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Discover the story behind the decades of commercial real estate excellence

Goodale & Barbieri Company is celebrating over 85 years of providing superior real estate management, leasing, sales, and development services to the Pacific Northwest. The company is privately owned and was established in 1937 by Louis Barbieri and Frank Goodale when they purchased Washington Trust Company's Property Management Division. Today, our client base includes properties we have managed since the 1930's, as well as some of downtown Spokane's most prominent buildings. Throughout its history, Goodale & Barbieri Company has been involved in real estate transaction in every block of the core of Spokane. Use the Timeline Feature below to learn more.


  • 1937
    Louis Barbieri

    After graduating from Gonzaga University, Louis Barbieri began working for F.M Goodale in property management.

  • 1956
    Company became Goodale & Barbieri

    Lou Barbieri became Mr. Goodale's partner and the company assumed its present name of Goodale & Barbieri Company.

  • 1964 - 1970
    Lincoln Building

    Goodale & Barbieri developed the Lincoln Building in Spokane, Washington. The company offices were here and home to five employees.

  • 1972
    Residential Division

    The company began its Residential division, working with Apartments, HUD developments, and subsidized housing.

  • 1976
    Hospitality Division founded

    Goodale & Barbieri founded a hospitality division and opened Cavanaugh's River Inn in Spokane.

  • 1977
    David Peterson

    David Peterson began working for Goodale & Barbieri Company.

  • 1978
    Thomas Barbieri

    Thomas Barbieri began working for Goodale & Barbieri Company.

  • 1985
    IBM Building

    Goodale & Barbieri developed and constructed the IBM Building (currently known as the RLH Building). Company offices moved to the ground floor. Lou became Chairman of the Board of this family-owned company.

  • 1986
    Cavanaugh's Hotel and Mall Complex

    The company opened its fifth Cavanaugh's hotel and $20 million dollar shopping mall complex in Kalispell, Montana.

  • 1987
    G&B Select-a-Seat

    Goodale & Barbieri Company began operating G&B Select-a-Seat, which present day operates as TicketsWest and WestCoast Entertainment.

  • 1987
    50th Anniversary

    Goodale & Barbieri Company celebrated their 50th year of business with a strong tradition of service to Spokane and the Inland Northwest and a commitment to innovation, progress, and economic development.

  • 1998
    G&B Goes Public

    Goodale & Barbieri Company went public on the NYSE as Cavanaugh's Hospitality Corporation.

  • 2000
    WestCoast Hotels

    The company purchased West Coast Hotels.

  • 2003
    Red Lion Hotels

    The company purchased Red Lion Hotels.

  • 2006
    Goodale & Barbieri Purchase

    Thomas Barbieri purchased Goodale & Barbieri Company from Red Lion Hotels Corporation with longtime coworker and Goodale & Barbieri Company employee David Peterson.

  • 2007
    G&B Acquires Lincoln Plaza

    Goodale & Barbieri Company purchased the Lincoln Plaza Building, located in Downtown Spokane and in 2008 relocated its main offices to the building with 90 employees.

  • 2022
    85th Anniversary

    Goodale & Barbieri Company celebrates their 85th year of providing superior real estate management, leasing, sales, and development services to the Pacific Northwest.