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Jarms movies to new Cheney space, Bruce Greene brings back Bruchi’s

Here's the advance read on the notable new real-estate retail deals going down in Spokane, and Cheney.

Jarms Hardware takes new space

Jarms True Value Hardware is moving to a new location at 6 Cheney-Spokane Road, next to the Trading Company Grocery.

The hardware business has operated at 1720 Second in Cheney for more than 35 years.

The new location will address the store’s need for more space, totaling just over 22,000 square feet.

Expected move-in date is this summer, depending on the sale or lease of the current property, a press release said.

Colin Conway of Kiemle & Hagood will handle the lease or sale of the existing hardware store.

Bruchi’s plans South Hill return

Bruce Greene, founder of the Bruchi’s sandwich shops in Spokane, will reopen a new store at one of his former South Hill sites.

Greene, who started the sandwich retail chain in 1980 in Spokane, will open a new store at 2804 E. 29th.

That address featured a Bruchi’s until it was closed several years ago. The business that took that spot, Gridiron Subs, closed its doors in 2012.

Greene has not set an opening date for the location.

Darren Slackman and Chris Bell represented the landlord, Harlan Douglass, and Greene. Both agents work at NAI Black.

Therm-All moves from Boone to Park Avenue in Spokane Valley

Therm-All’s Spokane Valley production building has relocated to the former Triple R Auction building at 107 N. Park Ave.

Until recently the insulation company operated out of a warehouse at 2902 E. Boone Ave. The new site has roughly 7,600 square feet.

Therm-All provides insulation to steel buildings and commercial customers. It’s been in business in the area since the late 1980s.

Earl Engle of NAI Black and Mark Lucas of Kiemle & Hagood brokered the deal.

Rosa Pizza will open its first Spokane location in four weeks

Rosa Pizza owner Brad Barsness said he plans to open his first Spokane pizza place in four to six weeks.

Barsness has operated two pizza take-out-or-deliver places in Cheney and in Airway Heights.

The first Spokane Rosa Pizza is going into 1,300 square feet at 3422 N. Division. 

Barsness said he's considered getting a Spokane location for a while. “I finally decided to take advantage of it,” he said.

The  new shop will be open daily and employ 15 people, he added.

Don Jamieson represented landlord Harlan Douglass and Brian Anderson represented Barsness. Both work with Spokane's NAI Black agency.

Spokane Realtor Jared Miller buys commercial property east of downtown

Spokane Realtor Jared Miller has purchased a vacant office and storage space at 714 E. Pacific Ave., east of downtown.

Miller said he paid $210,000 to Inland Northwest Bank, which took over the building in a foreclosure. The previous occupant was Northwest Floral Design.

The 5,700-square- foot building includes about 800 square feet of refrigerated storage area, Miller said.
He intends to lease the property through his company, Properties One. Chris Bell of NAI Black represented Inland Northwest Bank in the deal.

Yes, Camping World will sell new and used RVs in Liberty Lake

Today's quick Spokesman-Review story on a Liberty Lake location for Camping World had the basics, but didn't have every key detail.

This post will try to fill in a few blanks.
The Camping World folks today confirmed that the new Liberty Lake location will be a full-service dealership, selling both new and used RVs as well as RV equipment.
Chris Bell of NAI Black was the broker for the seller of the Mastercraft building. 
The buyer and developer, Oppidan Investment, used Marshall Clark of Clark Pacific to represent them in buying the building as well as buying three acres of undeveloped land due west of the Camping World location.
Those three acres will be used as the RV sales lot, plus be the location for an RV repair facility.
Oppidan paid $816,750 for the three acre parcel. 

Camping World will open RV equipment store in Liberty Lake

The former Mastercraft building in Liberty Lake has been acquired for a new Camping World store, according to the company that brokered the deal.

Camping World, based in Bowling Green, Ky., is one of the nation's bigger sellers of RV equipment, camping equipment and RV merchandise. It's taking over the building used by Mastercraft as its main area showroom and dealership for a line of power boats.

The address is 19651 E. Cataldo.

Camping World will lease the 10,800-square foot facility from Oppidan Investment, a Minnesota firm that will be the project developer. Oppidan paid about $1.8 million for the building, said Chris Bell of NAI Black. Bell represented the seller, Wayne Sorensen, in the transaction. 

