Spokane Journal of Business

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Spokane-area home sales in 2018 outpace previous year

Spokane-area single-family home purchases in 2018 saw a small increase compared with the previous year, closing out at 8,212 sales, up 1 percent over 2017, a report released last week by the Spokane Association of Realtors shows. ...

Journal of Business selects its inaugural Icons class

The Journal of Business has selected seven Spokane-area business legends to comprise its inaugural class of Icons. The inaugural class is: ...

Spokane Housing Ventures lands funding for two projects

Spokane Housing Ventures has secured partial funding to develop five duplex structures in northeast Spokane for homeless veterans and to acquire senior housing in Central Washington. Dave Roberts, senior developer at Spokane Housing Ventures, says ...

Rohinni, Chinese company join forces

Coeur d’Alene-based tech company Rohinni LLC is combining forces on a recent venture with Beijing, China-based BOE Technology Group Co., a company that bills itself as a global leader in the semiconductor display industry. ...

Terre Coffee adds second shop in Coeur d’Alene

North Idaho coffee company Terre Coffee & Bakery has opened its second Coeur d’Alene shop. The company, which was started by Gabe and Mandy Booher in 2010, now has four coffee shops, the latest being a 2,700-square-foot leased space ...

Heavenly Hair Salon opens on North Side

A new hair salon called Heavenly Hair LLC has opened in a 1,500-square-foot leased space at 6704 N. Nevada, on Spokane’s North Side. The shop, which opened in early December, is owned and operated by Coeur d’Alene native and licensed hair stylist ...

Core Four Collective fitness gym planned downtown

Core Four Collective, a new fitness gym, is set to occupy a newly remodeled space at 125 S. Stevens in downtown Spokane. The business is owned by local attorney and fitness enthusiast Janelle Brennan, who came up with the idea for Core Four ...

Enterprise car rental opens downtown location

A new Enterprise Rent-a-Car office has opened at 41 W. Third. The property is owned by TRW Development & Management, which is leasing it to Enterprise. TRW spokesman Tom Wilkening says Enterprise decided to move its offices from 3 W. Third...

The Journal’s View: Inland Northwest has strong corporate citizen in Avista

Avista Corp. and its suitor, Toronto-based Hydro One Ltd., aren’t likely to concede defeat just yet in Hydro One’s attempt to acquire the longtime, Spokane-based power company. But with rejections of the $5.3 billion acquisition coming from both ...

Guest Commentary: Engaging other Washington to take down economic wall

On a map, the distance from our Washington to the “other” Washington looks so far away. But, policies being made and debated there hit us here in Washington state. Take trade policies, for example. As one of the most trade-driven states...

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