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Business Briefs — April 2018

Kennewick-Richland tops in country for quick home sales The Kennewick-Richland area topped a national list for quick home sales in 2017. Across more than 200 metropolitan areas, the average days on the market for a home was 67 days in 2017. This is a sharp decline from the peak in 2011 when the average was…


Networking — April 2018

HONORS & AWARDS Flo Sayre, a real estate agent with Farmers National Co. in Pasco, received the 2017 Land Realtor of America Award from the Realtors Land Institute. She has been a real estate agent for 24 years and is a fourth-generation Pasco resident. Jason E. Johnson, an advisor with Ameriprise Financial in Spokane, who…

Business Updates — April 2018

NEW BUSINESSES Avea Financial Planning has opened at 723 The Parkway in Richland (inside Fuse SPC). The business offers financial planning and investment services for pre-retirees and Generation X families, specifically focusing on college funding and retirement planning. Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Contact: 509-366-0032,, Facebook. CrossFit 12 Stones has…


Bankruptcies — April 2018

Bankruptcies are filed under the following chapter headings: Chapter 7 — Straight Bankruptcy: debtor gives up non-exempt property and debt is charged. Chapter 11 — Allows companies and individuals to restructure debts to repay them. Chapter 12 — Allows family farmers to restructure finances to avoid liquidation for foreclosure. Chapter 13 — Plan is devised…

Top Properties

Top Properties — April 2018

Top property values listed start at $500,000 and have been rounded to the nearest hundred figure. Property values are public record and can be found by visiting the county assessor’s office. BENTON COUNTY Undisclosed location, 7.73 acres of commercial land. Price: $4,000,000. Buyer: Lewis and Clark Ranch. Seller: Frank Tiegs. 3403 S. Ledbetter St., Kennewick,…

Building Permits

Building Permits — April 2018

BENTON COUNTY Finley School District, 224606 E. Game Farm Road, $573,100 for commercial remodel. Contractor: owner. CSS, 105106 E. Wiser Parkway, $746,800 for new commercial construction. Contractor: CRF Metal Works. Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, 178810 S. SR 221, $162,900 for a heat pump/HVAC. Contractor: Campbell & Company.   FRANKLIN COUNTY Verizon Wireless, 1970 N. Railroad…

Business Licenses

Business Licenses — April 2018

At press time Kennewick, Pasco and Richland business licenses weren’t available. WEST RICHLAND Saddle Mountain Homes, 3312 S. Quincy Place, Kennewick. A Clip Away Lawn Maintenance, 1311 11th St., Benton City. Valiant General Contracting, 700 N. Road 32, Pasco. A&A Construction, 1615 W. 25th Place, Kennewick. J and C Flooring, 5702 Roosevelt Court, Pasco. Pacific…


Judgments — April 2018

The state can file lawsuits against people or businesses that do not pay taxes, resulting in a judgment against property that person or business owns. Judgments are filed in Benton and Franklin Superior Court. The following is from the Franklin County Superior Court Clerk’s Office. Advantage Evolution, unpaid Department of Revenue taxes, filed March 1.…

Liquor Licenses

Liquor Licenses — April 2018

Information provided by the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board. BENTON COUNTY NEW APPLICATIONS The Bradley, 404 Bradley Blvd., Suite 106, Richland. License type: direct shipment receiver in/out of Washington; direct shipment receiver in Washington only; spirits/beer/wine restaurant lounge. Application type: new. Riverside Restaurant & Lounge, 50 Comstock St., Richland. License type: direct shipment receiver…

Marijuana Licenses

Marijuana Licenses — April 2018

Marijuana licenses for Benton and Franklin counties are public record and are obtained from the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board. BENTON COUNTY NEW APPLICATIONS Green Bluff Orchards II, 102003 E. Badger Road, Suite A, Kennewick. License type: marijuana producer tier 2; marijuana processor. Application type: assumption.   APPROVED  Mother Nature, 15505 N. Webber Canyon…

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