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Superior Glass, 6476 W. Brinkley Road, Kennewick

Kennewick’s Superior Glass expands, adds storefront

Superior Glass of Kennewick has expanded its glass and storefront operations to accommodate growth and provide better service to the public. The company constructed a new single-story building at 6476 W. Brinkley Road in Kennewick featuring 8,960 square feet of space. It’s in the Southridge area of Kennewick, near Trios Southridge Hospital off Highway 395.…

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Richland’s Frost Me Sweet cooks up expansion plans

Popular eatery and bakery to double in size, offer new desserts Frost Me Sweet, a popular Richland bakery and eatery, is poised to expand by doubling the size of its restaurant seating and offering more dessert choices. Owners Megan and Jason Savely recently bought the building next door to their restaurant that was once home to…

Musser Bros. Inc. CEO Scott Musser stands at the construction site of Trucks & Auto Auctions, a Musser Bros. affiliate. The company is building a new 8,000-square-foot facility just off Argent Road near Columbia Basin College in Pasco. Vehicle auctions will be open to the public.

New public car, truck auction business to open this fall in Pasco

Trucks & Auto Auctions, a Musser Bros. affiliate, plans 8,000-square-foot facility Tri-City car and truck buyers can kick back in theater-style seats to bid on vehicles at a new Pasco auction business this fall. Trucks & Auto Auctions, a Musser Bros. Inc. affiliate, is building a new 8,000-square-foot facility just off Argent Road near Columbia…

Legacy High School currently sits next to the Kennewick High School Annex on South Dayton Street. The alternative school enrolls 250 students.

Kennewick School District buys church for alternative high school

Remodeling to begin in September, with Legacy High’s new building opening in 2019 Kennewick’s alternative high school is getting a new home as the school district makes way for a new Kennewick High School about three years from now. Legacy High currently sits next to the Kennewick High School Annex on South Dayton Street. The…

Three new aircraft hangars, valued at several million dollars, are planned at the Tri-Cities Airport in Pasco this year. (Courtesy Google Earth 2018)

New aircraft hangars coming to Tri-Cities airport

The Tri-Cities Airport expects to see several million dollars in new hangar construction this year in Pasco. Airport Director Buck Taft said three new planned hangars will help to create a good mix of general and commercial aviation offerings at the airport. The airport is home to more than 120 fixed-wing aircraft, which include jets,…

Construction on a new 10,000-square-foot office space at 8200 W. Grandridge Blvd. is set to begin this spring. (Courtesy Pondera Architecture)

Developers plan new Kennewick office space

RE/MAX at 8200 W. Grandridge Blvd. in Kennewick soon will be welcoming new neighbors. Prime Development Group, based out of Tumwater, Washington, is seeking tenants for a 10,000-square-foot professional building. Construction is expected to begin this spring. “It’s a little more modern than the existing (Re/Max) building. It’s going to look pretty cool,” said Jeff…

Jason Zook, owner of Kennewick’s Smile-A-Mile Painting, expects to break ground in early April on a new 13,200-square-foot commercial building at 8804 W. Victoria Ave. in Kennewick. (Courtesy Steve Varner)

Painting company owner to build new commercial building in Kennewick

Construction of a 13,200-square-foot commercial building is expected to begin in early April on one of the last buildable lots near Steptoe Street and Gage Boulevard. Jason Zook, owner of Smile-A-Mile Painting of Kennewick, will be moving his growing business into the new $1.2 million building at 8804 W. Victoria Ave., next door to Garland’s…

Work was at a standstill in mid-February at the College Avenue Apartments project at 1318 W. College just north of the Kendall Yards neighborhood, in Spokane. Vandervert Construction Inc. had been the general contractor on the $3.4 million project.  (Courtesy Spokane Journal of Business)

Vandervert Construction’s financial crisis sends ripples through construction industry

By Kevin Blocker, Spokane Journal of Business A Coeur d’Alene-based company recently laid off four employees as a direct consequence of Vandervert Construction Inc. entering into receivership. Aaron Kayser, owner of Innovative Electrical Solutions LLC, said the workers were dedicated exclusively to working on projects for the now-shuttered Spokane-based general contractor. “I don’t think I’ll…

The Kitchen at Barnard Griffin, 878 Tulip Lane, Richland

The Kitchen at Barnard Griffin completes remodel

The Kitchen at Barnard Griffin recently completed a major kitchen remodeling project and rolled out a new menu. The kitchen, adjacent to the Richland winery at 878 Tulip Lane, was expanded and the existing wine bar kitchen received an upgrade. The full-service restaurant focuses on fresh, local cuisine with options ranging from small bites and salads to…

Finley School District’s CTE Center, 37012 S. Finley Road

Finley School District’s new Career and Technical Education Center

STEM education got a $3.5 million boost in the Finley School District. The recently completed new construction and remodeling project aims to bolster the district’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, and agriculture focus at Finley’s River View High School. Called the CTE Center, which is short for Career and Technical Education, the project…

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