Spokane Journal of Business

Special Report


Contact tracing becomes more prevalent occupation in Spokane

The number of contact tracers has risen in Spokane County along with the spread of COVID-19. Susan Sjoberg, program manager for disease prevention and response at Spokane Regional Health District, says that before coronavirus struck, SRHD had five...


Retail health care expands in Spokane

Retail health care is a growing trend in the Spokane region, with at least 16 care clinics dedicated to providing consumer-driven care to patients popping up all over the county over the past few years....


Rachae Bell rings in new chiropractic clinic

Rachae Bell’s sentiments have gone from a skeptical, woo-woo, to a celebratory, woo-hoo, as it relates to what she once thought about being a chiropractor to now opening a second clinic more than 12 years later. ...


Blockhouse comes to life in South Perry District

It could be considered a strong endorsement of a housing project when one of its developers decides to take up full-time residence in it. That’s just what Andy Barrett and his wife, Liz Barrett, will be doing at the Blockhouse|Life “smart” housing ...


School project wrap up in time for unusual academic year

More than $149 million in construction projects by Spokane-area school districts are wrapping up just in time for school this fall, even though students won’t be in them right away, in some cases. Spokane Public School District’s $23.5 million ...


$2 million commerce park planned in Spokane Valley

Spokane Valley-based Mamer Properties LLC is planning a new three-building, 41,200-square-foot addition to its commercial park in Spokane Valley, according to preliminary planning documents on file with the city of Spokane Valley. ...


Sharp Wall Technologies makes snap of working with bricks, blocks

These days, Lazaro Martinez and his novel approach to construction can be found on a bluff in east Liberty Lake. Using products developed by his young company, Sharp Wall Technologies LLC, Martinez is building a home for his family using nontraditional ...


Dr. C Family Dentistry owner to build Airway Heights retail center

Spokane Valley-based Dr. C Family Dentistry owner Dr. Josh Cochran is stepping into the development world with a planned new 16,000-square-foot dental and retail structure in Airway Heights. Cochran, who founded Dr. C Family Dentistry six years ago...

Engel & Volkers opens office in Coeur d’Alene

International real estate company Engel & Völkers is making its presence known on Inland Northwest main streets. Twenty months after opening its Spokane office in a second-floor suite in River Park Square, at 808 W. Main, downtown, the company ...

Next phase of work on tap at Spokane Airport’s car rental center

With an initial phase of work recently completed at Spokane International Airport, a second phase of improvements to the transportation center currently is being designed. The second phase will include improvements to the ground transportation center...

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