Recent Spokane Valley business activity

A business vintage sign that says 'Come in We're Open' The City of Spokane Valley congratulates these businesses and companies that have recently opened or are expanding, or announced that they will be coming soon to the community:

Coast Aluminum and Architectural Inc., a California-based company, has moved into its new 73,500-square-foot distribution warehouse and attached 3,200 square foot office space in Spokane Valley’s Pinecroft Business Park. Coast Aluminum fabricates metal and alloy products. (Jan. 2021)

The City of Spokane Valley and Spokane County are proposing a new $10 million, 32,300-square-foot expansion to the Fair and Expo Center at 404 N. Havana St. They are seeking a $4 million state capital appropriation to help construct the new building, which will help establish the center as a full-year conference and event facility. The city should know if the project receives funding in late spring 2021. (Jan 2021)

The Tru Hotel by Hilton Spokane Valley opened in late December. The new hotel marks the first Tru by Hilton property in the state. Spokane-based GL8 Hospitality LLC is operating the four-story, 43,000-square-foot at 13509 E. Mansfield Ave. The hotel is located adjacent to CenterPlace Regional Event Center. (Dec. 29, 2020)

Western States Equipment Co. plans to build a new heavy-equipment dealership at 20150 E. Cataldo Ave, about a quarter-mile east of the boundary between Spokane Valley and Liberty Lake. The authorized Caterpillar dealer based in Meridian, Idaho, will construct a $30 million, 127,360-square-foot dealership campus that includes rental, retail and repair facilities. No word on when the new facility will be open. (Dec. 22, 2020)

Spokane Teachers Credit Union (STCU) plans to construct a new 3,100 square foot branch location at  9209 E. Mission Ave. in Spokane Valley. The new branch is scheduled to open in late 2021. STCU currently operates its Argonne Home Loan Center and drive-through ATMs at the same location. The new Argonne Branch will the 30th location for STCU, which the largest credit union based in Eastern Washington with more than 210,000 members. (Dec. 7, 2020)

The Spokane County Library District plans to construct a new Spokane Valley library in 2022 on an empty lot bordering Balfour Park, across the street from Spokane Valley City Hall. It would replace the current Spokane Valley Library on Main Ave. The Washington State Department of Commerce has recommended the district receive a $2 million grant from the state to build the library. The district will receive it if the State Legislature approves the funds in the 2021 legislative session. (Dec. 2020)

MultiCare Health System will open a new Pulse Heart Institute center in MultiCare Valley Hospital at 12606 E. Mission. The Pulse center will allow the hospital to expand its cardiac rehabilitation services. It will serve patients recovering from heart attacks, placement of stents, cardiac bypass surgeries, heart valve surgeries and treatments, and heart transplants. The Center will open on Jan. 25, 2021. (Dec. 3, 2020)

The Ponderosa Bar & Grill has opened at 11205 E. Dishman-Mica Road near Barney’s Harvest Foods in Spokane Valley. The restaurant is described as a hometown restaurant specializing in the comfort food. The ponderosa is a project from the same owner as The Otis Grill in Otis Orchards, Wash. (Nov. 2020)

Rodda Paint Co. has reopened at 6818 E. Sprague in Spokane Valley in a new $1.3 million building. Rodda had occupied a building previously located on the site until it was destroyed by a fire in February 2019. Walls Construction Corp., of Spokane, was the general contractor. (Nov. 2020)

Mygrant Glass Co. is building a new a 105,600-square-foot warehouse and office on 7 acres of land at 3619 N. Barker Road. The Hayward, California-based company has filed a building permit application with the city to construct the facility. Mygrant Living Trust purchased the site on Barker from Centennial Properties Inc. for $1.1 million in September 2020. (Oct. 26, 2020)

