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Here’s the Dirt: GU building sports center

GU building sports center

Gonzaga University has started construction of a $6 million indoor tennis and golf center on three vacant acres at 1220 N. Superior – the east edge of the private school’s north Spokane campus

Construction is expected to take five months.

The 72,000-square-foot structure will include six regulation tennis courts, a golf practice area, locker rooms, a training room and offices.

A second-floor area will provide for a viewing space and restrooms. Gonzaga purchased the property for the project in 2007.

General contractor is Walker Construction, of Spokane; Gonzaga architect Mac McCandless designed the project with assistance from ALSC Architects.

Valley Bruttles shop moving

The Spokane Valley Bruttles Gourmet Candy shop is moving from a store at 101 N. University Road to the Opportunity Plaza shopping center at 12609 E. Sprague Ave.

The Spokane business also operates a shop in downtown Spokane at 828 W. Sprague Ave.

The move is expected within 60 days.

Chris Siemens of Windermere Spokane represented Bruttles. Colin Conway, of Kiemle & Hagood, represented the property owner, Jade Trading Co., of Spokane.

E-cigarette shop to open in Valley

Chance Addison has leased 1,050 square feet in the Spokane Valley to open Wholesale E-liquids To the Public, a retail and wholesale outlet for e-cigarette products.

The store is leasing a suite at 9405 E. Sprague Ave.

Mike King of NAI Black brokered the lease.

Auto sales shop opens

Spokane resident Pete Marks has purchased the former Spokane Auto Sales location at 3011-3017 E. Sprague Ave. He is reopening under the business name PM Auto Sales.

The two lots come to around 24,000 square feet.

He paid $227,600 for the property which had been taken over by Riverbank.

Brokering the deal was Jim Orcutt of NAI Black.