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Primary Candidate Series

Next week, on August 4, Spokane County voters will cast their votes and decide which candidates move on to the November 3 General Election. One of GSI’s goals is to keep our members informed about public policy issues that could affect their business. To help you … Read more

Business Barometer: 2015 off to a strong start

Business Barometer is a quarterly GSI publication that highlights significant economic indicators for the greater-Spokane region, as told by four local economists. The blog series contains eight posts, you’re reading post #1. “All significant indicators were looking up in the … Read more

Business Barometer: Employment growth catches up to state and nation

Business Barometer is a quarterly GSI publication that highlights significant economic indicators for the greater-Spokane region, as told by four local economists. The blog series contains eight posts; you’re reading post #2.         The first quarter employment numbers … Read more

Business Barometer: Retail sales remain on the upswing

Business Barometer is a quarterly GSI publication that highlights significant economic indicators for the greater-Spokane region, as told by four local economists. The blog series contains eight posts; you’re reading post #3. Reminder: sales tax reporting lags one quarter behind other … Read more

Business Barometer: Housing numbers surge

Business Barometer is a quarterly GSI publication that highlights significant economic indicators for the greater-Spokane region, as told by four local economists. The blog series contains eight posts; you’re reading post #4. “Growth of consumer confidence is reflected not only in … Read more

Business Barometer: Permitting activity is positive, overall

Business Barometer is a quarterly GSI publication that highlights significant economic indicators for the greater-Spokane region, as told by four local economists. The blog series contains eight posts; you’re reading post #5. Permit numbers for the entire county were up 31% … Read more

Business Barometer: Airport trends continue to mirror national increases

Business Barometer is a quarterly GSI publication that highlights significant economic indicators for the greater-Spokane region, as told by four local economists. The blog series contains eight posts; you’re reading post #6. “Spokane International Airport is following the market trend we … Read more

Business Barometer: Inflation remains mostly a “non-issue”

Business Barometer is a quarterly GSI publication that highlights significant economic indicators for the greater-Spokane region, as told by four local economists. The blog series contains eight posts; you’re reading post #7. Inflation is slightly lower than a year ago, 0.75% … Read more

Business Barometer: Closing Thoughts

Business Barometer is a quarterly GSI publication that highlights significant economic indicators for the greater-Spokane region, as told by four local economists. The blog series contains eight posts; you’re reading post #8. Grant Forsyth | Avista Chief Economist: The US … Read more

Gaining the Competitive Edge

The greater-Spokane region frequently competes against cities across the nation for jobs and business investments. GSI’s business recruitment and retention efforts create economic impact by keeping existing businesses and bringing new business to our region. At the beginning of 2015 … Read more