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City of Spokane adds stormwater work to Havana Street project

The city of Spokane is using its project to replace a water main under Havana Street in the Southgate neighborhood as part of a pilot program to test new stormwater mitigation techniques, including installing porous asphalt bike lanes, says city spokeswom...

New Denny’s, Jack in the Box restaurants planned on North Side

Radix Construction Inc., of Nampa, Idaho, will begin construction in June on two new restaurants on Spokane’s North Side—a Denny’s Restaurant and a Jack in the Box eatery, says John Day, an architect with Radix. ...

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Baker Construction queues up projects valued at $6 million-plus

Baker Construction & Development Inc., of Spokane, has lined up three Spokane projects with a total construction value of $6.5 million. The projects include a $2 million waste and recovery building for Avista Corp., a $3 million building for Pet Emergenc...

County begins work on North Side decant facility

Spokane County has begun construction on its $1.4 million Northside Decant Facility, the first such facility being built by the county, at 15 E. Farwell Road, says Wendy Iris, project manager for the county. ...

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Cd’A approves building permits for $20 million tower

The city of Coeur d’Alene has issued building permits to an Aspen, Colo.-based real estate development concern that give it the go-ahead to construct a $20 million, 15-story high-rise. The development company, One Lakeside LLC, which owns the 20,000-sq...

STA moves forward with West Plains transit project

Spokane Transit Authority is moving forward with its plans for an envisioned $14.8 million West Plains Transit Center, including applying for funding and contracting for the design of the facility, says Karl Otterstrom, STA’s director of planning. The...

Downtown auto service garage buys own building

Mechanic’s Pride Tire & Automotive Inc., a Spokane-based auto service business, has bought a 13,600-square-foot, single-story building at the northeast corner of Second Avenue and Jefferson Street and plans to move there from its longtime flagship locat...

120-unit rental complex set to start on South Hill

Hayden-based developer and contractor Whitewater Creek Inc. has obtained permits from Spokane County to begin construction of the first of two $16 million affordable-housing projects it has planned on the South Hill. The 120-unit Summit Ridge Apartments ...

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Real estate market signs point to consistent growth

With individual sectors of the real estate market described as improving to “darn good” this year, some market observers are anticipating sustained growth in sales and leases in 2015. ...

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Contractors eye strong start to construction season

Some construction observers here say the industry is poised for a strong start in 2015. Contractors are starting to compile a backlog of work that will carry them further into the new year than backlogs of the last few post-recession years, says Wayne Br...

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