Stories tagged: development
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018
With less than 10 percent of Spokane County designated public land, our region’s backdrop is at risk
Flip through any promotional material selling the Spokane lifestyle and one theme quickly emerges. Easy access to nature. As permanent, as baked into our civic being as that backdrop may …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 27, 2018
Spokane County commissioners on Tuesday approved two amendments to the county’s comprehensive plan for property near Whitworth University, one of which has been somewhat controversial among neighbors. Developer Harley Douglass …
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018
A proposed development of 236 homes and 38,000 square feet of office, retail and commercial space on Spokane’s South Hill faces a deadline this week as it seeks approval from …
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018
Painted Hills developers propose dumping 330,000 cubic yards of dirt for Spokane Valley housing project
Developers may dump 330,000 cubic yards of dirt atop the old Painted Hills Golf Course in Spokane Valley as part of a plan to bring the site above the floodplain …
Sat., Nov. 3, 2018
Three companies renovating the Otis Hotel in downtown Spokane have been cited for violating state health and safety rules, receiving fines that total nearly $140,000, the first round of financial …
Mon., Oct. 1, 2018
Home buyers and builders gathered toured 30 newly built homes Sunday in the 14th annual Fall Festival of Homes Show.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 26, 2018
Spokane County Commissioners postponed a decision for two zoning changes that could bring new development to Whitworth University as well as a neighborhood north of Five Mile Prairie.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018
The Vistas at Belleaire, a proposed 226 lot development in south Spokane Valley, is moving forward despite concerns from residents about increased traffic in the neighborhood.
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018
Sun Dance Golf Course, a staple of the Nine Mile Falls community for more than 55 years, announced it will shutter Sept. 30 to make way for something new – …
Sun., July 29, 2018
Tony Lee, who had been SEL’s chief manufacturing officer, is now chief research and development officer, according to a news release from SEL.
Sun., July 15, 2018
An army of machines is moving large quantities of dirt at the site of what’s called the Project Rose Fulfillment Center.
Sat., July 14, 2018
Banner Bank is planning a commercial mixed-use development on the northeast corner of Argonne Road and Sprague Avenue in Spokane Valley.
UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018
City lawmakers say their hands are tied by local and state regulations that limit where they can extend water service. Ginny Beadle’s application was denied, despite part of her land …
Sun., July 8, 2018
Amid the threat of legal action and opposition from neighbors, the Spokane City Council will consider three applications Monday to receive city water in areas beyond municipal borders and areas …
Sat., July 7, 2018
A proposal to develop 25 acres of vacant land on Spokane’s South Hill – land that neighbors used as a defacto park for decades – is moving forward, and officials …
UPDATED: Mon., June 25, 2018
The Spokane City Council voted unanimously Monday night to offer an exemption from parking space requirements for some apartment complexes within city limits. The plan was pitched as a way …
Sun., June 24, 2018
As West Coast cities grapple with rising homelessness, the storied southwest corner of Third Avenue and Adams Street is about to change once again, this time into a four-story building …
UPDATED: Sat., June 23, 2018
A development in the Indian Trail neighborhood that caused heartburn among elected officials and neighbors more than two years ago was issued building permits last week.
Fri., June 22, 2018
Restoration work on the Otis Hotel has started again, following a three-month construction delay while state inspectors investigated complaints that cancer-causing asbestos had not been appropriately handled and removed from …
Fri., May 25, 2018
Initial plans for a $65 million, 31-story high-rise at the entrance to the University District in downtown Spokane have been filed with the city.
UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018
Before Spokane Mayor Dave Condon cut the ribbon Saturday to signal the reopening of the revamped Looff Carousel, hundreds of post-Junior Lilac Parade patrons strolling through Riverfront Park were given …
UPDATED: Mon., May 14, 2018
The scramble to fill the vacant lots in Spokane’s South Perry District continues, with a three-story, 15-unit apartment complex coming to South Scott Street.
Sun., May 6, 2018
A 112,000-square-foot warehouse is being built in the Spokane Valley near the Spokane Business and Industrial Park on Sullivan Road.
Sun., May 6, 2018
The Dirt: East Sprague retail and apartment complex planned near new University District Gateway Bridge
A $1.4 million mixed-use project is in the works at the south landing of the University District Gateway Bridge on East Sprague Avenue.
Sun., May 6, 2018
People are moving into the Cooper-George Apartments just south of downtown Spokane following a multimillion-dollar renovation to the mid century high-rise.
UPDATED: Mon., April 30, 2018
Residents, Bergman family express frustration at housing plan on former Bergman Tree Farm in Spokane Valley
The former site of Bergman’s Christmas Tree Farm – a popular Spokane Valley holiday destination for more than 30 years – could soon be developed into multiple town homes and …
UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018
The deepest pockets and most influential developers in downtown Spokane gave the city’s Plan Commission the hard sell: Lift restrictions on building heights and let the “free market” do its …
Sat., March 31, 2018
What do a psychiatrist turned med school leader, rural American architecture professors, and a Chinese scholar from the walled mega-city of Xi’an have in common with a Spokane urban infill …
UPDATED: Tue., March 20, 2018
Spokane County officials are preparing to sell a 41-acre property in the Wandermere area that has fallen out of use. The developer with the winning bid will be expected to …
Tue., March 20, 2018
A developer is planning apartments and commercial development in Spokane Valley that has collected opposition from neighbors in the Ponderosa area.