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$1 Billion in new construction for 2020
$1 Billion in new construction for 2020
Categories: About the Spokane region, Agribusiness, Infrastructure,
Area: Spokane County

October 8, 2019

Spokane County Assessor Tom Konis announced in September that the Spokane County Assessor's office has just finished adding $1,078,958,814 in new construction to the tax rolls, which will be payable in 2020.

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The North Spokane Corridor is Coming!
The North Spokane Corridor is Coming!
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Infrastructure, About the Spokane region,
Area: Northeast Public Development Authority (The YARD)

September 27, 2019

With another section of the North Spokane Corridor complete, freeway is on track to be finished in 10 years or less.

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Discover Why This Town Is the Northwestern Art Scene’s Beating Heart
Discover Why This Town Is the Northwestern Art Scene’s Beating Heart
Categories: About the Spokane region, Quality of Life,
Area: Visit Spokane

September 17, 2019

For more than a decade, Ginger Ewing has been encouraging artists, makers, and culture creators to stay in Spokane. Her nonprofit focuses on building community, economic opportunity, and innovative programming to keep the city’s artistic soul thriving.

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Alaska Airlines Announces New Nonstop Service From Spokane to Los Angeles & San Francisco
Alaska Airlines Announces New Nonstop Service From Spokane to Los Angeles & San Francisco
Categories: About the Spokane region, Aerospace, Logistics,
Area: Spokane International Airport

August 28, 2019

Alaska Airlines will begin offering daily nonstop service from Spokane International Airport to Los Angeles and San Francisco next year. Los Angeles and San Francisco become the sixth and seventh destinations Alaska serve from Spokane and also provid

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Scaled-down version of Terminal Renovation and Expansion Project Being Considered by Spokane Airport Board
Scaled-down version of Terminal Renovation and Expansion Project Being Considered by Spokane Airport Board
Categories: About the Spokane region, Aerospace,
Area: Spokane International Airport

August 24, 2019

In response to record passenger growth, Spokane International Airport has proposed a Terminal Renovation and Expansion Project. The project would provide a centralized screening checkpoint, expanded baggage claim areas and additional gate capacity to

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CLT manufacturing facility opens in Spokane Valley
CLT manufacturing facility opens in Spokane Valley
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Manufacturing,
Area: City of Spokane Valley

August 20, 2019

Katerra, a company that produces innovative cross-laminated timber (CLT) products, has completed construction of a 250,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in the northeast industrial area in Spokane Valley. The company announced in July that it

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Spokesman-Review’s printing operations moving to Spokane Valley
Spokesman-Review’s printing operations moving to Spokane Valley
Categories: Manufacturing, Recruitments & Expansions,
Area: City of Spokane Valley

August 20, 2019

The Spokesman-Review newspaper will move its print publishing operations from North Monroe Street in downtown Spokane to a new building in the 19200 block of East Euclid Avenue in Spokane Valley's northeast industrial area.

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Krueger Sheet Metal to build manufacturing plant, warehouse in Spokane Valley
Krueger Sheet Metal to build manufacturing plant, warehouse in Spokane Valley
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Manufacturing,
Area: City of Spokane Valley

August 20, 2019

Krueger Sheet Metal will construct a 60,000-square-foot manufacturing facility and warehouse in Spokane Valley. The company is currently based in Spokane and is expanding into the city's northeast industrial area.

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University District News Feed
University District News Feed

Area: The University District Public Development Authority

August 16, 2019

See this link for University District-related news.

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Alaska Airlines Announces New Nonstop Service from Spokane to Everett’s Paine Field
Alaska Airlines Announces New Nonstop Service from Spokane to Everett’s Paine Field
Categories: About the Spokane region, Aerospace,
Area: Spokane International Airport

August 14, 2019

Alaska Airlines has announced new daily nonstop service from Spokane International Airport to Everett's Paine Field beginning November 4th. Everett becomes the fifth destination Alaska serves from Spokane and the 17th nonstop destination overall off

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Is Spokane, Washington America's greatest municipal golf city?
Is Spokane, Washington America's greatest municipal golf city?
Categories: About the Spokane region, Quality of Life,
Area: Visit Spokane

July 30, 2019

Over the course of three days, Spokane went from being the place where I knew college basketball powerhouse Gonzaga University was located to one of the most hearteningly positive places for golf I’ve visited. How did it happen?

