Spokane Journal of Business

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Aspen Homes erects new office building at Riverstone

Longtime Coeur d’Alene homebuilder Aspen Homes & Development LLC is constructing a new $1 million office building near the Spokane River in the Riverstone development, says Tom Stam, an Aspen Homes principal. Aspen Homes is acting as its own contractor...

Fatbeam wins fiber jobs with two school districts

Fatbeam LLC, a fiber-optic broadband provider based in Coeur d’Alene, says it has secured contracts with school districts in Pasco, Wash., and Bend, Ore. The company says in a press release that it will install a total of 58 miles of fiber to upgrade t...

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Willamette Valley Bank to move its Coeur d’Alene home loan center

Oregon-based Willamette Valley Bank plans to move its Coeur d’Alene home-loan center by summer into a new building on Sherman Avenue at the east edge of downtown, says Steve Novotny, the bank’s Coeur d’Alene sales manager and one of its loan officer...

Hecla to acquire Revett Mining in $20 million transaction

Hecla Mining Co., of Coeur d’Alene, said this morning it has agreed to acquire Revett Mining Co., of Spokane Valley, in a stock transaction valued at $20 million. The transaction is scheduled to be completed late this second quarter and is contingent...

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LaBreck Stainless Works LLC: Tapping stainless steel tanks

Brandon LaBreck, owner of LaBreck Stainless Works LLC, says his biggest concern for the company is keeping up with demand as he looks to expand. The three-year-old Hayden company’s mainstay is manufacturing and installing sanitary stainless steel tanks...

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Syringa Medical Campus rises in Post Falls - Art only

Construction is proceeding at a quick pace on a $2.1 medical office building at the Syringa Medical Campus, in Post Falls. Coeur d’Alene-based Young Construction Group of Idaho Inc. is the contractor on the project at the northeast corner of Mullan Aven...

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Northwest Specialty Hospital targets medical tourism market

Northwest Specialty Hospital, in Post Falls, is looking to capitalize on Canada’s growing medical tourist market by bundling some of its surgical procedures with a stay at the Coeur d’Alene Resort....

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Tourism conference on tap for North Idaho

Regional tourism professionals will gather in Coeur d’Alene next month to collect and share ideas on how to further strengthen one of North Idaho’s top industries, says Christina Petit, director of sales and marketing at the Best Western Plus Coeur d...

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Hayden Homes agrees to buy competitor’s 1,200 lots

Prominent homebuilder and developer Copper Basin Construction Inc., of Hayden, has agreed to sell 1,200 residential lots in the Inland Northwest to Redmond, Ore.-based Hayden Homes LLC, the companies jointly announced last week. Hayden Homes will acquire...

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Kootenai County is holding onto building momentum

Kootenai County is looking to continue to build on gains it has achieved in active construction projects since the low point of the Great Recession. Projects valued at more than $210 million currently are under construction, permitted, or planned. That d...

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