Spokane Journal of Business

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High Five: Big Spokane-area construction projects are on schedule

The five highest-value projects currently under construction in the Spokane area are all on track for their projected completion dates. Valued at a total of nearly $150 million, the top five projects include Shaw Middle School...


Flexibility is key to school design in current environment

Those involved in overseeing projects and creating designs for school buildings say adaptability and a focus on infrastructure such as ventilation are essential as more students return to in-person classes in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic....


$8 million commercial complex planned in Liberty Lake

A new $8 million development at the southwest corner of Country Vista Drive and Whitman Lane is expected to bring a pediatric dental office, a Mexican cuisine restaurant, and retail space to Liberty Lake....


Pair of developers leave their tracks across West Plains

It wasn’t what was in Airway Heights that drew Spokane-area investor Dick Edwards to buy large chunks of land on the West Plains through the years. It’s what surrounded the area that caught his eye. “It was the interstate, a pair of interchanges...


Man Shop to build corporate headquarters on Spokane’s North Side

Blue-Chip Alliance LLC, which operates The Man Shop barbershops in the Spokane area, plans to construct its own corporate headquarters building, with capacity for additional retail tenants. ...


New bank, credit union branches planned in Spokane, Cd’A

Two financial institutions are planning to construct new branches, one on Spokane’s North Side and one in Coeur d’Alene. ...


Hanson Carlen ignited with work deep into next year

A look of disbelief ran across David Hanson’s face as he pondered the backlog of work orders that started early this year and now extends deep into next year for his architecture and construction company. As the last remaining principal of Hanson Carle...


Anvil Welding Instruction builds waiting list due to increased demand

If the welding industry ever fielded an all-star team, Lonnie Benn, co-owner of Anvil Welding Instruction, of Spokane, might earn a roster spot as an accomplished utility player. Benn, a draftee during the Vietnam War, spent time in Thailand as a welder ...

Hypersciences secures additional VC capital

Spokane-based geothermal drilling technology startup HyperSciences Inc. has raised $87,700 in venture capital, bringing the company’s total funding raised to $12 million since 2018....

Patsy Clark Mansion changes hands

Spokane investment group Patsy Clark LLC has purchased the 130-year-old Patsy Clark Mansion, at 2208 W. Second, in Browne’s Addition. Steve DeWalt, the governing agent for Patsy Clark LLC, couldn’t be reached immediately for comment....

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