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Spokane Valley's Mirabeau Park home to new Farmers Market
Spokane Valley's Mirabeau Park home to new Farmers Market
Categories: About the Spokane region, Startups, Quality of Life,
Area: City of Spokane Valley

June 27, 2019

A new farmers market opened in Spokane Valley in June.  Located at CenterPlace Regional Events Center in the parking area near Discovery Playground, the market will operate every Friday evening, 5-8 p.m.

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Spokane Valley welcomes Duluth Trading Co.
Spokane Valley welcomes Duluth Trading Co.
Categories: About the Spokane region, Recruitments & Expansions,
Area: City of Spokane Valley

June 27, 2019

Duluth Trading Co. has opened its first store in Washington State in Spokane Valley in April 2019. The company constructed a 15,656-square-foot building at 16314 E. Indiana Ave. The new store is close to the Spokane Valley Mall, adjacent to the Hamp

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Dog walking, sitting provider Rover moves to new Spokane quarters
Dog walking, sitting provider Rover moves to new Spokane quarters
Categories: About the Spokane region, Business Growth, Recruitments & Expansions,
Area: City of Spokane

June 27, 2019

Rover, the Seattle-based dogsitting and walking startup, moved into Spokane's Wonder Building Wednesday.

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Employers add about 250 jobs in Spokane County
Employers add about 250 jobs in Spokane County
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, About the Spokane region,
Area: City of Spokane

June 27, 2019

Labor area summaries provide labor market information for metropolitan areas and counties in Washington state. We refresh these data once a month, following a federal Bureau of Labor Statistics schedule. View the schedule on t

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Electric Car Maker Mullen Technologies Coming to Spokane
Electric Car Maker Mullen Technologies Coming to Spokane
Categories: About the Spokane region, Manufacturing, Recruitments & Expansions,
Area: Spokane International Airport

April 29, 2019

Mullen Technologies, Inc. has signed a letter of intent with the West Plains/Airport Area Public Development Authority (PDA) for construction of a 1.3 million square foot facility where they will manufacture and assemble their Qiantu K50 electric spo

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Spokane County Sheriff Forensic Unit earns ANAB Accreditation
Spokane County Sheriff Forensic Unit earns ANAB Accreditation
Categories: About the Spokane region,
Area: Spokane County

April 25, 2019

On March 1, 2019, the Spokane County Sheriff Forensic Unit became one of five ANAB accredited forensic units/labs in the State of Washington. The Forensic Unit staff has worked incredibly

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Spokane chosen for electric sports car factory with promise of 850 jobs
Spokane chosen for electric sports car factory with promise of 850 jobs
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions,
Area: Spokane County

April 24, 2019

A California company wants to build high-end electric sports cars in a new factory on the West Plains. The ambitious project by Mullen Technologies would create

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We won $150,000 for economic development
We won $150,000 for economic development
Categories: Aerospace, Recruitments & Expansions, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Education & Workforce

March 15, 2019

Precision Cutting Technologies relocates to Liberty Lake OLYMPIA, WA - The Washington Department of Commerce provided a $150,000 grant from the state's economic development strategic reserve fund to Greater Spokane Inc. (GSI) to support the relocati

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Congratulations PayTrace!
Congratulations PayTrace!
Categories: Aerospace, Aerospace, Recruitments & Expansions, Aerospace, IT and Energy, Uncategorized, Education & Workforce

March 15, 2019

Congratulations PayTrace! PayTrace has been ranked No. 8 in the "Best Fintechs to Work For" by  American Banking. A wide variety of companies including small-business lenders, wealth management, direct mortgage lenders, money management software, p

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These Are the Top 100 Best Places to Live in America
These Are the Top 100 Best Places to Live in America

Area: Visit Spokane

March 5, 2019

If you’re looking for a city that combines urban living with easy access to nature, Spokane is where it’s at. This Eastern Washington city earned high marks in the amenities category thanks to an abundance of parks, lakes (there are 76 lakes within 50 miles of Spokane!), museums, and fantastic music and food scenes.

