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New phase planned at Blue Heron

Blue Heron, a residential subdivision off Indian Trail Road north of the Spokane city limits, is launching its next phase of development with 18 new lots. The lots range in price from $140,000 to $200,000, and Blue Heron developer Pete Rayner ...

Three-building complex planned on North Side

Prominent Spokane real estate developer Harlan Douglass plans to develop a $6 million, three-building office-warehouse complex in north Spokane’s Nevada Lidgerwood neighborhood, according to preliminary documents submitted to the city. ...

Work underway on two La Quinta hotel projects

Work started this month on a $5 million project that will expand and rebrand the former Fairbridge Inn Express at 211 S. Division into a new La Quinta hotel franchise. The four-story, 36,000-square-foot hotel is owned by Kennewick...

$9.5 million mixed-use center planned on West Plains

A $9.5 million commercial center to be anchored by a Bush Car Wash is being planned near the Pacific Northwest Technology Park, on the West Plains, according to a predevelopment application submitted to the city of Spokane. ...

Two new ministorage facilities go up in Spokane Valley

Post Falls-based Steel Structures America Inc. has obtained permits to build two separate storage facilities in Spokane Valley with construction values totaling about $3.8 million. The $1.3 million, initial phase of the Railway Storage project...

Nationwide contraception initiative arrives in Spokane

Multiyear initiative Upstream Washington is working to decrease the number of unwanted pregnancies by increasing same-day access to birth control, and has turned its attention to Eastern Washington, which has a higher-than-average rate of unintended ...

AROUND TOWN January 17, 2019

Real Estate Transactions and Other Business Moves in the Inland Northwest...

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The Journal’s most read stories of 2018

Stories about the Amazon Fulfillment Center under construction on the West Plains dominated the Journal of Business’ list of most read stories for 2018, with five stories in the top 10—and three in the top five. ...

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Retail speculation on Spokane’s South Hill

Potential future uses for the soon-to-be closed Shopko store building on Spokane’s South Hill could include another big-box retailer, a grocery store, a multitenant retail complex, or a mixed-use development, say commercial real estate professionals ...

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Legislative outlook: Spokane advocates seek $160 million-plus for projects, initiatives

Spokane-area interests are seeking funding for education, transportation, health care, and community projects and initiatives valued at more than $160 million during the upcoming state legislative session. ...

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