Spokane Journal of Business

Special Report


OpenEye experiences eye-opening growth

OpenEye, a Liberty Lake-based video-surveillance technology manufacturer and software development company, is in the midst of an aggressive recruiting initiative to boost its engineering and sales workforce by year-end, says founder and CEO Rick Sheppard....


Coeur d’Alene Window is among fastest-growing companies

Coeur d’Alene Window Co. is growing quickly as it expands into new markets, say brothers Mark and Mike McVay, the president and director of sales, respectively, of the Spokane-based window manufacturer....


Lifetime Embers emerges from ashes of pandemic

In the midst of the global pandemic, two Spokane men, Ryan Yeoman and Darin Petty, have formed Lifetime Embers LLC, a local fire pit manufacturer and distributor....


Apartments designed with roommates in mind

As new apartment complexes are rising throughout the Spokane area, some of the latest design trends include reducing the number of three-bedroom units in favor of co-living arrangements, increasing access to nature and communal spaces, and addressing...


Bernardo|Wills shifts to new structure, governance

After more than 30 years in business, Bernardo|Wills Architects PC is changing its leadership, organization style, name, and branding. Principal Dell Hatch, business manager Gretchen Renz, and associate principal Mike Stanicar will handle day-to-day ...


Century West grows with rural challenges

Century West Engineering Corp. has been seeing steady growth in the Pacific Northwest in recent years, providing small municipalities and airports with its technical services as well assisting in obtaining public funding for their projects,...


So Val, So Good: Developments to add 1,000 new housing units at southern end of Spokane Valley

Six projects that could add 1,000 living units and some community open space in the Valley Urban Growth Area are proposed or under development at the south end of Spokane Valley—a neighborhood locals refer to as So Val. ...


Baker Construction’s succession plan takes shape

Barry Baker, president and CEO of Spokane-based Baker Construction & Development Inc., has named three new shareholders to the company—Brian Valliant, Lucas Holmquist, and Brooke Baker Spink—who represent the next generation of owners in...


Oaks Classical Christian Academy reengages plans for new structure

The Oaks Classical Christian Academy plans to build a new school building in Spokane Valley, at 11711 E. 24th, says the current head of the school Charlie Dowers....

Multifamily dwellings envisioned on Mission Avenue

Tolovana Ventures LLC, of Mercer Island, Washington, plans to build a four-building complex, to be called Mission Court Apartments, on the southwest corner of Mission Avenue and Madelia Street, just east of the Spokane River, according to a building...

Sign up for our E-mail updates

including the
Morning Edition

Join our list