Spokane Journal of Business

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Hayden design firm adjusts as stability returns

Longwell+Trapp Architects PLLC, of Hayden, has seen steady work in both private and publicly funded projects in the last two years, although the company still is leaned out somewhat from the Great Recession, says founding principal Gordon Longwell. ...

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Caterpillar buys land next to its West Plains facility

Caterpillar Logistics Services Inc. has purchased a parcel of land next to its big distribution center on the West Plains, leading some people familiar with the transaction to conclude that the company is planning to expand there soon. Dick Edwards, a co...

Catholic Charities plans 51-unit housing project east of downtown Spokane

Catholic Charities of Spokane, one of the area’s largest social-service nonprofits, is in the initial design stages on a $5 million, 51-unit low-income housing project downtown, says John Fisher, housing development manager for Catholic Charities. The...

Business developers team up to buy Plechner Building

Three Spokane business developers and investors have joined to buy the Plechner Building, which they plan to continue to operate as the Spokane Entrepreneurial Center. Tom Simpson, a member of the ownership group, says he and fellow entrepreneurs, Rob Ma...

CHAS leases lower South Hill space for new health clinic

Community Health Association of Spokane (CHAS), the Spokane-based nonprofit provider of medical, dental, pharmacy, and behavioral health services, has leased almost 6,000 square feet of space in the South Perry District for a new clinic, says spokeswoman ...

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Proposed abandoned property law stirs debate

City leaders say a proposed registry of vacant, single-family Spokane homes in foreclosure would hold companies and banks accountable for keeping the properties in good condition, but a mortgage lending association representative says many mortgage lender...

Spokane Club to retain its Valley athletic facility

The board of trustees of the Spokane Club, the longtime, members-only social-and-athletic club here, has voted to allow the real estate listing for its Valley location to expire. The Valley facility, located at 5900 E. Fourth, has been for sale since Jun...

Spokesman-Review to consolidate some functions, pursue plans to reduce staffing

The Spokesman-Review newspaper says it will consolidate operations in the Spokesman-Review building and neighboring Spokane Chronicle building to make additional space available for lease, along with reducing its workforce by 5 percent, as disclosed earli...

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Distressed properties on tour

Cindy Carrigan and her business partner, Doc Nicolson, both brokers with Keller Williams Realty Spokane Five Star Real Estate Group, have specialized in selling foreclosed homes here since 2001. ...

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Coeur d’Alene builder look to restabilize

Coeur d’Alene-based Contractors Northwest Inc. has been navigating choppy waters since the recession, says Dean Haagenson, the company’s cofounder, chairman, and CEO. CNI has charted a respectable year in 2013, buoyed in part by the $14.6 million McE...

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