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Jennifer and Jacob Hamilton stand with their children, Cylee Wood and Liam Hamilton, in their airy bardominium or shop house (“shouse”) in a pole building near Benton City. They love the low cost and spacious surroundings. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

Pole buildings get new life as unique, affordable homes

The Tri-Cities is becoming a center for Instagram-worthy barn-style homes after a pair of Tri-City entrepreneurs with a big social...
Wave Design Group will lease space in a Pasco office building it designed for Tri-City Insurance Professionals. Owner Harvey Prickett credits his wife with suggesting he move his growing business into the two-story modern building at 9425 Sandifur Parkway. (Courtesy Wave Design Group)

Wave Design Group needed space. Its client had office space for rent

A Tri-Cities architectural and engineering firm was bursting at the seams when the owner’s wife spotted an obvious solution. Christelle...
David Fritch, a commercial broker and investor, is helping the ownership group of Auburn Center, formerly the Kennewick Medical and Dental Center, plot a future that does not include having a hospital across Auburn Street in downtown Kennewick. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

Kennewick medical office complex gets makeover

A medical office complex in downtown Kennewick is getting a makeover to appeal to tenants who do not need a...
The Port of Kennewick is partnering with the Kennewick Housing Authority to apply for a $2.4 million infrastructure grant through the Build Back Better program. While the infrastructure package was in limbo in early June, the addition of low-income housing to the Kennewick waterfront plan is roiling the neighborhood. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

Is there room for low-income housing at Kennewick’s waterfront?

The Port of Kennewick’s efforts to revitalize a stretch of the downtown waterfront are being called into doubt over a...
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Nominate rising stars for 14th annual Young Professionals contest 

 The Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business is accepting applications for its 14th annual Young Professionals contest.  The annual program honors local professionals 40 and...
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Make new memories and honor old ones this Memorial Day

Monday, May 31, is Memorial Day, the day reserved to honor the memories of those who served our country in uniform, particularly...
Carmen Villarma stands at the site she and her husband, Dennis Pavlina, are developing, The Resort at Hansen Park, a $50 million mixed-use development that will bring three types of rental homes and new commercial space to the Columbia Center Boulevard corridor. Site work began in early 2021. The first homes will be available for rent by late 2021. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell )

Vancouver developer raises its local profile with $50M project at Hansen Park

A Vancouver developer with a history of building apartments in the Tri-Cities is raising its profile with an ambitious project...
The owners of the Chicken Shack recently marked the first anniversary of their homegrown food-delivery business. (Photo by Kristina Lord)

Homegrown delivery service a force to be reckoned with

Tracy LaMarr sketched out the plan to launch a restaurant delivery service on a plane homebound from a business conference...
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Local companies work to make national impact on hiring process

Two Tri-City-based organizations have teamed up with a westside nonprofit to spearhead an effort to upend the job search process...
Martha, center in red skirt, was an 11-year-old orphan when her leg was broken in Tanzania. She was treated by surgeons trained by SIGN Fracture Care International, allowing her to continue her schooling. She graduated from high school in December and dreams of becoming a doctor, or maybe an engineer. (Courtesy SIGN Fracture Care International)

PBS puts spotlight on Richland’s global miracle worker

A Richland nonprofit that works medical magic in the world’s most remote, undeveloped and dangerous corners is enjoying a moment...

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