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Budinger & Associates sees revenue, staffing growth

During the past three years, Spokane Valley-based environmental services company Budinger & Associates Inc. has seen about a 25 percent increase in staff, which now consists of 46 mostly full-time employees, says John Finnegan, CEO, principal engineer, an...


Spokane Falls Blvd. configuration changes considered

Officials have started discussing how to handle the flow of traffic near a proposed pedestrian plaza to be constructed west of City Hall, along the 800 block of west Spokane Falls Boulevard next year. At least five options are being developed, one of whi...


Seven-story, mixed-use structure envisioned in downtown Spokane

A $10 million-plus, seven-story multiuse building and a possible multistory parking garage are in early planning stages for a site along west First Avenue, just east of the Eldridge Building at the west end of downtown, says Spokane real estate broker and...


Powering up: Northwest Renewables

General contractor Gavin Tenold and electrician Harlan Heise formed Northwest Renewables LLC in 2016 because they saw solar and backup battery installation as a growing market. Now, the co-owners project the company’s revenue will jump in 2018 to $1.3 ...


Wonder Adaptive Reuse project progresses



Collabra Technology looks to grow following merger

TourFactory, a Spokane company that developed virtual home tours, has merged with Proxio Inc., a global marketing and networking services company based in Santa Clara, Calif. The two have combined to form a new software company known as Collabra Technolo...


Idaho Central Credit Union to build second facility in Cd’A

Construction is underway on a new, $8.6 million Idaho Central Credit Union office to be located at 1327 W. Appleway, in Coeur d’Alene, says Michael Wolsten, ICCU’s assistant vice president of North Idaho operations. The three-story building will have...


Expansion planned at South Hill apartment complex

Spokane County has issued building permits for what appears to be an $8.5 million new phase at Hilby Station, an apartment complex at 5317 S. Palouse Highway on Spokane’s South Hill, records indicate. The apartment complex is owned by Hilby Station LLC...

Spokane-area low-income homes updated with grant

Dublin, Ohio-based Options for Supported Housing will complete a redevelopment project involving four separate Spokane-area houses to be leased to low-income people with developmental disabilities, says Jacob Pollowitz, housing developer and asset manager...

Spokane-area contractors hire former Vandervert workers

Thanks largely to a strong economy, a couple of Spokane-area construction companies say they immediately hired several workers who lost their jobs when Spokane-based Vandervert Construction Inc. went out of business earlier this year. Control of Vander...

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