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Washington Trust Bank plans South Hill community center

Spokane-based Washington Trust Bank is moving forward with its plans to develop a neighborhood community center and coffee shop on a vacant pad site on Spokane’s South Hill. A city of Spokane building application calls for a 3,400-square-foot building to be built at 3173 S. Grand Blvd., which is at the northeast corner of 32nd […]

Thomas Hammer Coffee plans South Hill shop

After 26 years, the Thomas Hammer Coffee Roasting Co., is finally coming to the South Hill. The coffee shop will be located in a planned 3,400-square-foot community center building to be built at 3173 S. Grand Blvd., which is at the northeast corner of 32nd Avenue and Grand Boulevard. The center will be located just […]

H.D. Fowler starts work on new building in Spokane Valley

A new wholesale distribution center for waterworks and irrigation equipment distributor H.D. Fowler Co. is under construction at 410 N. Park Road, in Spokane Valley. Tim Grissom, senior project architect with Boise, Idaho-based Cole Architects PLLC, says construction on the two-story, 18,000-square-foot office, sales, and warehouse building started a few months ago, and the project […]

Mini golf, craft beer will mix at Flatstick Pub

The windows are covered and work has begun in earnest on downtown Spokane’s Flatstick Pub, a casual craft beer pub with a nine-hole miniature golf course, according to city permit data. Permits for work valued at $700,000 have been issued for interior improvements at The M building, 612 W. Main Ave., the former Macy’s building […]

Centennial Properties breaks ground on warehouse project in Spokane Valley

Centennial Properties Inc. is starting work on the first of three planned, 60,000-square-foot manufacturing warehouses on 18 acres of undeveloped commercial land in Spokane Valley, says Doug Yost, director of real estate for Centennial. The city of Spokane Valley has issued the building permit for the first structure, dubbed building A, and permits for buildings […]

Blockhouse project moves forward in Perry District

A year in the making, site work on the $2 million Blockhouse|Life “smart” housing development in the South Perry District is underway, with construction on the buildings expected to begin by July. Blockhouse is the brainchild of six businesspeople from a variety of industries in Spokane who came together last year with the vision of […]

GSI headquarters undergoing $400,000 renovation

The first two floors of the Spokane Regional Business Center is undergoing major renovation, according to city permit data. The work is being done by Greater Spokane Incorporated, the floors’ tenant, and the work is valued at $400,000. Dale Damron, GSI’s vice president of finance and administration, said the work is a “refresh.” “We’re just […]

Horizon Credit Union to construct new branch

Spokane Valley-based Horizon Credit Union plans to construct a stand-alone branch in at 613 S. Washington, on the lower South Hill, with a smaller, but more efficient space than at its current branch in a 25,000-square-foot multitenant building at the same street address. The projected cost is currently at $900,000, confirms Horizon Credit Union CEO […]

Blissful Whisk pastry shop to open this spring

With a teaching kitchen and rustic country space for customers to enjoy high tea, Blissful Whisk LLC bakery will have the kind of cozy atmosphere baker and owner Tiffany Cable says her kids had in the kitchen growing up. At the bakery, which is scheduled to open the first week of May, scones, cookies and […]