Stories tagged: Development
SUNDAY, FEB. 19, 2017
The Dirt: Land acquired next to Northern Quest Resort allows for future expansion
The Kalispel Tribal Economic Authority has new elbow room in Airway Heights — 22.6 acres of vacant land — purchased late last year and adjacent to the north side of …
SUNDAY, FEB. 12, 2017
The Dirt: Downtown Coeur d’Alene could get boutique hotel
New owners plan to transform a downtown Coeur d’Alene building, and they’ve submitted a preliminary proposal for a hotel.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, FEB. 3, 2017, 5:06 P.M.
Works begins on Riverfront Park ice ribbon, SkyRide building
Site work is underway to build Riverfront Park’s new ice ribbon and SkyRide facility, which also will provide rink support services. Just over a week ago, Contractors Northwest crews began …
SUNDAY, JAN. 29, 2017, 7 A.M.
Willamette Valley Bank opens home loan center in downtown Spokane
A Willamette Valley Bank home loan center has opened in downtown Spokane, as the financial institution’s first entry into the Eastern Washington market.
SUNDAY, JAN. 22, 2017
New South Hill retail center to include regional grocery store
Developers plan this year to start on a South Hill retail center to include a regional grocery store along South Regal Street.
SUNDAY, JAN. 15, 2017
The Dirt: Work to begin on low-income apartment complex near Spokane Falls Community College
The first phase of a big affordable housing project is cleared for construction just east of Spokane Falls Community College.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2017, 8:16 P.M.
Developer Douglass appeals Spokane City Council’s denial of Indian Trail apartment complex
Harley Douglass has appealed the City Council’s universal rejection of his plans to build 750 housing units on 50 acres of property in the North Indian Trail neighborhood, citing disobeyance …
TUESDAY, DEC. 20, 2016, 5:15 P.M.
Siblings battle in court over fate of forested ‘piece of heaven’ on Lake Pend Oreille
Lakefront development pits siblings against each other in Lake Pend Oreille dispute.
FRIDAY, NOV. 11, 2016, 2:38 P.M.
Developer planning to appeal Spokane City Council’s decision to nix North Indian Trail apartment project
A 750-unit apartment complex near the Sundance Plaza shopping center was axed earlier this week by the City Council, which cited concerns about traffic safety brought forward by neighbors. But …
FRIDAY, 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 …
FRIDAY, OCT. 21, 2016, 10 A.M.
Sue Lani Madsen: Hirst Decision on well-drilling effectively blocks development throughout the state
The Washington Supreme Court’s Hirst Decision on well-drilling “effectively blocked development throughout the state,” Sue Lani Madsen says.
TUESDAY, OCT. 18, 2016, 3:36 P.M.
Cowles Co. receives tax break for Chronicle Building apartments
The Spokane City Council voted unanimously this week to provide the Cowles Co. an eight-year subsidy for apartments being built in the Spokane Chronicle Building. The multifamily property tax exemption …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5, 2016, 5:27 P.M.
Planning commission recommends rejection of Indian Trail apartment project
Spokane’s planning commission has recommended against a rezone that would allow Harley Douglass to build hundreds of apartments in the Indian Trail Neighborhood, but the final say rests with the …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 16, 2016, 6:05 P.M.
Spokane’s old Wonder Bread bakery sold, new buyers mulling future use
A historic brick bakery that occupies most of a city block near the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena has been sold but its new use hasn’t been decided.
SATURDAY, AUG. 27, 2016, 3:15 P.M.
The Dirt: Goodwill building large center in Post Falls
Goodwill Industries of the Inland Northwest is building a Post Falls facility for a thrift store and services. It will replace smaller quarters in that city. Baker Construction & Development …
SATURDAY, AUG. 13, 2016
The Dirt: New Quilting Bee store to resemble barn
The Quilting Bee, a Spokane Valley business that offers quilting supplies and lessons, is building a $1 million retail structure designed to look like a country barn.
SATURDAY, AUG. 6, 2016, 4:07 P.M.
The Dirt: Goodwill and Planet Fitness move into former Albertsons
Planet Fitness and a Goodwill thrift store will fill remodeled space in a former Albertsons in Spokane’s Emerson-Garfield neighborhood.
SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2016, 6:30 P.M.
The Dirt: Gonzaga building space for alumni services
A $950,000 Gonzaga University project will create central space along Hamilton Street for its alumni and development services. Vandervert Construction started an interior remodel this month, in the east side …
TUESDAY, JULY 5, 2016, 1:10 P.M.
New Kendall Yards grocery store won’t be part of chain
A new grocery expected to open early next year just north of the Monroe Street Bridge will not be affiliated with a chain. The store, which will be on the …
MONDAY, JULY 4, 2016, 4:29 P.M.
Kendall Yards plans grocery store adjacent to downtown Spokane
Kendall Yards is planning to build a grocery store just north of the Monroe Street Bridge. Developers filed an application with the City of Spokane last week to build the …
SATURDAY, JULY 2, 2016, 5:33 P.M.
The Dirt: Fred Meyer in Valley ready for remodel
A $9 million remodel is slated for the Fred Meyer store in Spokane Valley.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2016, 11:44 A.M.
Doug Clark: Spokane’s trendiest spots share one thing – Mark Camp
I’m an hour into my trek through the historic “Washington Cracker Co.” building, 304 W. Pacific Ave., and it appears my impish tour guide has saved the funhouse part like …
SUNDAY, JUNE 26, 2016
The Dirt: Former Itronix building sells for $10.5 million, Providence to open Lincoln Heights clinic
A Denver-based investment group paid $10.5 million to buy the former General Dynamics Itronix building in Spokane Valley. Under the June 17 transaction, three tenants will remain. Mirabeau Properties LLC …
MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2016, 9:06 P.M.
Spokane County, neighborhood groups sign sweeping settlement in land-use disputes
Spokane County agreed it will not expand the area where urban growth can occur for at least nine years without meeting certain benchmarks, while controversial boundaries drawn in 2013 will …
SATURDAY, JUNE 18, 2016, 2:25 P.M.
The Dirt: Tainio building plant near I-90
Tainio Technology & Technique, a Spokane-area agriculture business, has launched a project to build its new headquarters and manufacturing facility near Interstate 90 and West Thorpe Road. Located at 4814 …
THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2016, 11:10 A.M.
Cowles Co. buying downtown Macy’s building
The company that owns River Park Square has won the bidding to the recently closed Macy’s in downtown Spokane. The announcement was made today by Centennial Properties, a subsidiary of …
SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2016, 2:30 P.M.
The Dirt: More remodeling scheduled for Red Lion in downtown Spokane
A nearly $2 million project will update the Red Lion Hotel at the Park. Baker Construction & Development has started that remodeling work, at 303 W. North River Dr., to …
SUNDAY, MAY 29, 2016, 4 A.M.
South Hill developer beats clock, apparently will get drive-thrus
Developer Cyrus Vaughn, who plans to build a nine-acre shopping center at the corner of Regal Street and 53rd Avenue, opted to push forward with planning in Spokane County ahead …
SATURDAY, MAY 28, 2016, 2:30 P.M.
The Dirt: North Idaho College to build $6.5 million fitness center
North Idaho College plans to start a $6.5 million project later in June to build a fitness center. The 30,000-square-foot center, to be located at College Drive and West River …
WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2016, 10:03 P.M.
Indian Trail residents pan proposed apartment complex
Hundreds of people gathered in a North Spokane church Wednesday evening to vent their frustration with the increased traffic associated with a proposed new apartment complex on Indian Trail Road.