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Thursday, February 9, 2012

Update Feb 9th 2012

A company called Inland Empire Residential Resources will build a new affordable apartment complex in the up and coming Spokane International District.The project will be in the heart of the district at 1420 E. Sprague Ave. and cost  about 6.5 million to build.The new building will offer 27 apartments as well as 3 new ground floor commercial spaces.While it is needed don't look for this project to begin till next year however.

STCU(Spokane Teachers Credit Union) recently celebrated the grand opening of their newest branch located on the South Hill at 13211 E 32nd Ave. just 1 block west of hwy 27.The new STCU branch boasts many green qualities as well such as solar power and a charging station in the parking lot for electric cars.

In April or May look for a new grocery store with butcher counter and many local foods just north of Downtown Spokane.The new market is called The Family Market and will open in a building at 2121 N Division St,The building was formerly the Frontier West Resturant.

Miles Coffee Co. opened recently in Hayden.The coffee shop offers coffee,esspresso,baked goods and breakfast foods.The new coffee shop is located at 167 W. Miles in Hayden.

The first of it's kind at least for this area,The University of Spokamsterdam recently had their grand opening.The school offers classes in how to legally grow medical marawana and is now open at 127 W. Boone Ave in Spokane.

McKinstry which is a energy and construction firm in Spokane recently fixed up the building at 802 E. Spokane Falls Blvd. to be an office building housing their firm's office as well as some others.The new office building is called SIERR Building at McKinstry Station.So named because the historic building had been used by the railroad in it's past.The new office building was also constructed to be energy efficent.

The Dusty Trunk is new thrift store opening soon in the Spokane's Hillyard section.The store will be located at 5021 N Market St.

Rocky Mountian Construction Group of Hayden,a company I once mentioned for their work as roller coaster construction company has begun construction of a new 18,000 sq. foot 1 million dollar facility near their current home in Hayden,in the Warren K Industrial Park.Once complete the companies offices and operations will move into the new building but the new space will also allow Rocky Mtn. Construction to make a fabricate track and roller coaster cars.

Frosted Cupcakes of Coeur d Alene just had their grand re-opening.Frosted Cupcakes never actually closed but they did remodal their small shop.The cupcake store had been in just 1 suite of the Old City Hall office building on Sherman at 5th Ave in Coeur d Alene.Now they have taken down the walls and merged their space with Computer Guru's space allowing more display area and some seating.

Dahlberg Architects which had been on Coeur d Alene Ave. near 2nd st in Downtown Coeur d Alene is closing.

After a brief hiatis Traffic Stop Espresso is back open with a new owner.Traffic Stop Espresso is a coffee drive thru located near the Kroc Center on Ramsey Rd in Coeur d Alene.

I cannot pin down when the move happened but I noticed Copiers Northwest recently moved their offices from the former office on Mongomery in Spokane Valley over into the office buildings at 10102 E Knox, that house such firms as Carrington College and Belfor in Spokane Valley. Copiers Northwest is located in suite 500.