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Stories tagged: construction

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 9, 2019, 12:58 p.m.

Self Storage of Spokane opening new location in Hillyard

Self Storage of Spokane is opening a new storage center in Hillyard later this month, marking the company’s third location in the region.

Foursquare to convert warehouses to church in Airway Heights

The Foursquare Church has filed a proposal with the city of Airway Heights to convert two warehouse buildings into a new church.

Plans filed for development with apartments, retail on Flora Road

A mixed-use apartment and retail development could be coming to Spokane Valley.

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 2, 2019, 2:58 p.m.

Ethiopian restaurant plans to open within the next year in Spokane Valley

Property owner Cristin Argaw filed a preliminary application with the city to build Kaffa Ethiopian Cafe at 19017 E. Appleway Ave.

Getting There: Country Homes was a ‘route through empty fields,’ now it’s major thoroughfare being repaired

Five weeks of construction begins today on Country Homes, a boulevard born from legislation and condemnation.

MultiCare Health System planning new medical office building in Spokane Valley

Tacoma-based MultiCare Health System is planning to build a new medical office building adjacent to its existing hospital in Spokane Valley.

UPDATED: Sun., July 28, 2019, 6:26 p.m.

Walmart in Spokane Valley completes store remodel

Walmart Inc. recently completed a remodel project to transform one of its Spokane Valley stores.

UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019, 6:59 p.m.

Moscow, Idaho-based Emsi to build new company headquarters

Moscow, Idaho-based Emsi, a labor market analytics firm, is expanding with plans to build a new, 70,000-square-foot company headquarters that will house more than 500 employees.

UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019, 5:19 p.m.

Kenworth Sales Co. building $15 million facility on the West Plains

Salt Lake City-based Kenworth Sales Co. plans to build a $15 million sales and service facility on the West Plains. Kenworth Sales Co. filed plans with Spokane County to build …

New apartment complex planned near Pinecroft Business Park

Hayden-based White Water Creek Inc. is planning to build a new apartment complex west of Mirabeau Park in Spokane Valley.

UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019, 6:57 a.m.

AutoNation planning new car dealership and showroom in Spokane Valley

Florida-based AutoNation is planning to transform a vacant building in Spokane Valley into a new car dealership.

Contractor association: Spokane region third fastest growing construction job market in the country

The Spokane region added 2,600 jobs from May 2018 to May 2019 – an 18% increase –the third-largest percentage gain in construction jobs among metropolitan areas nationwide, according to a …

U.S. construction spending falls 0.8% in May

Spending on U.S. construction projects fell in May, the first drop in six months, as home building fell for a fifth straight month.

UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 11:33 a.m.

Anytime Fitness plans to open a second gym in Spokane Valley

Anytime Fitness is planning to open a second gym in Spokane Valley.

UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 11:19 a.m.

Krueger Sheet Metal has plans to build manufacturing facility, warehouse in Spokane Valley

Krueger Sheet Metal is planning to build a manufacturing facility and warehouse in Spokane Valley.

Wm. Winkler Co. to build new concrete manufacturing facility in Newman Lake

Wm. Winkler Co. is building a concrete manufacturing facility south of its main office in Newman Lake.

UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 7:27 p.m.

Spokane County closes Euclid Road bridge in Airway Heights

Spokane County closed the Euclid Road bridge in Airway Heights because of a critical failure in its supporting structure.

Vaquero’s Mexican Restaurant and Taqueria opening mid-July in Spokane Valley

The owner of Rancho Viejo Mexican Restaurant is opening a new establishment, Vaquero’s Mexican Restaurant and Taqueria in Spokane Valley. Jose Rodriguez is renovating a 6,900-square-foot space at 16208 E. …

Then and Now: The Davenport Hotel

Twenty-year-old Llewelllyn “Louis” Marks Davenport arrived in Spokane in March of 1889 and helped manage his uncle’s restaurant. When most of the town burned down later that year, Davenport opened …

River City Pizza to open second location in Spokane Valley

River City Pizza, an Otis Orchards staple with plenty of loyal customers, is opening a second restaurant in the Spokane Valley.

Spokane Valley Fire Station 8 getting facelift, expansion to fit tiller truck

A remodeling construction project of the Spokane Valley Fire Department’s Station 8 began in April and is scheduled to be completed in four months, according to the department’s website.

Spokane County’s unemployment rate drops to 5.6% in April

Spokane County’s unemployment rate dropped to 5.6% in April, driven mostly by a boost in construction jobs.

UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 4:26 p.m.

U.S. home construction climbed 5.7% in April

U.S. home construction rose in April, led by an uptick in single-family homes.

The Dirt: Work on fire-damaged parking garage near Sacred hospital slated to start in fall

Demolition and reconstruction work will begin six months after a parking garage near Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center was severely damaged by a fire, according to permits issued by the …

UPDATED: Fri., May 10, 2019, 7:08 p.m.

Spokane Falls Boulevard to reopen Tuesday

Two years and two months after the city closed Spokane Falls Boulevard between Lincoln Street and Main Avenue, it’s reopening the major downtown road again.

UPDATED: Fri., May 10, 2019, 4:47 p.m.

Avista plans $1 million parking lot for Catalyst Building

A million-dollar parking lot will be built on East Sprague Avenue, part of Avista Corp.’s work at the south landing of the University District Gateway Bridge, according to city permits.

Multitenant development planned on Barker Road in Spokane Valley

The owner of Liberty Lake Athletic Club has purchased 3 acres of land in Spokane Valley to build a multitenant development.

UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019, 11:54 a.m.

Tacos El Cabron to open brick-and-mortar restaurant in Spokane Valley

Tacos El Cabron is planning to open a brick-and-mortar restaurant in Spokane Valley.

The Dirt: Third Avenue McDonald’s set for renovation

The McDonald’s on Third Avenue in downtown Spokane is planning a major renovation, according to permits issued by the city.

Wake Up Call to expand into Idaho market with Coeur d’Alene coffee shop

Spokane-based Wake Up Call is expanding into the Idaho market with a new coffee shop in Coeur d’Alene.