Spokane Journal of Business

Local News > Government

Moratorium once more? Latah Valley growing pains have some talking about another development halt

A year after a six-month housing moratorium in Latah Valley was enacted by Spokane City Council, ...


Lame-duck legal tech profession is in demand

A niche legal profession is shrinking in Washington state due to a state Supreme Court ruling ...

Inflation act might put life science research at risk

Spokane is just beginning to realize its potential as a regional hub of life science industry...

Karina Elias

USL Spokane, PFD finalize stadium lease

The Spokane Public Facilities District and United Soccer League Spokane have finalized a 10-year con...


Tech Hub Hopes: Two Spokane groups compete on national scale for federal funds

Two Spokane-area consortia are competing against more than 370 other groups nationwide to land ...


STA tracks real estate activity along transit lines

Spokane Transit Authority is tracking real estate activity along its transit routes in Spokane County as a way to help the agency identify and plan for future services in areas of expected growth, says chief planning and development officer at STA...


2023 Rising Star Cola Boyer: Program head shapes emerging leaders

Cola Boyer says she has far exceeded her own expectations. The 35-year-old administrator for The Kalispel Tribe of Indians Leadership Academy has an undergraduate degree in race and culture from Eastern Washington University, along with certificates in...


After 35 years, Beacon Hill development to get water service

After 35 years of trying to get the Beacon Hill planned unit development off the ground, developer Pete Rayner says construction of up to 3,000 residential units at the East Spokane site can move forward now that water will be accessible to the site....


West Plains PDA selects new executive director

S3R3 Solutions, the West Plains public development authority for the 9,500-acre area encompassing Spokane International Airport, has hired Chris Pengra as the organization’s executive director, says Al French, Spokane County commissioner and chairman of...


Manufactured-home owners get noticed

A new state law in Washington aims to give tenants of manufactured housing communities the opportunity to purchase and own the lots they rent from landowners. “Manufactured home communities are often sold off-market,” says Victoria O’Banion,...

Sign up for our E-mail updates

including the
Morning Edition

Join our list