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The Dirt: OB unit work begins at Valley Hospital

A $1.8 million renovation project is starting at Valley Hospital to update its obstetrics unit.

The project involves replacement of all equipment as well as upgrades to OB patient rooms. Associated Construction Inc., of Spokane, is the contractor updating about 9,500 square feet for the unit. The work is expected to be done in about six months.

Valley Hospital, at 12606 E. Mission Ave., is part of the Rockwood Health System.

Garageland lease

Garageland, a record store that also will carry vintage items, recently leased retail space at 230 W. Riverside Ave. in downtown Spokane.

A remodel of the 3,300-square-foot space started in early June for an opening later this summer. The store primarily will sell vinyl records. From an onsite kitchen and bar, the business plans eventually to offer food, beer and wine.

The space previously was occupied by a nightclub, said JJ Wandler, Garageland co-owner with Shawn Cox. Wandler is doing the renovation work.

Dallas Lightner of Black Commercial Inc. brokered the transaction.

Crosspointe Plaza

A multitenant retail strip is under construction as a third phase of the Crosspointe Plaza along Highway 2 in Airway Heights.

The estimated project value for this phase is $1.1 million.

Vandervert Construction is building the 12,000-square-foot, seven-unit retail strip between a Jack in the Box restaurant and an O’Reilly Auto Parts store. The third-phase retail section is part of the same complex at 10510 W. Sunset Highway that’s anchored by a Wal-Mart.

Pac-4 Coatings

Pac-4 Coatings & Waterproofing LLC recently bought a property at 4604 E. First Ave. in Spokane Valley.

The sale included a 2,400-square-foot structure and just over a quarter-acre of land. Dennis Bertrand of Spokane was listed as the seller. Ryan Towner of NAI Black brokered the transaction.

JD Installations

JD Installations has opened a retail television services outlet at 190 E. Neider Ave. in Coeur d’Alene. The store is an independent retailer for Dish Network, DIRECTV, dishNET, HughesNet and CenturyLink.

JD Installations offers sales, next-day installation and service for both residential and commercial satellite TV, Internet and security systems.

Post Falls residents Jason LeRoy and Don Buss opened the store June 15.

Treva Lind

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