Real Estate & Construction

The Bob will honor the late Robert “Bob” Young, a Tri-City apartment developer who died in 2014. Construction on the 192-unit Class A apartment project begins in early 2022. (Courtesy Nick Wright)

New apartment project honors pioneering builder

The late developer Robert “Bob” Young liked to give his apartment complexes dignified names. The Villas. Washington Square. Broadmoor. Jadwin...

Starting a side business? Forming LLC could be a good first step

“Corporation, n., an ingenious device for obtaining individual profit without individual responsibility.”–Ambrose Bierce, the Unabridged Devil’s Dictionary.   Regrettably, Limited...
Colton Brady, left, and Britt Creer of Urban Range LLC stand outside their new fourplex development off Van Giesen Street, behind the West Richland police station. (Photo by Kristina Lord)

Builders pivot from commercial to multifamily projects

A group of Tri-City builders is turning its focus away from commercial development to focus on multifamily projects. It’s a...
Susanne and Jessie Ayala opened Ciao Trattoria in downtown Pasco in October to offer fans of their Ciao Wagon food truck a place to pick up meals. The restaurant offers eat-in and pick-up service.  (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

Series of happy and not-so-happy accidents led Ciao Wagon to Pasco

Susanne and Jessie Ayala had a plan. It just didn’t include opening Ciao Trattoria in downtown Pasco, which they did...

Real Estate & Construction Briefs – November 2021

Kadlec kicks in $25K for Little Badger trail, $100K is still needed The Kadlec Foundation donated $25,000 to Friends of...
Bill and Cheri Smoot, founders of Pepper Preppers LLC, are buying the former Benton City fire station, 713 Ninth St., as a new home for their hot sauce business and related ventures. (Courtesy Pepper Preppers LLC )

Pepper Preppers heating up old Benton City fire station

A former fire station in the heart of Benton City will be the new home of Pepper Preppers LLC, a...
Rosetta Assisted Living is adding a third building to its Pasco campus at 5921
Road 60 near Barbara McClintock STEM Elementary School. It will break ground
on a fourth in late 2021 or early 2022. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

Memory care home adding two buildings in Pasco

Rosetta Assisted Living is completing its Pasco complex with its third and fourth buildings to serve residents with memory disorders....

Train blasts too loud?
Pasco fields complaints about noise

Prompted by complaints about the blasts from trains rumbling through Pasco, the city is looking at what it would take...
Blueline Equipment Inc., a Yakima-based ag and construction equipment retailer as well as manufacturer, is doubling its Pasco presence with a new store on North Commercial Street. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

Ag, construction heavy equipment dealer expands in Pasco

Blueline Equipment Inc., a Yakima-based ag and construction equipment dealer and manufacturer, is doubling down on its Pasco retail store....
The $90 million Energy Sciences Center features 140,000 square feet of space for 52 laboratories, flexible-use collaborative spaces, conference rooms and offices for 250 staff and visiting researchers. It’s located at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory campus in Richland. 9Courtesy PNNL)

PNNL dedicates $90M Energy Sciences Center

U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee helped dedicate a $90 million research facility at the Pacific...

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