This will be the first store operated by Camping World in the Spokane-Coeur d'Alene area. The company has more than 75 stores in more than 30 states.

Oppidan is expected to begin tenant improvements later this month.

Ibex Flooring moving to much larger offices in February

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Ibex Flooring will move from its current spot, at 702 N. Helena, to its new offices at 2925 N. Martin.

Owners Ashli and Nathan Myers are buying the 10,000-square-foot building, which roughly doubles the space they have now.

The move is expected to be finished by late February. The company provides commercial flooring, including ceramic tile and carpet.

The purchase was brokered by NAI Blacks’ Chris Bell, representing U.S. Bank, which owned the building, and Dick and Kevin Edwards of Hawkins Edwards, representing the Myers.

Love crepes? A new downtown creperie is calling your name, will open in June

Judie and Ryan Sowards are leasing a downtown Spokane storefront for a new Euro-styled creperie called Beignets, in the Crescent Building, at 707 W. Main.

The mother-son team believes Spokane foodies are ready for a place that full-service business that serves thin, French-inspired crepes and other lunch and dinner items. They plan to open the business in June.

Ryan Sowards said the name is meant to convey atmosphere and variety. Diners will be served fresh beignets — deep-fried pastries — before the entree, he said.

They’re leasing 3,800 square feet at in the back side of the building, directly behind Madeleine’s Cafe. It’s The Sowards are taking the space once used by Cucina, Cucina.

They plan to serve breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Stephen Pohl and Jon Jeffreys represented property owner Red Tail LLC. Chris Bell represented the Sowards. All three work with NAI Bla

The long-awaited Manito Tap House opens on Spokane’s South Hill

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It's taken Patrick McPherson pretty much a full year getting his new business, the Manito Tap House, open.

McPherson, who hails from the Tri-Cities, started the process of converting the former Pear Tree Inn at Manito Shopping Center back in fall of 2010. The Pear Tree was shut down as part of the arrival of Ross Dress for Less — which has plans for an opening later this year.

He just opened the Tap House, at 3011 S. Grand Blvd., two Fridays ago. Due to remodeling delays and city code issues, McPherson simply couldn't move the project along as fast as he'd hoped.

Anyone have photos of the interior to share?  If so, we'll give full credit here on Office Hours blog.

McPherson said the Manito Tap House hours are 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Sunday through Thursday, and 11 to close Friday and Saturday. It's closed on Tuesdays. 

Ross Dress for Less is moving forward, slower than expected

Last year the managers of the South Hill Manito Center said  a new Ross Dress for Less store would open this summer, taking over the large, empty former Gottshalks building.

Now the plan is to open the store before the start of the back-to-school shopping season. Ross is a clothing retailer and wants to take advantage of that buying season.

That plan was slowed down for two reasons. Removal of asbestos took longer than expected, after crews came into the building and began the first stages of demolition.

And the store design process was extended due ongoing discussions between Ross corporate officials and the architecture team, Spokane's Bernardo Wills.

John Bennett, the president of manager Black Realty Management, said the asbestos removal added “maybe just two weeks” more to the conversion timeline.

The design review process was a larger factor in the delay, Bennett said. “They (Ross Stores) are very involved in the design review,” he said.

Vandervert Construction is handling the demolition and preparation of the Ross portion of the building. Bennett said the plan is to hand over the building to Ross by the end of August. An opening date by Ross has not been set, and efforts to get more information from Ross Dress for Less have not succeeded.

Pear Tree Inn site about to be a brew pub, plus other Manito spaces still available

A new restaurant-pub will be going into the space in Manito Shopping Center last used by Pear Tree Inn. The owner of the new pub wants to lie low just a week or so longer; we’ll talk with the owner and provide some of the details within the next 10 days.

Meanwhile, here’s the recap of what’s happening in the center, courtesy of NAI Black broker Colin Conway.

Of course, Ross Dress for Less is taking a large portion of the old Gottschalk’s Building there.

On the main level, the former Red Carpet Travel space, next to the Pear Tree, is available. It has about 1,500 square feet, said Conway.

Also for lease is roughly 12,000 square feet in the upper corner of the Ross building. Conway said he’s working with possible tenants but nothing’s been firmed up.

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