Real Estate & Construction

Hampton Inn & Suites in Pasco

New Hampton Inn & Suites in Pasco adds 120 guest rooms to tally

Although Pasco’s newest hotel is less than three months old, it’s already a popular place to stay for many out-of-town visitors. The Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Pasco/Tri-Cities opened over Memorial Day weekend just about a block east of Road 68. “We’re within walking distance of Cousins Restaurant—our parking lots practically adjoin,” Ron Asmus […]

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Lamb Weston

ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston to expand Richland operations

Lamb Weston is adding a new $200 million French fry processing line at its Richland processing center. The new line is expected to create 128 new full-time positions. According to a press release from ConAgra Foods, worldwide demand for frozen French fries continues to increase and it is predicted the demand for frozen potato products […]

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Columbia Garden's groundbreaking

City, Port of Kennewick move forward with Columbia Gardens

Dirt will soon fly at the site of the planned Columbia Gardens Urban Wine & Artisan Village in historic downtown Kennewick. Columbia Gardens is a joint project between the Port of Kennewick, which owns the land, and the City of Kennewick, which is building a wine-wastewater treatment facility and adding streetscaping to the site. The […]

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Spokane’s jewelry store expands to Kennewick

Kennewick will have more glitz, glimmer and glamour in August when Spokane’s Jewelry Design Center opens its second Eastern Washington store. The family-owned business was founded in 1977 by Doug Toone, who had worked as a jewelry manufacturer to the trade before striking out on his own. The company’s 17,000-sq.-ft. Spokane store at 821 N. […]

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NW Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine

NW Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine consolidating offices

Northwest Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine owners are bringing their practice together in one building. The Northwest Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine practice began under the guidance of Dr. Lewis G. Zirkle Jr. in 1976. The practice expanded and in 2012 became a division of Proliance Surgeons LLC. The Northwest Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine practice is currently […]

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Hot off the press

Chat with Tim Arntzen, Port of Kennewick CEO

It’s been two and a half years since an airplane taxied down a runway at Vista Field in Kennewick. Kennewick residents haven’t seen much activity at the airfield since it closed Dec. 31, 2013. That’s not because the Port of Kennewick isn’t working on the project to redevelop the area, however. It’s just that most […]

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Kennewick used car dealership expanding

There will be a few more gently broken-in cars rolling across Mid-Columbia streets this fall. That’s when the expansion of Excalibur Auto Group, a used car dealership in Kennewick, is expected to be finished. “I’ll need more cars to fill the lot,” said Eric Moore, Excalibur owner. Moore purchased 2½ acres adjacent to his present […]

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WSU groundbreaking on student union building

Construction to begin on new student union building at WSU Tri-Cities

Washington State University Tri-Cities had an official groundbreaking on its new student union building in early May. The Washington State University Board of Regents unanimously approved the schematic design for the $5.7 million, 6,250-sq.-ft. building in March. The new building will be adjacent to the Consolidated Information Center at WSU Tri-Cities. Construction will begin this […]

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