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Old Factory Outlets spaces to fill up in Post Falls

The former Post Falls Factory Outlets complex and the neighboring Post Falls Factory Stores building, both of which have been mostly vacant for roughly a decade, will be mostly occupied by the end of the year, current owners say. “I think it’s going...


The Need For LEED

The popularity of LEED certification programs has diminished in recent years as building and energy codes have strengthened, some Spokane-area engineers and architects say. LEED, short for Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, is a certification p...


Homes sales rise; foreclosures plummet in Spokane

Spokane-area single-family home purchases are expected to surpass the record reached in 2005, three years before the start of the Great Recession, says Rob Higgins, executive vice president of the Spokane Association of Realtors. Last year, 8,137 single-...


Projects ignited in Coeur d’Alene

Tony Berns, ignite cda executive director, says one of the largest projects the urban renewal agency is focusing on this year is the creation of a third redevelopment district—the Atlas District. As currently proposed, the new district would occupy 54 ...


Lack of industrial space persists in Spokane area

Years after an initial rush of marijuana growers filling warehouse space in the Spokane area, the warehouse market remains constricted. “Vacancy for industrial space is very tight right now,” says Casey Brazil, director of brokerage services for Spo...


Envisioned stadium site located just east of Spokane Arena

Spokane Public Schools and city of Spokane officials have proposed a possible site for a new high school sports stadium to be located east of the Spokane Veteran’s Memorial Arena. The Journal reported last month that the school district is looking for ...


Work starts on upscale Cd’A apartment complex

Construction has started on a new apartment complex at 821 E. Mullan, in Coeur d’Alene, says Neil Muehlhausen, project manager with the general contractor, Spokane-based Yost Gallagher Construction LLC. Called The Lake Apartments, the complex will have...


New $2.8 million building rising in Riverstone area

Construction is underway on a new $2.8 million, two-story commercial building at 1812 N. Lakewood Drive, in Coeur d’Alene’s Riverstone mixed-use development, says David Shrontz, principal architect with Hayden-based d’Zign group Architecture LLP, wh...

Avista to build $1.6 million hangar at Spokane International Airport

Spokane-based Avista Corp. is leasing land at the Spokane International Airport with the intention of constructing a new $1.6 million hangar there to house its corporate aircraft, says Anna Scarlett, Avista’s director of shared services. “Avista leas...

Whipple Engineering moves to new office in Spokane Valley

Originally built and occupied for an engineering firm named Opportunity Engineering in the early 20th century, the 5,200-square foot structure at 21 S. Pines, in Spokane Valley, is again inhabited by an engineering concern. Whipple Consulting Engineers I...

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