August 17, 2014 in Business

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Grocery Outlet plans new store

Grocery Outlet will open another Spokane Valley supermarket in late September at 12115 E. Sprague Ave.

Grocery Outlet has three other locations in Spokane and one in Coeur d’Alene; all are operated by area owners, who buy the business and comply with company guidelines.

The new Valley location will fill about 22,000 square feet in a building formerly occupied by a Rite Aid, said Marketing Vice President Melissa Porter.

Mexican eatery relocates

Hacienda Las Flores is relocating from 510 S. Freya Ave. to 1801 W. Sunset Blvd., last used by Sunset Junction bar.  

Owners Jorge and Adriana Hernandez plan to open Sept. 1.

It will be the first sit-down Mexican restaurant in the Browne’s Addition neighborhood, said Brian Anderson, of NAI Black, who brokered the deal.

Planet Turf leases warehouse

Planet Turf, a Spokane-based wholesale fertilizer and landscaping supply distributor, has relocated to a warehouse at 3030 E. Mission Ave. It’s leasing a 5,230-square-foot building near Spokane Community College.

Company President Jim Connolly said he’s leasing from property owner Jim Orcutt. Planet Turf has relied on contracted warehousing services but needs a larger space, Connolly said.

The company sells most of its products to regional golf courses, Connolly said. His background includes more than a dozen years working as an agronomist for the U.S. Golf Association.

Chrome Fitness opens new center

Owner Brooke Holloman is opening a second Chrome Personal Training Centre, in Lincoln Heights Shopping Center.

She’s taking over about 4,600 square feet, formerly used by Ditto’s Print and Copy Center, at 2727 S. Mount Vernon St., Suite 4.

The training center and gym will be open six days a week. Holloman’s other center is on Foothills Drive near Division Street.

Brian Anderson of NAI Black helped arrange the lease.


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