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Spokane International Airport Establishes New Total Passengers Record
Spokane International Airport Establishes New Total Passengers Record
Categories: Aerospace,
Area: Spokane International Airport

January 23, 2019

Spokane International Airport established a new record number of total passengers with 3,998,272 total passengers traveling through the airport in 2018. This new record represents a 12.6% increase over the previous year's totals. MORE

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America’s Most Affordable Outdoorsy Cities, 2018: Open-air Adventure at Cut-Rate Costs
America’s Most Affordable Outdoorsy Cities, 2018: Open-air Adventure at Cut-Rate Costs

October 2, 2018

America's Most Affordable Outdoorsy Cities, 2018: Open-air Adventure at Cut-Rate Costs By Lance Lambert, Realtor.com When realtor.com® published its ranking of America's top outdoor cities last year, it caused a bit of an uproar. Why was Boulder l

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Growing Spokane, Wash., sheds its sleepy city image
Growing Spokane, Wash., sheds its sleepy city image

September 25, 2018

Ramsey and Amy Pruchnic lived in the Seattle area for five years before deciding they wanted to escape the Puget Sound rat race and move closer to family on the opposite side of the state. Now they own their own businesses and live in a 1928 farmhou

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Welcome SCJ Alliance
Welcome SCJ Alliance

September 24, 2018

GSI is pleased to welcome SCJ Alliance to Spokane. With a multidisciplinary approach to community building solutions and designs, SCJ recently expanded their team when they brought Spokane's Studio Cascade into their firm. The l

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etailz Moved to Spokane Valley
etailz Moved to Spokane Valley
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Aerospace, IT and Energy, Education & Workforce

September 18, 2018

etailz moved to its new headquarters in Spokane Valley this summer. This was part of an ongoing expansion at the company founded a decade ago by two Gonzaga University students and their professor. At 250 employees, et

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SpringHill Suites by Marriott Hotel Coming to Spokane International Airport
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Hotel Coming to Spokane International Airport
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Aerospace,
Area: Spokane International Airport

September 15, 2018

A 109-room, $10 million SpringHill Suites by Marriott hotel is being constructed adjacent to the terminal complex at Spokane International Airport. It will have an indoor swimming pool, outdoor patio, restaurant and parking lot. It is expected to ope

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Affordable Housing and Pace of Life Make Spokane Desirable
Affordable Housing and Pace of Life Make Spokane Desirable
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Aerospace,
Area: City of Spokane

July 20, 2018

As noted in a recent  Seattle Times article, Spokane has become a relocation destination for many who seek affordable housing. Young couples who were once living in large West Coast cities

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YES, SPOKANE, IT’S AMAZON!
YES, SPOKANE, IT’S AMAZON!
Categories: Aerospace, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Aerospace

July 20, 2018

Seattle-based Amazon.com Inc. delivered confirmation of earlier reports first published by the Journal that the online mega-retailer plans to construct a massive distribution facility t

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What the new Amazon fulfillment center could mean for Spokane
What the new Amazon fulfillment center could mean for Spokane
Categories: About the Spokane region, Aerospace, Recruitments & Expansions,
Area: Spokane County

July 20, 2018

Yeah, thinking that Amazon would locate its second headquarters in Spokane was always pretty absurd.  But an Amazon fulfillment center? Now that made a lot more

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Amazon Fulfillment Center To Be Built Near Spokane International Airport
Amazon Fulfillment Center To Be Built Near Spokane International Airport
Categories: Aerospace, About the Spokane region, Recruitments & Expansions,
Area: Spokane International Airport

July 20, 2018

Amazon is constructing a 2.6 million square foot fulfillment center adjacent to Spokane International Airport. It is expected to hire more than 1,500 workers initially to process customer orders and could increase that number up to 3,000 workers duri

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Choose Washington NMA Council announces Aboulafia, Teal Group for independent aerospace competitiveness study
Choose Washington NMA Council announces Aboulafia, Teal Group for independent aerospace competitiveness study
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Aerospace, Aerospace

