Real Estate & Construction

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...
2655 First St., Richland

Washington Army National completes $15 million Guard Readiness Center

The Washington Army National Guard has completed a $15 million, 40,000-square-foot readiness center at Horn Rapids Industrial Park to serve...
1148 Columbia Park Trail, Richland

Vertisee Heights Apartments open on Richland waterfront

World Builder LLC, co-founded by ex-Tri-City Heat players Lionel Singleton and Houston Lillard, has competed Vertisee Heights, a 24-unit upscale...

Real Estate & Construction Briefs – May 2022

Physicians group to transform former bank into medical office A group of physicians at Benton Franklin Orthopedic Associates, operating as...
A custom home under construction by Douglas Browning Homes, a Tri-City builder specializing in upscale homes. The $1 million-plus market is taking off, brokers say. (Courtesy Douglas Browning Homes)

Luxury market takes off while estate-worthy land lags behind

Nearly 5,000 new and existing homes sold in the Tri-Cities in 2021. While most would be considered midrange, a small...
All equipment other than a water tank has been removed from the Pasco construction site for Local Bounti Corp.’s $40 million greenhouse complex. The Hamilton, Montana-based ag tech startup said the project is paused due to its impending acquisition of Hollandia Produce Group Inc., an established California company operating as Pete’s.  (Photo by TCAJOB)

Local Bounti ‘pauses’ $40M Pasco greenhouse

Local Bounti Corp., the Montana ag startup behind one of the biggest economic development wins in 2021, has “paused” construction...

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