Spokane Journal of Business

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$40 million subdivision planned in Hayden area

Shorewood Homes Inc., of Hayden Lake, Idaho, is asking the nearby city of Hayden to annex 115 acres of undeveloped property upon which it wants to build a $40 million residential subdivision.The construction and development company plans to 310...

Spokane’s Crows Nest inks deal with MP3.com

Crows Nest Entertainment Inc., of Spokane, has signed a pact with San Diego-based MP3.com Inc. through which it will begin selling and installing a new Web-based business music and advertising delivery service nationwide.Pat Stimpson, executive...

Metropolitan ends its year with red ink

Metropolitan Mortgage & Securities Co., the big Spokane-based financial-services company, has posted a loss applicable to common shareholders of about $12.2 million for its 2000 fiscal year that ended Sept. 30.The loss represented a sharp from a...

Goodwill to develop new store

Goodwill Industries of the Inland Northwest plans to develop a $1.4 million building on Spokanes North Side that will house a new store, the nonprofit organizations fourth here and 11th in Eastern Washington and North Idaho.Diane Galloway, a...

Lotions, potions, earthy notions

Lotions & Potions, it might be argued, is part of the lasting progeny of Spokanes environmentally themed Expo 74 worlds fair.Owner Lara Hollingshead started the skin-care-and-bath-products business in a tiny space in the rejuvenated Flour...

Coldwater Creek plans 12 stores

Sandpoint-based retailer Coldwater Creek Inc. expects to open a dozen stores in its next fiscal year, which starts in March.The planned outlets will more than double the number of retail stores operated by the big mail-order and e-commerce which...

Walgreens planned on Division

A California development company has applied to Spokane County for a permit to build a Walgreens Pharmacy at the southwest corner of Division Street and Cascade Way at the site of the former Matties Restaurant & Bakery.The company, Browman of...

Rental market finally firms up

Spokanes apartment market has weathered stormy conditions for several years, but finally, observers say, theres a break in the clouds.A recent survey conducted by Washington State University says apartment vacancy rates in the Spokane area 5...

K&H’s Hagood passes baton

Jerry Hagood, co-founder of Kiemle & Hagood Co., one of the Inland Northwests largest commercial real estate and property-management concerns, has sold his remaining interest in the company to three other executives there.Tom Quigley, who had...

Cyan hires Stuart Evey to lead strategic planning

Stuart W. Evey, the well-known former oil executive and ex-chairman of the all-sports cable network ESPN, has joined Cyan Inc., of Spokane, as director of strategic planning. Cyan, the maker of the hot-selling Myst and Riven computer games, says...

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