Spokane Journal of Business

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Longtime produce seller to open store in Hillyard

Jack and Mary Green, of Spokane, have bought a 3,500-square-foot, single-story retail building at 4915 N. Market, in the Hillyard community, where they plan to open Green’s Fresh Market this month. The store initially will be a produce market, selling ...

Super 1 supermarket planned for new Athol commercial center

Vandervert Construction Inc., of Spokane, will start construction as early as this month on a Super 1 Foods supermarket that will be the first building in a new commercial center in Athol, says Andrea Frye, a Vandervert spokeswoman. The 57,000-square-foo...

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Jedi Alliance: A collection connection

Tyler Arnold says he and his brother, Tim, have been collecting Star Wars and other TV, movie, and pop culture memorabilia for more than 22 years now. “It all started with a ‘Return of the Jedi’ lunch box I bought when I was 17,” he says. “Now,...

Maverik plans two more Spokane-area stores

Maverik Inc., the Salt Lake City-based fueling station and convenience store chain, plans to construct two new outlets in the Spokane area in addition to two stores currently under construction and another new Maverik store that opened last week. The cit...

Inaugural Crave NW food, drink event set for June

Like Miami’s South Beach Wine & Food Festival and Oregon’s culinary bounty FeastPortland, the organizers of next month’s Crave NW in Spokane Valley want to put together an annual event that will rival those nationally recognized festivals. Crave NW...

Longtime friends acquire three Wheel Sport stores

Business partners Mark and Sarah Neupert, who are husband and wife, and their longtime friend, Nick Salisbury, say they’ve purchased Wheel Sport from its former owner, Terry Solinsky. Solinsky owned and operated Wheel Sport Inc., which ran a North Spok...

Cascadia Public House opens in Five Mile area

A group of five investors with prior restaurant experience has opened a restaurant and bar called the Cascadia Public House in a commercial space in the Five Mile area where the Tonicx Bar & Patio and Ash St. Tacos formerly operated. One of the owners, J...

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Sweetbox Delivery: Bakery to doorstep

Clay Cerna easily whips up a batch of cheese-stuffed bagels to sell for an office meeting, but as owner of Sweetbox Delivery, he sees more growth potential in providing a service that brings baked goods to clients’ doorsteps. Cerna handles delivery of ...

Northern Quest launches golf course promotions

Northern Quest Resort & Casino, owned by the Kalispel Tribe of Indians, has started more actively promoting the Kalispel Golf & Country Club to its casino patrons, says Jake Patterson, marketing manager for the Kalispel Tribal Economic Authority. “Last...

Chronic Tacos to open on Bennett Block

A fast-casual Mexican restaurant will take up the last remaining store frontage on the main floor of the recently renovated Bennett Block downtown, says a real estate broker involved in the lease negotiations. MCW Tacos Washington LLC, a Spokane franchis...

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