Spokane Journal of Business

Special Report


Spokane Valley gains parkland in targeted areas

The city of Spokane Valley has made strategic acquisitions of parkland in three targeted areas, says John Bottelli, director of Spokane Valley Parks, Recreation, and Facilities. ...

Several multifamily projects proposed in Spokane

In one of a handful of new multifamily residential projects in Spokane, a local developer is expected to break ground this year on a $4 million, 21-unit urban infill project on a site near downtown, about 1 1/2 blocks north of the Spokane River....


Work begins on Museum of North Idaho’s new home

The Museum of North Idaho expects to begin work soon on its new home at the historic J.C. White House. Britt Thurman, executive director of the Coeur d’Alene-based museum, says the house, was saved in 2019 from ...

Plastic Surgery Northwest remodel slated

A $1.8 million remodel is planned for the Plastic Surgery Northwest medical office building at 530 S. Cowley, on the lower South Hill. Eric Armstrong, of Spokane-based Pondera Architecture PC, says he’s designing the project, along with ...


Rebranding effort helps Kelly Right’s market growth

Kelly Right International Inc., a Spokane-based real estate company, has reported over $270 million in local residential sales volume two years after rebranding two of its divisions, Kelly Right Real Estate and Modus Mortgage, company representatives say....


OpenEye experiences eye-opening growth

OpenEye, a Liberty Lake-based video-surveillance technology manufacturer and software development company, is in the midst of an aggressive recruiting initiative to boost its engineering and sales workforce by year-end, says founder and CEO Rick Sheppard....


Coeur d’Alene Window is among fastest-growing companies

Coeur d’Alene Window Co. is growing quickly as it expands into new markets, say brothers Mark and Mike McVay, the president and director of sales, respectively, of the Spokane-based window manufacturer....


Lifetime Embers emerges from ashes of pandemic

In the midst of the global pandemic, two Spokane men, Ryan Yeoman and Darin Petty, have formed Lifetime Embers LLC, a local fire pit manufacturer and distributor....


Apartments designed with roommates in mind

As new apartment complexes are rising throughout the Spokane area, some of the latest design trends include reducing the number of three-bedroom units in favor of co-living arrangements, increasing access to nature and communal spaces, and addressing...


Bernardo|Wills shifts to new structure, governance

After more than 30 years in business, Bernardo|Wills Architects PC is changing its leadership, organization style, name, and branding. Principal Dell Hatch, business manager Gretchen Renz, and associate principal Mike Stanicar will handle day-to-day ...

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