes Golf Resort, located just outside of Sandpoint, Idaho, is undergoing a $5.5 million expansion and renovation project that includes construction of a new clubhouse, reconstruction of four golf holes, and work on the first phase of a in...

MSC plans expansion on North Side

MSC incorporated as Premera Blue Cross, one of Eastern Washingtons biggest health insurers, has leased the entire third floor of the nearly completed Northpointe Office Building on Spokanes North Side for expansion of its operations here.The...

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