Spokane Journal of Business

Special Report

STA to remodel structure close to its headquarters

Spokane Transit Authority is moving forward with plans to remodel a building near its main complex that it bought in the spring of 2012, and it expects to occupy the building by mid-2014, says STA spokeswoman Molly Myers.STA wants to relocate of...

Homebuilder begins work on new Valley subdivision

Spokane Valley homebuilder Markham Homes Inc. has started construction in the 24-lot first phase of the Centennial Place subdivision, on 9 acres of land north of Mission Avenue in east Spokane Valley, says Bill O'Dea, the selling agent for the will...

Burke Construction office here lands Bellevue project

The Spokane office of Las Vegas-based Burke Construction Group Inc. has started work on a $12.8 million project to build a new transportation maintenance facility for the Bellevue School District.Matt Boyd, a Spokane-based Burke Construction and...

Investment group acquires retail, restaurant buildings near WinCo

Fratelli's LLC, an Auburn, Wash., investment group, has bought a multitenant retail building and an adjacent restaurant building that are part of a North Side shopping center anchored by a WinCo supermarket, says Cory Barbieri, a commercial real in...

Liberty Lake roundabout slated at Mission, Harvard

Newman Lake, Wash.-based contractor William Winkler Co. is the apparent low bidder on a $1.2 million Washington state Department of Transportation project to construct a roundabout near the Interstate 90-Liberty Lake westbound exit, says DOT Al be...

Cd'A equipment company branch moving to Post Falls

The Coeur d'Alene branch of Baton Rouge, La.-based H&E Equipment Services Inc. plans to move around the end of this year to a larger building being developed in Post Falls, says Ken Nelson, branch manager.H&E Equipment will lease the building at...

County awards $3 million in street repaving projects

Spokane County has awarded two large road repaving contracts totaling $3 million to contractors here, with work expected to start this month on both projects, says senior engineer Bob Brueggeman.Spokane-based Shamrock Paving Co. is the on a $1.8...

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Avista begins renovation work at Huntington Park

Avista Corp., of Spokane, says it has launched an eight-month, $2 million project to renovate land it owns south and west of Avista Utilities' Post Street substation in downtown Spokane.The area, known as Huntington Park, is named for the third...

Valley plans to add online features to its permit system

The city of Spokane Valley is implementing high-tech features in its permitting system that soon will enable builders and contractors to apply for and track certain building permits online, says Doug Powell, the city's building official.Spokane...

$5 million project planned at Fred Meyer along Thor

Portland-based Fred Meyer Stores is planning a $5 million interior remodel of its store at 400 S. Thor, with construction expected to start around the first of the year, says Bellevue, Wash.-based company spokeswoman Amanda Ip. Although still in...

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