Spokane Journal of Business

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Student loan debt is substantial in Spokane, Coeur d’Alene

Roughly 40% of student loan borrowers are expected to default on their loans by 2023, according to an analysis by The Brookings Institution, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit public policy organization. In Spokane County, 18% of the population has...

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Rose Pointe Assisted Living plans $3 million in upgrades

Rose Pointe Assisted Living, a care facility at 13013 E. Mission, will undergo a $3 million renovation project this summer that’s expected to take two years. Jessica Yaeger, executive director at Rose Pointe, says she agreed to take on her current ...

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Four new apartment projects are in the works in INW

Four multifamily housing projects with a total value exceeding $8 million are underway or planned for the Inland Northwest. On the South Hill, a new 12-unit apartment building is planned at 2772 E. 31st that will be named Thirty-First Place, says Chris ...

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Around Town - April 11, 2019

Spokane Valley-based MarEli Properties LLC has purchased an 8,800-square-foot office building at 1720 W. Fourth as an investment. Craig Soehren and Tracy Poff, both of Kiemle Hagood, handled the transaction....

Telect merges with sister company

Telecommunications equipment manufacturer Amphenol Telect Inc., based in Liberty Lake, has merged with Livermore, Calif.-based All Systems Broadband to form Amphenol Network Solutions. The new company will be headquartered at 22425 E. Appleway in Liberty...

New office building planned on North Side

Bellevue, Wash.-based Nelson Realty Advisors is developing a new $2.5 million, 18,800-square-foot office building on Spokane’s North Side for the Washington state Department of Children, Youth, and Families. The structure will house the department’s ...

Klundt|Hosmer starts digital-focused division

Spokane marketing and graphic design agency Klündt|Hosmer has launched new division called Klü, which will focus on the digital marketing side of the business. The Klü division is comprised of a team of four, including two new hires, bringing ...

Liberty Lake podiatry practice planned

Liberty Lake Foot & Ankle, a new podiatry practice, is set to open this summer in Liberty Lake. Spokane podiatrist Dr. Kevin Dow owns the new clinic, which will be located in a 1,500-square-foot, leased space in the Liberty Lake Business Center at 23505 ...

Honey Pig BBQ planned for Garland District

Honey Pig BBQ, to be located at 713 W. Garland, is set to open in early May, says chef and co-owner Tony Ferrante. The restaurant will specialize in slow-smoked beef brisket, Ferrante says. Ferrante, who has owned Ferrante’s Marketplace, in Spokane...

Wishing Tree Books takes root in Perry District

A new children’s book store, Wishing Tree Books, is slated for a summer opening in Spokane’s South Perry District. Owner Janelle Smith says it’s been her dream since she was a teenager to open a book store like Wishing Tree. Smith previously had ...

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