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Windsong’s newest building, Windsong at Northridge, in Greeley, Colorado, will look most similar to the Windsong at Southridge building in Kennewick. The $6.1 million memory care facility will be on four acres at 4000 24th Ave. It will open next fall. (Courtesy Lenity Architecture)

New $6.1 million memory care home coming to Southridge

A $6.1 million facility offering a Montessori-based approach to memory loss care will open next fall in Kennewick. Called Windsong at Southridge, the 36,202-square-foot building will feature 56 private studio apartments, each with their own private bathroom and shower. It will be on four acres at 4000 24th Ave., off Highway 395 near Home Depot.…

Chukar Cherries, 320 Wine Country Road, Suite B, Prosser

Chukar Cherries’ new processing facility

The Port of Benton completed a 12,000-square-foot expansion for one of its longtime tenants, Chukar Cherries, on Oct. 1. Located on port-owned land at the corner of Wine Country Road and Nunn Road in Prosser, just northwest of Chukar Cherries’ existing shop, the new $1.6 million building will house all confection production, sorting, packaging and…

Construction is underway on a new $1.1 million clubhouse at Columbia Park Golf Links golf course. The city of Kennewick is paying for the 2,600-square-foot facility that will house a restaurant and pro shop. It’s expected to open in April. (Courtesy city of Kennewick)

New Columbia Park golf clubhouse to offer riverview dining in spring

Imagine driving down to Columbia Park and playing a few holes of golf. And when you envision golf, it doesn’t necessarily have to be the kind played with a club and small white ball – although it could. It also could mean kicking a ball into a bigger hole, called foot golf, or throwing a…

The success of Burbank’s Firehouse Subs restaurant at 838 Uhling Road means the opening of more in the Tri-Cities, with the first at 10799 Ridgeline Drive in the Badger Canyon area of Kennewick, expected to open in March.

Firehouse Subs, Sun Markets planning expansion in Tri-Cities

Business has been good for the only Firehouse Subs restaurant in the area. The Burbank franchise has done so well that another is planned – along with a Sun Market convenience store and gas station – in the Badger Canyon area in Kennewick. Shawn Sanderson, division manager for Kennewick’s Sun Pacific Energy, owners of the…

Tri-City Union Gospel Mission men’s facility, 221 S. Fourth Ave., Pasco

Tri-City Union Gospel Mission’s new men’s facility

The Tri-City Union Gospel Mission’s new, nearly 40,000-square-foot men’s facility in downtown Pasco is due to open before the end of the year. As the Columbia Basin’s only homeless shelter, the mission serves as a safety net for some of the most vulnerable people in the community, providing alcohol recovery programs, case management, vocational training…

A new 14,000-square-foot building for the local chapter of the International Brotherhood of Electricians is underway in Kennewick with a planned completion in summer 2019.

New $3.4M union hall under construction in Kennewick

An expansion plan approved nearly 20 years ago is underway for the local chapter of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. IBEW Local 112 is building a new $3.4 million union hall that includes an auditorium on vacant land at 114 N. Edison St. in Kennewick, just south of West Clearwater Avenue and east of…

Perfection Glass, 1238 Columbia Park Trail, Richland

Perfection Glass’ new residential glass showroom

Perfection Glass, a residential and commercial glass supplier, recently completed tenant improvements to an existing two-story building at 1238 Columbia Park Trail in Richland. The two buildings on the 2.5-acre site are about 18,000 square feet and 2,500 square feet in size, respectively. The building was transformed from a boat repair and workout facility into…

The Kabob House will open in Richland’s Vintner Square at 2762 Duportail St. at the end of November and in Pasco’s Sandifur Crossing at 5802 Road 68 in early spring.

Regional Mediterranean restaurants coming soon to the Tri-Cities

The Tri-Cities soon will be welcoming two new Mediterranean restaurants known for their chicken kabobs, gyro sandwiches and shawarma plates. The Kabob House will open in Richland’s Vintner Square at 2762 Duportail St. at the end of November and in Pasco’s Sandifur Crossing at 5802 Road 68 in early spring. The Richland restaurant will be…

Boys & Girls Clubs of Benton and Franklin Counties Kennewick Clubhouse, 910 W. Seventh Place, Kennewick

Boys & Girls Clubs’ new Kennewick Clubhouse

Work soon will be completed on the new Kennewick Clubhouse for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Benton and Franklin Counties at 910 W. Seventh Place in Kennewick. The facility is set to open to area youth in January 2019. The building north of Park Middle School will be a full-service Boys & Girls clubhouse…

Attorney Beau Ruff works for Cornerstone Wealth Strategies in Kennewick.

Place real property in an LLC to reduce liability exposure

By Beau Ruff Generally, in Washington state, income-producing real property should be placed into a Washington limited liability company, or LLC. What is real property? Real property is any property that is of a non-movable nature: land, house, condo, building, etc. It is distinguished from personal property. What does it mean to be income producing?…

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