The Spokane Business & Industrial Park in Spokane Valley is developing its second phase of the Euclid Logistics Center, a multibuilding industrial development. Crown West Realty, owner and manager of The Park, has filed a building permit application to construct a 120,000-square-foot LEED-certified structure at 16619 E. Euclid Ave. with cross-dock capacity and 135 truck courts. The building permit valuation is $6.7 million. The building could be ready for occupancy as soon as spring 2021. (Oct 18, 2020)

Burlington has opened a new store in a 30,400-square-foot space at 15505 E. Broadway in Spokane Valley. The store opened on Oct. 16 in a site that formerly housed Toys-R-Us. It is Burlington’s second store in the Spokane area. Burlington, a New Jersey-based retailer, filed plans with the city in November 2019 to complete more than $1.4 million in renovations to the space, which has been vacant since Toys-R-Us closed in 2018. (Oct. 16, 2020)

Pure Wax Bar has opened a full-service body waxing boutique at 325 S. Sullivan, in Spokane Valley. The boutique is equipped with six private rooms in an office suite that’s just a little more than 1,500 square feet. (Sept. 24, 2020)

Chipotle Mexican Grill is continuing its expansion in the region with a new restaurant in Spokane Valley. Chipotle has applied for a permit to renovate an existing building at 209 N. Sullivan Road into a 2,700-square-foot restaurant. When completed, this will be the restaurant’s third location in the Spokane region. Project renovations are valued at $540,000. (Sept. 20, 2020)

Peoples Injury Network Northwest has opened a clinic at 15909 E. Marietta Ave., Suite 110, in Spokane Valley. The clinic will assist injured workers with returning to their jobs through programs that include work conditioning, physical and occupational therapy, functional capacity evaluations and ergonomic evaluations, among other treatments. Based in Kent, Washington, PINN has eight clinics in Western Washington, in addition to the Spokane Valley location. (Sept. 15, 2020)

Spokane Valley-based etailz has rebranded to Kaspien, reflecting the company’s growth from third-party retailer to e-commerce solution for brands growing their online businesses on Amazon, Walmart, eBay and Google. The company, which operates as a retailer, agency and software provider, secured more than $30 million in financing earlier this year to develop new products, expand inventory and grow retail partnerships. Kaspien’s parent company, Trans World Entertainment Corp., has rebranded as Kaspien Holdings Inc. (Sept. 8, 2020)

Spokane Valley-based Mamer Properties LLC is planning a new three-building, 41,200-square-foot addition to its Evergreen Commerce Park on a 4.5-acre vacant lot at 1620 N. Mamer Road near the northeast corner of Mission Avenue and Mamer Road. The complex is envisioned to be developed next to three existing multitenant commercial structures that Mamer Properties developed in the early 1990s. The three buildings are planned to host up to 23 units, with two to three of the units being built out during initial construction and the remaining 20 over time. The estimated value of the project is $2 million. (Aug. 2020)

The Spokane Conservation District has broken ground on its planned new facility at 4422 E. Eighth, in Spokane Valley. The project will be a 10-year multi-phase development. The first phase, a 12,350-square-foot building, is under construction and valued at $4.3 million. The district had purchased the nearly 50-acre site at the southeast corner of Eighth Avenue and Havana Street in May 2017 for $1.3 million from CPM Development Corp. Site cleanup and restoration has been ongoing since the purchase. (Aug. 27, 2020)

Key Tronic Corp., a Spokane Valley-based contract design and manufacturing services provider, has entered into a $93 million loan and security agreement with Bank of America. Key Tronic recently obtained a line of credit that will aid in the company’s anticipated growth and provide more flexibility to ramp up production. (Aug. 19, 2020)

Indaba Coffee is moving its coffee roasting operations from Spokane to a 1,700-square-foot warehouse at 204 S. Koren in Spokane Valley. The company plans to grow the e-commerce and wholesale space from that location. Other plans for that space include expanding shipping capacity, creating a training facility for new hires, and constructing a small tasting room and possible event space in the future. (August 2020)

