Spokane Journal of Business

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Panda Express, Maverik planned in west Post Falls

A fast-casual restaurant and a gas station are being developed at the Pointe at Post Falls, officials with the c ity of Post Falls say. Shelly Enderud, city administrator with the City of Post Falls, says Panda Restaurant Group Inc. is building a Panda...

Tapas restaurant, bar debuts in Cd’A

A new small plates restaurant and bar concept called Global Kitchen Tapas & Wine opened early this month, at 309 Lakeside, in Coeur d’Alene. Co-owned by Jason Rex and Jake DeWitt, the business features a menu with a variety of small Spanish-style...

Design West Architects adds new Spokane office

Meridian, Idaho-based architectural firm, Design West Architects PA has opened a Spokane office. Located on the sixth floor of the Empire State Building, at 905 W. Riverside, the 1,000-square-foot space is the fifth office for the firm, which also has...

Transit center in works at Riverstone in Cd'A

A new transit center is planned for the Riverstone area of Coeur d’Alene. Kootenai County Public Transportation Director Jody Bieze says the project, to be built at the northwest junction of Riverstone Drive and Seltice Way, is out for bids through Aug....

A&B Market debuts in Coeur d'Alene

A&B Market, a new convenience store, is set to debut Aug. 15 in downtown Coeur d’Alene. Bobby Ellison and his wife, Armi, co-own the business, which is located in a 2,500-square-foot leased space in the former Dingle Hardware building at 402 E. Sherman...

Jack Buell Trucking buys mill, relocates it to Idaho

A new whole-log chip mill is expected to be in operation near St. Maries, Idaho, late this year. The mill is owned by Jack Buell Trucking, of St. Maries, and will operate at the company’s Swan Lake Fiber site in Milltown, a Benewah County, Idaho, commun...

Kilted Growler taps into Hayden

The Kilted Growler Tap House opened earlier this month at 8160 N. Cornerstone Drive, in Hayden. Owner Steve Welch, a longtime Coeur d’Alene home brewer, says he opened the tap house as a way of getting back into the beer business. “My father used to...

Post Falls storage facility expands

Construction is underway on an expansion at Seltice Mini Storage Inc., where the number of units will jump to about 380 from 227, says complex owner Troy Mullenix. The total project cost will be close to $1 million, he says. Located at 2425 W. Seltice ...

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Building material prices surge

With construction material costs rising nationally, Inland Northwest construction companies are feeling the impacts. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics producer price index for construction materials increased 2.2 percent from April to May, marking the...

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Warehouse project underway at Riverbend

An industrial building valued at nearly $2 million is going up in Riverbend Commerce Park, in Post Falls, says park manager Tag Jacklin. Construction crews broke ground in November for the 50,000-square-foot building, which is being marketed as the Lemhi...

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