Spokane Journal of Business

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Regional lab plans to relocate

Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories Inc. (PAML), the Spokane-based regional medical laboratory that performs large numbers of tests on bodily fluids, plans to move its Spokane operations next year from two locations in the Spokane Valley to a...

Washington Trust Bank expands express branch

Washington Trust Bank, of Spokane, is expanding its express bank branch at the northwest corner of Southeast Boulevard and 29th Avenue on Spokanes South Hill into a full-service branch.Lea Werner, the banks spokeswoman, says Washington Trust...

Park to get hotel, first plant

Granite Investments LLC, the Spokane company that plans to develop a 152-acre high-technology park near Spokane International Airport, says it now has decided to build a $10 million, 120-room Hilton Gardens hotel in the development.That project...

Colleges eye economic, public policy institute

Four Spokane-area colleges are studying the possibility of developing jointly an institute that would collect and analyze economic data for the Spokane area and use that data to provide research for and to advise leaders on public policy committee...

Fiber-Tech Industries expands operation here

Fiber-Tech Industries Inc., a Spokane-based manufacturer of fiberglass-reinforced plywood panels for the transportation industry, is expanding. The company has leased an additional 40,000 square feet of industrial space in the Spokane Business &...

Ex-Spokane venture now worth nearly $1 billion

Docent Inc., a Silicon Valley company that cut some of its teeth while based in Spokane as Stanford Testing Systems Inc., has grown to a market capitalization fluctuating around $1 billion following a highly successful initial public offering in to...

Wolff expands apartment complex at Liberty Lake

Alvin J. Wolff Inc., of Spokane, has begun work on an $11.6 million expansion of its 186-unit Big Trout Lodge apartment complex at Liberty Lake. It expects to complete the project, which will nearly double the size of the complex, within a is under...

Rehab starts at Heritage strip center

Work has begun to rebuild the east end of a strip retail center at Heritage Village, a shopping center near the Division Street Y in North Spokane.The shopping centers owner, Heritage Village Partnership, also plans within the next two to...

Wal-Mart starts work at Shadle

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has launched work on a big retail store at Shadle Center, the first of two megastores that the Bentonville, Ark.-based retail giant plans on Spokanes North Side.CSI Construction Inc., a Colorado Springs, Colo.-based has to...

Duesenbergs to dough makers

Squeezed between a neon-illuminated bail bond office and a corner caf painted in vivid art-deco colors, rustic Crescent Machine Works Inc., at 821 N. Monroe, looks distinctly out of place.The only thing along the weather-beaten front of the to...

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