Enhanced Software Products Inc. (ESP), a Spokane Valley software company that focuses on credit unions, is expanding its client roster. The company is located in a 9,000-square-foot building at 1811 Hutchinson Road and handles a range of services for credit unions, including accounts processing, auto-responses, and printing and mailing materials. They recently took on Avista Corp. Credit Union, the first local credit union as a client, and will be expanding their workforce. (Aug. 2020)

Community Pint is planning to remodel a space for a new brewery and tasting room in Spokane Valley, according to a recent permit recently.  Owner TJ Wallin plans to update the facility and build out a bar and serving area in a 2,300-square-foot space at 11724 E. Montgomery Ave., Suite D7, according to the permit. The project is valued at $30,000. No information available regarding when the business will open. (July 19, 2020)

Kitchen Spokane, a nonprofit organization that provides commercial kitchen space to help food entrepreneurs launch and maintain their businesses, is adding a new location in the Spokane Valley Mall. Kitchen Spokane launched its Spokane Valley-based standalone facility in 2014. The nonprofit aims to help small businesses start operating at a fraction of the normal cost; it has grown to include five additional kitchen locations in Washington and Idaho, most of which are located in malls. (July 10, 2020)

Comcast has opened a new store in Evergreen Crossing Shopping Center at 13826 E. Indiana Ave. in Spokane Valley. The store has a dedicated space for customers to discuss technology needs with an expert, turn in used equipment, obtain customer support and pay their bills. The new store spans more than 3,600 square feet and offers the complete line of home and business products. (July 2, 2020)

AutoZone is opening in the Argonne Village Shopping Center in Spokane Valley. The Memphis, Tennessee-based automotive parts retailer applied for a building permit with the city to remodel a 7,334-square-foot existing space into a new store at 9211 E. Montgomery Ave. Founded in 1979, AutoZone has five stores in the Spokane area and more than 6,300 stores in the United States, Mexico and Brazil. (June 7, 2020)

Spokane-Valley based SkyOne Aerospace has received a $100,000 Working Washington grant that allows the company to expand, add new equipment and hire more employees. The Washington State Department of Commerce provided the $100,000 grant to Greater Spokane Incorporated, the region’s business development organization, which awarded the funds to SkyOne. SkyOne specializes in repair and overhaul of instruments, avionics, electronics, mechanical units and hydraulic units of the military aerospace aftermarket. The company was founded in 2015. It will retain 18 jobs and create 45 new positions in the next three years resulting from the grant. (June 12, 2020)

Uncle Rusty’s Diner, a locally owned and operated restaurant in downtown Spokane, will reportedly open a second location at 18723 E. Cataldo, off of Barker Road and Interstate 90. The diner describes itself as a family owned American style diner serving home style breakfast, lunch and early dinner. The location in the valley will be similar to the Spokane location but will stay open later and feature a larger dinner menu. (June 2020)

Crimson Hearth restaurant has opened at 11003 E. Sprague Ave. in a space formerly occupied by the Prime Time Bar & Grill. The restaurant offers a menu that features breakfast items such as tarteflette (cheesy potatoes), crepes, eggs Benedict and fresh-squeezed orange juice. The restaurant’s lunch and dinner menus offer steaks, sandwiches, burgers, pastas and a variety of hearth-oven baked pizzas, among other dishes. (March 3, 2020)

Spokane-Valley based Etailz has secured $25 million in debt financing to develop new products, expand inventory and grow retail partnerships. The new round of financing will specifically allow the Spokane Valley-based company – which partners with third-party sellers to grow their brands on Amazon, eBay and Walmart – to improve its proprietary software that discovers product trends, identifies new distributors and optimizes price positioning decisions. (Feb. 21, 2020)

Snap Fitness has opened at Ponderosa Village, 11205 E. Dishman Mica Road, in Spokane Valley. Snap Fitness is a health and fitness club founded in 2003 by Peter Taunton. It has more than 2,500 clubs in 27 countries, with nine gyms total in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene. (Jan. 22, 2020)

