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Whitworth’s new science building takes shape

A new health sciences building is rising at Whitworth University, and the $20 million project is on track to be completed early next year. Formally named the Dana and David Dornslife Health Sciences Building, the three-level, 40,000-square-foot...


Gonzaga, UW projects progress on schedule

Gonzaga University is involved in two ongoing construction projects with a combined value approaching $110 million. The larger of the two projects is the $60 million medical and health education building, which is rising at 840 E. Spokane Falls Blvd....

Spokane libraries to reopen this summer

Spokane Public Library is on track to open four libraries this summer, and a fifth library is expected to reopen in spring 2022, says Amanda Donovan, marketing director for the library system. The library projects are funded by $77 million bond ...


Ridgeline High School rises west of Liberty Lake

Ridgeline High School is in the final stages of construction and is on track to be completed by July, Central Valley School District administrators say. The $102 million school has been under construction at 20150 E. Country Vista Drive, on the west side...


West Plains buzzes with development

The West Plains-Airport Area Public Development Authority district is a hub of new development, with a new pharmaceutical manufacturing facility getting underway....


Western States to break ground in Liberty Lake

Meridian, Idaho-based Western States Equipment Co. is moving forward with its planned $30 million Caterpillar dealership in Liberty Lake. Western States is building a 117,300-square-foot Caterpillar dealership at 20150 E. Cataldo, where it will ...


Industrial development increases on West Plains

The West Plains area is seeing an industrial warehouse boom, with more than 4.2 million square feet of warehouse space planned, and projects currently valued at about $33 million either planned or underway....


Amazon’s Valley facility progresses

The walls are starting to rise at Amazon.com Inc.’s new $150.7 million, 1.6 million-square-foot distribution facility at 18007 E. Garland, in Spokane Valley....


New North 40 outlet rises along U.S. 2 on West Plains

Construction is well underway for a North 40 Outfitters farm and ranch store on the western edge of Spokane, near the border of Airway Heights. The $6.5-million retail chain store is being built at 9656 W. U.S 2, at the northeast of corner of the highway...


Jubilant HollisterStier plans to double capacity

Jubilant HollisterStier LLC is planning a massive investment in its Spokane-area operations that will double its current capacity....

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