Spokane Journal of Business

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26-unit duplex project starts in Spokane Valley

Coeur d’Alene-based Secured Investment Corp. is voyaging into the new construction market with its first development, a 13-building, 26-unit duplex housing development in Spokane Valley. Crews broke ground on the first phase of the project...

Banner Bank to lay off handful of employees in Spokane

Banner Bank is laying off employees here for the first time since it entered the Spokane market. Kelly McPhee, Spokane-based vice president of communications and public relations for the Walla Walla-based bank, says six people here have received...

Spokane attorney to enter felony diversion program

A Spokane attorney who once was the youngest-ever president of the 113-year-old Washington State Bar Association recently agreed to enter a felony diversion program after being charged with five counts of theft by Spokane County prosecutors. In the face ...

The Journal’s View: School board should support North Bank stadium pitch

The Spokane Public Schools board should act quickly to back the proposal for a new stadium near downtown Spokane as an alternative to rebuilding Joe Albi Stadium on the northwestern edge of the city....

Guest Commentary: Anti-vesting measure would protect against sprawl, blight

The Journal of Business is sadly mistaken to oppose the closing of the Washington Growth Management Act’s infamous vesting loophole, as Senate Bill 5042 will do....

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Massive U District complex to move forward next month

Phoenix-based Sagamore Spokane LLC is moving forward with plans to build a 298-unit apartment complex overlooking the Spokane River in Spokane’s University District, according to a press release from the development company....

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DSP, others revisit idea of stadium near downtown

The Downtown Spokane Partnership and other supporters are revisiting plans for a new sports stadium just north of downtown Spokane. ...

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Beyond Boeing: INW aerospace manufacturers pursue space explorers

Ten days ago, little parts from Liberty Lake hurtled into Earth’s orbit....

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$35 million University District project envisioned

A development team is planning a $35 million apartment complex at the former Umpqua Bank branch site on Riverside Avenue, on the western edge of the University District and near the east end of downtown Spokane....

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Industrial development booms on the West Plains

Plans have been submitted for another large warehouse on the West Plains, adding to the explosive industrial space growth that has hit the West Plains since Amazon.com Inc. raised its massive fulfillment center near Airway Heights....

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