Spokane Journal of Business

Special Report

Making distance on Spokane’s manufacturing floors

Several Spokane-area manufacturers say most of their employees are in environments where being at a distance from each other has been the norm because of already established workplace configurations. ...


Manufacturers grapple with aerospace slowdown

Spokane-area manufacturers that serve the aerospace industry say they’re staying aloft for now and...


Sonderen Packaging sees pandemic sales boost

As more custom paperboard packaging manufacturers are bought out by large conglomerates...


Design for designers: Architecture firms redesign their own spaces

Two Spokane-area architecture practices—small design firm Fusion Architecture PLLC...


Strata’s overhaul bring higher revenue, better retention

Geotechnical and construction engineering firm Strata Inc. has been overhauling its leadership ...


SPVV strives to enhance environments

As one of the founding partners of SPVV Landscape Architects, Tom Sherry says in some regards, the firm may not be where it is today were it not for his former mentor at another firm. ...


Many national tenants opt not to pay April rents

The commercial real estate sector is taking a hit as business shutdowns and significant cash flow declines force some companies to miss their rent payments, while some in the industry contend that businesses are choosing not to pay. ...


Women largely absent from construction fields

A lack of promotion of the construction industry in schools has led not only to a shortage of workers, but a dearth of women in the industry, some women in construction and trades here claim. ...


Two medical office buildings planned in Spokane

Plans for two medical office buildings—one on Spokane’s lower South Hill and the other in the northwest part of the city—have a combined project valuation of at least $6.5 million, according to city permit applications. ...


Record year in 2019 to help Kiemle Hagood weather COVID-19

The senior leadership team at Spokane-based real estate company Kiemle Hagood finds itself in a considerably more enviable position than many businesses that are suffering through, or have been claimed altogether, by the coronavirus nightmare. ...

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