Spokane Journal of Business

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Interest in Gonzaga’s Women Lead initiative grows

The women came from as far away as Virginia and from as close as Spokane’s South Hill. They gathered for one purpose – to learn how to identify personal behaviors that hold them back from advancing in the workplace. ...

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Haystack Heights hopes to bring first cohousing development to Spokane

A new community called Haystack Heights, which organizers say will introduce the cohousing lifestyle to Spokane, is about to take shape on a 3-acre property near Spokane’s South Perry District. ...

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Cluster of projects bolster downtown Spokane’s west end

The $50 million in new projects first reported last year on the west end of downtown Spokane are being completed or are well underway. ...

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Tate Technology prepares for move to new facility

Spokane-based electronics manufacturer Tate Technology Inc. plans to relocate to larger quarters in Spokane Valley in August, following the completion of a $800,000 renovation project at its new facility. ...

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Two INW animal hospitals plan for new buildings

Two of the region’s well-established animal hospitals each have plans to start construction on new building projects in the coming months. ...

Gunfighters slated to move to North Idaho

Gunfighters LLC, a gun-holster manufacturer and distributor currently based near Leavenworth, Washington, is moving its operations to Rathdrum, says general manager Woody Dixon. ...

Health insurers request historically low rate increase

Health insurers in Washington state have filed a record-low average proposed rate increase of less than 1% for the 2020 individual health insurance market, the state Office of the Insurance Commissioner says. ...

Spokane-based Wendy’s franchisee acquire restaurants in Nebraska

A Spokane-based Wendy’s restaurants franchisee has acquired seven Wendy’s restaurants in Nebraska. Wenspok Resources LLC, which does business as Wenspok Cos., will add 250 employees to its current staff of more than 1,000, according to a press ...

Schweitzer Engineering to construct new events center

Pullman-based Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Inc. plans to build a new, roughly 80,000-square-foot event center, nearly four times the size of its existing event center, on the southeastern portion of its Pullman campus. ...

Yakima investor buys 1889 Building in downtown Spokane

The historic 1889 Building, located at the southeast corner of Main Avenue and Stevens Street in downtown Spokane, has sold for $1.37 million to a real estate investment company based in Yakima. ...

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