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3315 S. Sherman St., Kennewick

Southridge Church

Southridge Church, which began as King of Kings Lutheran Church in 1988, has built a 11,880-square-foot church in the Southridge neighborhood. The new building comes with a new name, Southridge Church. Meier Architecture and Engineering of Kennewick designed the church as a modern take on classic Lutheran design, which features high ceilings in worship spaces…

Jackson Contractor Group Inc. of Walla Walla will construct the Pasco Fire Department’s new headquarters and fire station after submitting the winning bid of $7.5 million to build Fire Station 84 at 4929 W. Court St. Work begins in July. (Photo courtesy TCA Architecture and Planning)

Pasco tees off on its next fire station project in July

Jackson Contractor Group Inc. of Walla Walla breaks ground in July on the Pasco Fire Department’s long-anticipated new fire station and headquarters. Jackson submitted the winning bid of $7.5 million to build the 21,800-square-foot Fire Station 84, administrative offices and storage at 4929 W. Court St. The project is expected to be completed in February…

Bruce Barnes, the Tri-City franchisee for Dutch Bros Coffee, has agreed to buy land at Wellsian Way and Stevens Drive on the approach to Richland’s Duportail Bridge for the seventh local location for the popular Oregon-based coffee brand. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

Dutch Bros adding coffee stand on the way to Duportail Bridge

Dutch Bros Coffee, the popular Oregon coffee chain with a dedicated fan base, will open its seventh local stand in Richland, where it has a deal to buy land on the road leading to the new Duportail Bridge. Bruce Barnes, a Pasco-based Dutch Bros franchisee, will buy a 42,000-square-foot site for the Tri-Cities’ seventh Dutch…

West Richland hires contractors for police facility

The West Richland City Council has hired the construction and design team for the first phase of the city’s new police station. Chervenell Construction of Kennewick and Design West Architects of Kennewick were awarded a progressive design-build contract June 2. The contract is not to exceed $819,672. Design West chose TreanorHL Architects, based in Lawrence,…

7425 Sandifur Parkway, Pasco

Sandifur Crossing

Yakima-based Hogback Development completed construction of the fourth of five retail buildings at Sandifur Crossing Lot 5 in 2019. The 5,200-square-foot building is home to Jamba Juice and Porter’s Real Barbecue. One space with about 2,000 square feet is available for rent. When complete, Sandifur Crossing will feature nine single-story buildings with 150,000 square feet…

171 Gateway Road, Port of Walla Walla, Burbank

Northwest Equipment Sales Inc.

Northwest Equipment Sales Inc., a truck and trailer dealer with locations in Boise and Twin Falls, Idaho, and Hermiston, Oregon, has a new 27,000-square-foot dealership serving the Tri-Cities and Eastern Washington from Burbank.  The $4 million dealership includes office, shop and warehouse space. The project wrapped up in mid-June.   The metal structure building is on…

Columbia River Walk, a $7 million, 60-unit apartment project at 2120 W. A St., is Pasco’s first new apartment project in recent years. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

Upscale living for renters taking shape on Pasco waterfront

Some of the finest homes in the Tri-Cities line the Pasco riverfront. Soon, renters will be able to call the Columbia River shoreline home too. The first 60-unit phase of a 288-unit luxury complex opens to residents in September at 2120 W. A St. in Pasco. Columbia River Walk, named for its intimate proximity to…

Viking Homes purchased 84 of about 124 acres on Harrington Road near Twin Bridges Road in West Richland following a March auction conducted by Musser Bros. Auctions. It will build a residential neighborhood. (File photo)

Viking Homes plans West Richland development

A regional homebuilder will develop homes on a West Richland hillside near Twin Bridges Road. Viking Homes, which builds mid- to upper-priced homes in the Tri-Cities, Spokane and northern Idaho, paid $1.6 million for 84 undeveloped acres following an auction conducted March 19 by Musser Bros. Auctions of Pasco. Kam Singh of Richland paid $636,000…

Richland schools buys 30 acres for field improvements

The Richland School District recently bought 30 acres for $2 million for improved sports fields at Hanford High School as part of a bond passed by voters in 2017. The district finalized the land deal with Washington State University for the property west of Hanford High School, near the intersection of George Washington Way and…

The 94-room Comfort Suites Kennewick at Southridge hotel opens June 1 at 3703 Plaza Way in Kennewick. The opening was delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic. (Courtesy Comfort Suites Kennewick at Southridge)

$6.5M hotel opens – at last – with 94 rooms

The oft-delayed Comfort Suites Kennewick at Southridge opened June 1 after years of development. The 94-room value-oriented property is at 3703 Plaza Way in Kennewick. The $6.5 million hotel is owned by Kennewick Hotel Operations Inc. and managed by Spokane-based Hospitality Associates Inc. The project launched more than a decade ago under different ownership. The…

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