Spokane Journal of Business

Local News > North Idaho

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...

Sandpoint Center office building changes hands

Sandpoint Equities LLC, a Los Angeles-based real estate investment concern, has bought the Sandpoint Center Building in downtown Sandpoint, says Ned Brandenberger, the building’s manager and leasing agent, in a press release about the transaction. Taco...

Bighorn Industrial Park changes hands in Post Falls

Real estate development and investment company Beckenhauer Properties LLC has bought the 200-acre Bighorn Industrial Park, in west Post Falls, says Craig Hunter, a commercial real estate broker involved in the transaction. Beckenhauer Properties is owned...

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Nonprofits to collaborate on patient lodging project in Cd’A

Community Cancer Fund, Kootenai Health, and Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Inland Northwest are collaborating to develop and operate lodging for adult and pediatric patients receiving medical treatment at Kootenai Health, says Jerid Keefer, Commun...

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