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Multifamily dwellings envisioned on Mission Avenue

Tolovana Ventures LLC, of Mercer Island, Washington, plans to build a four-building complex, to be called Mission Court Apartments, on the southwest corner of Mission Avenue and Madelia Street, just east of the Spokane River, according to a building...

Second Liberty Apartments structure to be built

Jordan Tampien, developer and owner of 4 Degrees Real Estate, of Spokane, says work has begun on the second phase of the $8 million Liberty Apartments project, in Spokane’s Hillyard neighborhood. Tampien says footings and framing have gone up at ...

Around Town

SPOKANE INW Industrial Training LLC, a Spokane-based business skills training company, has leased a 1,500-square-foot office suite in the Gateway 6 Building, at 901 E. Second, in East Central Spokane, for a new location. Jason Jackson, Craig Soehren...

Second phase planned at former McKinley School

A second phase of construction is planned at the historic McKinley School site that will include three buildings with a total of 200 apartment units, according to environmental documents on file with the city of Spokane....

Hennessey Funeral Home to replace cremation unit

Hennessey Funeral Home & Crematory’s Spokane location is getting a new cremation unit, managing partner Melissa Johnson says. Modern Construction & Consulting Services LLC, of Spokane, will handle deconstruction and removal ...

Apartment project to rise in Bemiss neighborhood

A new three-story apartment building is planned at 2520 N. Regal, north of the Spokane River, in the Bemiss neighborhood, according to a building permit application on file with the city of Spokane....

Daines Capital sees strong growth

Steven Daines faced a quandary back in 2013 when working as leasing agent for the Liberty Lake Portal, a vast commercial hub featuring office space ranging from 115 square feet up to 9,000. The building had sold out of smaller offices, ...

The Journal’s View: Airport is worthy of, ready for infrastructure funding

Spokane International Airport is in a good position to take advantage of competitive funds available for small-hub airports through the federal infrastructure bill. It’s now up to Congress to make that happen....

Guest Commentary: After session, Legislature’s failures prove disappointing

Looking back at the 2022 state legislative session, it’s hard not to be disappointed at the missed opportunities. Yes, lawmakers accomplished some things that are good for the economy, like shoring up the unemployment insurance trust fund, lowering ...

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War and Wheat: Grain prices rise as Russian’s invasion of Ukraine persists

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has boosted prices for wheat, benefitting Inland Northwest farmers. Potential profits, however, are threatened by increases in growing costs, agricultural experts here say....

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