Grand Openings have been going on for the new branch of Community 1st Bank inside the former Coldwell Banker at the intersection of Hanley Ave. and US 95 in Coeur d Alene.The bank takes up most of the building and some space is still available it appears.
KYRO Ice Arena is almost complete off of Seltice Way near Atlas in Coeur d Alene.However it is now called Frontier Ice Arena since the phone company,Frontier made a large donation to the project to help finish it.
Yutzen Sushi has opened in the former Thai Bamboo on N. Division in Spokane(Thai Bamboo moved to a newer building also on N Division) .Yutzen is a sushi restaurant from Seattle and although I don't know how much is offered I've heard they have a $1 sushi menu.
RTUI a company that sells those ad's and coupons on the back of your store receipt's is hiring 65 more people to it's call center on the North side of Spokane on Wellesley Ave. near the VA hospital.
The Hardwood Store in Coeur d Alene is moving north a bit to 250 W Miles Ave which puts it now in Hayden.
I'm not 100% sure if it's new or not but I've notice a couple of ad's for the Harrison Mountain Hostel and RV Park near Turner Bay along Lake Coeur d Alene and near the small town of Harrison.
Oct 1st was the grand opening for No Limits Mixed Marshal Arts on Biztown Lp. in Hayden.
The former Left Overs Thrift store in Post Falls has been sold and is now Thrift Addiction at 11518 E Sprague Ave. in Spokane Valley and their sister store,Thrift Addiction Too on N. Government Way(in the same strip mall as Government Way Antiques and near Home Depot)
in Coeur d' Alene
Forest Steel in Coeur d Alene is undergoing a major expansion by building a new building which some in the neighborhood surrounding their plant have complained about the sheer size of the building which will store steel.
Flaming Joe's Restaurant which has 2 other locations in Spokane has opened their new South Hill location at 2620 E. 29th Ave in the Rosauers Plaza.
While I guess it's been open for a couple of months now Downtown Groceries and Grocery store with a selection of Beers and Wine is open in what once was Northwest Map and Travel Book Center at 525 E. Sprague Ave right in downtown Spokane.
The Parisian Cupcake is another cupcake store open at 24th and Grand on the South Hill in Spokane.
Montrose on the Park townhomes are taking shape on the South Hill also.They are at 20th and Grand and will have the perk of being just a hop skip and jump(or a short walk,which ever suits you best...) to Mantio Park.
Rumor is Jimmy John's will replace Curves at the Lincoln Heights Shopping Center on the South Hill.
Sweet and Stout Cupcakes is setting up shop in Millwood where they will use commercial kitchen space to create their cupcake cooked in....wait for it...beer.They will be sold at Brews on Washington in downtown Spokane and soon other stores.Their site in Millwood will not be a storefront but only a place to run the company and bake.
Mackenzie River Pizza will open soon at 57th and Regal on the South Hill.
Ross will also be opening soon on the South Hill at 29th and Grand and they are now hiring for positions.
A brand new Ace Hardware opened at 9th and Monroe in Spokane a couple of week ago.
Subway will open a new location in the former Quizno's at 10th and Grand in Spokane.
The Kroc Community Center on the corner of Ramsey Rd. and Golf Course Rd. in Coeur d Alene appears to moving along nicely with the building of their new 2 story parking garage which will be a welcome addition to the center which has boasted larger then anticipated attendance ever since day 1.
Kootenai Prosthetics and Orthotics is building a new clinic on Polston Ln. in Post Falls near Super 1 Foods.
I still have several more items on the list to post so check back as I hope to post more tomorrow..