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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Recent CdA business openings & closings-May 15th 2013

Recent business openings and closings in the Coeur d' Alene area...

Sweet Moments Bakery

The Silver Lake Mall in Coeur d' Alene now has a coffee shop / bakery in the mall. Sweet Moments Bakery is now open in the food court are next to the new Sports Authority store.

Sweet Moments Bakery serves coffee's as well as baked goods , sandwiches and soups. The business is locally owned and operated and can be found on Facebook at-

The Copa

The Copa, a upscale restaurant and bar that had been located at 9265 N. Government Way in Hayden has closed. The Copa lost a lot of it's business from bad publicity created when the owner former Idaho State Senator Mike Jorgenson was accused of assault against a employee of the restaurant.

Rumors have surfaced however of a re-opening, probably by another owner but no word as of yet.

Hayden Cinema 6

It's probably one of the saddest business closings I've had to report but the Hayden Cinema 6 which was in the Prairie Shopping Center off of Prairie Ave. in Hayden has gone out of business.

The cinema's last show was during the last weekend in April and the Hayden Cinema 6 was one of the last independent locally owned and operated movie theaters in the Spokane / Coeur d' Alene area,especially showing first run films.

Hayden Cinema 6 is not expected to re-open and no word as of yet as to what will happen to it's large anchor space in the shopping center.

Hayden Corner Store

The Hayden Corner Store opened at the beginning of May at the corner of 4th St. and Prairie Ave. in Hayden. The new shop is in a way a mix of several businesses with deli, wine shop area and convenience store area


While it may sound like good news that the IRS is going out of business, it's not. The Internal Revenue Service is planning on closing it's Coeur d' Alene office and merging local area IRS operations into the office in Spokane.

The Coeur d' Alene IRS office had been located in the 1200 Ironwood Dr. office building that once also housed the Idaho Dept. of Labor which has since moved into it's own building in Post Falls.


Shine, a full service salon in Midtown Coeur d' Alene has moved into a more visible space. Shine remains in Midtown but is now on N. 4th St. in between Junk's boutique retail shop and the Eric Hedlund Design offices.

Goldwater Bank

Goldwater Bank has moved their Coeur d' Alene operations into Riverstone. The bank's local offices are for home mortgage loans and are part of a larger bank with locations elsewhere in the West.

Goldwater Bank at Riverstone is located in the former Condo Sales Center offices next door to The Mill Public House off of Old Mill Loop.

Coeur d' Alene Galleries

After 27 years of occupying the same retail space inside the main entryway to the Coeur d' Alene Resort, Coeur d' Alene Galleries Art Gallery has relocated and is now in a larger location directly on E. Sherman Ave.

Coeur d' Alene Galleries is now open in the former JAMMS Frozen Yogurt space at 213 E. Sherman Ave. . The Gallery features a variety of Art with a major focus on western art.

Coeur d' Alene Resort Logo Shop

Taking over the space being vacated by Coeur d' Alene Galleries is the Art Gallery's former neighbor, The Resort Logo Shop. The Resort Logo Shop is expanding into the empty space and will continue to sell the same items as it does now only with a larger selection.

The Coeur d' Alene Resort Logo Shop features local souvenirs as well some convenience store items.

What we are tracking....

Inland Northwest Business Watch's "staff" is also busy tracking several other business projects around the Coeur d' Alene area, a sampling of those projects includes:

-Old Atlas Mill Site Re-Development

-New apartment complexes now under construction at Ramsey and Lopez, in The Landings subdivision and 2 new apartment projects on Seltice Way nearby Mill River.

-A new assisted living community under construction near by the intersection of Ramsey and Kathleen.

-A new Winco Foods now under construction at the corner of Ramsey and Appleway

-A new McDonalds under construction in Riverstone at the corner of Lakewood and Riverstone Dr.

-Re-build of McEuen Park.

And many many more.... For more info on these projects search for them on this site and keep watching as I will try to get as many project updates on as I can.