The Dirt: 5.11 Tactical opening retail store in Spokane Valley; Jersey Mike's Subs planning location in Airway Heights

<p><p>Irvine, California-based 5.11 Tactical is opening a retail store in Spokane Valley, its first location in the state.</p></p><p><p>The apparel brand recently submitted a permit application with the city to renovate a 5,490-square-foot space in a commercial building at 4808 E. Sprague Ave., Suite 203. The building is also occupied by T-Mobile and Teacher’s World.</p></p><p><p>Goodale &amp; Barbieri Co. confirmed in an announcement last month it had leased space in the East Sprague Center to the apparel brand.</p></p><p><p>The store is expected to open in March, Aaron Browning, director of development for 5.11 Tactical, said in an email.</p></p><p><p>The decision to expand 5.11 Tactical to Spokane Valley was prompted by customer demand, Browning said.</p></p><p><p>5.11 Tactical offers a variety of outdoor clothing, footwear, uniforms and tactical equipment primarily geared toward law enforcement and military members, according to the company’s website.</p></p><p><p>The apparel brand has more than 87 retail stores nationwide, including a location in Portland.</p></p><p><p>San Diego, California-based Retail AMP Design is the project architect. A contractor for the project has not yet been determined.</p></p><p><p>Renovations are estimated to cost $165,000, according to the permit application.</p></p><p><h3>Jersey Mike’s plans Airway Heights location</h3></p><p><p>Jersey Mike’s Subs is opening a restaurant in Airway Heights, according to a building permit application filed with the city.</p></p><p><p>Lake Oswego, Oregon-based GA Miller Architecture filed the permit on behalf of the fast-casual restaurant chain to renovate a 1,470-square-foot space in a retail building at 9746 W. U.S. Highway 2, directly south of the North 40 Outfitters store.</p></p><p><p>Indigo Urgent Care is a tenant in the 8,500-square-foot retail building, which will also soon be home to MOD Pizza, according to a building permit approved by the city last month.</p></p><p><p>Renovations to prepare for Jersey Mike’s include installing kitchen hoods, electrical, plumbing, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, according to the permit.</p></p><p><p>The project contractor has not yet been determined.</p></p><p><p>The permit valuation is $190,000, according to the application.</p></p><p><p>Jersey Mike’s has two locations in the Spokane area. In addition to its planned Airway Heights restaurant, Jersey Mike’s is opening a location near Fred Meyer at 15609 E. Sprague Ave., Suite 2 in Spokane Valley.</p></p><p><h3>St. Charles Parish repairing fire damage</h3></p><p><p>St. Charles Parish in northwest Spokane is beginning renovations to repair damage sustained by a fire earlier this year.</p></p><p><p>St. Charles Parish filed a pre-development application with the city last week to repair sections of the building damaged by fire and reconfigure walls for its administration and rectory areas at 4515 N. Alberta St.</p></p><p><p>The church’s administrative offices and an adjacent school sustained heavy damage in a March fire, and repairs were estimated to cost nearly $2 million, according to a Spokesman-Review article <a href=”https://www.spokesman.com/stories/2021/mar/18/fire-at-st-charles-elementary-school-causes-signif” target=”_blank”>published that same month.</a></p></p><p><p>St. Charles Parish did not specify renovation costs in the pre-development application.</p></p><p><p>Garco Construction, of Spokane, is the project contractor.</p></p>