About 1400 Tower

1400 Tower’s West Riverside Avenue location is superb for that short walk to work, the stunning views overlooking the Spokane River Gorge, Downtown and the Idaho mountains, dining in your favorite restaurants and enjoying the city’s first class entertainment venues. 1400 Tower’s 55 high-end and top-quality condos will have interior designs and finishes that promise to be “best-in-class.” Amenities will also include secure, climate controlled parking, a large outdoor private green space, state-of-the-art heating and cooling and balconies for all units. 

1400 Principals

1400 Tower’s principals have decades of experience in the development, construction and real estate industry; our local roots also run deep.



Mick McDowell is a highly experienced and well qualified developer, builder and community leader.  Over the past 40 years, Mick has purchased and restored almost 30 buildings in downtown Spokane all of which continue to successfully operate today.  His landmark project is the five story Banner Bank building near the Division Street gateway in downtown. In addition, Mick sits on the Spokane Public Facility District Board of Directors and chairs the Project Committee which oversaw the recently completed multi-million dollar Spokane Convention Center expansion effort.  He also served as chair of the Downtown Spokane Partnership.  Mick began his developer’s career while working as a full-time firefighter with the Spokane Fire Department and served 20 years with distinction before retiring to concentrate on his other interests.



Shelley McDowell is a licensed Real Estate Managing Broker, developer and former investment advisor.   A life-long Spokane resident, Shelley holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of the State of NY, Albany and is currently the Branch Manager for Century 21 Beutler & Associates Spokane office.  Shelley spent 10 years as an investment advisor before partnering with her husband Mick to develop almost 30 downtown Spokane projects and manage over 800 apartment units.  Shelley continues to help Mick own and operate downtown’s Banner Bank building. 

Shelley’s also very community minded.  She’s a past YMCA board member, past board member and Chair of the Spokane Club, Past President and board member of EWI of Spokane and currently sits on the Riverbank Board of Directors as a founding member.

Summers find Shelley enjoying mountain biking, boating, swimming and hiking.   She spends the cooler weather in spinning classes, sitting by cozy fires and sipping fine wines. 



Anton DeLateur is a Spokane businessman and Financial Advisor and a long-time supporter of various business, educational and charitable interests.  He brings over 36 years of experience in finance and organization to our enterprise.  Anton earned a BA in Philosophy and Classical languages from St. Thomas in Seattle in 1967 and a Licentiate in Philosophy from Gonzaga University.  He also taught Classical languages and music at Gonzaga Prep and JFK Memorial High School in Seattle from 1969 to 1979 before joining the financial world.  He has served on the board of Morningstar Boys Ranch, is advisor to St. Joseph’s Family Center, and has been an ardent supporter of local music and marching band organizations. 



Don Howell has been involved in a broad spectrum of highly varied real estate and business related activities spanning an almost 40 career of corporate and personal business enterprises.  Don’s successful efforts include a 31-year management position career with a national title and escrow company, numerous private property investment opportunities including acquisition and operating a private equity financing company, a manufacturing company, commercial property acquisition and renovation, and residential home construction enterprise.  Don is an active member of Spokane Rotary 21 and current chair of the Priest Lake Memory Garden project.



Tobby Hatley has more than 30 years of media and public affairs experience having worked in TV, radio print, politics and marketing. He is 1400 Tower's communications manager.

Tobby began his career in 1978 in broadcast sales after earning a BA in Radio and TV Management from Eastern Washington University. Tobby learned the ins and outs of politics, legislative issues and public affairs while covering state and local governments in Washington, Idaho and Montana as well as the U.S. Congress in Washington, D.C.  Tobby became most familiar to Inland Northwest residents as a broadcast journalist during his 14 years with KHQ-TV in Spokane.  

Tobby has a Master’s degree in Communications with an emphasis in Journalism and Public Affairs from The American University in Washington, D.C.