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08.01.17 Kalispel Tribe Breaks Ground on Northern Quest Casino Expansion

08.01.17 | Leave a Comment

Airway Heights, WA – Just 8 months after selecting Parametrix to complete the conceptual planning, master plan, landscape architecture, and infrastructure design, the Kalispel Tribe of Indians broke ground on the $20 million expansion of Northern Quest Casino. Parametrix’s Susan Devine attended the groundbreaking ceremony. The 40,000 square foot expansion includes a day care/entertainment center and family-friendly arcade, additions to the food court, a new retail store, as well as a high-end RV Resort, a movie and dinner theater, and a multi-family apartment community. The new businesses are scheduled to open in 2018.      

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“It’s an exciting day for the Kalispel Tribe of Indians and for our guests and team members,” says Tribal Chairman Glen Nenema. “Our vision has long included a focus on healthy and safe communities. Part of that mission includes providing quality family-friendly entertainment through our businesses. Today we’re one step closer to seeing that dream come true.”

Phase I of the expansion will bring up to 100 new permanent jobs to the community. The expansion is a part of the Tribe’s larger economic diversification strategy to ensure prosperity for many years to come.

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