Make It Spokane is a nimble, community-centered organization dedicated to
Business Vitality in Northeast Spokane
Make it Spokane®, the Northeast Public Development Authority is facilitating the expansion of a business incubator and innovation zone—a thriving center of commercial, manufacturing, artisan, and entrepreneurial activity.
Economic development, job recruitment, and local business growth are the ways Make It Spokane® is creating the brighter side of Washington.
Connecting businesses and developers with the resources, assets, and incentives so they can “Make it” in Spokane.
U.S. 395 will connect directly to I-90. Class 1 rail service. T-1 Truck Route. 20 minutes to the Spokane regional airport, offering 16 non-stop destinations throughout the U.S.
We’re your single point of contact to help you secure all federal, state, and local incentives available for your business.
Favorable zoning with multiple, affordable small parcels, preferred by startups, and smaller mid-sized businesses. In addition, pending redevelopment of historic downtown Hillyard as a mixed-use entrepreneurial, artisan, and maker hub—will create a true live-work-play community.
Make It Spokane® works to reduce barriers and increase incentives that hinder growth while creating new opportunities through partnerships with developers, entrepreneurs, small business, and public and private entities.
Secure grants by working with local, State and Federal agencies to build roads and utilities to support commercial, manufacturing, and industrial development.
Revitalization begins with great infrastructure, which is why Make It Spokane is focused on upgrading critical infrastructure to support potential growth in the region. Planned new roads will provide commercial and heavy freight access to hundreds of acres, with new building development potential exceeding 3 million square feet.
Premier urban manufacturing neighborhood in the region. – Federal Opportunity Zone, new freeway access, regional transportation upgrades, industrial zoning, public utilities, state and local incentives, favorable business climate, and a community that wants and values your business.
Northeast Spokane presently includes hundreds of businesses of all sizes and types, but we have room for many more. We are here to help you grow your business.
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Northeast Spokane is a healthy business environment.
With a rich heritage, northeast Spokane is one of the region’s most unique and diverse communities. With its sharp focus on economic development and business recruitment, Make it Spokane looks to attract more businesses from throughout the western United States, to the brighter side of Washington. Make it Spokane exists to help organizations navigate many of the challenges of starting, growing, or relocating a business. Our goal is to see you flourish in the premier urban industrial neighborhood in the region. Now is a great time to invest in northeast Spokane!
Major transportation upgrades, like the $1.5 billion North Spokane Corridor Project, place the Northeast of Spokane at the intersection of accessibility and progress.
With improved connectivity, the Northeast becomes a land of opportunity and possibility.