June 20, 2018

Choose Washington NMA Council announces Aboulafia, Teal Group for independent aerospace competitiveness study

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Washington State ranks “most competitive” in U.S. by a wide margin for aerospace manufacturing
Washington State ranks “most competitive” in U.S. by a wide margin for aerospace manufacturing

June 18, 2018

Independent researchers looked at 41 metrics in every state and DC; Washington's dense aerospace "supercluster" is unmatched Seattle - Washington state is the best, most competitive, location in the U.S. for aerospace design and manufacturing, accor

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Eleven Federal Opportunity Zones Designated in Spokane County
Eleven Federal Opportunity Zones Designated in Spokane County
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Aerospace, Aerospace

May 16, 2018

Eleven Federal Opportunity Zones Designated in Spokane County Opportunity Zones Will Spur Job Creation and Business Development Greater Spokane Incorporated and our municipal partners throughout Spokane County submitted applications to designate a

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Spokane International Airport Embarking on Major Expansion and Renovation Project
Spokane International Airport Embarking on Major Expansion and Renovation Project
Categories: Aerospace, Recruitments & Expansions,
Area: Spokane International Airport

April 5, 2018

Spokane International Airport is embarking on the Terminal Renovation and Expansion Project, a modernization project aimed to match passenger growth with a consolidated checkpoint and baggage claim area and expanded terminals that are connected post-

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Spokane Tops Realtor.com Market Watch List
Spokane Tops Realtor.com Market Watch List
Categories: Aerospace, Aerospace

March 5, 2018

Realtor.com rated Spokane in the top 10 list of "10 U.S. metro housing markets to watch." Spokane and Boise, ID were the only two Pacific Northwest metros on the list measuring highest inbound to outbound r

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Regional Voices: Teri Zimmerman-Reynolds – Ray-Mont Logistics America
Regional Voices: Teri Zimmerman-Reynolds – Ray-Mont Logistics America

January 19, 2018

Regional Voices: Teri Zimmerman-Reynolds - Ray-Mont Logistics America Teri Zimmerman-Reynolds is general manager for Ray-Mont Logistics America, a fully licensed freight forwarder and NVOCC. The company assists in shipments of peas, beans, lentils a

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Regional Voices: Teena Tainio – Tainio Biologicals
Regional Voices: Teena Tainio – Tainio Biologicals
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Aerospace, Aerospace

January 12, 2018

Regional Voices: Teena Tainio - Tainio Biologicals Athena "Teena" Tainio is president and CEO of Spokane-based Tainio Biologicals, which specializes in natural additives that enhance soil and boost productivity. She assumed leadership when her husba

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Regional Voices: Shahrokh “Shawn” Nikfar – Northwest Fair Housing Alliance, Caffe Affogato
Regional Voices: Shahrokh “Shawn” Nikfar – Northwest Fair Housing Alliance, Caffe Affogato
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Aerospace, Aerospace

January 5, 2018

Regional Voices: Shahrokh "Shawn" Nikfar - Northwest Fair Housing Alliance, Caffe Affogato Shahrokh "Shawn" Nikfar is an assistant director of the Northwest Fair Housing Alliance and owner of Caffe Affogato, a popular downtown coffee shop.  What b

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Regional Voices: Marcelo Morales – A4Ventures
Regional Voices: Marcelo Morales – A4Ventures
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Health Sciences, Aerospace, Aerospace, IT and Energy

December 29, 2017

Regional Voices: Marcelo Morales - A4Ventures Marcelo Morales is the founder of A4Ventures, a Washington-based healthcare and life sciences venture creation firm. Through A4Ventures, he currently serves as president and of Allele Diagnostics, partne

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Regional Voices: Dr. Luisita Francis – Washington State University’s Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
Regional Voices: Dr. Luisita Francis – Washington State University’s Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Aerospace, Aerospace

December 22, 2017

Regional Voices: Dr. Luisita Francis - Washington State University's Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine Dr. Luisita Francis was named an assistant dean of Washington State University's Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine in March 2016. Her responsibi

