Spokane Journal of Business

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Pilgrim’s Market to grow its own produce

Joe Hamilton, owner of Pilgrim’s Market and a pioneer in Coeur d’Alene’s natural and organic food sales, now is blazing a trail for urban farming in the Lake City. Hamilton recently bought an 8,000-square-foot residential lot next to the 25,000-squ...

Light-industrial park to be developed in Post Falls

Bessie Lane Rentals LLC, a Spokane Valley real estate investment and development company, has bought 60 acres of land at 1101 N. Beck Road, in Post Falls, and plans to develop a light industrial park there, says John Conard, who co-owns the company. Cona...

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Ginno wins job to construct Sandpoint health facility

The Panhandle Health District has awarded Ginno Construction Co., of Coeur d’Alene, a $1.7 million contract to construct a public health facility in Sandpoint. ...

Steady growth forecasted again in Kootenai County

Health care, advanced manufacturing, and real estate are expected to remain steady growth industries in Kootenai County through 2016, sources there say. ...

Post Falls improves wastewater plant

The City of Post Falls has started work on a $14.8 million upgrade project at its wastewater treatment plant, says Andrew Arbini, the city’s utilities project manager. The project includes constructing a new headworks facility, two equalization tanks, ...

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Beverage distributor Odom plans facility in Hayden

The Odom Corp., the big Bellevue-based wholesale beverage distributor, is erecting a 92,000-square-foot distribution center and warehouse in Hayden, where it plans to move its North Idaho operations, says Jerry Dexter, Odom’s Spokane-based senior vice p...

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Post Falls man unveils farm drone technology

Dave Farb, CEO and founder of Farb Guidance Systems Inc., of Post Falls, says he believes his company’s technology that guides unmanned farming equipment will help feed the world. Farb contends the land-drone technology will free farmers from the confi...

City of Coeur d’Alene considers moving ahead with Seltice Way project without federal funds

The city of Coeur d’Alene is seeking $3.5 million from its urban renewal agency to reconstruct a 1.5-mile portion of Seltice Way in the west section of the city by 2017, rather than wait for federal funding, says Tony Berns, the agency’s executive dir...

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Inland Northwest waterfront transactions are steady

Inland Northwest waterfront real estate markets have retained a sense of stability the last few years, say real estate agents who market such properties. ...

Homebuilder erects third apartment complex in North Idaho

Viking Construction Inc., of Hayden, has started work on a $6 million, 72-unit first phase of a planned 208-unit apartment complex in North Idaho, says Scott Krajack, Viking’s director of development. ...

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