Airgas, a distributor of industrial, medical and specialty gasses as well as welding and safety products, has filed permits to build a 9,700-square-foot building near the southwest corner of Fancher Road and Desmet Avenue. Airgas has a dry-ice store near the Spokane Industrial Park, but its closest branch is in Moses Lake. (Jan. 3, 2020)

Coast Aluminum and Architectural Inc., a California-based company, is planning a new 73,500-square-foot distribution warehouse and office space in Spokane Valley’s Pinecroft Business Park. Coast Aluminum fabricates metal and alloy products and also has a site in the Spokane Industrial Park. (Dec. 20, 2019)

A 180-000-square-foot senior living development titled “Affinity” is planned for a 6-acre site at Mirabeau Point area, just east of CenterPlace Regional Event Center in Spokane Valley. Spokane-based Inland Group is the developer. (Dec. 13, 2019)

Salt Lake City-based Maverik Inc. has announced it will build a convenience store and gas station at 2020 N. Pines Road in Spokane Valley, just off of Interstate 90. The new store will be the company’s fourth location in the city. Maverik has 315 stores in 10 Western states. (Dec. 13, 2019)

Sandpoint Chocolate Bear has opened shop at 11425 E. Trent Ave. in Spokane Valley. The business relocated to Spokane Valley in late fall after a fire devastated its shop in downtown Sandpoint, Idaho, in February 2019. (Dec. 5, 2019)

Novelis Inc., an Atlanta-based company that specializes in the rolling and recycling of aluminum, is planning a $5 million, 11,780-square-foot expansion to its Solatens Technology Center in Spokane Valley. The company relocated to its current facility at 16004 E. Euclid Ave in 2011. No word on if or how many additional employees the expansion may generate. (Nov. 2019)

If you haven’t visited Arbor Crest Wine Cellars’ historic Cliff House recently, you may not know that a brewery has opened at the facility. Square Wheel Brewing is making about 300 barrels of beer a year in several varieties. Cliff House visitors can now choose from both great wines and local brews. (Nov. 2019)

Burlington has filed preliminary plans to open a retail store in Spokane Valley at 15505 E. Broadway, a space that formerly housed a Toys r Us. The company, formerly known as Burlington Coat Factory, has indicated it will spend $1.4 million to remodel and update the space, including the front facade. Burlington already has one store in the Spokane area at North Division. No word yet on when this store will open. (Nov. 9, 2019)

Ladder Coffee & Toast plans to open a new shop in a shared space with Canopy Credit Union at 13105 E. Sprague Ave. Canopy had announced earlier in the year that another coffee business would share the space, but those plans fell through over the summer. This will be Ladder’s first location in Spokane Valley. (Nov. 4, 2019)

Global Credit Union will construct a new 2,500-square-foot branch in Spokane Valley at 12219 E. Fourth Ave. Global was founded in 1954, has six branches and several other ATM/service centers in the region. (Oct. 4, 2019)

Katerra Inc. celebrated the opening of its $150 million manufacturing facility on Barker Road in Spokane Valley in late September. The company began constructing the 270,000-square-foot facility more than 18 months ago. At startup, the plant employs about 100 workers. (Sept 2019)

Additional housing is going up in the city. Broadway Orchards LLC has announced it will construct a $12 million apartment complex at 16708 E. Broadway Ave. in Spokane Valley. The complex will include four 25,000-square-foot units, seven garages and a separate clubhouse. (Sept. 13, 2019)

Anytime Fitness has opened a center at 13004 E. Sprague in Spokane Valley. The new 6,000-square-foot gym offers a variety of fitness equipment and coaching and training services. The center is the second to open in the valley, joining several others in the area. (Sept 2019)

Action Fasteners & Supply has constructed a new 47,600-square-foot warehouse building at 15825 E. Trent in Spokane Valley. The $2.9 million building will be shared with Purfect Logos LLC. Launched in 1994, Action Fasteners provides large quantities of screws, bolts, nuts, ties, and other fasteners to commercial contractors and retail customers. (Aug. 21, 2019)

