Investment Areas

A hub for local, regional, national, and international trade. The YARD is the right location for your small or medium-sized business to grow. Opportunity abounds in The YARD, wehre the local community supports and encourages industrial devlopment and investment are being made to ensure the area's long-term industry and expanded freight-supportive features. Learn more.

Sitting on the scenic north bank of the Spokane River, the North Bank/Kendall Yards area enjoys quick access to Downtown, the Spokane Arena, the Convention Center, the Centennial Trail and more. As investment and development continues to materialize her, the area is quickly becoming a center for downtown living, business, and recreation. Learn more.

Spokane's University District is unique: a live/work/play confluence of innovation, discovery, entrepreneurship, scholarship, and neighborhood revitalization. The University District offers opportunities to promote life sciences research and commercialization, health education, economic development, smart urban growth and future city design, environmental restoration, historic preservation, arts adn culture, recreation, and state of the art transportation. Learn more.

Served by six passenger airlines and two cargo carriers, Spokane International Airport is Washington's second busiest airport in terms of passenger and cargo service. It is an integral part of the transportation infrastructure and economy in the Inland Northwest and is at the center of the region's thriving aerospace industry. Learn more.

A short seven-minute drive from the downtown core, Sprague Union District is adjacent to Spokane's expanding Gonzaga University and Riverpoint Campus and remains the heart and soul of Spokane's legacy business corridor. Grounded by long-term, family-owned businesses, this traditional Live-Work area is poised for new investment. Learn more.

The renaissance that began to transform downtown Spokane over a decade ago continues with renewed pace and excitement. New investment continues to abound with everything from historic rehabilitation and new construction to homegrown business development and the attraction of national retailers. More than a central business district, Downtown Spokane offers amenities for business, residents, and visitors. Learn more.

Contact Information

Planning & Economic Development Department
Economic Development Team