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Smart housing project planned in South Perry District

Six businesspeople from a variety of industries are coming together to build a $2 million “smart” housing development, called Blockhouse, in the South Perry District. Andy Barrett, one of the partners in the Blockhouse collaboration, says the group envisions 16 rental units on nearly a half-acre site, at 1410 E. 10th, just east of South […]

Ridpath apartments near completion

The long-planned $22 million redevelopment project at the former Ridpath Hotel location’s 13-story Ridpath Tower, at 515 W. Sprague, and the attached four-story east annex known as the “Y” building is expected to be completed within a few months.Spokane developer Ron Wells, of Ron Wells Group LLC, says he expects the first of The Ridpath […]

Apple Valley Dental office to be built along North Division

Yakima, Wash.-based Apple Valley Dental & Braces plans to erect a new medical office building at 2121 N. Division, which is slated to be its third Spokane-area location, says Jolene Babka, operations officer with the company.Zach Bull, project manager with Baker Construction & Development Inc., of Spokane, says the project cost is about $1.7 million, […]

Patio upgrade set for downtown restaurant

P.F. Chang’s China Bistro in downtown Spokane will upgrade its patio with $300,000 in work, according to permits issued by the city. The work will include added bar seating in the patio, a new storefront, a redesign of the patio and exterior and interior cosmetic work. The owner of the restaurant is listed in the […]

What’s Going Up? Best Western Premier and Zpizza

Owner: Peppertree Hospitality Group of Spokane, Washington General Contractor: Baker Construction & Development Inc. of Spokane Architect: Wolfe Architectural Group, Spokane Subcontractors: Baxter Builders and Severson Plumbing & Mechanical of Bend, Stephens Heating & Cooling of Prineville and Crawford Electric of Stayton Details: A 120-room hotel and pizza restaurant with taproom are expected to open […]

Baker Construction begins $3.8 million in projects for Diamond Parking Service

Spokane-based Baker Construction & Development Inc. has begun construction of two projects here for Seattle-based Diamond Parking Service, one of them a storage complex expansion on the West Plains and the other a parking lot downtown, worth a total of $3.8 million. Lucas Holmquist, vice president of construction services for Baker Construction, is serving as manager […]

Conversion of Ridpath Hotel is underway downtown

Prominent Spokane developer Ron Wells says the ownership group he leads has obtained a building permit to convert most of the Ridpath Hotel into downtown workforce apartments, after a protracted effort to consolidate ownership of the Spokane landmark and secure financing for the project.The renovation work is valued at $7.7 million, the permit shows. Wells […]

Cheney credit union develops West Plains branch

Cheney Federal Credit Union has started construction on its second branch, which will be located at the south corner of Westbow Boulevard and Aero Road, near the Interstate 90-Medical Lake interchange, says JoAn Sanders, CEO of the credit union.The 2,700-square-foot Westbow branch will be the second for the CFCU, which is based at 520 First […]