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Psychiatric Solutions establishes facility in Spokane Valley
Psychiatric Solutions establishes facility in Spokane Valley
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Health Sciences, Aerospace

December 15, 2017

Psychiatric Solutions establishes facility in Spokane Valley Psychiatric Solutions, a sister company to Therapeutic Solutions based in Chico, California, recently selected the City of Spokane Valley for their new behavioral health facility.  The co

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Regional Voices: Liz Ward – BumbleBar
Regional Voices: Liz Ward – BumbleBar
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Aerospace, Aerospace

December 15, 2017

Regional Voices: Liz Ward - BumbleBar Liz Ward co-founded BumbleBar in 1995 "so I could combine two of my greatest passions - healthy food and sustainability - into one great-tasting, organic snack bar." She launched the company on Washington's west

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Regional Voices: Larry Soehren – Kiemle & Hagood
Regional Voices: Larry Soehren – Kiemle & Hagood
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Aerospace, Aerospace

December 8, 2017

Regional Voices: Larry Soehren - Kiemle & Hagood Larry Soehren is president and CEO of Kiemle & Hagood, a market leader among commercial real estate companies in the Inland Northwest and beyond. Kiemle & Hagood manages more than 7 million square fee

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Regional Voices: Heather Rosentrater – Avista
Regional Voices: Heather Rosentrater – Avista
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Aerospace, Aerospace

December 1, 2017

Heather Rosentrater is vice president of energy delivery at Avista, responsible for the Spokane-based corporation's electric and natural gas operations and engineering. "It's a fascinating time to be inv

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Regional Voices: Darryl Potyk – University of Washington-Gonzaga University Regional Health Partnership
Regional Voices: Darryl Potyk – University of Washington-Gonzaga University Regional Health Partnership
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Health Sciences, Aerospace, Aerospace

November 27, 2017

Dr. Darryl Potyk is in charge of medical education at the University of Washington-Gonzaga University Regional Health Partnership, and is a clini

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Regional Voices: Demitriy Oberemok – TDR Logistics
Regional Voices: Demitriy Oberemok – TDR Logistics
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Aerospace, Aerospace

November 24, 2017

Demitriy Oberemok and his brothers Tim and Roman own TDR Logistics, a Spokane-based shipping company and fourth-party logistics provider with its own fleet of trucks. Among Dmitriy's responsibilitie

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Katerra announces new Cross-Laminated Timber plant in Spokane Valley, WA
Katerra announces new Cross-Laminated Timber plant in Spokane Valley, WA
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Aerospace, Startups

November 21, 2017

Katerra, a leading edge construction technology company, has announced a new venture in Spokane Valley, Washington.   The company purchased a large site where they will build

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Regional Voices: Bob Memmer – SmartRecruiters
Regional Voices: Bob Memmer – SmartRecruiters
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Aerospace, Aerospace, IT and Energy

November 9, 2017

Bob Memmer is senior vice president/commercial sales for software maker SmartRecruiters, a San Francisco-based company with offices in Spokane and other cities around the world. SmartRecruiters has more

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Regional Voices: Bill Savitz – Ignite Northwest
Regional Voices: Bill Savitz – Ignite Northwest
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Aerospace, Aerospace, IT and Energy

November 3, 2017

William "Bill" Savitz is CEO of Ignite Northwest, a nonprofit foundation that aids emerging tech companies through its business accelerator education and access to capital.

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Regional Voices: Art Coffey – Able Label
Regional Voices: Art Coffey – Able Label
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Aerospace, Aerospace

October 26, 2017

Art Coffey is president of Able Label, a manufacturer and worldwide distributor of blank labels. Founded in 1985, Able Label was one of the first to use computer graphics for individual printed commercial lab

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Regional Voices: April Needham – Avista Corp.
Regional Voices: April Needham – Avista Corp.
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Aerospace, Aerospace, Startups

October 19, 2017

April Needham is an Avista Corp. executive employee currently on loan to Greater Spokane Inc. to assist with Startup Spokane, a program that connects aspiring entrepreneurs with resources needed to launc

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Regional Voices: Annie Stranger – Sweet Annie’s Artisan Creamery
Regional Voices: Annie Stranger – Sweet Annie’s Artisan Creamery
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Aerospace, Aerospace

September 20, 2017

Annie Stranger owns Sweet Annie's Artisan Creamery. "We make locally sourced, life-affirming, crazy-delicious ice creams."

