Spokane Journal of Business

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Eddie Bauer plans ‘outlet’ in the Valley

Redmond, Wash.-based Eddie Bauer Inc. plans to open an outlet store at the Spokane Valley Plaza in mid-November.Summit Property Development, a division of Metropolitan Mortgage & Securities Co., of Spokane, is developing an 8,500-square-foot for...

Resort projects planned on Lake Pend Oreille

Two new resort projects that together will cost $13.5 million are in the works near Sandpoint, Idaho, on the shores of Lake Pend Oreille.One of the projects, a 30-room boutique hotel, spa, and conference center, already is under construction...

Wells Fargo files suit against Maid O’Clover

Wells Fargo Bank is asking Spokane County Superior Court to appoint a receiver to take control of seven convenience stores, including four in the Spokane area, operated by Yakima-based Maid OClover Corp. In a separate action, the bank also is in...

Paras selected to build new Accra-Fab facility

Paras General Contractors Inc., of Spokane, has landed a contract to build a $6 million, 155,000-square-foot plant building at Liberty Lake for Accra-Fab Inc., the Spokane-based precision sheet metal fabricator.Tina Paras, spokeswoman for Paras...

Itronix expects big sales boost

Itronix Corp., of Spokane, is projecting substantial growth in fiscal year 2002 after recently ending its 2001 fiscal year with a record backlog of new orders.The manufacturer of durable wireless computers is armed with a couple of new products...

Tidyman’s buys store in Helena

Tidymans LLC, the Spokane-based supermarket chain, has bought the Helena County Market grocery store in Helena, Mont., bringing to 22 the number of stores it now operates.Patty Kilcup, a Tidymans spokeswoman, says the chain decided to buy it...

Airport seeks consultant to update its master plan

The Spokane Airport Board says it expects to select this month a consultant to update the Spokane International Airport master plan.The current master plan was done in 1993, and needs to be updated to reflect projects that have been completed at...

Room-tax revenues grow here

Room-tax revenues in the city of Spokane and Spokane County grew 11 percent and 16 percent, respectively, during the first quarter, providing an indicator of growth in hotel business here, says Mina Gokee, director of sales at the Spokane Area and...

AT&T unit will move downtown

AT&T Media Services, the advertising sales and production arm of AT&T Cable Services, plans to move its offices to downtown Spokane from the cable companys main facility here at 1717 E. Buckeye in East Spokane.The media-services unit, which 18...

Idaho Trust Co. to offer its services nationwide

Idaho Trust Co., a Coeur dAlene-based investment-management company, has formed a nationally-chartered bank, called Wealthbank N.A., so that it can offer its estate-planning and trust services across the country, says company President Thomas new...

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