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The Tri-City Herald will move from downtown Kennewick to 4253 W. 24th Ave., a new office building above five miles away off Highway 395 in south Kennewick.

Tri-City Herald getting new office, a new owner

The Tri-City Herald has new offices and soon will have a new owner after a bankruptcy judge approved the sale of its parent, McClatchy, to its leading creditor, Chatham Asset Management LLC.  The staff expects to leave its longtime home in downtown Kennewick for new offices at 4253 W. 24th Ave. in Kennewick’s Southridge neighborhood the week of Aug. 10.   It considered several locations, including remaining in downtown Kennewick. The west Kennewick building best fit its needs, said Jerry Hug, general manager for the Tri-City…

The Benton County Auditor leased the former Chuck E. Cheese’s restaurant at the Richland Wye to provide enough space for social distancing during the 2020 election cycle.  (Photo by TCAJOB)

Pair of leases lets Benton County elections spread out for 2020 cycle 

Benton County Auditor Brenda Chilton is heading into a busy presidential election season with plenty of room to spread out in both Prosser and the Tri-Cities.  The auditor’s office signed temporary leases for a fruit warehouse in Prosser and a former restaurant in Richland to carry out election work through the 2020 season, funded with a $250,000…

Seattle Children’s will move its Tri-City clinic to larger offices in Kennewick next spring. It is leasing a 13,000-square-foot building at 8232 W. Grandridge Blvd. (TCAJOB photo)

Seattle Children’s moving Tri-City clinic to bigger spot next spring 

Seattle Children’s will move its Tri-City clinic to larger offices in Kennewick next spring.  The Seattle nonprofit with a mission to provide care to “anyone who needs it” leased a 13,000-square-foot building at 8232 W. Grandridge Blvd. It will move once its facilities crews renovate the space.   The move is driven by growing demand for the wide variety of medical services Seattle Children’s provides to…

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Richland winery restarts expansion delayed by Covid-19

Bookwalter Winery in Richland will begin its pandemic-delayed expansion this summer.  The family-owned winery and restaurant secured permits for the $4 million project in late June. It initially intended to break ground in February but “hit the brakes” when the Covid-19 crisis took hold earlier this year.  John Bookwalter leads the winery his father, Jerry,…

Moniker, a high-end craft cocktail bar, will serve as the anchor tenant at
702 The Parkway in Richland. Also moving in are Wine Social, a wine bar
offering retail sales, and Ethos Bakery’s second location. (Photo by Robin Wojtanik)

2 new businesses plus bakery expansion pause opening plans

Three businesses are anxious to open their doors in Richland’s Parkway, following months of construction and delays due to Covid-19 restrictions. Moniker, a high-end craft cocktail bar, will serve as the anchor tenant, occupying about half of the building at 702 The Parkway. Wine Social, a wine bar offering retail sales, and Ethos Bakery’s second…

Benton County revised floor plans for its new Kennewick office building to provide more space for workers in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. The changes added nearly $700,000 to the project budget. (Courtesy Benton County)

Benton County rethinks admin building layout

Benton County has revised its designs for the new Kennewick office building that will house administrators with the Covid-19 pandemic in mind. Instead of leaving the second floor unfinished for future growth, the county is finishing it to accommodate its information technology and accounting departments. The changes add nearly $700,000 to the cost of the…

9025 W. Tucannon Ave., Kennewick

Kenmore Team Building

Karen and Lance Kenmore completed the $2.5 million development of a new office to house the Kenmore Team group of businesses, including residential and commercial sales, property management, construction and an agriculture division in June. The two-story Kenmore office at 9025 W. Tucannon Ave. in Kennewick features a daylight basement. The building has two conference…

1370 Tapteal Drive, Richland

WoodSpring Suites Tri-Cities

The developers of WoodSpring Suites Tri-Cities hope to open the 122-room extended stay hotel at 1370 Tapteal Drive on Aug. 1, subject to Benton County’s status under Washington’s Safe Start program. Elevators may not be available until Benton County achieves Phase 2 status, which allows limited reopening of business. The hotel is developed for Richland…

5677 Road 68, Pasco

STCU Pasco branch

STCU plans to open its new Pasco branch at Road 68 and Sandifur Parkway soon. The Pasco branch is the third Tri-City branch for STCU. Its Southridge Financial and Home Loan Center opened in Kennewick in late 2018, followed in early 2019 by the Queensgate branch. STCU membership is open to anyone who lives, works,…

525 N. Third Ave., Pasco

Pasco City Hall modernization

The city of Pasco has completed a $1.8 million facelift to accommodate staff needed to support the growing city.  The renovations at City Hall began in early January 2019 after the police department moved to a new building. The remodel began in the old police space and moved throughout the building, giving offices a refresh…

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