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Spokane Home Builders Association’s Fall Festival of Homes kicks off

Over the next two weekends, the Spokane Home Builders Association will hold its 14th annual Fall Festival of Homes, says Joel White, executive director of the association. The festival will feature 30 homes throughout Spokane County built by 20 builders...

The Journal’s View: School, city bond measures should receive voter approval

Spokane Public Schools has a proven track record of delivering on the promises it makes when trusted with tax money for capital projects. Consequently, voters should do what they’ve done repeatedly in recent years: Support the district’s construction ...


PacWest Machinery to start work on new Spokane Valley dealership

Kent, Wash.- based PacWest Machinery LLC is constructing a new Volvo Construction Equipment Dealership at 3515 N. Sullivan Road, in Spokane Valley. PacWest Machinery CEO Andrew Wold says construction crews broke ground last month, and the company plans...


Townhomes are being developed in downtown Coeur d’Alene

Construction is underway in downtown Coeur d’Alene on five of 10 planned new townhome units, says Eric Hedlund, owner of Eric Hedlund Design LLC, which designed the project. The 10 townhomes, each with roughly 2,000 square feet of floor space, are...


100-bed Inland Northwest Behavioral Hospital prepares to open

Spokane soon will have another resource for those in need of behavioral health care. An Oct. 1 soft opening is planned for the $34 million, 100-bed Inland Northwest Behavioral Hospital, says director of business development Lonna Smith. Those interested ...


Otis Hotel project’s asbestos, lead woes to be resolved soon

Following months of delays, the Otis Hotel redevelopment project has been cleared of lead contamination concerns by the Washington state Department of Ecology, says Portland, Ore.-based developer Curtis Rystadt. Additionally, the Washington state...


2018 Rising Stars: Brooke Baker Spink

In the five years that Brooke Baker Spink has worked for Baker Construction & Development Inc., she's helped secure more than $40 million in construction work. But it was work in another industry in which Baker Spink, 32, learned how to build sales....


2018 Rising Stars: Jordan Tampien

Scott Isaak, owner of real estate holding company 5D Holdings LLC and owner of the Spokane's Sweeto Burrito chain, describes 34-year-old real estate agent Jordan Tampien as a cross between "Mr. Rogers, your favorite life insurance salesman, and your...


Amazon’s project challenge in Spokane

Last month marked the start of construction on what will eventually become a new Amazon Fulfillment Center on the West Plains. The Journal previously reported that the $181 million facility, being built at 10010 W. Geiger Blvd., just southwest of...


4 Degrees Real Estate purchases downtown building

The owners of 4 Degrees Real Estate have bought a new building at 915 W. Second in downtown Spokane, which they intend to use as the brokerage’s new offices. Jordan Tampien, who co-founded 4 Degrees with his brother, Joel, in 2015, says the two...

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