Spokane Journal of Business

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Dollar Fulfilment buys more land in Post Falls

Hayden-based e-commerce fulfillment company Dollar Fulfillment is continuing to make room to expand with the purchase of 5 acres of land in the Bighorn Industrial Park, in Post Falls....

Verdis construction company moves to larger quarters

Coeur d’Alene-based Verdis, a woman-owned engineering, planning, landscape design and construction company, has moved to a new location following a record-setting sales year....

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LunchboxWax franchisees to expand into Spokane

LunchboxWax salon franchisees Brandi and Mike Chapman plan to open a salon on Spokane’s South Hill, its second overall, either in late May or early June. The couple opened their first bikini and facial wax salon last July in 1,500 square feet of space...

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Atlas Mill site prepped for residential construction

Redevelopment has started at the former Atlas Mill site, located along the Spokane River in northeast Coeur d’Alene. Hilary Anderson, community planning director with the city of Coeur d’Alene, says the first phase of...

Work on North Idaho veterans home to resume in spring

The Idaho Division of Veterans Services says it will resume construction in the spring on a 64-room veterans home in Post Falls on a 7-plus-acre parcel of donated land. Veterans Services broke ground and began site work in the final quarter of 2020...

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Wood products pricing volatility likely to persist

A year marked by high demand, supply constraints, and mercurial commodities pricing likely will lead to continued volatility for at least the first half of 2021, some wood products industry observers say. Joel White, executive officer of the Spokane Home...

Tamarack Aerospace adds third installation center

Sandpoint, Idaho-based airplane winglet maker Tamarack Aerospace Group Inc. has opened an installation center in Aiken, South Carolina, marking its third expansion this year. The new space, which was developed through a partnership with Aiken-based ...

Strong development key to Kootenai County recovery

North Idaho wasn’t exempted from the pandemic-induced economic crisis of 2020, but the entire state may be recovering slightly faster than most of the country, contends Sam Wolkenhauer, Post Falls-based labor economist for the Idaho Department of Labor....

Bellingham investor acquires portion of Village at Riverstone

A Bellingham, Washington-based real estate investment company has bought the 93,000-square-foot commercial portion of the mixed-use Village at Riverstone, in Coeur d’Alene. The company, All Terr LLC, purchased the property from Coeur d'Alene-based Id...

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Forest Fortunes: PotlatchDeltic, Clearwater Paper find unexpected demand during tumultuous times

The notion that two of the Inland Northwest’s publicly-traded companies, one that manufactures wood products and the other that makes paper products, would see a surge in demand during a pandemic may once have seemed hard to fathom. ...

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