Spokane Journal of Business

Special Report

Washington Trust Bank projects highlight concierge concept

Spokane-based Washington Trust Bank is completing two major remodels and constructing a replacement bank branch here that will highlight the bank’s ongoing financial-concierge initiative. Washington Trust is investing nearly $2 million on the projects,...

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Kavadias Hall PLLC: Accounting for expansion

While the namesakes at the Spokane accounting and business consulting firm Kavadias Hall PLLC prefer...

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Richards, Merrill & Peterson targets client diversity

The operators of the Spokane-based private investment firm Richards, Merrill & Peterson say they tak...

Suzanne Weathers: Consider tax implications early in business startups

There are so many things to consider when starting a business that it can boggle the mind. Having...

Michael Maehl: Well-performing stock market met with reluctance

According to the Wall Street Journal, “America’s largest companies are on pace to post two conse...

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Evergreen Fountains expansion moves forward

Evergreen Fountains LLC, a senior living complex in Spokane Valley, has broken ground on an $8 million facility expansion that its owners say will bring additional space and amenities to its residents. The company is co-owned by longtime Spokane real es...

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Group home veteran adds North Idaho facility

Peterson Place Adult Family Home, which has Spokane roots, has expanded to Hayden with its acquisition of a 15-bed assisted-living facility there. Heidi Peterson, the owner, has operated smaller adult family homes for 16 years and owns two such facilitie...

Set goals when mulling spending in retirement

Retirement, per se, is still a relatively new phenomenon. Not all that long ago, people pretty much worked until they died. Retirement, as a definite period of your lifetime, is something that only really came into being starting in the 1970s in the U.S. ...

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Study explores seniors’ transportation challenges in Spokane

The Spokane office of nonprofit Special Mobility Services Inc. is in the early stages of using a $160,000 grant to study what it suspects are widespread, unmet transportation needs of senior residents living in Spokane County. The grant, which will go to...

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Newport elder legal practice kindles, taps demand

A Newport, Wash., elder law practice headed by a woman who grew up in Spokane has grown substantially since its founding 10 years ago, despite serving a sparsely populated part of the state, and recently opened a Sandpoint office to broaden its client bas...

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