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City of Spokane Valley moves ahead with projects

The city of Spokane Valley is planning to move forward with all of its planned public projects and has moved up some start dates due to the school closures, says city spokesman Jeff Kleingartner. ...

Clearwater Paper is lone bright spot in first quarter market report

Fueled by nationwide consumer demand in toilet paper, Spokane-based Clearwater Paper Corp. was the lone publicly traded company in the region to experience an increase in market capitalization in the first quarter of 2020, according to an analysis by Hart...

Vestis Systems shifts focus to making clear barriers

Spokane-based custom awnings, sunshades, and canopy maker Vestis Systems Inc. has shifted its manufacturing operations to make and install clear vinyl barriers for businesses. ...

Pledge 1200 garners commitments in 42 states

Residents from 42 states have committed to spending more than $1 million at struggling small businesses in their respective communities through an initiative co-founded by a young professional in Spokane. ...

Northwest Entrepreneur Competition names winners

Nine student teams have taken home a total of $42,000 in prize money through the 2020 Northwest Entrepreneur Competition. For the traditional business category, Washington State University won first place. Second place went to Stripped Basics...

Residential delinquencies aren’t as pronounced in Spokane as on the national scene

Despite nationwide reports of more residential tenants missing payments, landlords and property managers in Spokane County say most tenants made rent in April. ...

Tampien envisions two projects along Wall Street

Spokane real estate developer Jordan Tampien plans to remodel two Wall Street buildings downtown and convert them to multifamily structures. Permits have been issued for one project...

Iron Bridge building to be converted into condos

A building in the Iron Bridge development will be reverted to its former use as residential condominiums. The 16,650-square-foot building at 629 N. Iron Court will be remodeled from office space to 13 condo units, says Iron Bridge co-owner Houston Stock...

Rock Pointe West suites slated for $950K remodel

Unico Properties LLC, a Seattle-based real estate investment company, has submitted a permit application to the city of Spokane calling for almost $1 million in tenant improvements at one of four office buildings in the Rock Pointe Corporate Center. ...

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