Spokane Journal of Business

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Model train hobby stores rolls into Spokane Valley

Valley Trains & Models LLC, a new hobby store specializing in trains and plastic models, is set to open this weekend in Spokane Valley. Located in the former Bullethole gun shop, a 1,200-square-foot space at 11518 E. Sprague, Valley Trains & Models is co...

Hello Sugar doughnut shop opens in Kendall Yards

Hello Sugar LLC, a new doughnut shop, has opened at 419 N. Nettleton, in the Kendall Yards neighborhood. The business is co-owned by local couple Amy Pruchnic and her husband Ramsey, who is an entrepreneur and president of Strategy Lab LLC, a Spokane mar...

Yost Gallagher awarded $1.5 million retail project

Yost Gallagher Construction LLC, of Spokane, has been awarded a $1.5 million contract to construct a new retail building a 513 E. Hastings Road, just east of the Wandermere Shopping Center. Yost Gallagher project manager Daniel Jones says the company bro...

Dominos franchisee to build retail structure in Spokane Valley

Pacific Pie Inc., the Spokane-based Domino’s Pizza franchisee, plans to develop a multitenant retail structure at 604 S. Sullivan Road. The $900,000 project is being designed by Spokane-based Mercier Architecture & Planning, and Yost Gallagher Construc...

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$50 million in projects planned at downtown Spokane’s west end

Spokane real estate investment and development company Watts Project LLC has purchased two adjacent buildings on the 1300 block of west First Avenue downtown, where the company plans to transform the two existing single-story buildings into a combination ...

Potential North 40 retail center under review

The city of Spokane is reviewing new plans for a 106,300-square-foot agricultural retail center proposed on its western edge, with a public hearing set for today, May 24....

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Developing an APP-etite with WildRide

WildRide Inc., a new Spokane venture created by recent Gonzaga University graduates, serves up a twist on culinary adventures. Hope Morgan and Chloe Sabo are among five Gonzaga seniors who co-founded the business providing a free smartphone app for users...

Northwest Bedding

Northwest Bedding to be shuttered

Longtime Spokane-area mattress maker and retailer Northwest Bedding Co. will shut down operations this summer, says controller Lee Kvalheim, citing a lack of a succession plan and an absence of interested buyers in the decision to close the company....

Kirishian’s Imported Rug Co. acquires cleaning company

Kirishian’s Imported Rug Co., of Spokane, has purchased the assets of AAmerican Cleaning Bob’s Inc., formerly based in Spokane Valley. Owner Richard Kirishian has moved the cleaning company into the Kirishian’s Imported Rug building at 220 E. Seco...

Poole’s Public House owners break ground on new building for North Side restaurant

Scott and Lisa Poole, owners of Poole’s Public House, have started construction of a new building into which they plan to move their North Side restaurant and bar from an adjacent strip mall at 101 E. Hastings Road. Scott Poole says the North Side rest...

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