Spokane Journal of Business

Special Report

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Post merger, AgWest Farm Credit embraces change

AgWest Farm Credit, the newly formed agricultural lending association, will focus its resources to enhancing its agricultural customer-owners’ access to technology, which will enable them to modernize their growing methods and deliver efficient and ...

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Inland Northwest bankruptcy filings trend downward—for now

Bankruptcy filings in 2022 continued the downward trend of the past several years in Eastern Washington, but bankruptcy attorneys here say filings are likely to climb this year. In 2022, 436 bankruptcy cases were filed in Spokane County, according to d...

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CredHub plans expansion, hires new revenue officer

CredHub, a Spokane-based credit reporting startup, has hired a new executive, Michelle Flandreau, as chief revenue officer and is preparing to expand its operations and customer base in three western states this year, says Flandreau....

Fighting fraud must be priority for small business

Small business owners have a lot on their plate, but fighting fraud should be a priority. Fraudsters often pretend to be someone you can trust and create a sense of urgency to act quickly. For example, a fraudster could compromise a business email and ...

Investors should be aware of what they can, should control

We can control limited things in our financial life, and focus is one of them. It is extremely important where we put our attention. Ideally, it should be at the intersection of what truly matters to us and what we can control....

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SRM Development expands scope, staff, revenue

SRM Development LLC, a Spokane-based development and construction company that typically takes on projects far from home, has been steadily growing over the past few years. The 24-year-old company added SRM Interiors LLC in 2017, and an affordable ...

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Is your refrigerator running (late)? Appliance scarcities plague some homebuilders, new homeowners

Supply-chain issues for major household appliances caused a domino effect of delays in getting people into new homes throughout the past year. While that pressure has lifted somewhat, market experts in Spokane say access to some products still presents ...

$25 million Trent Bridge replacement nears completion

The new East Trent Avenue Bridge, which spans the Spokane River near Gonzaga University, is slated to open to traffic this spring, nearly three years after the original bridge was demolished to make way for a replacement, says Jody Qualley...

Quality Powdercoating to construct new facility

Quality Powdercoating Inc., of Hayden, is constructing a new facility in Hayden. Post Falls-based Donohoe Construction is the contractor on the project. Rich Donohoe, owner and manager of the construction company, says the powder coating company plans ...

West Side real estate investors look toward INW

Real estate investors from Western Washington have shifted some of their focus toward commercial real estate in Eastern Washington and North Idaho, where some commercial markets are expected to provide better opportunities and returns on investments than ...

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