Spokane Journal of Business

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North 40 to build new Mead-area store

North 40 Outfitters plans to build a new, larger store in the Mead area north of Spokane and relocate its existing farm-and-ranch retail location, a Spokane real estate company involved in the project announced this afternoon....


Restaurant reinvention in downtown Spokane

The lingering effects of the pandemic on downtown restaurants are continuing to weigh down the industry, as office-employee foot traffic has been slow to return to the city core, several restaurant owners and representatives here say. ...


PNW Provisions joins Spokane’s startup scene

Local entrepreneurs Pete Taylor and Joel Barbour have launched PNW Provisions LLC, a snacks and beverages company that met its $10,000 Kickstarter goal within 24 hours of the crowdsource campaign’s launch. ...


The Final Yard: Last commercial developments in Kendall Yards envisioned

In Kendall Yards, three new commercial projects are under consideration in the last chunk of undeveloped land in the business district. At present, just 25% of land within the 20-acre commercial district remains undeveloped, says Jim Frank...


Q&A with Rob Higgins, of the Spokane Association of Realtors.

After 37 years serving as the executive vice president for the Spokane Association of Realtors, Rob Higgins, 74, has announced his retirement from the association, effective Sept. 30. ...


Workforce housing planned on lower South Hill

Koz Development LLC, a Snohomish, Washington-based real estate development company, is expanding into the Spokane market with plans for an apartment complex, dubbed Koz on West 4th Avenue, says Joshua Scott, co-founder and co-owner of Koz Development. ...


What’s happening with Spokane developer Mick McDowell

Mick McDowell, one of the most prolific Spokane developers of the last few decades, is down to one commercial holding that he’s in no hurry to develop. ...


Cochinito Taqueria expands in Hayden with second location

Spokane-based bar and taco restaurant Cochinito Taqueria is opening a second location in Hayden this fall, owners Travis Dickinson and Justin Curtis say. ...


Two apartment projects planned in Spokane

Two separate multifamily residential complexes near Mead High School will add 156 apartment units valued at $18.3 million in North Spokane, according to application information on file with Spokane County....


Projected real estate dip could reduce agent numbers

Real estate experts and market observers here predict an impending economic downturn will have a winnowing effect on the industry’s workforce, though Spokane’s popularity as a target for in-migration could slow the effects of a downturn on the local ...

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