Spokane Journal of Business

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Stay Alfred founder forms new venture

Jordan Allen, founder and CEO of the now-defunct vacation rental company Stay Alfred, is starting the next act of his entrepreneurial career with the launch of Ruumr Inc., an online residential real estate bidding service. ...

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Inland Northwest banks, credit unions keep branching out

Last month, Richland, Washington-based Gesa Credit Union opened a new branch in Spokane Valley ...

Historic Symons Block changes hands in downtown Spokane

The historic Symons Block Building, located at 9 S. Howard, in downtown Spokane, has been acquired ...

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Riverstone developer plans one last project in Coeur d’Alene urban village

Longtime developer John Stone and partners Nikole Cummings and Ryan Martin are taking their last...

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Stadium Steps: Details get hammered out on $31 million-plus stadium project

While proponents of a new sports stadium near the city’s core had reason to celebrate recently...

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Childcare help is coming, but will it be enough?

A scarcity of child care options that worsened in 2020 has led to legislation that ultimately could increase the number of working women, child care providers here and industry organizations say....

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Low vacancy rates drive up rents costs in Spokane area

A prolonged lockdown in 2020 due to COVID-19 combined with moratoriums on evictions have helped pushed apartment vacancy rates to all-time lows, prompting a rise in rental rates due to higher demand, say a pair of experts who study local...

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Truck stop, retail center planned near North Spokane Corridor

A new truck stop and retail center—and hotel, eventually—are planned on the northwest corner of Francis Street and Freya Avenue, in northeast Spokane....

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Constructing an education pipeline to homebuilding

A collaborative effort between Mead School District and the Spokane Home Builders Association is working to spark interest in the trades—particularly residential home construction—among middle-school and high-school students....

Davenport Airport to renovate runway

The Davenport Municipal Airport is planning a $4.5 million runway reconstruction and lighting-system upgrade, says Steve Goemmel, city of Davenport administrator....

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