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Regional Voices: Aleesha Brock – Greater Spokane Inc.
Regional Voices: Aleesha Brock – Greater Spokane Inc.
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Aerospace, Aerospace

September 12, 2017

Aleesha Brock is an economic development intern at Greater Spokane Inc. She's also the mother of three, and a full-time student at Spokane Community College studying to become an office manager a

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Regional Voices: Adam Smith – Cheney High School
Regional Voices: Adam Smith – Cheney High School
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Aerospace, Aerospace, IT and Energy

September 6, 2017

Adam Smith teaches business education at Cheney (Wash.) High school. He moved from the Tri-Cities to Cheney two decades ago to attend Eastern Washington University. "This was definitely a place I plan

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Accra-Fab remains in Spokane County, invests in training and upgrades
Accra-Fab remains in Spokane County, invests in training and upgrades
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Aerospace

August 31, 2017

Accra-Fab Inc. (AFI), a Liberty-Lake based advanced manufacturer, recently completed a yearlong training and planning program to strategically position their company for the futur

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GSI advocates for importance of international trade and diplomacy
GSI advocates for importance of international trade and diplomacy
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Aerospace, Aerospace

August 29, 2017

Earlier this month GSI joined the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) and other community leaders to discuss with Rep. McMorris Rodgers the importance of diplomacy and internatio

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Foreign exchange and the value of IC-DISC
Foreign exchange and the value of IC-DISC
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Aerospace

August 22, 2017

GSI recently hosted a seminar on foreign exchange and IC-DISC. In a global economy, foreign exchange is a major component in doing business, and it's important to hedge risk in order to:

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Hotstart succeeds in international markets
Hotstart succeeds in international markets
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Aerospace, Aerospace

August 17, 2017

For the past 75 years, Hotstart has helped businesses heat engines throughout the U.S. working with companies like Caterpillar and Cummins. Today, Hotstart is taking on additional business by expanding into

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Regional Voices: Addison Pemberton – Scanivale Corp.
Regional Voices: Addison Pemberton – Scanivale Corp.
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Aerospace, Aerospace

August 15, 2017

Addison Pemberton is president of Scanivalve Corp., a Liberty Lake, Wash.-based company launched by his father, J.C. Pemberton, in 1955. Today, Scanivalve is the world's leading supplier of state-

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Seeking 2nd Cohort for Creative Enterprise Program5
Seeking 2nd Cohort for Creative Enterprise Program5
Categories: Startups

July 31, 2017

Window Dressing Creative Enterprise applications are live! If you're an artist, maker, designer, crafter, culture creator, in need of help with the business side of things, get excited, this program

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Washington is America’s “Top State for Business”
Washington is America’s “Top State for Business”
Categories: Aerospace

July 12, 2017

Washington moved into the top spot in the 2017 CNBC Top States for Business rankings. Workforce, infrastructure, business costs, economy, quality of life, technology and innovation, education, busines

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GSI Staff Taking Business Development on the Road
GSI Staff Taking Business Development on the Road
Categories: Health Sciences, Aerospace, Manufacturing, Aerospace, IT and Energy

June 12, 2017

Welcome to Summer 2017!  Our business development staff is on the road, bringing our Advantage Spokane message to two different trade shows and conventions.

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Job Growth Continues Upward Trend in Spokane County
Job Growth Continues Upward Trend in Spokane County
Categories: Aerospace, Recruitments & Expansions, Aerospace, Education & Workforce

June 6, 2017

Spokane County's unemployment rate fell a full percentage point between March and April, 2017 after nearly 1,100 jobs were added in the region, according to the Washington State Employment Security

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Local Manufacturers Receive Statewide Recognition
Local Manufacturers Receive Statewide Recognition
Categories: Aerospace, Manufacturing

May 1, 2017

Seattle Business Magazine honored Top Washington State Manufacturers at a reception held at the Boeing Museum of Flight. Companies making important progress in productivity, growth and innovation wer

