Spokane Journal of Business

Special Report

Head Start facility to open on Nevada

A new Head Start early education facility will open soon near the Logan neighborhood in northeast Spokane. Patty Allen, director of Head Start for Community Colleges of Spokane, says Logan-Lidgerwood Head Start will open Sept. 3 at 3704 N. Nevada...

Vision Source building underway in north Cd’A

A new building for Coeur d’Alene Vision Source is going up at 3879 N. Schreiber Way, in Coeur d’Alene. Construction has begun on the 4,700-square-foot, single-story building, valued at $600,000. ...

Mead school district begins three projects

Mead School District currently has facilities under construction valued at $22 million, says Ned Wendle, the district’s director of facilities and planning. The largest project, a new 4,500 seat, 15,800-square-foot stadium and performing arts facility...

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$10.3 million elementary school rises in Post Falls

Construction has begun on a new elementary school at 4916 E. Hope, in the Foxtail residential development of northeast Post Falls, says Jerry Keane, Post Falls School District superintendent. ...

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Spokane County diversifies investments

The Spokane County Treasurer’s Office is shaking up its investment portfolio with its first foray into corporate and international bonds in a strategic move to diversify the Spokane Public Investment Pool. ...

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Middle market companies are bullish

While companies are grappling with the effects of the current U.S.-China trade disputes—and many are concerned about automation and its effect on the workforce—most companies are feeling optimistic about the future, according to Umpqua Bank’s ...

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Insurance association looks to expand its reach in INW

The Eastern Washington regional chapter of the National Association of Insurance Financial Advisors is seeking to increase membership and plans to offer continuing education courses beginning this fall. ...

Inland Northwest banks report net profits

Banks with branches in the Spokane area report operating in the black during this year’s second quarter, according to their earnings releases. ...

Composite value of INW public companies rises

Spokane-based financial advising company Hart Capital Management Inc. says the composite value of the region’s seven publicly traded companies rose to $10.2 billion in the second quarter, an increase of 5.9%, or $566.8 million...

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Rockwood Retirement Communities’ big plans with Whitworth

Just three years after its $51 million redevelopment on Spokane’s South Hill, Rockwood Retirement Communities is turning its focus on the planned $69 million redevelopment of its North Side location, to be dubbed Rockwood at Whitworth. ...

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