Spokane Journal of Business

Special Report

Compound interest on investments can beat inflation

Being an adviser since 2006, I’ve had my fair share of questions regarding “why invest?” I’ve undoubtedly shown clients those charts of compounding returns over time with the S&P turning $10k into $20k, and then how, with a little help ...

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Stadium Steps: Details get hammered out on $31 million-plus stadium project

While proponents of a new sports stadium near the city’s core had reason to celebrate recently, a number of steps still need to be taken—and are underway—before the project can come out of the ground. ...

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Low vacancy rates drive up rents costs in Spokane area

A prolonged lockdown in 2020 due to COVID-19 combined with moratoriums on evictions have helped pushed apartment vacancy rates to all-time lows, prompting a rise in rental rates due to higher demand, say a pair of experts who study local...

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Constructing an education pipeline to homebuilding

A collaborative effort between Mead School District and the Spokane Home Builders Association is working to spark interest in the trades—particularly residential home construction—among middle-school and high-school students....

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Two warehouses slated at Airway Heights complex

AT Acquisitions LLC, which does business as AT Industrial, is planning a two-phase, two-building warehouse project on McFarlane Road on the West Plains, planning documents submitted to the city of Spokane show....

Unleashed Academy plans new facility in Spokane Valley

A dog training and boarding business plans to construct and move into two new buildings worth a combined $5 million along East Sprague, in the Veradale area of Spokane Valley....

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Mt. Spokane Pediatrics to build new structure

After growing to nearly four dozen employees since debuting Mt. Spokane Pediatrics in 2015, Dr. Jeffrey Schilt and his wife, Danae, say it’s time for larger digs....

Boat, RV storage complex proposed on West Plains

A Spokane man has filed a State Environmental Policy Act application with the city of Airway Heights to develop a 4.5-acre parcel for what he hopes eventually will accommodate 115 enclosed storage units for boats and recreational vehicles....

Mountain View Gymnastics plans renovations, move

Sheri House, owner of Mountain View Gymnastics Inc., of Airway Heights, says she hopes to consolidate the business into a renovated building this summer....

VOA, Salvation Army to build new homeless shelters

Two Spokane-area nonprofits have set their sights on developing shelters in the city. Volunteers of America Eastern Washington & Northern Idaho is in the early planning stage for a new young-adult shelter in a building at 3104 E. Augusta,...

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