Spokane Journal of Business

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West Star Industries eyes $5.6 million facility in Hayden

West Star Industries, a Hayden-based maker of commercial stainless steel food-service products and equipment, plans to build a $5.6 million manufacturing plant in Hayden, a building permit application on file with the North Idaho city shows. Michelle Foc...

Cd’A contractor expands with new Hayden office

Coeur d’Alene-based Candela Construction has opened its second office. Founder Jeff Candela says the company is leasing 8,200 square feet of space at 9896 Chelsea Court in Hayden for the new office. While Candela Construction still occupies its origin...

Ignite cda issues request for Midtown development proposals

Coeur d’Alene’s urban renewal agency, which operates as ignite cda, has issued a request for development proposals for land it owns in the city’s Midtown corridor. Located at 813 to 823 N. Fourth, the property totals 23,000 square feet—or a half-...

NanaMacs ranks among fastest growing retailers in U.S.

Post Falls-based women’s clothing and accessories retailer NanaMacs Boutique has ranked high on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private U.S. companies in 2017. New York-based Inc. magazine, which compiles the annual list, measured company’s...

Dave Smith Motors buys Infiniti dealership here

Dave Smith Motors, the large Kellogg, Idaho-based automotive dealership, says it has acquired the Infiniti dealership of Wendle Ford Motors Inc. on Spokane’s North Side. “It’s another brand that we can sell nationally,” says Chris Rice, the Spoka...

Super 1 supermarket in Cd’A launches $2.5 million makeover

Regional supermarket chain Super 1 Foods is starting a $2.5 million interior and exterior remodel project at its Coeur d’Alene store, says Mark D’Agostino, president of Spokane-based Meridian Construction, the contractor on the project. The 67,200-sq...

Commercial activity picks up in Colville, Oldtown

Marshall Clark, president and broker at Clark Pacific Real Estate Co., of Spokane, says he’s seen a recent surge in commercial real estate activity in the northeastern Washington town of Colville and North Idaho border town of Oldtown. Recent transacti...

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Inland Northwest paralegal programs grow

Laura Tenneson needed a career change. Her job as a restaurant server increasingly was becoming more challenging as her arthritis began to flare up. Tenneson, 36, sought a new calling—something that would be easier on her joints, tap her intellectual...

Retirement complexes report high occupancy

At 82, Maxine Shorter continues to embrace her independence. The former Florida resident, now living at Bestland Senior Living in Coeur d’Alene, says the community is a perfect fit. Shorter is quick to point out that retirement living is not what most ...

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Harrison’s Cycle Haus: Cycling through seasons

Teri and Russell Riberich have set out to ride a path to economic vitality with the small community of Harrison, Idaho, on the southern shore of Lake Coeur d’Alene. The Riberiches, owners of Harrison Cycle Haus Corp., which does business as The Cycle H...

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