Also at 17018 E. Sprague is Genus Brewing, a new microbrewery. The business sold only homebrewing supplies, but expanded into a full brewing operation over the summer. (Aug. 17, 2019)

River City Pizza has opened at 17018 E. Sprague in Spokane Valley. Similar to its flagship restaurant on Harvard Road in Otis Orchards, the new location offers a full menu of pizzas, (including by the slice and take out), wings, calzones and other Italian favorites. The site is in the same building that houses Genus Brewing (see above paragraph). (Aug. 17, 2019)

A popular restaurant in Spokane that closed due to fire more that a year ago has reopened in Spokane Valley. Shogun, a sushi and hibachi restaurant, has reopened at 20 N. Raymond Road. It will feature 14 Japanese teppanyaki grills with seating for eight people at each table, as well as a lounge, sushi counter and separate room for corporate and private parties. (Aug. 14, 2019)

A new Ethiopian restaurant will be coming to Spokane Valley at 19017 E. Appleway Ave. within the next year. Kaffa Ethiopian Cafe is in the planning stage of opening an establishment that will feature Ethiopian coffee (with a drive up window included) and several vegetarian options. (Aug. 10, 2019)

Bardic Brewing has announced plans to open a new taproom in a 1000-square-foot space in Sullivan Square Shopping Center, 15412 E. Sprague Ave., in Spokane Valley. The family-friendly brewpub will offer both beer and cider, craft soda and a rotating selection of tacos, pasta and pizza. (Aug. 10, 2019)

TTs Old Iron Brewery & BBQ has opened in south Spokane Valley at 4110 S. Bowdish Road (corner of Bowdish and Dishman-Mica). The establishment is the brainchild of friends Travis Thosath and Chad White (White is a well-known chef who owns other restaurants in Spokane area). The restaurant offers a mix of Texas and Kansas City barbecue flavored meats and handhelds, as well as locally-inspired brewed beer. (Aug. 1, 2019)

MultiCare Health System will build a new 81-000-square-foot medical building in Spokane Valley. The Tacoma-based company will construct the building on the northwest corner of Boone Avenue and Vercler Road. The new facility will include a skywalk connecting to the second floor of the hospital, according to site plans filed with the city. MultiCare is a nonprofit with more than 16,000 employees.

The new Ponderosa Village retail development at 11205 E. Dishman Mica Road in south Spokane Valley welcomed two new tenants recently.  The Mix Salon and Day Spa and Hello Sugar doughnut shop (a second location in addition to the first Hello Sugar in Kendall Yards, Spokane) both celebrated grand openings in early July. The development is anchored by Barney’s Harvest Foods and will include two additional multi-tenant buildings in the next three years. (July 31, 2019)

A new Tru hotel by Hilton will be constructed on a three-acre site at the northeast corner of Mansfield Avenue and Mirabeau Parkway in Spokane Valley. The 43,000-square-foot, four-story hotel is described as a boutique hotel aimed at younger travelers. Hilton’s Tru hotels offer mobile check-in, digital room keys, lobby tablets and public spaces for guests. There are 60 Tru hotels nationwide. (July 15, 2019)

A vacant building at 8412 E Sprague Avenue in Spokane Valley will soon be transformed into an auto dealership and showroom. Florida-based AutoNation will renovate the former Mazda and Mitsubishi car dealership into a new 19,000-square-foot showroom, including an electric car charging station. The one acre site is owned by Appleway Chevrolet. (July 12, 2019)

Krueger Sheet Metal has announced plans to construct a manufacturing facility and warehouse in Spokane Valley. The company, currently based in Spokane, intends to construct a 60,000-square-foot building on 37 acres of land in the city’s northeast industrial area. The company indicated it may build an additional two warehouses in the future. Krueger has offices in Seattle and east Spokane. (June 28, 2019)

