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Recreational cannabis operation planned for Spokane’s Hillyard neighborhood

In a massive growing room, a variety prized for its many flowers on each stock grows at Phat Panda, the largest cannabis growing operation in Spokane, shown in April 2018. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)
In a massive growing room, a variety prized for its many flowers on each stock grows at Phat Panda, the largest cannabis growing operation in Spokane, shown in April 2018. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

Developers of a large recreational cannabis facility are seeking permission to build a 9,500-square-foot plant in Spokane’s Hillyard neighborhood a couple of blocks from a future interchange with the north-south freeway, according to documents filed with the city.

Called the Cashmere Grow Facility, the $400,000 project at 3807 E. Olympic Ave. would house a cannabis-grow facility and include space for harvesting, packaging and offices. A second phase of the project would build a stand-alone “extraction” center, which would produce derivatives of the product.

The property, which is vacant, was purchased in November 2017 for $179,000 by Cashmere Holdings LLC, according to county property records. The land and project owner is listed as Mehran Khosravi.

Cody Dompier, Dompier Architecture in Spokane, is listed as the project’s contact.

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