Spokane Journal of Business

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Procedure uses patient’s cells

A Spokane orthopedic surgeon has begun performing an emerging procedure that involves extracting healthy cells from a patients knee, growing 10 million to 15 million new ones in a lab, then implanting the replicated cells back into the patient to...

City Hall relocation mulled

City of Spokane officials have quietly been discussing the possibility of moving City Hall to Metropolitan Mortgage & Securities Co.s Summit development site north of the Spokane Riverto jump-start that project, and perhaps to trigger use of by...

Senior housing complex is being built in Valley

National Church Residences, a Columbus, Ohio-based nonprofit provider of housing for low-income seniors, is developing a 25-unit apartment complex for such residents in the Spokane Valley, its second such complex here.White Water Creek Inc., a a...

Sabey Corp. readies NorthTown expansion

Sabey Corp., the Seattle-based owner of NorthTown Mall, says the company is getting ready to move ahead with a previously announced $54 million expansion of the mall, which is Spokanes largest shopping center.Work is expected to begin next on...

Harcon gets $6 million bridge job

Spokane County has awarded to Harcon Inc., of Spokane, a nearly $6 million contract to replace the structurally deficient Argonne Road Bridge across the Spokane River. The bridge, which actually consists of two bridge structures, is being replaced...

Seven-Up distributor to relocate to Valley

Weinstein Beverage Co. of Spokane, the distributor here of Seven-Up and other beverages, has leased part of a warehouse building in the Spokane Valley and plans to move there in August from cramped space it occupies near the Rock Pointe office of &...

B&B Distributors Inc. moving beyond Spokane

B&B Distributors Inc., a longtime Spokane beverage distributor, has agreed to sell its Spokane-area distribution rights for Coors and Keystone beers to Odom Northwest Beverage, also of Spokane.In addition, B&B plans to buy the distribution for a...

Alloy Trailers’ assets expected to be sold

J. Kingsley Novell, chairman of Spokanes financially troubled Alloy Trailers Inc., says he has agreed to sell the companys assets to Redwood Reliance Sales Co., of Santa Rosa, Calif.Alloy filed for protection from creditors under Chapter 11...

District 81 to buy land east of LC

With the renovation and expansion of Lewis & Clark High School looming just 14 months away, Spokane School District 81 is taking steps to buy most of a city block just east of the downtown-area school that it says is crucial for the expansion. and...

Mars owner says debt to city is nearly paid

Spokane Mars Limited Partnership contends it has paid nearly all of a gambling-tax debt that has led the city of Spokane to try to convert Spokane Mars U.S. Bankruptcy Court case here from a reorganization to a liquidation.Rob Saucier, Spokane...

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