Spokane Journal of Business

Special Report

Duplex, townhome activity could rise amid infill push in Spokane

Spokane County is experiencing a slight increase in construction of duplexes and townhouses, a trend that some local experts say is likely to continue as the city of Spokane looks to boost infill development and smaller investors seek to develop ...

Community Frameworks readies for $6.6 million project

Community Frameworks, a nonprofit low-income housing provider, has submitted a predevelopment application to the city of Spokane for an envisioned 43-unit low-income residential complex that would be developed on a 1-acre site on the 400 and 500 blocks ...

Centennial Properties breaks ground on warehouse project in Spokane Valley

Centennial Properties Inc. is starting work on the first of three planned, 60,000-square-foot manufacturing warehouses on 18 acres of undeveloped commercial land in Spokane Valley, says Doug Yost, director of real estate for Centennial. ...

Mead school district to erect two new schools

Construction of two new schools – Creekside Elementary and Highland Middle School – has started in the Mead School District north of Spokane, says Ned Wendle, the district’s director of facilities and planning. ...

Douglass Properties construction $6 million storage complex

Douglass Properties, the company owned by well-known Spokane real estate mogul Harlan Douglass, plans to construct a $6.2 million storage facility in west Spokane that will include an office building and 14 storage buildings. ...

Lakes Middle School remodel is ongoing in Cd’A

The 65-year-old Lakes Middle School, located at 930 N. 15th, in Coeur d’Alene, is undergoing a $4 million addition and renovation, and construction on a new $12 million elementary school is scheduled to start this summer. ...

STA plans park-and-ride facility on Moran Prairie

The Spokane Transit Authority plans to construct a new 100-stall park-and-ride facility to offer extended services to riders on Spokane’s South Hill. ...

Blockhouse project moves forward in Perry District

A year in the making, site work on the $2 million Blockhouse|Life “smart” housing development in the South Perry District is underway, with construction on the buildings expected to begin by July. ...

Shore Acres Resort is under new ownership

The Shore Acres Resort, located on Loon Lake, has changed hands. Katy and Jim Byrnes, of Spokane, completed their purchase of the 3-acre property for $920,000 last month. Katy Byrnes says her grandparents honeymooned at Shore Acres more than 50 years ago...

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Bay Shore’s big goals

Executives with Rathdrum-based foundation drilling equipment manufacturer Bay Shore Systems Inc. say the company is planning for more growth, as it works to expand its sales networks both nationally and internationally. ...

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