Spokane Journal of Business

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Construction crews spring into action

Road crews have closed Trent Avenue between Hamilton & Helena for the purpose of building a roundabout at Perry and Trent streets. The roundabout will assist in facilitating traffic flow from Martin Luther King Jr. Way to the University District....

Schweitzer Engineering plans big new building in Midwest

Pullman, Wash.-based Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Inc. says it plans to build a 100,000-square-foot electrical power and research facility near Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind. that could generate 300 or more jobs there. The Schweitzer ...

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Amazon of a project is in the works in Spokane area

The Spokane County Planning Department is reviewing conceptual plans for a massive distribution facility to be constructed near Spokane International Airport. While the name of the company that will operate the facility is conspicuously absent from the p...

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The INB Performing Arts Center’s next act

The INB Performing Arts Center debuted 44 years ago as part of the World’s Fair. It’s largely been untouched ever since. That will change, effective May 1. Operated by the Spokane Public Facilities District, the performing arts center will shut down ...

Construction should invest more in people

It took mere months for the Great Recession to claim millions of American jobs. Now, as employers scramble to rebuild the workforce, they’re facing a dilemma: The labor pool is shrinking, and it could be decades before it comes back. Across the nation,...

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$5 million multiuse structure proposed in city’s core

Spokane-based developer and contractor Gerald Kofmehl has proposed constructing a roughly $5 million multiuse building on the northeast corner of Second Avenue and Bernard Street in downtown Spokane, says Brian Butler, spokesperson for the project and co-...

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New plans emerge for North Side Costco building

San Pedro, Calif.-based Rich Development Enterprises LLC has agreed to buy the current Costco Wholesale Corp. site in North Spokane and plans to turn the large store structure there into a multitenant retail building, says Greg Vena, the development compa...

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Etailz to lease part of old Itron headquarters in Spokane Valley

Spokane-born online retailer etailz Inc. plans to move its operations in the University District to the former Itron Inc. headquarters building in Spokane Valley, following renovations currently underway, says Mary Miller, etailz’s chief revenue and mar...

Lanzce Douglass buys land downtown

Riverpoint Campus Apartments LLC, a company owned by Spokane developer Lanzce Douglass, has purchased the former Downtown Midas Muffler site at the southeast corner of Division Street and Spokane Falls Boulevard, says Ryan Layton, a commercial real estate...

Gold Reserve, Venezuela share optimism about Siembra Minera

Spokane-based mining company Gold Reserve Inc. and the government of Venezuela have expressed optimism after initial test results in the South American nation show the Siembra Minera mine could prove to be as lucrative as the company has long believed. ...

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