Spokane Journal of Business

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You ready for some arena ball?

Football players aspiring to be the next Kurt Warner could be playing in Spokane if the owners of the Los Angeles Avengers, an Arena Football League franchise, decide to start a team here.Kevin Demoff, Avengers vice president of business says...

United Security parent to merge four banks

United Security Bancorp., of Spokane, is seeking approval from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. to merge United Security Bank, of Spokane, with three of its other subsidiary banks to form one Washington state-chartered commercial bank that would...

Investors mull buying Budget Inn

Members of a Canadian investment group that owns a Howard Johnson Inn here are considering buying the Budget Inn, at 110 E. Fourth, from Spokane-based WestCoast Hospitality Corp. and marketing the hotel to families of medical patients who are being...

North Side Target store is slated for renovation

Target Stores Inc., the big Minneapolis-based discount retail chain, plans to begin renovating its store in the Northpointe Shopping Center on Spokanes North Side in mid-January.The remodeling work will involve reconfiguring the interior space...

Tech Group buys building downtown

Tech Group Inc., a Spokane-based company that provides temporary staffing for hospitals nationwide, has bought the former Integrus Architecture PS building in downtown Spokane.Royce Drye, president and CEO of Tech Group, says the company plans &...

Shopping center planned at Hayford, Sunset Hwy.

Granite Investments LLC, a Spokane partnership led by prominent developer Dick Vandervert, says it expects to start work next spring on a 30-acre shopping center along the Sunset Highway near Airway Heights.The planned 161,000-square-foot is to...

Avista Labs to move to old Itron building

Avista Laboratories Inc., Avista Corp.s Spokane-based technology-development company thats commonly referred to as Avista Labs, plans to move its operations into a former Itron Inc. office-and-manufacturing building in the Spokane Business & in...

LineSoft sets its sights on broadband industry

In the course of doubling in size this year, LineSoft Corp., the Spokane-based maker of software for power-line planning and design, has discovered a new market that it believes has the potential to account for tens of millions of dollars in within...

Divine Corp. to open ninth outlet here

Divine Corp., of Spokane, plans to open a gas station-convenience store next month at the northwest corner of Mission Avenue and Greene Street, near Spokane Community College.The outlet would be the companys ninth in the Spokane area, counting...

A hamburger hit since 1907

COEUR DALENEThings dont change much at Hudsons Hamburgers.Sure, the place has moved a few times, but only by a matter of feet. Oh, and it did add three stools to its counter seating in 1983. Thats about it. Otherwise, Hudsons, in...

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