Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Kootenai & Shoshone counties
- A consortium of Spokane health care providers is planning a $15 million, 40,000-square-foot primary-care clinic in the city’s University District to serve as a training ground for new physicians and other emerging medical professionals. Residents will begin training this year. The consortium includes Washington State University, Providence Health Care and the Empire Health Foundation. The consortium has secured $900,000 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration for six new medical residencies in Spokane. Annual funding is expected to ramp up over the next three years to $2.7 million for 18 new residencies.
- Red Lion Hotels Corp. continues to lose money, reporting a first-quarter net loss of $3.5 million compared with a loss of $3.1 million a year earlier.
- At least three sizable apartment complexes valued at $42 million are planned for the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene areas, which are expected to see more apartment projects in the coming year. Analysts see demand driven by the number of baby boomers moving into more multifamily situations and out of single-family homes.
Multifamily projects include: