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Recruiting from the West Side

The city of Spokane is preparing to launch its own job recruiting initiative aimed at attracting West Side companies to bring highly paid professional and management-level jobs here. The campaign, the first of its kind for the city, likely will start...


Amazon to staff up by fall of 2019

Before the 2019 holiday rush, Amazon.com Inc. hopes to have nearly all 1,500 positions filled at the massive fulfillment center under construction on the West Plains, says company spokesperson Lauren Lynch. Amazon will begin hiring a few weeks before the...


Ponderosa Village fast-track work starts

Construction is underway on the estimated $6 million Ponderosa Village retail center development that will surround the Barney’s Harvest Foods grocery store, at 11205 E. Dishman-Mica Road in Spokane Valley. Project manager and landscape architect Clyde ...


Streaming the Beam

When Seattle-based OAC Services Inc. first introduced a remotely controlled, moveable robot that enabled the user to visit with people in its Spokane office, employees weren’t sure what to do with it. “At first, it was, well this is kind cool, but...


Spokane Architect aims for consistent oversight

Rex Anderson, owner and principal of Fusion Architecture PLLC, says the name of his firm has everything to do with his approach to architectural design. “My skill set really does blend a beginning-to-end type of oversight for projects,” Anderson says...


Landmarks commission receives national recognition

The Spokane Historic Landmarks Commission has received a national award for its work on an inventory of midcentury modern architecture here. The Commission Excellence Award, which honors outstanding efforts and achievements by local preservation...


Fieldstone Memory Care construction starts on South Hill

Construction has started on the $12.5 million Fieldstone Memory Care assisted-living facility at 4515 S. Freya on Spokane’s South Hill, says Justin Younker, principal of Yakima, Wash.-based Cascadia Senior Living LLC. The company does business as and ...

Design West Architects adds new Spokane office

Meridian, Idaho-based architectural firm, Design West Architects PA has opened a Spokane office. Located on the sixth floor of the Empire State Building, at 905 W. Riverside, the 1,000-square-foot space is the fifth office for the firm, which also has...

Two apartment buildings rising in Spokane Valley

Construction is expected to begin this month on two, three-story apartment buildings in Spokane Valley, and work has begun on a retail center in north Spokane, says Jeff McCloskey, president of Spokane-based McCloskey Construction Inc. McCloskey is an...

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