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GSI Staff Taking Business Development on the Road

Welcome to Summer 2017!  Our business development staff is on the road, bringing our Advantage Spokane message to two different trade shows and conventions. If you or your clients are interested in Life and Health Sciences, visit with us at … Read more

Job Growth Continues Upward Trend in Spokane County

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 Department. The current rate of 5.2% is also a percentage … Read more

Local Manufacturers Receive Statewide Recognition

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 were recognized in seven categories. Read more in the magazine’s May digital edition.   No-Li … Read more

Schweitzer Engineering Expands Spokane Presence

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 Research & Development, but also includes finance, … Read more

Advantage Spokane e-news archive

Advantage Spokane, March 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 has been very strong so far.” Employment growth … Read more

World Trade Day & National Small Business Exporter Summit

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 partnership with NASBITE International, provided attendees with best practices and lessons learned … Read more

Spokane and its Gonzaga Bulldogs – a Winning Spirit

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 Championship game. Well before the season began, this Zag team … Read more

Tech Company Expands in Downtown Spokane

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 dozen employees in the next several months. Egnyte provides software … Read more

Spokane Falls in Full Glory

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. Enjoy a tour of the falls via Peak Travels’ drone video. Locals appreciate … Read more

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. The strong job creation was cited as a primary reason for the selection. Comcast received their award at WEDA’s … Read more

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