Wagstaff Inc., a Spokane Valley-based manufacturer, is constructing a $5.8 million, 55,900-square-foot addition to its main facility at 3910 N. Flora. The new building will accommodate the aluminum casting equipment manufacturer’s shipping department and allow it to expand its product lines. (June 26, 2019)

Seattle-based Leavitt Capital Companies is constructing the Montgomery Logistics Center on a nine-acre parcel of land in Spokane Valley. The center is a multi-phase industrial development at 11002 E. Montgomery Drive that will include three buildings totaling more than 139,000 square feet. The new development will adjacent to Leavitt Capital’s 50-acre Central Business Park, which is home to Pepsi Co., Cascade Seed and Wolff Corporate Housing. (June 16, 2019)

The Wolff Company, an Arizona-based private equity firm and multifamily developer, has completed construction of Revel Spokane in Spokane Valley. Located alongside the Spokane River, Revel Spokane features 132 units in one- and two-bedroom layouts. The community opened in March 2019.  (June 12, 2019)

Rodda Paint in Spokane Valley has moved its business to a new building at 409 N. Thierman Road, choosing to remain in the city after a fire burned its previous store at 6818 E. Sprague Avenue in February 2019. The new paint store opened in early June. (June 8, 2019)

River City Pizza and Genus Brewing and Supply will open shop in August 2019 in a new building at the corner of Sprague and Flora in Spokane Valley. This will be River City Pizza’s second location in the city – the first being at N. Harvard Road in the Otis Orchards neighborhood. Genus opened as Nu Home Brew and Bottles in 2013 in a nearby location and is seeking additional space at the new facility. (May 30, 2019)

Northeast Spokane Valley has a new bakery/coffee shop in the neighborhood. Blissful Whisk opened at 1612 N. Barker, sharing a new building space with Lakeside Dental offices. The bakery offers a variety of muffins, cookies, cakes and other specialty items. (May 25, 2019)

The Spokane Valley Farmers Market, new this year to CenterPlace Regional Event Center, is seeking vendors and volunteers. The Market will launch on Friday, June 7, and continue through Sept. 13. It runs from 5-8 p.m. and includes are farms, food processors, artisan crafters, a beer garden, music and food trucks. (May 20, 2019)

Worth noting, Spokane Valley’s PayTrace has been named as a “best” financial-technology company to work for in 2019. In 2018, the company was identified on the list of “best place(s) to work in the Inland Northwest.” PayTrace opened its headquarters/offices in the Pinecroft Business Park in Spokane Valley in May 2017. (March 2019)

Spokane Metals, a steel fabrication company, will relocate its operations from Airway Heights to Spokane Valley later this year. The company will construct a $2.4 million facility at 4100 N. Barker Road in Spokane Valley’s growing northeast industrial area. The company cited that fact that most of its employees live in the valley as a factor in the decision to relocate. (March 9, 2019)

The Spokane County Regional Veterans Service Center has relocated to a larger facility in Spokane Valley to serve veterans and their families. The center was previously housed at the county’s regional health building, but needed additional space that was ADA accessible and had free parking. The new location is 1117 N. Evergreen Road. (March 3, 2019)

Spokane-based electronics manufacturer Tate Technology will relocate from North Spokane to an 18,000-square-foot building at 5716 E. Sprague Ave. in Spokane Valley in August 2019. The company formerly occupied a building on Trent Avenue but had to move to make way for Spokane’s North-South Corridor project. Tate affiliate JBH Holdings LLC purchased the new building, which previously housed a Great Spaces furniture store, last year for $1.5 million. Tate Technology manufactures electronics and has more than 40 employees. See Business Journal article here. (March 3, 2019)

Utah-based Maverik Inc. is adding a fourth convenience store in Spokane Valley near I-90 and Barker Road. The 6,270 -square-foot store and fuel station will be located at 18525 E. Broadway Ave. (March 3, 2019)

Washington State Employees Credit Union has moved to a new branch location at 5211 E. Sprague Ave. in Spokane Valley. The credit union completed more than $320,000 in renovations on the building, which sits in a busy commercial area and will feature improvements such as two drive-thru windows, coin machine, and additional ATM service. (March 1, 2019)

Greenacres Vendor Mall is expanding its footprint! The mall, which offers antiques and other handmade goods from more than 160 different vendors, is embarking on a 3,500 square foot extension that will feature a cafe/bistro, art gallery, salon, and more vendor space. The mall is located at 16814 E. Sprague Avenue. (Feb 20, 2019).

