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Category Archives: Doing Business in Spokane

Big Payoff: Government Contracting a Revenue Stream for Businesses

By Debbie Rauen, Legendary Hills Communications Government agencies buy a wide range of products and services and can provide a new revenue stream for businesses both large and small, in nearly every industry. But how can a business owner decide … Read more

Takeaways from the East West Life Science Summit

  The East West Life Science Summit last week, put on by Life Science Washington, focused on advancing neuroscience in Eastern Washington. Amy Bernard, Director of Scientific Strategy at Allen Institute for Brain Science, shared about creating a culture of … Read more

Growing But Slowing: Economic Update Recap

By Steve Scranton, Senior Vice President, Chief Investment Officer & Economist at Washington Trust Bank   The US economy demonstrated that fundamentals won out over the noise and drama of politics. Stimulus from the Tax Cut and Jobs Act provided the … Read more

Pushing back the 70% unemployment rate

by Debbie Rauen, Legendary Hills Communications Did you know that nationally, the unemployment rate for adults who are blind is 70 percent? But a manufacturing company in Spokane has made a huge dent in our local number. “All of our … Read more

What is Greater Growth?

By Drew Repp, Business Growth Director   Agriculture. Business expansion. Government contracting. Infrastructure. Life Sciences. Military support. Retention. Startups. Recruitment. All fall under the pillar of Greater Growth. Our Greater Growth work supports business creation and job growth in the … Read more

Making the Case to Choose Washington

  Boeing is considering building a new aircraft, called the New Mid-Market Airplane (NMA). If they go forward with this idea, they will need to decide where the design and production of the plane will land. Washington State is a … Read more

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 number of Spokane County low-income census tracts as Opportunity Zones.  Opportunity Zones were created in … Read more

Psychiatric Solutions opens new Spokane Valley location

Psychiatric Solutions, a sister company to Therapeutic Solutions based in Chico, Calif., recently selected the City of Spokane Valley for their new behavioral health facility. The company practices an integrated multi-disciplinary team approach to providing tailored care for their patients, and uses effective, … Read more

Spokane, New Localism, and the 21st Century

Guest Article By Bruce Katz, 2017 GSI Annual Meeting Speaker and Centennial Scholar, The Brookings Institution I traveled this week to Spokane, Washington to speak at the annual gathering of Greater Spokane Inc. (GSI). It was my first visit to … Read more

Hotstart succeeds in international markets

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 target markets overseas, which, along with increased sales opportunities, has … Read more