Spokane Journal of Business

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Toolbox manufacturing incubator finds new home in Logan neighborhood

The Toolbox manufacturing incubator, displaced from its original University District space due to pending construction of a new medical school, has found a new home in the nearby Logan Neighborhood. ...


Financing restrictions eased for condo buyers

Recent changes to the Federal Housing Administration’s condominium financing guidelines will make buying a condominium cheaper and such homeownership more accessible, says Darin Watkins, governmental affairs director for the Spokane Association ...


Visit Spokane to lobby for flexibility in hotel fee

Regional tourism marketing nonprofit Visit Spokane, in partnership with the Spokane Regional Sports Commission, is seeking the ability to raise the Tourism Promotion Area assessment fee on hotel stays, says Visit Spokane CEO and president Meg Winchester. ...


Putting the tech in architecture

The flood of technology over the past 10 years has changed the day-to-day operations of Inland Northwest architecture firms, and up-and-coming technology advances have the potential to change the industry even more, experts say. ...


EWU looks to fix ‘leaky’ STEM pipeline with 100 Women Strong

The national average for women undergraduate students majoring in engineering and computer science is 20%, while the percentage of women students in those majors at Eastern Washington University trails even that low rate at 10%, says Leslie Cornick,...


Financial institutions, customers endure trade disputes

As trade disputes between the U.S. and some foreign nations persist, a couple of financial institutions here say they and their customers are weathering the storm. ...


Liberty Lake Coworking to open early next year

A new coworking space is coming to Liberty Lake early next year, says Ann Long, co-owner of the business that will operate the facility. ...


Q&A with Gonzaga University’s Rosemarie Hunter

Gonzaga University established its School of Leadership Studies almost a year and a half ago when it renamed the School of Professional Studies and brought its existing undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degree and certificate programs under one roof. ...


Jacobs expects to expand footprint, portfolio here

Two years after acquiring the former CH2M Hill engineering firm, Dallas-based Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. wants to expand its portfolio of work around Spokane the way it has in other parts of the state. ...


Credit union growth shown to outpace banks

Founded in 1934, it took Spokane Teachers Credit Union until 2008 to secure $1 billion in assets under management. By 2014, STCU topped $2 billion in assets. Then, earlier this year, the Liberty Lake-based credit union topped the $3 ...

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