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Friday, September 20, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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The Dirt: De Leon Foods leases Spokane Valley site

De Leon Foods, known for its north Spokane Mexican deli and grocery store, has leased space in Spokane Valley to open another outlet.

De Leon Foods will expand into about 17,000 square feet of space at 15530 E. Sprague Ave., near Sullivan Road. The new store is expected to open this summer after preparing the space, which was formerly occupied by a Hancock Fabrics, which moved to 15735 E. Broadway Ave. De Leon Foods’ main operations are at 102 E. Francis Ave.

Jim Quigley and Tim Kestell of Kiemle & Hagood represented the lessor Hesco Properties, while Steve Peterson of Coldwell Banker/Tomlinson assisted De Leon Foods.

Airport office project underway

A $2.1 million project is underway to build a parking operations facility at Spokane International Airport.

The 3,800-square-foot structure will provide an office building for employees of the airport’s parking operations. The space will include an employee area, conference room and shop.

Graham Construction & Management began construction work in May.

Work begins on new CHAS clinic

CHAS Health has started a $1.3 million project for a new clinic at 15812 E. Indiana Ave., east of Sullivan Road. Bouten Construction is renovating 12,000 square feet of space for the clinic, expected to open Sept. 1.

CHAS plans to move its Spokane Valley primary care clinic and pharmacy, now at 924 S. Pines Road, to the newly purchased $4.2 million building on Indiana.

CHAS also expects to open an urgent care center by late fall at another Spokane Valley location, 1512 N. Vercler Road, in a building the organization bought for $2.3 million. CHAS plans on renovating 5,000 square feet for the urgent care space. It’s located near Valley Hospital.

Playfair park plans new warehouse

Playfair Commerce Park LLC plans to build a 63,750-square-foot warehouse shell as part of a new industrial complex. Based on plans under review with the city of Spokane, Divcon Inc. would construct the $5.4 million project, titled Playfair 4, at 2610 E. Ferry Ave.

Formerly Playfair Race Course, the site is located in Spokane’s East Central Neighborhood area. In 2009, the city sold 48 acres to SCAFCO for $2.1 million. Playfair Commerce is now a master-planned area, with about 32 acres still available, its website said. Mark Lucas of Kiemle & Hagood is the listing agent.

Treva Lind

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