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Monday, June 30, 2014

24 Taps Sports Bar to open in Downtown Spokane

A popular Downtown building for sports bars will soon be filled once more, with another sports bar. In fact this new sports bar, which will be called 24 Taps Sports Bar, is planning to basically open a new version of Heroes & Legends, one of the former businesses that was once in the new 24 Taps' space.

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Northtown Mall looking for "unique food businesses"

Ever since the redevelopment of Northtown Mall was announced late last year I've been keeping an eye and ear out for more on these plans. And while I'm really only going on a post on Facebook it looks like the mall might be planning to have some new unique food options. Perhaps even a version of the Portland style food carts?

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Where all the new marijuana stores will be in Spokane

With as little as day's to go ( although probably will be a little longer ) till Washington State's first ever recreational marijuana shops open, we've finally gotten around to compiling a list of where in our area all of these shops will be.

We don't know when these will open for sure or much about most of them but either way here is the list...

Destination XL planning store in Spokane Valley

A national chain big & tall clothing retailer is planning a new mid box size store in Spokane Valley. The new store will join a handful of new tenants in building currently under construction next to Total Wine & More in the Evergreen Crossing Shopping Center.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Brewery incubator planned to open in Downtown Spokane

The former Spokane Public Market building at 32 W. 2nd Ave in Downtown Spokane is about to get an exciting new tenant for the now largely empty historic building just to the East of the main Downtown core.

Monday, June 23, 2014

TSA opens new office in Spokane Valley

TSA has opened a new office in Spokane Valley with the main purpose of enrolling local area travelers in the government agency's program that allows for faster and easier check in at many airports around the United States, including Spokane International Airport.

GNC adding new Spokane locations

General Nutrition Corp. , a nationwide chain that does business under the much more recognizable GNC name is expanding their presence in Spokane by opening 2 new locations. One location will be in Spokane Valley and another in the heart of Downtown Spokane.

Friday, June 20, 2014

Hopjack's coming to Spokane Valley Mall

We have very little information yet but we have learned that a popular chain restaurant is coming to Spokane Valley Mall.

That restaurant is Hop Jack's, the business has a liquor license in for space 1182 of the Valley Mall which is currently / last Tilt an arcade nearby H&M on the first floor.

We can only assume it will be sometime before this new Hop Jack's opens but a North Spokane location is open and will likely remain open at 9265 N. Nevada by Winco.

We don't have the site size or employment numbers yet but will re-post will all that info later on ( with a link here ) so,keep watching INBW.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

New bars & resturants open in Downtown Coeur d' Alene

Just in time for the big events like Ironman, Fourth of July,etc... comes a couple of exciting new bars and restaurants in the resort city of Coeur d' Alene.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Goodwill to open new thrift store on the South Hill

Goodwill Industries of the Inland Northwest is investing even more in the Inland Northwest with the planned opening of a new Goodwill Thrift Store opening later this year on the South Hill.

Monday, June 16, 2014

Party City to open two stores locally

Living in the Spokane area you've no drought seen the national TV ad's for the Party City chain of party supply stores. But we've never had any locations so locals could only watch and not partake in the thousands of party and event merchandise for most any occasion.

But that's all about to change as Party City will soon be opening two stores locally, one in North Spokane and another in Spokane Valley.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Pyrotek completes move of HQ to Downtown Spokane

After a long phase of construction, and before that some time of sitting empty, the former Eastern Washington University Spokane building is now full once again. The building has undergone many upgrades and even has acquired a new name.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

New tenants announced for Riverstone

Exciting news has come in this week from the people behind Coeur d' Alene's Riverstone development. Three more new tenants have been announced for the lifestyle shopping center, in addition to all the other happenings all around the once stalled mixed use development.

Those three new tenants are-

Monday, June 9, 2014

Friday, June 6, 2014

A Downtown area hotel to remodel,re-brand as Best Western

Looks like the large new, Convention Center Hotel being built by developer Walt Worthy isn't the only big news coming to us from the hotels of Downtown Spokane.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Permit Watch- June 4rd 2014 (Some big news )

One of the way's I check for new businesses and development projects coming to the Spokane area is by checking the most recently filed building permits. I figured I take some time out and share some what the permits are showing for Spokane, because right now they're showing some exciting news. Much of that news will be reported on once I gather more info from other sources.

Now none of the these are sure things and I can only hint at things to avoid sharing full permit info since I'd assume this counts and as sharing for a commercial use (even though INBW isn't a for profit business). But here is some of the BIG news in the City of Spokane building permits-

Jenkins Building set for renovations, to add apartments

From the good news department, 2014 is turning out to a big year for renovations on historic buildings in Spokane. And while most of those projects are in the Downtown core ( Saranac Commons, Bennett Block, Happin's Building,etc... ) we are now starting to see that exciting drive toward historic preservation moving out of Downtown, as is the case in the latest new project announcement.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Vivint closing Liberty Lake offices / call center

Provo,Utah based Vivint has announced that they plan to close their call center and offices in Liberty Lake. Vivint has only operated in the Inland Northwest since last Summer following their opening announcement in June of 2013.

Anthony's Beach Cafe to open in the new,Regal Plaza

Late last week we learned of yet another new tenant to be added to the growing list of shops and restaurants that will open in the now under construction, Regal Plaza shopping center on the South Hill at the corner of Regal and Palouse Hwy.

Monday, June 2, 2014

Gaia's Rock'n Crystals rock shop opens in CdA

"Rockhounds" and others will no doubt want to check out one of the newest businesses in Coeur d' Alene. That new business is a rock and gift shop that opened a couple of months ago, just a few blocks north of Downtown in the Harbor Plaza Shopping Center ( 610 W. Hubbard )and is called Gaia's Rock'n Crystals.

Usually I try to describe the new business to, you , our readers. But in this case I'll just share the about us on Gaia's Facebook page because it's probably the best explination of this new business. To find Gaia's Rock'n Crystals on Facebook click here-