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Bay Area Tech Company Expands in Spokane
Bay Area Tech Company Expands in Spokane
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Startups, IT and Energy

May 1, 2017

SmartRecruiters Inc., a software provider of recruiting solutions, has announced the opening of a new office in downtown Spokane. Based in San Francisco, the company's expansion will support its rapi

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Schweitzer Engineering Expands Spokane Presence
Schweitzer Engineering Expands Spokane Presence
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, IT and Energy

April 12, 2017

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) has grown from 6 to 60 employees over the last 5 years at its Spokane Valley location. The primary focus of the Spokane Valley office is the rapidly expanding

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Advantage Spokane e-news archive
Advantage Spokane e-news archive
Categories: Aerospace, Aerospace

April 7, 2017

Data confirms that our regional economy really started taking off in 2015," says Avista Chief Economist Grant Forsyth. "2016 was a continuation of that somewhat belated recovery, which

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World Trade Day & National Small Business Exporter Summit
World Trade Day & National Small Business Exporter Summit
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Aerospace

April 6, 2017

On March 29th Greater Spokane Incorporated welcomed outstanding exporters from across the country to Spokane for World Trade Day & National Small Business Exporter Summit. The event, in partn

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Spokane and its Gonzaga Bulldogs – a Winning Spirit
Spokane and its Gonzaga Bulldogs – a Winning Spirit
Categories: Aerospace, Education & Workforce

April 3, 2017

Even without the storefronts, homes, and buses draped with "Go Zags!" signs, one can sense the palpable excitement around Spokane as the beloved Zags head into their first ever National Championshi

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Tech Company Expands in Downtown Spokane
Tech Company Expands in Downtown Spokane
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, IT and Energy

March 31, 2017

Anticipating growth, Egnyte Inc, headquartered in Mountain View, California, is doubling its square footage in Spokane. Leasing the renovated second and third floors of 245 W. Main, Egnyte plans to add a doze

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Spokane Falls in Full Glory
Spokane Falls in Full Glory
Categories: Uncategorized

March 23, 2017

Blue skies and sunshine frame the Spokane Falls, flowing through the middle of downtown Spokane. Annually, the runoff feeds the falls to a level which is truly impressive to see.

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Comcast’s Spokane Center Recognized as Economic Development Recruitment of the Year
Comcast’s Spokane Center Recognized as Economic Development Recruitment of the Year
Categories: Aerospace, Aerospace

March 23, 2017

Comcast's Spokane Center Recognized as Economic Development Recruitment of the Year The Washington Economic Development Asssociation (WEDA) recognized Comcast's Spokane Center of Excellence as the Economic Development Recruitment Project of the Year

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2016 Year-End Business Barometer
2016 Year-End Business Barometer
Categories: Aerospace

March 21, 2017

Spokane had a solid year in 2016 and we are seeing economic growth more similar to the Puget Sound and Portland areas than we did in the beginning of the recovery," says

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Spokane Software Startup Secures $2.6M in Funding
Spokane Software Startup Secures $2.6M in Funding
Categories: Health Sciences, Startups, IT and Energy

March 16, 2017

Entrepreneur Dan Roark, CEO of Gestalt Diagnostics LLC, has developed software which digitizes scans of pathology samples. In collaboration with Jon Copeland, CEO of information technology company,

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Clark’s Fork Restaurant Opening in Matilda Building
Clark’s Fork Restaurant Opening in Matilda Building
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions

February 27, 2017

Clark's Fork, a Bozeman, Montana favorite cafe, is opening in Spokane, Washington.

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Capital Insurance Group Expands to Eastern Washington
Capital Insurance Group Expands to Eastern Washington
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions

February 16, 2017

Capital Insurance Group Expands to Eastern Washington Capital Insurance Group (CIG) opened its first Eastern Washington location in the Chase Financial Building in downtown Spokane late in 2016.  The location will serve as CIG's Northwest Regional

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World Trade Day & National Small Business Exporter Summit
World Trade Day & National Small Business Exporter Summit
Categories: Aerospace

February 14, 2017

Export Success Start Here Wednesday March 29, 2017 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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Sleep Inn and Mainstay Suites Expansion in Spokane Market
Sleep Inn and Mainstay Suites Expansion in Spokane Market
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions

February 13, 2017

Sleep Inn and Mainstay Suites has announced a new, dual branded hotel to be built in Spokane off I-90, near Spokane International Airport.

