In 2019, the Northeast Public Development Authority (NEPDA) area of focus is growing to include a partnership with the County. The City and Spokane County are entering into an Interlocal Agreement regarding the reformation of the Northeast Public Development Authority to include the County for the purpose to realigning resources, property and services to facilitate economic development and operation of the NEPDA. The NEPDA is also in the process of hiring an Executive Director to assist in furthering the economic development of the target area.
“The YARD” – a hub for local, regional, national, and international trade—is the right location for your small or medium sized business to grow. Opportunity abounds in The YARD, where the local community supports and encourages industrial development and investments are being made to ensure the area’s long-term industry and expanded freight-supportive features, such as:
The City will work to make your development, business start-up, and/or expansion easier. We offer tailored assistance to projects in our targeted redevelopment areas.
Vision: the northeast Spokane focus area, known as The YARD, as home to an array of commercial and industrial businesses providing quality employment and economic opportunity to residents in the region, and quality housing for area workers.
Mission: invest in infrastructure, economic development efforts and land development to create business and job opportunities.