Building Tri-Cities


Empowerment Place at Columbia Industries

Columbia Industries, a nonprofit serving area residents with disabilities and other challenges, remodeled space to serve as a drop-in resource center for clients. The center at 900 S. Dayton St. provides assistance to clients who are searching for jobs, applying for affordable housing and signing up for food assistance. The center’s staff can help clients…

2101 W. Argent Road, Pasco

Courtyard by Marriott Pasco Tri-Cities Airport

The 99-room Courtyard by Marriott Pasco Tri-Cities Airport opened Feb. 19 at 2101 W. Argent Road in Pasco. Kennewick-based A-1 Hospitality Group, led by Vijay Patel and son Taran, developed the $10 million project on land leased from the Port of Pasco for 80 years. It will manage the property through its subsidiary, Columbia Hotel…

5706 Road 68, Pasco

Wendy’s Restaurant Pasco

Wenspok Resources LLC, the Spokane-based owner and operator of Wendy’s restaurants in the Northwest, opened its newest Tri-Cities location Feb. 28 at 5706 Road 68 in Pasco Grand opening festivities were held March 7. The Pasco Wendy’s is the 53rd for the company and is part of an aggressive plan to invest in the building…

3220 Kennedy Ave., West Richland

Bush Car Wash West Richland

The Tri-Cities’ newest luxury car wash is open for business in West Richland. The Bush Living Trust recently opened Bush Car Wash at 3220 Kennedy Ave. It boasts a 160-foot conveyor car wash, an express car wash, 10 self-service vacuum bays and two shampooers to clean carpets. The West Richland location is the seventh for…

4000 W. 24th Ave., Kennewick

Windsong at Southridge Memory Care

Vista Pointe Development completed a $12 million, 52-room memory care facility at 4000 W. 24th Ave. this month. Windsong at Southridge Memory Care is expected to open to residents later this winter. The project includes two secure wings or neighborhoods designed to serve residents with memory loss. The community has a full commercial kitchen with…

2670 First St., Richland

Richland Commercial Project

Vatos Locos LLC has completed a $1.5 million commercial project with room to expand in north Richland. The project at 2670 First St. includes three buildings, one with office and shop, and other buildings for sandblasting and storage. Columbia Industrial Coatings and Paintmaster Services Inc. are leasing space.  The site includes land for future expansion. …

3100 Duportail St., Richland

Yakima Federal Savings & Loan

Yakima Federal Savings & Loan built a $2.2 million branch in Richland’s Queensgate area. The 4,025-square-foot building is the bank’s first new building in 18 years and will replace existing Richland office at Swift Boulevard and Jadwin Avenue when it formally opens for business with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9 a.m. Feb. 18.  The new…

2222 Keene Road, Richland

Taco Time Richland

The Richland Taco Time opened in early February in a new 2,500-square-foot restaurant at 2222 Keene Road.  Owner Greg Markel of Washington Securities & Investment Corp., who holds the area franchise rights for the fast-Mexican chain, opted for the move after concluding its old spot at George Washington Way and Swift Boulevard was being impacted…

9025 Center Parkway, Richland

Roasters Coffee Kennewick

Kennewick’s Roasters Coffee opened a drive-thru location on Center Parkway and Steptoe Street in Richland on Dec. 13.  It is the 14th Tri-City location for the fast-growing local chain. The Center Parkway and Steptoe Roasters also boasts a walk-up order window and patio seating. The building was developed by Tim Bush and custom designed for…

313 E. Columbia Gardens Way, Kennewick

Columbia Gardens Wine & Artisan Village

The Port of Kennewick completed the newest phase of Columbia Gardens Wine & Artisan Village, its wine-oriented economic development project in the shadow of the cable bridge, at the end of January. The new building at 313 E. Columbia Gardens Way is a 2,458-square-foot building with spaces for two tasting rooms. Gordon Brothers Estate Winery…

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