A Richland OB-GYN bought a building not far from his current
clinic and will move into a newly remodeled facility this summer.
Dr. Richard Lorenzo has seen patients at 1050 Gilmore Ave.,
Suite A, since August 2015.
His new practice will be at 1045 Jadwin Ave., almost
directly behind the space Lorenzo has been renting on Gilmore, on land
originally owned by the federal government in the 1950s.
The building was recently purchased for $795,000 by
Lorenzo’s real estate holding company, Issoma LLC.
“Just like with housing, it’s smarter to own than rent,”
said Kerry Lorenzo, Richard’s wife and marketing assistant for Complete
Healthcare for Women.
“The building had been for sale for quite a while,” Kerry
said. “We couldn’t find somewhere to build brand new and as close to Kadlec as
he wanted to be. So this was the right fit for both the location and need.”
Complete Healthcare for Women will move into a 5,500-square-foot portion of the building that’s been vacant for a while.
The space is about 1,200 square feet larger than Lorenzo’s
Two other tenants are in the 8,400-square-foot Jadwin
building and will remain there, including Spink Engineering and the Richland
Renovations valued at $350,000 are just getting underway by
Tri-Rivers Construction Services of Kennewick.
The building is more than 25 years old, and both exterior
and interior updates are planned.
Kerry said the intention is to create a “classy, spa-like”
atmosphere for patients.
The doctor recently bought a new laser that can perform
tattoo and hair removal, and the new services will be offered in the new
The practice may use more of the vacant space and hire an
aesthetician, if the cosmetic procedures prove popular.
Kerry said the intent is to have the renovations finished
and the move completed by early summer.
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