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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

2016 Year-End Business Barometer

Good economic news across the board in 2016 “Spokane had a solid year in 2016 and we are seeing economic growth more similar to the Puget Sound and Portland areas than we did in the beginning of the recovery,” says … Read more

Spokane Software Startup Secures $2.6M in Funding

Entrepreneur Dan Roark, CEO of Gestalt Diagnostics LLC, has developed software which digitizes scans of pathology samples. In collaboration with Jon Copeland, CEO of information technology company, Nuvodia LLC, Roark developed Pathworkflow which reduces the time to diagnose cancer. Gestalt is … Read more

Bay Area Tech Company Expands in Spokane

SmartRecruiters Inc., a software provider of recruiting solutions, has announced the opening of a new office in downtown Spokane. Based in San Francisco, the company’s expansion will support its rapidly growing business. Why Spokane? “Spokane offers SmartRecruiters all of the … Read more

Clark’s Fork Restaurant Opening in Matilda Building

Clark’s Fork, a Bozeman, Montana favorite cafe, is opening in Spokane, Washington. An acquaintence from Spokane encouraged the restaurant owner, Jeff Riggs, to consider an expansion to the area. Jeff contacted GSI for demographics and business information on the region during his search for … Read more

Capital Insurance Group Expands to Eastern Washington

Capital Insurance Group (CIG) opened its first Eastern Washington location in the Chase Financial Building in downtown Spokane late in 2016.  The location will serve as CIG’s Northwest Regional Headquarters office. The Spokane office will house a technology group and … Read more

World Trade Day & National Small Business Exporter Summit

Export Success Start Here Wednesday March 29, 2017 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Spokane Convention Center, 334 W Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokane NASBITE International and Greater Spokane Incorporated are partnering on Spokane’s second annual World Trade Day, geared towards executives and … Read more

Sleep Inn and Mainstay Suites Expansion in Spokane Market

Sleep Inn and Mainstay Suites has announced a new, dual branded hotel to be built in Spokane off I-90, near Spokane International Airport. A representative for Wisconsin-based Lighthouse Hospitality Group met with GSI staff while conducting the feasibility study. GSI provided a community overview, business … Read more

Liberty Lake, WA Retains Aerospace Manufacturer

Accra-Fab, a contract manufacturer and sheet metal fabricator,  serves a diverse customer base ranging from aerospace, energy, telecommunications, to medical from its 155,000-sq.-ft. headquarters in Liberty Lake. The company is a Tier 2 supplier to Boeing and Airbus Tier 1 suppliers and aerospace is … Read more

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