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Liberty Lake, WA Retains Aerospace Manufacturer
Liberty Lake, WA Retains Aerospace Manufacturer
Categories: Aerospace

January 27, 2017

AccraFabb, a contract manufacturer and sheet metal fabricator,  serves a diverse customer base ranging from aerospace, energy, telecommunications, to medical from its 155,000-sq.-ft. headquarters in L

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Tainio Biologicals, Inc Expands in Spokane County
Tainio Biologicals, Inc Expands in Spokane County
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions

January 20, 2017

Taino Biologicals, Inc, a family-owned company which has grown for nearly 30 years in Cheney, WA, broke ground on a 13,650 SF building in Spokane County. The new, corporate facility includes lab and

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CERB Grant Approved for City of Airway Heights
CERB Grant Approved for City of Airway Heights
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions

January 20, 2017

Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) announced a $50,000 grant to the City of Airway Heights for a feasibility study to develop a master plan for the Airway Heights Industrial Center. The project w

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Business Expansion Strategy: Grow Your Customer Base Through Government Contracting
Business Expansion Strategy: Grow Your Customer Base Through Government Contracting
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions, Government Contracting

January 19, 2017

Learn how to do business with some of the largest government agencies and contractors. GSI's Eastern Washington Procurement Technical Assistance Center and Fairchild

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Entrepreneurial Updates
Entrepreneurial Updates
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions

January 19, 2017

From affordable coworking space to mentorships to meetups, Startup Spokane is a great, first stop for entrepreneurship assistance. Partnering with others in the area, GSI's Startup provides connections to resources and tool

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Spokane Economy Remains Strong
Spokane Economy Remains Strong
Categories: Aerospace

December 20, 2016

Spokane continued to see steady growth which is forecast to continue in 2017. The regional economy is a subset of the national economy, but local economists expect it to fare better than the U.S. overall.

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Sister City Visit Facilitates International Trade
Sister City Visit Facilitates International Trade
Categories: Aerospace

November 29, 2016

When Mayor Alberto Alessandri and his assistant Marco Valeri of Cagli visited Spokane for the signing ceremony, GSI hosted them for a "lunch & learn" with elected officials and local business leaders

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Comcast Opens Liberty Lake Center of Excellence
Comcast Opens Liberty Lake Center of Excellence
Categories: Aerospace

September 26, 2016

Comcast opened its new 80,000-square-foot National Center of Excellence customer support center, Wednesday, September 14. The Liberty Lake facility will provide jobs for more than 700 employees and re

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Spokane Companies Make Inc. 5000 List
Spokane Companies Make Inc. 5000 List
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions

August 19, 2016

Five businesses in the Spokane region made this year's Inc. 5000 list of the country's fastest-growing privately held companies in the United States.

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Recognition for Spokane
Recognition for Spokane
Categories: Aerospace

August 1, 2016

The City of Spokane received the Association of Washington Cities 2016 Municipal Excellence Award in the category of Innovative Management. The awards recognize innovative projects that significantly improve the quality of life

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Comedian Marc Maron Loves Spokane
Comedian Marc Maron Loves Spokane
Categories: Aerospace

July 16, 2016

Marc Maron, visiting Spokane to perform at the Comedy Club, was impressed by the city - from the beauty to the warm vibe. While here, Marc hung out at Auntie's Bookstore and Garageland, a restaurant/bar/record store.

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Kaiser Aluminum Invests $150M at Spokane Valley Facility
Kaiser Aluminum Invests $150M at Spokane Valley Facility
Categories: Recruitments & Expansions

July 14, 2016

Kaiser Aluminum Corporation is making a $150 million capital investment at its Center for Excellence in rolling and heat treating in Spokane Valley. The equipment upgrades will increase manufa

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