Spokane Journal of Business

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Avista to build $1.6 million hangar at Spokane International Airport

Spokane-based Avista Corp. is leasing land at the Spokane International Airport with the intention of constructing a new $1.6 million hangar there to house its corporate aircraft, says Anna Scarlett, Avista’s director of shared services. “Avista leas...

Cd’A 2030 selects event center consultant

Coeur d’Alene nonprofit CDA 2030 has selected HVS Convention, Sports & Entertainment Facilities Consulting, of Chicago, to conduct a market analysis and feasibility study for a potential performing arts and events center in the Coeur d’Alene area, say...

Contract Design Associates changes hands

Spokane-based office furniture dealership Contract Design Associates Inc. has changed hands following its founders’ retirement, says Gwendolyn Marlow, a current co-owner. After 37 years, husband-and-wife duo Bruce and Jill Butterworth retired on Dec. 3...

MultiCare to merge clinics on North Side

MultiCare Rockwood Clinic plans to consolidate its North Clinic, at 9001 N. Country Homes Blvd., into its NorthPointe Clinic, at 605 E. Holland. Kevin Maloney, a spokesman for MultiCare Rockwood, says the North Clinic has outgrown its current 8,000-squar...

New owners take over at LCD Exposition Services

Spokane couple Stuart and Rosie Boylan have purchased longtime exhibitor services and special events rental company LCD Exposition Services. The Boylans acquired the company, located at 220 E. Augusta, last month from previous co-owners Ken Quimby and Ba...

Anderson Peretti CPA firm acquires Spokane-based practice

Spokane Valley-based accounting firm Anderson Peretti & Co. CPAs PS has acquired Blodgett & Co. CPAs. Erica Young, vice president at Anderson Peretti, says all six employees with Blodgett & Co. will remain with the firm, including Dave Blodgett, who foun...

Whipple Engineering moves to new office in Spokane Valley

Originally built and occupied for an engineering firm named Opportunity Engineering in the early 20th century, the 5,200-square foot structure at 21 S. Pines, in Spokane Valley, is again inhabited by an engineering concern. Whipple Consulting Engineers I...

The Journal’s View: Boeing recruitment deserves support

Greater Spokane Incorporated and Spokane wInternational Airport deserve the backing of the entire business community and civic leaders in their lofty endeavor to bring The Boeing Co. back to the Spokane region. Late last month, GSI and the airport announ...

Guest Commentary by Ed Clark: Clack’s vision connects U District

“World’s Fair ’74!” The exciting musical fanfare spread across the nation on radio and television, inviting the country to Expo ’74, in Spokane, Washington, the smallest city ever to host a World’s Fair. The environmentally themed fair, which ...

Touchmark plans to expand South Hill campus

Representatives of the Touchmark on South Hill retirement complex recently met with Spokane city planners to discuss a proposed $14.6 million construction project that would include a new memory care building and a fitness facility. The scope of work cou...

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