Stories tagged: development
Wed., March 7, 2018
A proposal to build hundreds of homes mixed with new businesses near the busy South Hill corner of 29th Avenue and Southeast Boulevard has drawn the ire of neighbors even …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 18, 2018
A group called Vanishing Boise has attempted to quantify what has been lost here in recent years, as new residents pour in, construction cranes soar over the skyline, and roads …
Fri., Feb. 16, 2018
A proposal to build 240 new homes on undeveloped land in a rural corner of the city of Spokane is making its way through City Hall and raising fears of …
Mon., Feb. 12, 2018
Browne’s Addition poised to seek historic property protection after Spokane City Council passes new laws
The Spokane City Council voted 6 to 1 Monday night to allow residents to band together to require extra review of any planned development replacing historically significant buildings. Residents of …
Sun., Feb. 11, 2018
The proposal would allow neighbors to band together to form local historic preservation districts. Any development within those districts would require extra scruting before demolition or building could occur. City …
Thu., Feb. 1, 2018
Legislative changes passed this week are intended to promote infill development in areas all over the city by increasing the density allowed in certain areas and speeding up the process …
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018
South Spokane Valley residents will soon see a mix of new retail businesses and a restaurant brought forth by a proposed multi-building development off Dishman Mica Road.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018
At 11th and Perry, an old building that’s become an eyesore will be turned into a cafe as Spokane’s new rules bolster commercial projects in neighborhoods.
Sun., Jan. 21, 2018
Permits for the demolition of the Imax building and the roof over the ice rink were reissued last week by the city of Spokane, signaling that work on the redevelopment …
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018
Permits for a 20-unit, $1.6 million apartment complex in Coeur d’Alene were issued last week, according to city permit data.
Sun., Jan. 7, 2018
The former Macy’s building in downtown Spokane will have 114 apartment units by the end of the summer, according to Doug Yost, director of real estate investment for Centennial Properties.
Sat., Jan. 6, 2018
Ten parcels are going out for bid in the desirable and historic Fort Grounds neighborhood in Coeur d’Alene following the demolition of dilapidated houses on site.
Sat., Dec. 30, 2017
In the past four decades, Ron Wells has saved dozens of buildings from the wrecking ball, and rehabilitated them for every purpose: living, dining, playing and working.
Wed., Dec. 27, 2017
Plans are in the works to renovate the Umpqua Bank building downtown at the corner of Riverside and Wall into a modern food hall with mulitple restaurants.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 26, 2017
Three derelict110-year-old homes are being demolished to make way for a nine-unit complex of “higher-end” apartments on a nationally recognized historic street on Spokane’s South Hill.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 11, 2017
After abandoning plans to build a climbing wall on a gravel parking lot north of the Post Street Bridge, city officials are now looking at constructing a parking garage and …
Mon., Nov. 6, 2017
Residents in a tiny town outside Grand Canyon National Park are voting on a proposed building height increase.
Thu., Nov. 2, 2017
A plan to build two 13-story towers on just over 2 acres of land overlooking the Spokane Falls has been approved by the city’s hearing examiner, who said the proposal …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017
A landmark location in Hillyard and southern gateway to the neighborhood’s historic business district will soon be a ministorage facility.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017
Ignite Cda, the city’s urban renewal agency, is accepting proposals for a 1/2 acre vacant lot on North Fourth Street, with the goal of increasing the neighborhood’s business activity.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017
A new factory planned for Spokane Valley is part of a California company’s efforts to streamline the U.S. building industry, making construction faster and cheaper.
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017
With Terrain, Jensen-Byrd opens to the public next month. But the building’s future remains in limbo.
Spokane’s nonprofit arts organization Terrain is planning to hold its 10th annual exhibition in a place that has been used mostly for storage for more than a decade, the Jensen-Byrd …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 25, 2017
If one building describes East Sprague Avenue, it’s the Pansie garage. On the main drag between Pittsburg and Magnolia streets, it’s uneven yet sturdy, almost as if two buildings were …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017
The Kalispel Tribe announced plans for a new 216-unit multi-family home apartment complex, as well as a new movie theater, at a groundbreaking event Tuesday for the casino’s latest expansion …
UPDATED: Tue., June 27, 2017
Removing bureaucratic obstacles to development on federal land can create jobs and offer hope to nearby communities, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Tuesday in hinting at long-term changes in store …
Sun., June 25, 2017
Spokane is in the midst of major transformations, with $800 million in public and private investment pouring into the city’s downtown and nearby neighborhoods.
UPDATED: Tue., May 23, 2017
The Spokane City Council extended two moratoriums following public testimony Monday night, both of which seek to protect historic neighborhoods.
Fri., April 28, 2017
Kendall Yards developer sees ‘enormous potential’ for residential neighborhood on downtown’s east end
Could another Spokane site magically morph into a thriving urban neighborhood like Kendall Yards is? Developer Jim Frank believes so. He sees “enormous potential” for the east end of downtown, …
Fri., April 21, 2017
Downtown Bellevue is transforming into a dense residential neighborhood reminiscent of a mini-Seattle across the lake, with new apartment towers packing more residents into an area that was once just …
Sun., April 16, 2017
Construction of a La Quinta Inn is slated for this spring near the Spokane International Airport.