Spokane Journal of Business

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Former Merlyn’s building to become marketplace

Saranac Building LLC is renovating the building at 19 W. Main where Merlyn’s Comics & Games LLC formerly operated and plans to open a marketplace there on May 1 that tentatively is being called The Saranac Commons. The 7,000-square-foot building will ...


Property brokerage adds lease, management unit

Prime Real Estate Group, of Spok- ane, has expanded services with a new arm named One Property Management. The new division shares office space with Prime Real Estate Group, at 417 W. First in downtown Spokane. One Property Management offers property...

G&B to oversee iconic 1909 apartment building

Goodale & Barbieri Co., a prominent Spokane-based commercial real estate brokerage, has assumed property management responsibilities for the historic, 104-year-old Altadena apartments and plans to restore and improve certain areas of the lower South Hill ...


Visible improvement expected for construction industry

Spokane-area residents can expect to see a lot of construction this year, judging by the volume of projects permitted in 2013. Building permit values for Spokane County and the cities of Spokane and Spokane Valley totaled $1 billion in 2013, up a whoppin...


Education projects in region are going strong

Capital projects in the education sector this year are robust in number and scope, with about $300 million in projects under way or expected to begin, including major construction jobs for Gonzaga University and Spokane Public Schools. The Spokane school...


Home-building activity moderates

The residential construction market here is continuing to strengthen, but some market observers expect the rate of improvement to soften a bit this year compared with the gains of the last two years. Regardless of the pace, it’s clear that the trend sti...


Transportation project spending to hold steady in 2014

More than $140 million in new and continuing transportation-related construction projects are slated for 2014 across Spokane County, roughly on par with last year, including continuing work on the North Spokane Corridor, multiple bridge projects, and asso...


Kootenai County looks to ride building momentum

Kootenai County is gaining momentum in most sectors of the construction industry. In 2013, construction volume in unincorporated Kootenai County and its three largest cities—Coeur d’Alene, Post Falls, and Hayden—totaled $337 million, an astounding ...


Avista capital projects loom

Avista Corp. has several big capital projects totaling $235 million in value in various stages of planning and construction this year in the Spokane area. They range from a $1 million gas-line connection replacement project to an $80 million computerized...

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