Spokane Journal of Business

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Luxury townhome development planned in Coeur d’Alene

Real estate investment company Measom Holdings LLC is developing five high-end townhomes worth nearly $15 million in a project named the Nest at Lake Side, in downtown Coeur d’Alene....


Mixed-use development eyed at old Idaho Veneer site

A development of over 120 residential living units is planned on the grounds of the former Idaho Veneer Co. mill site. The $20.5 million project, named Millworx, is located at 704 E. Fourth and is being developed by longtime Spokane developer A&A ...


Fire department plans new boathouse at north end of Lake Coeur d’Alene

The Coeur d’Alene Fire Department is building a boathouse for its fire boat at the foot of Tubbs Hill. Fire Chief Kenny Gabriel says the project will cost about $450,000....


Kootenai Health expands heart center on main campus

Kootenai Health has started construction of a $37.3 million heart center expansion on its main hospital campus in Coeur d’Alene. The heart center will grow to 13 operating rooms from 11 and expand to five procedure rooms from three to meet the needs ...

Golf Island opens in Coeur d’Alene

Indoor virtual golf facility Golf Island has opened in the Riverstone area of Coeur d'Alene, at 2410 N. Old Mill Loop. Owners Thomas Tedder—founder of Post Falls-based gun holster manufacturer Tedder Industries LLC—and Taylor Vold debuted the five-bay...


Kootenai County hopes to maintain its momentum

Momentum from a decade of strong growth in North Idaho is enabling the region to continue its rapid recovery from the pandemic-induced recession of 2020, claims Sam Wolkenhauer, Post Falls-based regional labor economist for the Idaho Department of Labor. ...


Volatility in wood prices, supply to extend into 2022

Prices for wood products have been up and down this year, and experts say that volatility will remain into 2022. Shawn Church, editor of the Eugene, Ore.-based FastMarkets Random Lengths, a publication that tracks lumber prices and forest-products ...


Future looks shiny for Silver Valley mining industry

Mining companies active in North Idaho’s Silver Valley are optimistic about 2022 and beyond. Mike Satre, Coeur d’Alene-based Hecla’s Mining Co.’s director of governmental affairs, says the company expects to see steady production of silver, gold...


Pelvic health gains traction with wider population

Physical therapy providers specializing in pelvic health issues have seen growth in patients seeking their help. While pelvic health traditionally has been viewed as a women’s health issue, providers assert that pelvic health impacts men and children...


Not your father’s law firm: How the legal field is facing a culture shift

In Spokane and across the U.S., law firms are struggling to recruit experienced attorneys to join their firms. An industrywide cultural shift in younger attorneys that many older attorneys haven’t experienced likely is coming into play. ...

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