The Tri-City housing market is beginning to stabilize into a more sustainable trend of incremental growth due to emerging market forces, said Jeff Losey, executive director of the Home Builders Association of Tri-Cities. However, this development off Gala Way in Richland near Badger Mountain is proof that housing projects haven’t dried up.

Hot Tri-City housing market showing signs of slowing down

The Tri-Cities’ red-hot housing market is beginning to show signs of cooling. After a multi-year trend of rapidly appreciating home values, the construction labor force is stretched thin, interest rates are on the rise and building material prices are up due to new tariffs. But that’s not to say new housing projects have ground to…

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Olympia, WA

Tri-City business backers oppose governor’s tax, dam removal proposals

Gov. Jay Inslee’s proposed capital gains tax has dominated the headlines. But his less-ballyhooed proposal to increase business-and-occupation taxes might have a bigger effect on the...

Farm Bill could clear way for state’s industrial hemp growers

Indoor playground slides into vacant Kennewick building

Real Estate & Construction

A longtime coffee roaster and distributor is moving to Richland and expanding to offer retail sales beyond its current wholesale deliveries. Treasure Valley Coffee expects its 17,000-square-foot building to be finished in late summer.

Kennewick coffee roaster to expand, open shop in Richland

A massive coffee bean roaster will need to be disassembled and moved to a new building in north Richland when Treasure Valley Coffee...

Contractors squeezed by higher costs while demand remains strong

RDO Equipment Co. to launch new store format in Kennewick

Monthly Focuses

With an increase in patient volume from last year, Grace Clinic is seeing a greater need to expand its dental services. It hopes to adopt a new volunteer model to offer dental services more days of the week. (Courtesy Andrea Starr, PNNL)

Tri-City’s only free medical clinic sees rise in patient volumes, visits

Grace Clinic — the only free medical clinic in the Tri-Cities — is seeing a greater volume of patients, pointing to a greater need for...

Tri-City health care sector ranks as region’s second largest work force

Prosser hospital district opens new clinic in Grandview

Building Tri-Cities

Bleyhl Co-Op, 6705 Chapel Hill Blvd., Pasco

Bleyhl Co-Op’s new retail store in Pasco

Bleyhl Co-Op opened the doors of its new 20,000-square-foot retail store at 6705 Chapel Hill Blvd. in Pasco on Dec. 14. The...

Kennewick School District’s Keewaydin Discovery Center

Home Run RV and Self-Storage Center in Richland

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Junior Achievement seeks to train classroom volunteers

New fashion retailer to open at Columbia Center

Shopko files for bankruptcy, announces 38 store closures

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1,000 federal workers in state apply for benefits amid shutdown 

Kennewick Sears store to close in March

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