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UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 7, 2020

The Falls, McKinley School projects win city backing

The City Council signed off Monday on incentives for the developers behind the McKinley School renovation in East Spokane and The Falls, a high-rise planned on the north bank of …

Developer Rob Brewster returned to Spokane to rebuild his reputation, but now those efforts appear largely stalled

With bills unpaid, utilities shut off and the passage of at least six months since any permits have been issued, Rob Brewster said he hasn’t over-promised or under-delivered on a …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018

Perry District eyesore to become cafe as Spokane encourages neighborhood development

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.

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018

Spokane Central Market taking shape in former downtown Spokane Crescent store’s arcade

As the city’s first modern food hall takes shape, people will once again be able to stroll down the historic, nearly 100-year-old indoor walkway.

Downtown bank building to be renovated into a modern food hall

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: Mon., Sept. 25, 2017

East Sprague Avenue has seen its fortunes rise and fall. Now it’s turning a corner. For real.

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 …

Rob Brewster is redeveloping the old McKinley School in East Central Spokane

Developer Rob Brewster returns to Spokane to take on the redevelopment of the 1902 McKinley School in East Spokane.

Dicker purchases historic Montvale Hotel

The historic 36-room Montvale Hotel in downtown Spokane has joined Jerry Dicker’s growing portfolio of boutique hotels and restaurants. Ruby Hospitality, the Spokane developer’s company, paid $2.3 million in a …

Spokane’s Holley Mason Building sold to investors

Four area investors, including Hall of Fame baseball star George Brett, have purchased the Holley Mason Building in downtown Spokane for $4 million. The six-story brick landmark at 157 S. …

Spokane firm takes over Montvale during bankruptcy

A bankruptcy trustee has chosen a Spokane management firm to run the Montvale Hotel, the downtown Spokane boutique hotel saddled with more than $3 million in debts. Rob Brewster, the …

State says Montvale owner may have committed fraud

A state official asked a judge Thursday to strip management of the Montvale Hotel from Rob Brewster Jr., saying the once-prominent Spokane developer owes $140,000 in back taxes and may …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2013

STCU will move offices, new branch into historic Hutton Building

Spokane Teachers Credit Union is turning a foreclosed downtown building into one of its most prominent offices. The credit union announced Friday that it will move its commercial lending operations …

Downtown buildings change hands

Two of Spokane’s well-known but cash-strapped buildings concluded foreclosure sales Friday, closing the file on separate cases of large commercial properties falling victim to a distressed real estate market. The …

Two major Spokane buildings in foreclosure sold

Two of Spokane’s well-known but cash-strapped buildings concluded foreclosure sales today, shutting the file on separate cases of large commercial properties falling victim to a distressed real estate market.

Landmarks: Hale Block had many names

Downtown Spokane is filled with wonderful old buildings having histories and stories dating to the city’s early days. Some of these structures are not in such great shape, but others …