Spokane Journal of Business

Special Report

Frontier Behavioral plans remodel at Rock Pointe

City of Spokane building officials are reviewing plans for a remodel of 17,200 square feet of office space at the Rock Pointe Corporate Center for an administration facility for Frontier Behavioral Health, permit information shows....


Real estate contract can secure self-financed deals

If a person proposes to sell real property, such as land, housing, or other buildings, the best option is to receive a full cash offer. In this case, whether some or all of the purchase price is financed, the seller still receives all of the value of the ...


New eatery eyed for Patsy Clark carriage house

Patsy Clark LLC, the investment group that owns Patsy Clark Mansion, is looking into adding a restaurant to the historic building’s carriage house. “The current concept we are investigating is a small, neighborhood-scale eatery,” says Drew Kleman, ...


Around Town

Spokane Focused Behavior Solutions LLC, a Spokane-based therapy services clinic for children and teens, has leased 5,800 square feet of office space formerly occupied by the United Food & Commercial Workers Union Local 3000, at 1719 and 1727 N. ...


Total deposits decline at some INW financial institutions

Post-pandemic changes in consumer spending habits and the use of nontraditional banking options may be to blame for a decline in deposits at some financial institutions, industry leaders here say. “We have seen a decline in deposits and a gain in...


Coastal Connection: Spokane team builds virtual world for Coastal Community

Led by a three-person team in Spokane, Coastal Community Bank has launched a virtual 3D platform, dubbed Coastal World, that is poised to expand accessibility to underbanked communities, and add revenue and customers for the Everett, Washington-based ...


Reluctant investors could be at risk of long-term regret

The market has rallied over 25% since last October. The S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average, and Nasdaq composite have been trading around new 52-week highs. In theory, this means we’ve entered a new bull market. However, many people simply don’t...


JPMorgan Chase plans to grow in Spokane, Jamie Dimon says

As Spokane grows, JPMorgan Chase & Co., plans to grow with it, according to Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co., and one of the leading voices for the financial industry. Dimon arrived in downtown Spokane last month to kick off his...


Loans can be simpler financing option than equity investment

Securing a source of capital for a new or existing business can be a challenge. Consider a common scenario: Diana has a promising idea for a new business and possesses the necessary experience and expertise to make it successful. She starts a business ...


Economic data tells more of story than credit downgrade

While we’ve been expecting an uptick in volatility in the back half of the year, we didn’t expect the spark to be a lowering of the U.S. credit rating as occurred earlier this month, when Fitch Ratings lowered it from AAA to AA+....

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