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper has announced that it will move its print publishing operations from downtown Spokane to a new building in the 19200 block of East Euclid Avenue in Spokane Valley’s northeast industrial area. The building, in progress, should be completed in late fall or early winter. (Feb. 8, 2019)

The Flying Squirrel Trampoline Park has opened at 15312 E. Sprague Avenue. This indoor “urban playground” of sorts offers trampoline-related activities and games, including dodgeball and slam dunk, as well as a video arcade and Top Golf Swing Suite. Food and drinks can also be purchased. (Jan. 4, 2019)

Walk In Chiropractic is adding a new location at 328 N. Sullivan Road in Spokane Valley. The company currently operates in Billings, Mont., Coeur d’Alene, Bozeman and Spokane. The new location should open in 2019. (Jan. 4, 2019)

The Comic Book Shop has added a new store at 11510 E. Sprague Avenue in Spokane Valley. The store is one of three in the greater Spokane region that features comics, games and pop culture items. (Jan. 4, 2019)

Cole’s Coffee Shop has opened at 3105 N. Pines Road. The business offers specialty coffees and other drinks, as well as pastries, quiche, sandwiches and deli salads. The café is open from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Jan. 4, 2019)

A new brewery is in development in Spokane Valley. YaYa Brewing Company will open a tasting room at 11712 E. Montgomery Drive in 2019. The brewery’s tagline is “craft beers brewed with character and integrity.” (Jan. 4, 2019)

Empire Eye Physicians is planning a new clinic in Spokane Valley. The group currently has offices at the Rockwood Clinic facility in Spokane Valley and one in Coeur d’Alene. (Nov. 24, 2018)

Joseph Lee, owner of the popular Shogun Japanese Steak and Seafood House, which burned down in April 2017 in East Spokane, has announced that he will build a new restaurant in Spokane Valley. The new restaurant will be located at 20 N. Raymond Road, the former site of the Roadhouse Bar and Grill, and is scheduled to open in February 2019. (Nov. 10, 2018)

Amy’s Donuts, a national donut chain that serves unique creations, celebrated the opening of its first donut shop in Spokane Valley (and first in Washington State) with a grand opening on Nov. 1. The shop is located at 11519 E. Sprague Ave. and serves a variety of cake and raised donuts topped with tasty edibles such as cereal, marsh mellows, nuts, gummy bears and chocolate candies. (Nov. 1, 2018)

Eyemart Express has opened a new chain store in Spokane Valley at 15319 E. Indiana Ave. The store celebrated with an open house on Nov. 3. Eyemart Express has an onsite lab and carries more than 2,000 frames. Most glasses can be ordered and received the same day. (Oct. 25, 2018)

4 Seasons Roasting Co. is planning to move its coffee-roasting facility to Spokane Valley by next year with plans to occupy more than 9,000 square feet at 12410 E Indiana Avenue. 4 Seasons is Spokane’s first specialty coffee roaster. (August 25, 2018)

Spokane Teachers Credit Union will open its first stand-alone home center on August 29, located at 9207 E Mission Avenue, to help the credit union meet the growing demand for real estate loans. (Aug. 22, 2018)

Stay Alfred, a vacation rental company, plans to occupy 37,500 square feet of space in the former Itron Inc. headquarters complex at 2818 N Sullivan Road. (Aug. 16, 2018)

