Yakima River Gateway, West RIchland

West Richland revamps access to Yakima River

West Richland celebrated the completion of its new $2.2 million Yakima River Gateway project this month.  The work improves the entrance to the city of West Richland, with community access to paved trails, riverfront park and river access. It added vehicle parking and non-motorized water access to the river for those who want to float, kayak […]

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Panera Bread, 2762 Duportail Street, Richland

Richland’s new Panera Bread ready for customers

A chain restaurant known for its fresh bakery items, soups and sandwiches soon will be open for business at the corner of Queensgate Drive and Duportail Street in Richland. Construction on the 5,000-square-foot Panera bakery-café, which will feature a drive-through window, began earlier this year in the Vintner Square development, which is anchored by the […]

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Roasters Coffee, 3205 Kennedy Road, West Richland

Roasters opens tenth location in West Richland

Roasters Coffee’s tenth coffee shop is open for business in West Richland. Located at the corner of Keene and Kennedy roads, the 600-square-foot double-sided drive-thru includes a walk-up window. The new building design is the same as the ones at company’s newest locations on Highway 395 and Edison Street in Kennewick, which feature a World […]

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Lamb Weston, 2013 Saint St., Richland

Lamb Weston completes expansion of plant line

Lamb Weston’s new $200 million expansion at the potato processing plant on its Richland campus will boost output capacity by about 300 million pounds of frozen french fries annually. The company is a leading supplier of frozen potato, sweet potato, appetizer and vegetable products to restaurants and retailers around the world. The state-of-the-art processing line […]

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Double Canyon Winery 8060 Keene Road, West Richland

Double Canyon Winery open, ready for fall crush

Double Canyon Winery’s new West Richland facility opened just in time for fall harvest and crush. The Cabernet Sauvignon-focused winery has the capacity to produce 50,000 cases — with room to grow — in the facility near Red Mountain at 8060 Keene Road. The 39,000-square-foot building includes a 7,600-square-foot canopy and crush pad and an 800-square-foot […]

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575 Columbia Apartments, 575 Columbia Point Drive, Richland

575 Columbia Apartments adds more rental options to Richland

The 575 Columbia apartments, completed Aug. 10 by Rush Hill Construction of Seattle, provide easy access to a nearby golf course and  Richland’s Riverfront Trail, in addition to a long list of amenities. The 94 units feature white quartz counter-tops, plank flooring, soaking-tubs, full-size front load washer and dryers, nine-foot ceilings, oversized windows, a pool and 24-hour fitness center. The complex is made up of three buildings. Located across the street from Anthony’s restaurant and Columbia Point Marina Park, the apartments offer one- and two-bedroom homes. As the Tri-Cities continues to expand, 575 Columbia aims to provide newcomers and current residents […]

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Advance Auto Parts, 1325 W. Court St., Pasco

Advance Auto Parts opening soon in Pasco

A national car parts store has expanded into the Tri-City market to offer after-market auto parts. Advance Auto Parts is scheduled to open Nov. 20 at 1325 W. Court St. in Pasco, and another is planned in Richland in the coming year. The national chain, headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia, operates throughout the state, including stores […]

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Blue Bridge Plaza, 402 N. Ely St., Kennewick

Blue Bridge Plaza ready for tenants in Kennewick

The Blue Bridge Plaza at 402 N. Ely St. in Kenewick is a new strip mall recently constructed near the Econo Lodge in Kennewick. Located near the busy intersection off Highway 395 and North Ely Street, the 4,100-square-foot multi-tenant building was designed by Wave Architects of Kennewick. The architects used an inexpensive Hardie board siding […]

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