Spokane Journal of Business

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EvoReal owners grow with Realty One franchise

After more than a decade of owning real estate agency EvoReal, Matt and Jessica Side have started a franchise of Irvine, California-based Realty One Group. ...

$40M in new multifamily housing project slated

Roughly $44 million in new, recently permitted apartment developments are underway in Spokane and Kootenai counties. In Post Falls, Hayden-based Whitewater Creek Inc. is building a 66-unit senior living apartment community ...

One Spokane Valley storage facility expands; another rises

Two storage facilities, Abraham Self-Storage and Affordable Self-Storage, are being constructed or expanded just a few miles apart in Spokane Valley. ...

New retail center nears completion on Division Street

Wandermere Retail Investors LLC is developing a new retail center at 11921 N. Division that will be called Wandermere Glen Retail. Jeff Johnson, president of Spokane-based commercial real estate and property management company NAI Black’s brokerage an...

Real estate company partners with RealTree

Kansas City, Missouri-based United Country Real Estate|Northwest Land & Lifestyle Properties, which has a franchise in Hayden Lake, has partnered with Columbus, Georgia-based Realtree, a retailer of camouflage clothing...

Medical Lake veterinary clinic constructs new facility

Medical Lake Veterinary Hospital is constructing a 6,850-square-foot facility valued at $747,500 on formerly vacant land just outside of the city of Medical Lake. ...

The Journal’s View: Levy-rate adjustment won’t resolve school funding woes

Our overarching hope is Washington state legislators can find some fiscally responsible ways to ease the budget challenges facing school districts, thereby saving at least some educators’ jobs. l...

Guest Commentary: Washington businesses improve lives here, globally

Washington employers are entrepreneurs who build their companies for more than the product they make and the services they provide; they build them to fulfill their values of community and compassion. ...

Knowing team members can improve engagement

Most leaders seek to build and manage strong, highly functioning teams. One of the most effective strategies to ensure that you are able to reap the benefits of employing more fully engaged employees is to work actively and consistently...

Bill limiting noncompete clauses likely will become law

The Washington Legislature has passed House Bill 1450 and companion Senate Bill 5478, which, if signed into law as anticipated, will limit the enforceability of noncompete agreements. ...

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