Fortify Holdings, a Portland apartment investor, has a deal to buy the Clover Island Inn in Kennewick. It wants to invest $20 million to turn it into micro apartments and is asking the Port of Kennewick to sell it the land the hotel was built on. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

Clover Island Inn buyer plans micro apartments

A developer wants to convert the Clover Island Inn to micro apartments, but it may face a significant roadblock. The 150-room inn, restaurant and conference center was built in 1977 on land leased from the Port of Kennewick. The port has ambitions for its prized island property that include transforming it into an upscale visitor…

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