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Douglass Properties construction $6 million storage complex

Douglass Properties, the company owned by well-known Spokane real estate mogul Harlan Douglass, plans to construct a $6.2 million storage facility in west Spokane that will include an office building and 14 storage buildings. ...

Lakes Middle School remodel is ongoing in Cd’A

The 65-year-old Lakes Middle School, located at 930 N. 15th, in Coeur d’Alene, is undergoing a $4 million addition and renovation, and construction on a new $12 million elementary school is scheduled to start this summer. ...

STA plans park-and-ride facility on Moran Prairie

The Spokane Transit Authority plans to construct a new 100-stall park-and-ride facility to offer extended services to riders on Spokane’s South Hill. ...

Blockhouse project moves forward in Perry District

A year in the making, site work on the $2 million Blockhouse|Life “smart” housing development in the South Perry District is underway, with construction on the buildings expected to begin by July. ...

Shore Acres Resort is under new ownership

The Shore Acres Resort, located on Loon Lake, has changed hands. Katy and Jim Byrnes, of Spokane, completed their purchase of the 3-acre property for $920,000 last month. Katy Byrnes says her grandparents honeymooned at Shore Acres more than 50 years ago...

The Journal’s View: It’s time to take advantage of our opportunities here

The Spokane area is the place—and now is the time—for investors to take advantage of Opportunity Zone incentives and accelerate economic development in low-income areas with potential for strong growth. ...

Guest Commentary: Washington’s infrastructure is due for major investment

Now is the time to invest in infrastructure. Strong economies and livable communities are built on sound roads, bridges and highways, ports that move our goods efficiently to markets throughout the world, and access to safe water...

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Opportunity awaits in Spokane’s Opportunity Zones

A year after 11 Spokane-area neighborhoods were designated as Opportunity Zones, at least one advocate says Spokane is starting to see some investment activity. ...

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Medcurity secures capital to expand

Spokane-based Medcurity Inc. has landed nearly $700,000 in venture capital and loans this month, money its founders say will enable the startup to grow its platform offerings and add its first employees. ...

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