Spokane Federal Credit Union (now Canopy Credit Union) has plans to open a new branch in Spokane Valley, expecting to open Summer 2019. New president and CEO, Charlotte Nemec plans for this new branch opening to increase efforts to advance financial education among the Spokane area’s low-income and young residents. Update to this post. (Aug. 16, 2018)

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott will open a new location on August 16 in Spokane Valley. Located at 8923 E Mission Avenue, the hotel will feature the chain’s new decor, photography and furniture. (Aug. 13, 2018)

Sams and Coffee, located at 12709 E Mirabeau, is the newest lunch spot in Spokane Valley. Offering lunchtime favorites like hearty sandwiches, wraps, salads, and specialty espresso drinks, Sams’ might be your next favorite pit stop. (Aug. 9, 2018)

The Barbers, located at 506 N Sullivan, will be opening August 7. The location will feature TV’s for sports, cool decor like framed jerseys, and a pool table. (Aug. 2, 2018)

Construction has started on a $6 million Ponderosa Village retail center development that will surround the Barney’s Harvest Foods grocery store at 11205 E. Dishman Mica Road in east Spokane Valley. (Aug. 2, 2018) More detail

Evergreen Fountains, a senior living community in Spokane Valley, has completed a $12 million expansion. The facility added a three-story living area, cottages, a skywalk and outdoor recreation park. (July 26, 2018)

Cool Beans Coffee, a popular coffee shop on Spokane’s South Hill, has opened a new location at 213 S. University Road in Spokane Valley. The café offers both a drive-through and sit-down service. (July 23, 2018)

Banner Bank has announced that it will build a new mix-used development on the northeast corner of Argonne Road and Sprague Avenue. (July 14, 2018)

Tuesday Morning has recently opened a store in Spokane Valley at Evergreen Crossing, 13804 E. Indiana Ave. The retailer offers upscale, deep discounted, designer and name-brand closeout merchandise in a casual, self-serve, no-frills atmosphere. (July 2, 2018)

Northwest aerospace magazine has taken flight; new periodical focuses on small, midsized advanced manufacturers (June 21, 2018)

Tomahawk Steelworx LLC: Local man develops business repurposing old metal items in to new furniture and other artistic creations. (June 21, 2018)

SkyOne Aerospace to expand its capabilities; Spokane Valley company expects to double its revenue this year (June 21, 2018)

Eye Care Associates has announced it will build a 4100-square-foot optometry clinic at 1103 N. Pines Road (June 9, 2018).

Duluth Trading Co. is building its first retail store in Washington State in Spokane Valley. The 15,000-square-foot store will be located at 16314 E. Indiana and should open in spring 2019. Duluth Trading Co. has 32 stores across the country and recently opened a store in Portland, Ore. (June 2, 2018)

Ulta Beauty has announced it will construct a 10,500-square-foot store near Spokane Valley Mall (May 26, 2018).

Altitude Trampoline Park has opened at 1441 N. Argonne Road in Spokane Valley. The business offers several family-oriented trampoline-related activities as well as food and drink. (May 25, 2018).

Amy’s Donuts is planning to open its fourth location in November in Spokane Valley at the former Abelardo’s Mexican Restaurant. (May 21, 2018)

Volvo machinery has announced it will build a 40,000-square-foot dealership at 3515 N. Sullivan Road in Spokane Valley. (May 19, 2018)

A sports complex will be coming soon to 5204 E. Broadway Ave. transforming a former storage facility. (May 12, 2018)

A 112,000-square-foot warehouse is being built near the Spokane Business and Industrial Park on Sullivan Road in Spokane Valley. (May 6, 2018)

Etailz announced plans to move into a 40,000-square-foot space at 2818 N. Sullivan Road of Spokane Valley in July as the company has grown out of its current 10,000-square-foot space with 210 employees. (March 29, 2018).

Northwestern Mutual will move to Spokane Valley’s Pinecroft Business Park and is anticipated to open this summer. (March 3, 2018)