Spokane Journal of Business

Special Report

D.R. Horton acquires Lexington Homes

After acquiring Spokane-based Lexington Homes Inc. early this summer, Arlington, Texas-based homebuilder D.R. Horton is expanding its operations into the Spokane market....

Large apartment project planned in Post Falls

A new 326-unit apartment complex to be named Woodland Meadows is planned in Post Falls on an 18-acre site formerly owned by Idaho Veneer Co., city of Post Falls building permit records show....

138-lot subdivision planned in Indian Trail area

A 138-lot residential subdivision is planned as the third addition to the Woodridge View development in the north Indian Trail neighborhood, preliminary planning documents submitted to the city of Spokane show....

$11.5 million Secure It Self Storage facility slated in Spokane Valley

Spokane development company Lanzce G. Douglass Inc. has obtained building permits for a new Secure It Self Storage facility at 15702 E. Broadway, with a total construction value of $11.5 million, records from the city of Spokane Valley show....

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Stantec awarded contract to assess state rest areas

The Spokane office of Stantec Inc., an international design firm with headquarters in Edmonton, Alberta, is one of three others that will be working on a recently awarded $575,000 contract to lead a statewide evaluation of 33 rest areas...

Fulcrum Financial office building rises on South Hill

Construction is underway on a 3,000-square-foot building at 1216 S. Grand Blvd., on Spokane’s South Hill, that will be the new headquarters for Fulcrum Financial Group LLC, says Sarah Lynn Carlson, the company’s owner....

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Nurse, aid shortage burdens retirement industry

With higher wages in other specialties, a growing workforce void, and an increasingly large retiring population, among other factors, the retirement industry has seen a serious nursing and aid shortage, some industry professionals here say....

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Advanced demand for nurse practitioners

Health care educators here say the demand for advanced practice nurses continues to grow, as physician shortages loom and rural residents face declining access to care. Anne Mason is the director of Washington State University’s doctor of nursing...

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100-bed Inland Northwest Behavioral Hospital prepares to open

Spokane soon will have another resource for those in need of behavioral health care. An Oct. 1 soft opening is planned for the $34 million, 100-bed Inland Northwest Behavioral Hospital, says director of business development Lonna Smith. Those interested ...

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Northwest Pediatric Ophthalmology: Focusing on the eyes of youth

Spokane-based niche eye clinic Northwest Pediatric Ophthalmology PS is projecting it will be able to see up to 80 patients a day in its new, larger medical office at 842 S. Cowley, says Rachelle Zimmerer, the practice’s manager. That’s roughly 10 to ...

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