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The Dirt: Developer plans $17.3 million warehouse project in Spokane Valley

Developers are looking to build a large warehouse in the northeast industrial area of ​​Spokane Valley.

Nelson Worldwide, a Seattle-based architecture, design and strategy firm, submitted a building permit application to the city for the 192,000 square foot structure on a vacant site at 17710 E. Euclid Ave.

The license valuation for the project is $17.3 million, depending on the application.

A contractor has not been specified for the project. The application did not name a potential tenant for the warehouse.

Spokane County Assessor’s Office records show the 10-acre site is owned by Greenacres Gypsum & Lime Co.

Panattoni Development Co., based in Irvine, Calif., was listed as the owner of the building. Panattoni, an international real estate firm specializing in industrial, office and bespoke development, has 46 offices in the United States, Europe and Canada, according to the company’s website.

The company’s development portfolio includes several nationwide Amazon projects, including the Spokane Valley e-commerce giant’s fulfillment center.

It is also developing the West Plains Logistics Center at 9813 W. Hallett Road in Airway Heights.

The first phase of the West Plains Logistics Center requires three warehouse buildings covering a total of 562,000 square feet of industrial space with 600 parking spaces.

The West Plains Logistics Center is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2023, according to a project website.

CLT Townhouse

Mercer International Inc. is looking to build a prototype CLT townhouse near its Spokane Valley manufacturing facility.

Seattle-based real estate developer Green Canopy Node has filed a pre-development application with the city to build the three-story, 1,800-square-foot prototype at 19202 E. Garland Ave.

The prototype, which is in the conceptual phase, is “intended to test the assembly of a volumetric cross-laminated timber construction and to work with building officials and firefighters on the unique construction type for future development”, according to demand.

The app says the prototype will be temporary and not connected to utilities.

Mercer International is a publicly traded forest products company with offices in the United States, Canada and Germany. The company, headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, bought the former Katerra plant for $50 million in 2021.

The facility, located on 54 acres in the Northeast Spokane Valley Industrial Area, is equipped with state-of-the-art automation technology and is capable of producing more than 140,000 cubic meters of cross-laminated timber annually, according to an article. of the spokesperson. published in 2021.

Cross-laminated timber is made by compressing and gluing together planks of wood to form structural panels and beams. The building material is gaining popularity nationwide due to its low carbon footprint, fire resistance and quick installation.

Take 5 Oil Change is coming to Sullivan

Take 5 Oil Change is looking to expand into Washington with its first planned location in the Spokane Valley.

Take 5 Holding LLC filed a pre-development application with the city to build Take 5 Oil Change and a Red Wagon cafe on vacant land at 807 N. Sullivan Road.

The estimated valuation of the project is $1.5 million, depending on the application.

Spokane-based Trek Architecture is designing the project.

Take 5 Oil Change was founded in 1984 in Metairie, Louisiana. By 2005, the franchise had grown to 15 stores. Take 5 Oil Change now has more than 500 locations nationwide, according to its website.

The company’s Spokane Valley project isn’t the first time the company has considered a location in the area.

In February, Spokane Valley-based Whipple Consulting Engineers filed a pre-development application with the City of Spokane for a 1,340 square foot Take 5 oil change with three bays at 2002 N. Division St.

The project has not yet progressed beyond a pre-development conference.