Stories tagged: Development
Sat., 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.
Wed., 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 …
Sun., 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 …
Mon., 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 …
Sat., 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 …
Thu., 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 …
Sat., 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 …
Sun., 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 …
Sat., 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 …
Wed., 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.
Sat., May 21, 2016
The Dirt: New business park under way on Trent near Sullivan
Heavy equipment has started prepping vacant land to develop a business park on Trent Avenue, just east of Sullivan Road.
Thu., May 12, 2016, 6 p.m.
Former Trade Winds motel downtown could become Howard Johnson
A vacant motel that’s become an eyesore at the gateway to downtown Spokane could reopen by the end of the year. Work to remodel the Trade Winds Motor Inn could …
Mon., May 9, 2016, 12:58 p.m.
Downtown Spokane Macy’s bids due Wednesday
Offers to buy the former Macy’s department store building in downtown Spokane are due Wednesday, and two local organizations say they are interested.
Wed., May 4, 2016, 5:43 p.m.
Iconic Christmas display donated by Macy’s to downtown Spokane group
When the downtown Spokane Macy’s closed in March, a big question mark hung above a big empty building and almost an entire city block where the department store stood for …
Sat., April 30, 2016, 5:23 p.m.
The Dirt: Medical office building going up in Kendall Yards
A $4.5 million project now underway will build a three-story medical office building in Kendall Yards.
Fri., April 29, 2016, 6 p.m.
After years of delays downtown developer plans to build condo tower
A stalled and once controversial condominium building project is back on track, due to an improved economy and a perceived desire for “luxury high rise” living units in downtown Spokane. …
Sat., April 23, 2016, 5:07 p.m.
The Dirt: Nicks Handmade Boots moving into old Display House on East Sprague
Nicks Handmade Boots, a Spokane company since 1964, plans to move in May into a renovated building at 6510 E. Sprague, formerly The Display House.
Thu., April 21, 2016, 7 p.m.
West Plains homeowner caught in the middle of land fight involving airport, Fairchild
Appellate judges this month once again stymied a developer’s plans to add to existing apartments near Spokane International Airport that were built due to a hiccup in Spokane County zoning …
Sun., April 17, 2016, 4 a.m.
Spokane annexes land on South Hill, but lawsuit threatened
Spokane grew by 37 acres last week, to the chagrin of a local and well-known pie purveyor. The Spokane City Council approved the annexation on the city’s southeast border, giving …
Sat., April 9, 2016, 3:20 p.m.
The Dirt: ‘Heritage’ Denny’s under construction in north Spokane
Construction starts this month on a Denny’s restaurant in north Spokane that will have a new design scheme with wood tones and earthy textures.
Sat., March 26, 2016, 3:27 p.m.
New Red Lion opens atop Sunset Hill
After a nine-month renovation, the former Spokane House Hotel atop Sunset Hill has opened as Red Lion Inn & Suites Spokane.
Mon., March 21, 2016, 6:54 p.m.
Black Rock golf club members lose suit over membership fees
Former members of a luxury golf club on Lake Coeur d’Alene have lost a class-action lawsuit seeking millions of dollars in membership refunds after the club was surrendered to a …
Sat., March 19, 2016, 2 p.m.
The Dirt: Commercial real estate deals unfold in Spokane Valley
Spokane business M3K LLC has purchased the Opportunity Shopping Center, at 12025 and 12109 E. Sprague Ave., for $5.3 million. It’s an investment purchase for M3K owner Fred Lopez, who …
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 6 a.m.
The Dirt: Global Credit Union buys Freeway Plaza building for headquarters
Global Credit Union has purchased the five-story Freeway Plaza in the west end of downtown Spokane for its future headquarters.
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 5:09 p.m.
Indian Trail development moving forward
The developer of a controversial Indian Trail neighborhood project will no longer seek a change in land-use laws, a move that would have allowed the construction of up to 400 …
Tue., Jan. 19, 2016, 12:58 p.m.
Shawn Vestal: Two visions of Ridpath’s future still battling to take control of shuttered hotel
It is only natural that the long, strange trip that has unfolded over the past several years at the Ridpath Hotel would continue to get longer and stranger. Two potential …
Wed., Dec. 30, 2015
Woman’s Club of Spokane to be renovated, refurbished
The Woman’s Club of Spokane will receive a much-needed overhaul with two grants totaling $315,000
Wed., Dec. 23, 2015, 3:42 p.m.
Larry H. Miller dealership scales back Spokane expansion plans
The plans for a sprawling, six-block downtown Spokane auto campus were scaled back this week, as the Spokane City Council rejected a request from the Larry H. Miller auto dealership …
Thu., Dec. 17, 2015, 10:29 p.m.
City board questions features of new Coeur d’Alene Resort tower
A proposed new hotel wing at the Coeur d’Alene Resort would blend in better with the existing hotel and convention center if the flat roofline had more variation, members of …
Sat., Nov. 28, 2015, 1:15 p.m.
The Dirt: Newtech Skills Center gets $9 million upgrade
Another phase of construction at Newtech Skills Center is scheduled to start next week to modernize the facility’s original structure. Newtech, 4141 N. Regal, offers career and technical training for …