Spokane Journal of Business

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Housing affordability becomes greater concern in rising mortgage rate environment

Some real estate professionals here say anticipated increases in mortgage interest rates this year could price median-income homebuyers out of the market, while others say they don’t anticipate immediate widespread disruption in the current market....

Don’t become ‘house poor’ in overheated market

Real estate has been a hot asset class this past year since the demand is more significant than supply. Prices have been going up, up, up. With interest rates still low and lending so easy, it has helped to fuel this hot real estate market. ...

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Luxury townhome development planned in Coeur d’Alene

Real estate investment company Measom Holdings LLC is developing five high-end townhomes worth nearly $15 million in a project named the Nest at Lake Side, in downtown Coeur d’Alene....

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Mixed-use development eyed at old Idaho Veneer site

A development of over 120 residential living units is planned on the grounds of the former Idaho Veneer Co. mill site. The $20.5 million project, named Millworx, is located at 704 E. Fourth and is being developed by longtime Spokane developer A&A ...

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Spokane International Airport moves forward with TREX terminal expansion project

Plans are progressing at the Spokane International Airport on an upgrade and expansion to one of the airport’s terminals, as well as construction of a warehouse near the airport....

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Fire department plans new boathouse at north end of Lake Coeur d’Alene

The Coeur d’Alene Fire Department is building a boathouse for its fire boat at the foot of Tubbs Hill. Fire Chief Kenny Gabriel says the project will cost about $450,000....

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Whatever Happened With: The U District High-Rise Project

An old muffler shop on the high-traffic corner of Spokane Falls Boulevard and Division Street is to be demolished, but the high-rise apartment building once planned for that site doesn’t appear to be imminent....

New housing action plan touted by Spokane real estate professionals

A new housing action plan commissioned by the Spokane Association of Realtors details how local governments could increase housing density, implement zoning action and changes, and provide incentives to builders and developers in order to increase the ...

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Kootenai Health expands heart center on main campus

Kootenai Health has started construction of a $37.3 million heart center expansion on its main hospital campus in Coeur d’Alene. The heart center will grow to 13 operating rooms from 11 and expand to five procedure rooms from three to meet the needs ...

Liberty Lake’s golf course clubhouse to be replaced

The city of Liberty Lake’s capital facilities plan has committed $8.4 million to upgrade the city’s 55-acre Trailhead Golf Course, located at 1102 N. Liberty Lake Road, next to City Hall....

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