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Tuesday, March 26, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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$2.5 million South Hill development to bring 19 townhouses

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 3:35 p.m.

By Nicholas Deshais and Amy Edelen The Spokesman-Review

A $2.5 million townhouse development is coming to Spokane’s South Hill, according to permits issued by the city.

The 35th Avenue Commons, 2727 E. 35th Ave., will have 19 units when complete, spread out among four buildings. Access to the development will be off 35th, as well as from Southeast Boulevard just west of its intersection with Regal Street.

Documents filed with the city show the units being just more than 1,000 square feet in size. Each comes with a garage.

The owner and developer of the project is listed in city permits as SMY LLC, a Spokane-based company headed by John Maloney, who is part of an insurance company, Moloney O’Neill, founded in 1947 by Spokane natives Jack Moloney and Dick O’Neill. The company sold in 2014 to the California-based Alliant Insurance Services Inc.

SMY is acting as the project’s contractor. The architect is Gallery 12 Design, of Spokane, and the engineering was done by Storhaug Engineering, also of Spokane. – N.D.

Able Clean-Up building new office, warehouse

An $800,000 warehouse is being built in Spokane’s Hillyard neighborhood near a planned interchange with the north-south freeway, according to permits issued by the city.

The Able Clean-Up office and warehouse, 5304 N. Myrtle St., is an 11,000-square-foot, pre-engineered metal building that will serve its namesake company, Able Clean-Up Technologies. The company specializes in environmental assessments, vacuum truck excavation work and emergency response. It serves the Inland Northwest, also performs spill cleanups, underground storage tank servicing and chemical disposal.

The project’s general contractor is Pro Builders, of Spokane. The architect is LABAR architecture, and the engineering was done by TD&H Engineering, both of Spokane. – N.D.

Event center in Spokane Valley adding a casino

The Players and Spectators Event Center in Spokane Valley is planning to add a casino.

JD’s Dragon Inc. filed permits with the city to change the existing floor plan on the west side of the building at 12828 E. Sprague Ave. to accommodate a 5,500-square-foot casino.

The Players and Spectators Event Center is also completing minor renovations in the pool table, darts and dining room area.

The casino addition is valued at more than $153,000. The general contractor for the project is Spokane Valley-based Lexington Commercial Inc. South Henry Studios in Spokane Valley is the architect for the project. – A.E.

Reporter Nicholas Deshais may be reached at (509) 459-5440 or

Contact reporter Amy Edelen at (509) 459-5581 or

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