Spokane Journal of Business

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Black building renovation takes shape

Longtime Spokane developer David Black, above, stands outside the James S. Black building, at the southeast corner of First Avenue and Howard Street downtown. His commercial brokerage, NAI Black, had been located in that building for years until it ...

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Spokane Valley looks to repurpose old horse arena

The city of Spokane Valley will take public input in the coming weeks as it decides what to do with a no-longer-used portion of Valley Mission Park. ...

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Hank’s Hatchets joins growing throwing trend in Spokane

Based in Whitefish, Montana, Hank’s Hatchets Axe Throwing debuted its indoor axe-throwing range in mid-September at 3904 N. Division. ...

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Interior Gardens’ new owners bring life to commercial spaces

Kevin King had experience in owning a business. Jennifer King had gardened extensively. But the husband-wife team says scaling up their talents to the commercial level has been a rewarding challenge since acquiring Interior Gardens LLC....

Northwest Specialty Hospital, Idaho Falls group form alliance

Northwest Specialty Hospital, of Post Falls, and Mountain View Hospital, of Idaho Falls, say they’ve established a new ownership structure that will allow Northwest Specialty to remain physician owned and operated....

Selkirk Pharma secures another $12 million in capital

Spokane-based injectable-drug manufacturing and packaging startup Selkirk Pharma Inc. has raised more than $12 million in financing. Separately, Selkirk Pharma has shifted slightly its site for a 147,000-square-foot aseptic manufacturing, warehouse...

Tamarack Aerospace expands Sandpoint facility

Tamarack Aerospace Group Inc. is continuing its rapid expansion, having nearly tripled its space at its Sandpoint headquarters. The company has added 3,500 square feet of office space and an additional hangar to its 14,000 square feet of space at 2021...

Vehrs Distributing acquired by California contemporary

Santa Rosa, California-based Epic Wines & Spirits has agreed to acquire Spokane-based Vehrs Distributing Inc. for an undisclosed amount, according to Vehrs president and CEO Jonathan Ferraiuolo....

Most INW crops to produce slight profit, forecast suggests

Most of the Pacific Northwest’s agricultural commodities are expected to be slightly profitable, according to a quarterly report by Spokane-based agricultural lending cooperative Northwest Farm Credit Services....

R&R Heating changes hands

Derek and Shannon Main, of Spokane, have acquired R&R Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. from company founders Randy and Cheryl Hastings, according to a letter Derek Main sent to R&R customers in early September....

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