Spokane Journal of Business

Special Report


Amazon’s project challenge in Spokane

Last month marked the start of construction on what will eventually become a new Amazon Fulfillment Center on the West Plains. The Journal previously reported that the $181 million facility, being built at 10010 W. Geiger Blvd., just southwest of...


4 Degrees Real Estate purchases downtown building

The owners of 4 Degrees Real Estate have bought a new building at 915 W. Second in downtown Spokane, which they intend to use as the brokerage’s new offices. Jordan Tampien, who co-founded 4 Degrees with his brother, Joel, in 2015, says the two...


Two townhome projects planned in Spokane area

Two townhome projects worth at least a combined $4 million are being constructed in separate neighborhoods in the Spokane area. One townhome project, called the 35th Avenue Commons, is planned for 2727 E. 35th Ave. The townhomes will be owned by SMY LLC...


Three new Spokane apartment project total nearly 400 units

Three separate apartment complex projects with an expected total of 396 living units are in the planning stages in different neighborhoods in the Spokane area. On the West Plains, preliminary plans with Spokane County call for a large apartment complex...

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...

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