Goodwill Industries starts retail store, salvage center on the West Plains

<p><p>Goodwill Industries of the Inland Northwest is moving forward with plans to build a new retail store and salvage center on the West Plains.</p></p><p><p>Spokane-based Bernardo|Wills Architects filed a pre-development application with the city on behalf of Goodwill to built the more than 60,000-square-foot facility near the southeast corner of Deer Heights Road and Flight Drive in Airway Heights.</p></p><p><p>In addition to the retail store and salvage center, the facility will include a loading dock, drive-thru drop-off area, and office, employee and storage space, according to site plans.</p></p><p><p>The project’s estimated cost is between $7.5 million and $8 million, according to the application.</p></p><p><p>Goodwill acquired the 6-acre site for the proposed retail store and salvage center in June for $770,000, Spokane County Assessor’s Office records show.</p></p><p><p>Goodwill told The Spokesman-Review in July it’s planning to open the Airway Heights facility in the summer of 2022.</p></p><p><p>The closest Goodwill store and donation center to Airway Heights is in downtown Spokane.</p></p><p><p><span class=”print_trim”>Bernardo|Wills Architects of Spokane is designing the building.</span></p></p><p><p>A contractor for the project was not specified on the pre-development application.</p></p><p><p>Goodwill Industries of the Inland Northwest, founded in 1939, has 14 stores as well as nine workforce and family services offices in Eastern Washington and North Idaho.</p></p><p><h3>New medical office planned in Valley</h3></p><p><p>A building permit application for a $4.6 million medical office building is under review by the city of Spokane Valley.</p></p><p><p>Spokane-based Bernardo|Wills Architects submitted the permit for the 12,900-square-foot, single-story office building.</p></p><p><p>It will be built on a two-acre site northeast of the intersection of Mirabeau Parkway and Indiana Avenue.</p></p><p><p>Baker Construction &amp; Development Inc. is the project contractor.</p></p><p><p>Centennial Properties is the current property owner, according to the Spokane County Assessor’s Office.</p></p><p><p>Centennial Properties is a subsidiary of Cowles Co., which also publishes The Spokesman-Review.</p></p><p><h3>Evergreen Gymnastics considering site</h3></p><p><p>A building occupied by window-and-door replacement company, Renewal by Andersen, could be converted into a gymnastics training facility.</p></p><p><p>Spokane Evergreen Gymnastics filed a pre-development application with the city to redevelop the 10,455-square-foot window showroom and warehouse into a training facility at 210 E. Montgomery Ave.</p></p><p><p>Renovations include work to update the heating, venting and air conditioning, repairing windows and roofing, and adding an ADA accessible bathroom and ramp.</p></p><p><p>The cost of renovations is $37,800, according to the application.</p></p><p><p>Byrd Family Investments LLC is the property owner, Spokane County Assessor’s Office records show.</p></p><p><p>Evergreen Gymnastics, founded in 2014, is currently located at 3200 E. Trent Ave., Building 1, Suite A.</p></p>