Spokane Journal of Business

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SPVV strives to enhance environments

As one of the founding partners of SPVV Landscape Architects, Tom Sherry says in some regards, the firm may not be where it is today were it not for his former mentor at another firm. ...

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Around Town

Tacoma-based Hendrickson Parkview LLC has purchased as an investment the 36,300-square-foot multitenant Franklin Medical Center, at 220 E. Rowan. Joel Crosby, of Coldwell Banker Tomlinson, handled the transaction. ...

Stay Alfred eyes August restart

Short-term rental company Stay Alfred Inc., of Spokane Valley, plans to continue operating but will do so with a reduced staff and smaller national footprint of units, according to a spokeswoman speaking on the company’s behalf. ...

Spiceology secures $2 million in new funding

Spokane spices and rub company Spiceology has secured $2 million in a round of funding. Spiceology, located east of downtown at 715 E. Sprague, will dedicate a significant portion of funding to its continued marketing efforts, says company CEO...

Tractor Beverage raises $18.5 million in VC capital

A specialty soda company based in Dalton Gardens has raised $18.5 million in venture capital funding. According to proprietary market data software subscription platform PitchBook, Tractor Beverages Inc. raised the funding as a combination of equity ...

Spokane nonprofits considered for $20M in funds

Two Spokane nonprofits—Catholic Charities of Eastern Washington and YMCA of the Inland Northwest—are being considered for over $20 million in bonds and low-income housing tax credits from the Washington state Housing Finance Commission. ...

The Journal’s View: Kudos to employer groups’ efforts at recovery table

As Washington begins to reopen businesses and looks to rebuild its economy, business groups should be lauded for their constructive, noncombative efforts when walking a fine line in advocating for restarting the economy while ensuring public safety. ...

Publisher’s Notebook: The crisis will pass; need for talent will endure

Clearly, this pandemic has forced our attention to the near-term reality of high unemployment and need to survive a historic economic and societal challenge. Sixty days ago, we were talking about how tight labor markets were making it critical ...

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$85 million in new development envisioned at Schweitzer

The owner of Schweitzer Mountain Resort envisions about $85 million worth of enhancements at the North Idaho ski resort over the next decade, executives there say. ...

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