Real Estate & Construction

Perfection Glass’ Robert Rojas, vice president, and Bob McCord, commercial manager, show off a Dynamic Glass panel. The company recently started using the specialty glass, which can be altered depending on the weather. The downtown Kennewick-based company recently acquired Walla Walla’s Yale Glass Company.

Perfection Glass plans expansion to Walla Walla market

Downtown Kennewick company also considering move to Richland in fall Kennewick’s Perfection Glass has acquired Yale Glass Company Inc. in Walla Walla and will begin serving more residents in the southeastern region of the state beginning in September. Dennis Yale, who has owned Yale Glass Company for 40 years, approached Kennewick-based Perfection Glass in December […]

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Construction is under way on Clover Island on a public pathway connecting existing sections of sidewalk, new lighting, seating, landscaping, artwork and an interpretive area called the Gathering Place to honor Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation’s history and culture in the area. Two new mixed-use parcels also will be available to developers in the fall. (Courtesy Port of Kennewick)

Clover Island mixed-use parcels expected to be available in fall

Two commercial mixed-use parcels overlooking Clover Island’s marina and shoreline improvements should be available to developers this fall. “We’d hoped it’d be done at the end of June, but the (subcontractors) are really busy,” said Tana Bader Inglima, Port of Kennewick deputy CEO. The port has been working over the past several years to transform […]

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Orangetheory Fitness’ Studio Manager Monique Thoelke and franchise owner Melissa Cote are launching the new fitness studio focused on providing intervals of cardiovascular and  strength training. Participants’ progress is measured by heart rate monitors that post results on a big screen during workouts.

Tri-Cities’ first Orangetheory Fitness studio to open this summer

By Robin Wojtanik Excitement is building for a unique, new fitness studio preparing to launch later this summer in Richland. The first Orangetheory Fitness for the Tri-Cities is expected to open in August on Queensgate Drive. Recruitment of new members began in May inside a construction trailer near the construction zone. Orangetheory promotes itself as […]

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Volm Companies Inc., 5702 Industrial Way, Pasco.

Volm prepares to open in Pasco Processing Center

Volm Companies Inc. expects to complete a 98,000-square-foot warehouse this month at 5702 Industrial Way. It’ll be located inside the Pasco Processing Center. MH Construction of Kennewick is the general contractor.  The company makes mesh bags and other packaging as well as packaging machinery and parts for growers, primarily in the potato and onion industries. […]

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Columbia Basin College's Rand Wortman Medical Science Center, 940 Northgate Drive, Richland.

CBC’s new Medical Science Center offers state-of-the-art training facility

Columbia Basin College’s new Rand Wortman Medical Science Center will be used to train health care professionals at 940 Northgate Drive, across the street the from Richland Public Library. The four-story, 72,600-square-foot building features 32 examination rooms, X-ray room suite, doctors’ offices, training facilities for college classrooms, simulation labs, computer labs and conference rooms for […]

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At Michele's Event Center, 2323 Henderson Loop, RIchland.

At Michele’s Event Center scheduled to open in fall

The Tri-Cities’ newest event center is scheduled to open this fall. At Michele’s Event Center at 2323 Henderson Loop is in north Richland off Highway 240. The 4,000-square-foot building will feature a restaurant, lounge area, dance floor, indoor stage and private party room. Owner Michele Abrams originally planned to open the facility as a night club but […]

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Lemon Grass Gifts owner Linda Pasco snaps a photo while a new sign for her store is installed at Marineland Plaza at 5215 W. Clearwater Ave. in Kennewick. A major remodel of the 30-year-old retail plaza has encouraged businesses to move in and longtime tenants to make improvements.

Remodeled Kennewick shopping plaza attracts new tenants

By Robin Wojtanik For the first time in two decades, all but one storefront is occupied at Kennewick’s Marineland Plaza. Following a major remodel of the façade, every spot on the West Clearwater Avenue side of the shopping center is booked, and just one space remains available for lease on the North Edison Street side […]

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