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About City of Spokane Valley

Spokane Valley sits in the heart of the Spokane River Valley. A city of nearly 100,000 population, its residents enjoy scenic parks and trails, quality neighborhoods, great schools, affordable housing, a robust retail center and overall vibrant economy. 

Key Industries, Stress-free Permitting

Spokane Valley is home to a mix of business and industry, including:

The city has invested in new infrastructure to support development of its northeast industrial area, which offers more than 500 acres of shovel-ready property. In addition, its small business scene is thriving thanks to numerous entrepreneurs and retail expansions. The city prides itself on a streamlined permitting process that is flexible and predictable, adopting a 10-business day target review date for all commercial projects.

Transportation Access, Skilled Labor

Transporting and distributing product is easy in Spokane Valley. Market access is not a problem with Interstate 90 and two class I railroads passing through the city. The average commute time for workers is a short 20 minutes, but realistically you can be nearly anywhere, including downtown Spokane or north Idaho, within 15 minutes. Combined with a healthy job market and nearby University District for post-graduate training, many talented employees are choosing to live in Spokane Valley. 

Living, Working in Spokane Valley

Let's just say it  it's fun to live in the Valley. Two event centers – CenterPlace Regional Event Center and the Fair & Expo Center – host continuous family-friendly entertainment. The Spokane Indians minor league baseball team plays at Avista Stadium. Residents can walk or bicycle the scenic Appleway or Centennial Trails; hike Dishman Hills or Mirabeau Park; or kayak and fish the Spokane River. In addition, new restaurants, breweries, vintage stores and specialty shops are expanding into city neighborhoods, creating opportunities for fun with family and friends, all with free parking. This activity creates one big positive a thriving job market. Learn more about finding employment in the valley.

Key Data Points:
  • Median age 37 
  • Median home sales price $259,900
  • 9,600 registered businesses
  • 563 acres of undeveloped industrial land
  • Streamlined permitting process: 10-business days target review date for commercial development permits
  • 15 minutes to Spokane International Airport

 

WHERE TRADITION MEETS AMBITION

Spokane Valley is a city of tradition, hard work and ingenuity, a place that's easy to call home. 

By the Numbers

99,011

Population

$54,888

Median Income

49,859

Labor Force

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