Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Water Solutions Expands in Rathdrum

Water Solutions Inc., a drinking water purification unit vendor, is building a $400,000, 4,200-square-foot office building with an attached three-bay shop in Rathdrum. Water Solutions is relocating to accommodate business expansion. Construction is expected to be complete in April. The new building will also include four offices, a customer lobby, conference room, lunchroom and storage space. Read the news brief in the Spokane Journal of Business.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Clearwater Paper Completes Installation of Pulp Digester

Source: Idaho Business Review
Clearwater Paper completed installation of its $160 million state-of-the-art continuous pulp digester. The equipment will reduce emissions, decrease energy costs and increase efficiency in converting wood chips to pulp for use in Clearwater’s private label tissue and paperboard production. For more information, go to

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Construction Underway on Spokane Market Hall Eatery

Construction is underway on the Market Hall Eatery in Spokane’s downtown. The modern food hall is modeled after a similar development in Portland, Oregon. Plans show a shared, open hall with up to 14 spaces for tenants. Unlike food courts, which generally feature fast-food chains, food halls house local boutique, artisan sellers. Learn more at

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Rathdrum Plans Urban Renewal District

Rathdrum’s new urban renewal agency will soon start developing a plan for the city’s first urban renewal district on 233 acres in the heart of town. The agency will spend six months to a year developing an urban renewal plan for the City Council to consider. For more information, read the Coeur d’Alene Press article.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Inland Northwest Technology Park Planned in Post Falls

The Inland Northwest Technology Park, a 233-acre technology park, is being planned on the west side of Highway 41 and the same developers are marketing a 50-acre retail center on the east side. Prairie Crossing developers Philip Wirth and Rick Robinson are planning the technology park with the intent of attracting technology and aerospace manufacturers to the site between Prairie and Hayden avenues. Learn more in the Coeur d’Alene Press article.