Spokane Journal of Business

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Proposed salary, overtime changes worry Spokane nonprofits

Executives of some Spokane-based nonprofit organizations say they’re concerned about the impacts of proposed Washington state rules that would raise steeply the salary threshold for employee overtime pay. ...


West Plains boasts $500 million in private work

The West Plains has become a hotbed of development, with just under $500 million in new and ongoing construction occurring in the area. ...


Providing posh outings through Pop Up Picnics

As Rachel Killpack learns more about the landscape of the Spokane area, she’s constantly on the lookout for its best picnic locations. ...


Spokane contractors want to boost job-filling programs

The top executive for national construction trade group Associated General Contractors of America visited Spokane early this month not only to tout the strong construction market here, but to promote AGC’s initiative calling for more training programs ...


McKinstry to double size of operations in Spokane

Seattle-based McKinstry Co. LLC, a construction and energy-efficiency contractor, is expanding here and expects to double activity at its Spokane-area operations by 2025, says Dale Silha, the Spokane-based regional vice president. ...


HDG Architecture: Making a modernist mark

Armando Hurtado and Joshua Hissong knew they were taking a risk when they started Hissong Design Group LLC in 2010, during the throes of a recession. ...


As listing continue to decline, Spokane Realtors must compete

A hot residential real estate market has led to an increase in the number of Realtors in the Spokane area, while homes on the market has decreased simultaneously. ...


All-female team at Design Source shapes its role on planning team

About 32 years ago, the founders of interior design company Design Source Inc. decided to branch off from the architecture firm under which they’d been employed in order to focus exclusively on design. ...


Fellow Coworking expands in Washington Cracker building

Fellow Coworking LLC, a coworking office company, has expanded its space in the Washington Cracker Co. Building, at 304 W. Pacific downtown, to accommodate more members and offer more services, says founder Luke Baumgarten. ...


New medical office building in works on lower South Hill

A two-story, 20,000-square-foot medical office building is planned on the lower South Hill, the architect on the project says. ...

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