Real Estate & Construction

Ryan Daley, president of ABC Mini Storage, stands in front of his self-storage business on 701 Aaron Drive in Richland. Construction is underway on his second Tri-City storage store on Wellsian Way in Richland. Record occupancy and a rosy outlook for the industry nationwide have prompted several prominent Tri-City developers to build more mini storage. (Photo by Kristina Lord)

Demand for self-storage soars with more projects on horizon

Several million dollars’ worth of self-storage projects will be under construction this year in the Tri-Cities as demand for places...
Old Trapper Smoked Products, a beef jerky manufacturer based in the Portland suburb of Forest Grove, is preparing to buy 20 acres in Richland’s Horn Rapids Industrial Park for a 50,000-square-foot manufacturing plant that will employ 100 to start. The $1.3 million sale goes to the Richland City Council for approval on May 17. (Courtesy city of Richland)

Jerky plant could bring 100+ jobs to Richland

Old Trapper Smoked Products Inc., a key player in the $4 billon meat snack industry, plans to build a large...
Three Rivers Family Medicine plans to open a walk-in urgent care center near Yoke’s Fresh Market at 1605 Bombing Range Road in West Richland next year.  (Courtesy Croskrey Ventures LLC)

Urgent care clinic anchors new development in West Richland

By Wendy Culverwell and Kristina Lord An urgent care-anchored strip mall is coming to West Richland alongside a pizza shop,...

Richland, Pasco ready to make the case for a third high school

The Richland and Pasco school districts each are preparing to make the case for a third high school. It will...
Joo Seok Baek of Richland is building 1derful Food Park near Lawrence Scott Park in Kennewick. The project will have seven kitchens serving diners through windows and outdoor seating as well as an indoor court and bathrooms. Baek will open a Korean barbecue kitchen and lease the remaining kitchens to other chefs. (Courtesy Joo Seok Baek)

Unique food park opening this fall in Kennewick

A unique food park is coming to a spot near Lawrence Scott Park in Kennewick’s Columbia Center area. 1derful Food...
The proposed location for a Panda Express restaurant in Richland is across the busy arterial from the former Richland City Hall campus, itself a redevelopment site. (Courtesy city of Richland)

Richland redevelopment gets tricky as Panda Express eyes waterfront

Panda Express will open a Chinese-American fast-food restaurant next to the Columbia River in the heart of Richland. It is...
Vista Field, a 103-acre former municipal airport in Kennewick, is ready for visitors with fountains, a water feature and eventually, mixed-use development. The Port of Kennewick will celebrate its redevelopment with an open house at 2:30 p.m. June 16.  (Courtesy Port of Kennewick)

Vista Field is ready for its public debut

Developers, start your engines. The Port of Kennewick will begin accepting proposals from developers who want to build homes, offices,...
Kelsey Bitton, project and property manager for The Public Market 
@ Columbia River Warehouse, has been meeting with interested vendors inside the former Welch’s-J. Lieb Foods plant in downtown Kennewick. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell )

Kennewick public market opening delayed, ‘not ready’

A much-anticipated public market in the heart of Kennewick is putting off its opening date, citing construction delays. “We’re not...

Infill apartments will feature three-bedroom configuration

An infill apartment project will bring a complex of all three-bedroom units to western Kennewick. Ely Apartments is a venture...
6255 Keene Road, West Richland

SunMarket and Firehouse Subs open in West Richland

Sun Pacific Energy has completed the latest of its Firehouse Subs-anchored Sun Market convenience stores and gas stations at 6255...

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