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Greenstone Corp. affiliate to develop 500-lot subdivision

Rivercrossing LLC, an affiliate of Liberty Lake-based real estate development company Greenstone Corp., is planning a subdivision in Liberty Lake’s River District that would include about 500 residential units and future commercial development. The Tru...

Cornerstone brokerage joins national network

Cornerstone Property Advisors LLC, a longtime Spokane commercial real estate brokerage, now is affiliated with a national commercial real estate network and is operating under the name Sperry Van Ness Cornerstone. Guy Byrd, broker at Sperry Van Ness Corn...

West Side title company to enter Spokane market

Seattle-based Ticor Title Co. of Washington plans to open a Spokane office next month. Crystal Miller, who will be a commercial sales executive at the office, claims Ticor will be the first new entry in the title insurance market here since before the Gr...


INWCF keeps momentum with asset, fund growth

Inland Northwest Community Foundation, the Spokane-based nonprofit that manages assets for charitable organizations and donors, has seen extraordinary growth during the past few years, says Mark Hurtubise, the organization’s president and CEO. He attrib...


Boosting IRA gains by diversifying into real estate

Using a Roth individual retirement account to invest in real estate is a little-known strategy that can provide interesting diversification and attractive benefits for certain investors looking to try something different, says David L. Baker, a longtime f...


$500 million-plus in work planned, underway in Spokane area

With sweeping wins in school bonds and a mix of big public-works and private-sector projects slated to gear up, the Spokane-area construction industry is expected to see more than $500 million in work continue or get under way in 2015. Much of that work...


Education projects continue upward trajectory

Construction in the education sector is poised to ramp up here, with the recent passage of bond measures in several Spokane-area school districts and capital projects under way or planned for area colleges and universities. The capital projects either pla...


New-home construction picks up

The overall residential construction market here is projected to be flat or show modest growth this year, but some builders are reporting surprisingly strong demand, particularly since the start of this year, raising hopes for a potentially sharper upturn...


Transportation spending to rise significantly in 2015

More than $160 million in new and continuing transportation-related construction projects are slated for 2015 across Spokane County, an increase of $20 million from last year, including continued work on the North Spokane Corridor and several previously d...


Kootenai County is holding onto building momentum

Kootenai County is looking to continue to build on gains it has achieved in active construction projects since the low point of the Great Recession. Projects valued at more than $210 million currently are under construction, permitted, or planned. That d...

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