Spokane Journal of Business

Special Report

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$13.5 million in multifamily projects started in Spokane Valley

Two apartment projects with a total value of $13.5 million are under construction in Spokane Valley. One will have up to 180 units and is under construction at 12007 E. Coytote Rock Drive...

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New industrial park planned in Hillyard area

Spokane real estate development company L.B. Stone Properties LLC plans to construct a new industrial park on 22 acres just west of the Esmeralda Golf Course, in the Hillyard neighborhood...

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STCU to replace branch in North Idaho

Spokane Teachers Credit Union, of Liberty Lake, plans to build a new branch building in Ponderay, Idaho, and move operations from an existing branch there. The new, 4,100-square-foot building will be located at 477123 U.S. Highway 95...

New phase planned at Blue Heron

Blue Heron, a residential subdivision off Indian Trail Road north of the Spokane city limits, is launching its next phase of development with 18 new lots. The lots range in price from $140,000 to $200,000, and Blue Heron developer Pete Rayner ...

Three-building complex planned on North Side

Prominent Spokane real estate developer Harlan Douglass plans to develop a $6 million, three-building office-warehouse complex in north Spokane’s Nevada Lidgerwood neighborhood, according to preliminary documents submitted to the city. ...

Work underway on two La Quinta hotel projects

Work started this month on a $5 million project that will expand and rebrand the former Fairbridge Inn Express at 211 S. Division into a new La Quinta hotel franchise. The four-story, 36,000-square-foot hotel is owned by Kennewick...

$9.5 million mixed-use center planned on West Plains

A $9.5 million commercial center to be anchored by a Bush Car Wash is being planned near the Pacific Northwest Technology Park, on the West Plains, according to a predevelopment application submitted to the city of Spokane. ...

Two new ministorage facilities go up in Spokane Valley

Post Falls-based Steel Structures America Inc. has obtained permits to build two separate storage facilities in Spokane Valley with construction values totaling about $3.8 million. The $1.3 million, initial phase of the Railway Storage project...

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Economic Outlook 2019: Momentum to carry into new year, with some slowing

The Inland Northwest business community has plenty of momentum going into 2019, but an inevitable slowdown that’s bound to follow a long economic growth cycle is expected....

Amazon effect might not lead to employment surge

It’s unusual—arguably unprecedented—to go into a new year knowing one employer plans to hire 1,500 people in the Spokane area. A pair of Spokane economists, however, are projecting job growth in 2019 similar to what has occurred this year...

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