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Maverik Gas Station #504 4306 W. Clearwater Avenue, Kennewick, Washington

New Maverik Gas Station opens on Clearwater Avenue

Maverik has opened its third convenience store and gas station in the Tri-Cities at 4306 W. Clearwater Ave. in Kennewick. The new 4,300-square-foot facility is at the corner of West Clearwater Avenue and Union Street. The company celebrated the grand opening of its first Kennewick location with an open house on Jan. 23. The Wyoming-based…

Graph of Washington high quality land

Report: State’s farmland value dips over previous year

Farmers National Co. says larger acreage is scarce The average cost-per-acre of Washington farmland dipped slightly this year compared to last year, according to a recent land values report from Farmers National Co. The employee-owned, Omaha-based company is an ag landowner services company managing more than 5,000 farms and ranches in 28 states comprising more…

A Richland business owner is constructing a building for new tenants at 1953 Fowler St. in Richland. The project is visible from Highway 240 on the westernmost edge of Columbia Park, just east of Cost Less Carpet and Smart Foodservice.

Commercial building underway near Columbia Park

Ford Group to invest $3.6M on commercial building for up to 7 tenants A small project grew to 10 times its original size when the Ford Group decided to put a 34,000-square-foot building on nearly two acres of open land in Richland. “We just wanted a place to store our boat,” said Greg Ford, owner…

MH Construction’s new owner Alex Linde walks through a construction site outside the company’s new office at 106010 E. Wiser Parkway. Linde bought the 9-year-old company from Mike Holstein on Jan. 1 as part of a succession plan that was three years in the making.

Kennewick commercial construction company changes hands

 MH Construction’s new owner isn’t new to company The new owner of a Kennewick construction company is as comfortable working over a profit and loss statement as he is behind the controls of a mini excavator. It’s one of the reasons Alex Linde bought the nine-year-old MH Construction company Jan. 1. Linde, 40, worked for…

The Chicken Shack 8921 Sandifur Parkway, Pasco, Washington

The Chicken Shack opens in Pasco

Pasco now has a Chicken Shack to call its own. The owners of the West Richland-based restaurant recently opened a second location at 8921 Sandifur Parkway in Pasco. Known for its fresh — never frozen — chicken wings and fingers, The Chicken Shack also serves up Northwest chuck burgers, fries and tots, more than 25 homemade sauces —…

D&D Tri-Rivers Excavating 253 Reata Road, Richland, Washington

D&D Tri-Rivers Excavating in Richland

D&D Tri-Rivers Excavating recently completed a new 20,625-square-foot steel building on five acres at 253 Reata Road in Richland. The family-owned excavation company, which specializes in commercial and residential site grading, underground utility digs, including septic, road building, civil site work and demolition, has been in business since 1979. D&D will be moving into its…

The Basin Pacific Insurance and Benefits team stand behind the front desk at its new location at 6917 W. Grandridge Blvd., Unit 1, in Kennewick. The Kennewick branch of the Moses Lake-based company originally opened in 2010.

Kennewick insurance company moves into bigger office

Basin Pacific Insurance and Benefits’ new building has space for lease Customers of the local Basin Pacific Insurance and Benefits branch won’t find the business at its old location on Gage Boulevard in Kennewick. The company has moved to a new, bigger location at 6917 W. Grandridge Blvd., Unit 1, along one of the major…

A $64.2 million contract was awarded in January to design and construct a new energy sciences facility on the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory campus in Richland. Work in the facility will include research that leads to improved catalysts. In this photo, PNNL researchers explore new forms of industrial catalysts used to manufacture raw materials for agriculture and energy production. (Courtesy Andrea Starr of PNNL)

PNNL awards $64.2M contract for new research building

Project will use local suppliers, contractors; facility will be between 110,000 to 145,000 square feet A $64.2 million contract has been awarded to a Houston-based partnership to design and build a new energy sciences building at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland. Construction could start later this year or in early 2020 on the building…

Corwin Ford Detail Shop 1225 Autoplex Way, Pasco, Washington

Corwin Ford completes major remodel to detail shop

Corwin Ford recently completed a $689,000 renovation to its detail shop. The 5,400-square-foot building at 1225 Autoplex Way in Pasco will be used by the auto dealer to detail vehicles, spray on truck bed liners and take photos of the cars in its inventory. Renovations to the former Russ Dean Ford Mechanic Shop included the…

Nueva Vista II 334 N. Union Street, Kennewick, Washington

Nueva Vista II low-income housing now complete in Kennewick

The Kennewick Housing Authority’s Nueva Vista II low-income housing project recently wrapped at 334 N. Union St. in Kennewick. The development is adjacent to Nueva Vista I. All 28 units already are leased to qualifying individuals and families who fall at or below 30 percent or 50 percent of the Benton County area median income,…

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