Spokane Journal of Business

Special Report

Estimated cost jumps for proposed high-rise

The estimated construction cost for the proposed Riverside Station high-rise development in downtown Spokane has risen to between $80 million and $85 million from an initial cost projection of about $65 million, says Ron Joseph, of Spokane-based Ron...


A vision for Spokane Federal Credit Union

Charlotte Nemec has been president and CEO of Spokane Federal Credit Union for about a month and says she already has big plans for the financial cooperative. Some of those plans include opening a new branch in Spokane Valley, increasing efforts to...


RiverBank sets course for continued rebound

Spokane-based RiverBank plans to grow its assets by 8 percent to 14 percent a year during the next five to seven years to reach total assets exceeding $225 million, says bank CEO Dan Byrne. The goal aligns with RiverBank’s climb from a recession...


Know your credit score facts, myths

Most of us know there are times in life when you’ll need things that can only be purchased using credit, including buying a new car, a first home, and paying for college. We also understand that in those situations, before lenders will give you that...


Retiring in Lilacs

Larry Enloe thinks everybody should look into Lilac Plaza Retirement Community LLC. “I love it … they have everything,” says Enloe, who has resident of the 14-floor independent-living retirement community for nine years. Enloe says he likes to car...


Valley concern helps widows find independence

Twenty years ago, Wes Teterud and his wife, Adrienne, started Widows Might in the basement of a local church, with the goal of the Spokane Valley nonprofit to provide guidance and resources on practical matters for widows who might not have support from...


Fieldstone Memory Care construction starts on South Hill

Construction has started on the $12.5 million Fieldstone Memory Care assisted-living facility at 4515 S. Freya on Spokane’s South Hill, says Justin Younker, principal of Yakima, Wash.-based Cascadia Senior Living LLC. The company does business as and ...

Getting financial advice for your parents

There are many talks that your parents get to have with you, and I’m sure that in this day and age, many parents have Googled “when is the right time to talk to your kids about … .” In reality, I get many adult children who come to me saying they...


Realtor ranks rise in the Inland Northwest

The number of residential real estate agents in the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene markets is rising. Some industry professionals say the Spokane housing market remains healthy but saturated with agents, and others say the Coeur d’Alene market is downright...

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