Stories tagged: apartments
Wed., Aug. 2, 2017
Compassionate acts restore faith in humanity
If the measure of a society is how it treats the least among us, there are some hopeful signs close to home.
Wed., July 19, 2017, 6 a.m.
High-end apartments ready in South Perry
A rising neighborhood in East Central get a new complex, but Spokane in general struggles with a tight market for rentals.
UPDATED: Sun., June 25, 2017, 4:48 p.m.
U.K.: All samples from high-rise towers fail fire safety tests
Britain’s government urged local officials across the country Sunday to urgently submit samples of tower block cladding after tests found that all samples tested so far have failed fire safety …
Wed., April 12, 2017
Browne’s Addition residents given construction reprieve to apply for historic designation
The Spokane City Council’s unanimous action Monday to halt demolition permits in the historic Browne’s Addition neighborhood for six months gives residents time to apply for city designation as a …
Tue., March 28, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
WSU considers selling land to build ‘village’ of housing, shopping developments on Pullman campus
Washington State University is working with a private developer to build a “village” of apartments, condos, townhouses, retail stores and dining options on the Pullman campus just west of the …
UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017, 6:42 p.m.
Next phase of Kendall Yards features apartments, parking and office space on bluff overlooking Spokane River
A mixed-use development with apartments, shops, office space and parking is next big project planned for Kendall Yards.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 6:10 p.m.
Spokane vacation rental company Stay Alfred looks to go big
A Spokane startup that has carved out a niche in travel lodging is embarking on an ambitious growth plan with an infusion of $15 million in venture capital.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 10:23 p.m.
Demand for urban living creates hot market for downtown Spokane apartments
Downtown Spokane has become one the region’s hottest apartment markets, with vacancy rates hovering around 2 percent. Following national trends, much of the demand is coming from empty nesters and …
Sun., Jan. 1, 2017, 9 p.m.
Seattle’s record apartment boom is ready to explode; what it means for rents
The apartment boom in Seattle has already reached historic heights – more units opened in each of the past four years than ever before. Now, the real boom is about …
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016, 1:50 p.m.
City Council to hear testimony on controversial Indian Trail apartments Monday
After the city’s Plan Commission voted 4 to 3 to reject a 750-unit apartment complex proposed by developer Harley Douglass in the Indian Trail neighborhood last month, the City Council …
Fri., Oct. 7, 2016, 6:35 a.m.
Catholic Charities is in the middle of an ambitious building blitz designed to end chronic homelessness in the region
Catholic Charities is in the middle of an ambitious building blitz aimed at ending chronic street homelessness in Spokane by 2020.
Thu., June 2, 2016, 8 p.m.
Spokane Chronicle building upper floors to become apartments
The offices of Spokane’s defunct afternoon newspaper soon will be renovated into apartments, the company that owns the building announced this week.
Tue., May 24, 2016, 7 a.m.
Millennials skipping renters insurance, survey says
Millennials rent, but they aren’t so keen on renters insurance.
Sun., Sept. 13, 2015
Years-old assault charge still haunts young father
Steven Terrasas has played by the rules for the past seven years. He’s been a model citizen, a hardworking student and a devoted husband and father. Yet a punch he …
Wed., June 17, 2015, 1:28 p.m.
Investigators: “Smoking materials” to blame for high-rise apartment fire
Fire investigators believe “smoking materials” are to blame for Tuesday’s blaze in a high-rise apartment building on West Spokane Falls Boulevard.
Fri., Feb. 13, 2015
An apartment building boom in Kootenai County
Apartment buildings are popping up like early-spring bulbs across the Coeur d’Alene-Post Falls landscape as builders feed strong demand for rental housing, particularly affordable units for students, seniors and low-income …
Sun., Nov. 30, 2014
Imprisoned rapist a ‘slumlord,’ but tenants have few options
The stove in their apartment hasn’t worked since they moved in a couple of months ago, so Dusty Kayser and Scott Simpson eat their meals from a can. They don’t …
Sun., June 15, 2014
Proposal would ease downtown utility bill disparity
Developer Ron Wells has a waiting list of nearly 200 people wanting affordable apartments in downtown Spokane. “There’s another 50 to 60 that couldn’t wait around and had to find …
Mon., Oct. 21, 2013
Spokane-area apartment market favors renters
While Spokane’s economy slowly gains steam, one group that’s coming out ahead, so far anyway, is apartment renters. Renters across the Spokane region are finding they have plenty of apartments …
Mon., Sept. 24, 2012, 12:05 p.m.
SF could OK 220-square-foot apartments
SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco may soon give new meaning to the word “downsizing.” Supervisors are set to vote on Tuesday on a proposed change to the city’s building code …
Wed., June 6, 2012, 6:43 a.m.
Four treated for smoke inhalation after Hillyard fire
SPOKANE — Four residents were treated for smoke inhalation after an “aggressive, violent fire” that destroyed a Hillyard apartment building.
Thu., Nov. 11, 2010
Real estate forecast dim locally and nationally
Real estate values may be nearing or at the bottom, but recovery to pre-recession prices is years away, national and local industry officials said in Coeur d’Alene Wednesday. Job losses, …
Wed., Dec. 23, 2009
Three feared dead in fire
Three people are missing and presumed dead after an early morning apartment fire Tuesday in the historic Curlew School building, authorities said. Two of the missing may be children, confirmed …
Sat., Oct. 17, 2009
No-cost deal seeks low-income homes
Developers would be allowed to exceed density limits under a proposal to increase low-income housing in Spokane Valley. The plan is proposed by the city planning staff in cooperation with …
Fri., Oct. 2, 2009
Modern apartment units rising in Peaceful Valley
Spokane architect Chris Olson wasn’t afraid to try something different with his first residential apartment building. A principal with the Spokane firm nystrom olson collins, he’s a month from finishing …
Mon., July 20, 2009, 7:19 p.m.
Property managers’ actions spark lawsuit, criminal probe
The property managers for three Spokane apartment houses are accused in a civil lawsuit of accepting rent payments in cash and pocketing part of the proceeds. The matter has sparked …
Wed., Aug. 27, 2008
Condo sales take a hit
When business owner Jim Hanley and his family purchased an old, three-story brick building downtown a couple years ago, they foresaw creating seven upscale condominiums. Part of that vision came …