Spokane Journal of Business

Special Report

STCU plans new home loan center in Spokane Valley

Spokane Teachers Credit Union plans to open a home loan center in a single-story building it’s remodeling at 9207 E. Mission, in Spokane Valley, says Dan Hansen, spokesman for the Liberty Lake-based credit union. Although plans are preliminary, STCU ho...


MacKay Manufacturing reports growth in sales

A decade after the Great Recession, MacKay Manufacturing Inc. owner and Vice President Katie MacKay says business is good. From 2014 to 2016, the computer numerical control precision machining manufacturer had stagnant sales of around $22 million ann...


Ag Enterprise Supply: Enterprising more custom jobs

Ryan Kuster, parts and manufacturing department manager for Cheney-based Ag Enterprise Supply Inc., says he’s noticed fewer companies offer custom fabrication these days. “It does require more care, effort, and time,” says Kuster. In contrast, Ag ...


A fast expansion of rapid-care health services in Spokane

Spokane’s biggest health care providers are adding rapid-care clinics in the Spokane market, well, rapidly. Providence Health Care has opened one such clinic in the Spokane area, called Providence Express Care Clinic, and has plans to open three more ...


Medex Northwest: An assist to the provider gap

Trained as an emergency room technician, Eric Anderies, 28, worked at a Spokane hospital for about three years before deciding to enter a regional physician assistant program. He’s among 31 students now studying in a Spokane classroom through Medex N...


Cancer Care Northwest grows its stem-cell transplant program

Since Spokane Valley-based Cancer Care Northwest opened the first autologous stem cell transplant program here in 2005, it has conducted 271 transplants on patients ranging from 15 to 78 years old. Dr. Hakan Kaya, an oncologist, hematologist, and senior ...


Psychiatric Solutions seeks to fill mental health gaps

In an attempt to fill in what’s believed to be a gap in psychiatric care here, Spokane Valley-based Psychiatric Solutions opened in January with its mission to help patients recently released from psychiatric hospitals transition more effectively back i...


Powering up: Northwest Renewables

General contractor Gavin Tenold and electrician Harlan Heise formed Northwest Renewables LLC in 2016 because they saw solar and backup battery installation as a growing market. Now, the co-owners project the company’s revenue will jump in 2018 to $1.3 ...


Wonder Adaptive Reuse project progresses



Collabra Technology looks to grow following merger

TourFactory, a Spokane company that developed virtual home tours, has merged with Proxio Inc., a global marketing and networking services company based in Santa Clara, Calif. The two have combined to form a new software company known as Collabra Technolo...

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