Spokane Journal of Business

Special Report


Northwest Specialty Hospital adopts new robotic technology

Northwest Specialty Hospital, in Post Falls, is changing the way many of its patients’ spinal surgeries are conducted through the use of a surgical robot navigation platform, says spinal surgeon Dr. Roland Kent. ...


Zombie Attack: Group looks to reduce number of abandoned ‘zombie’ homes

A loose group of Spokane professionals has begun working to relieve some of the pressure the area’s housing market is under by bringing “zombie homes” back to life. ...


Selkirk envisions $80 million Papillon Towers on North Bank

Spokane-based development company Selkirk Development LLC has set its sights on a new, two-tower project that founder and CEO Sheldon Jackson hopes will set a new standard for development in Spokane. ...


Fruits of labor at Pacific Fruit building

Workers are putting the finishing touches on the newly renovated office space in the Pacific Fruit & Produce building at 102 E. Main that will house Spokane-based financial company JMK & Associates. ...


New arts building rises at St. George’s School

Saint George’s School is constructing a new arts building on its campus at 2929 W. Waikiki, just north of Spokane. The building, which is valued at about $428,000, will be used by students in grades kindergarten through eighth and will have a music...


Financing restrictions eased for condo buyers

Recent changes to the Federal Housing Administration’s condominium financing guidelines will make buying a condominium cheaper and such homeownership more accessible, says Darin Watkins, governmental affairs director for the Spokane Association ...


Financial institutions, customers endure trade disputes

As trade disputes between the U.S. and some foreign nations persist, a couple of financial institutions here say they and their customers are weathering the storm. ...


Credit union growth shown to outpace banks

Founded in 1934, it took Spokane Teachers Credit Union until 2008 to secure $1 billion in assets under management. By 2014, STCU topped $2 billion in assets. Then, earlier this year, the Liberty Lake-based credit union topped the $3 ...


Mobile medicine looks to cover health care gaps

Two separate health care partnerships here — one involving MultiCare Health System and the other involving Washington State University — have created relationships with mobile health care services to provide treatment for different patient populations...


Spokane startup Appiture develops new autism screening tool

Spokane startup Appiture is exploring new handheld technology for a fast and noninvasive way to screen for autism spectrum disorder in children. The idea was born from research by Georgina Lynch, an associate professor in the Department of Speech ...

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