Real Estate & Construction

Dupus Boomers in Richland

Richland welcomes Dupus Boomer’s, Taco Time, Go Green Salads

It’s the little details that will make Dupus Boomers a big attraction when it opens in April in Richland. [blockquote quote=”We’re exciting to be providing something new and different in Richland.” source=”Carla Markel, co-owner of Markel Properties” align=”right” max_width=”300px”] From the floor up, the new restaurant will offer Richland diners a new experience. Greg and…

Lu Lu Craft Bar & Kitchen

New Columbia Point restaurant to open in a few weeks

Restaurateur Cindy Goulet’s latest project, Lu Lu Craft Bar & Kitchen, is just weeks away from opening. [blockquote quote=”Construction is going very well. We’re down to the nitty gritty now, the interior, the appliances, tables and chairs.” source=”Cindy Goulet, owner of Lu Lu Craft Bar & Kitchen” align=”right” max_width=”300px”] “Construction is going very well. We’re…

HomeGoods going in at Columbia Center Mall.

Columbia Center expands with HomeGoods and other retail changes

Construction on the new 22,200-sq.-ft. HomeGoods store has started. The new building at Columbia Center will be adjacent to Old Country Buffet. HomeGoods is a low-price home fashion store owned by TJX, which also owns the T.J. Maxx and Marshalls brands of low-price retailers. Moorefield Construction of Santa Ana, Calif. if the contractor on the…

PNNL collaboration center

PNNL to start construction on 20,000-sq.-ft. collaboration center

As part of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s plan to modernize its campus, it start construction on a new 20,000-sq.-ft. collaboration center this year. PNNL went out to bid on the project in late January and will name the general contractor in mid-April. Greg Koller, PNNL’s manager of external communications, said they also hope to have…

Badger Mountain

Friends of Badger Mountain reach campaign peak

After nearly two years of fundraising, the Friends of Badger Mountain reached its $1.5 million goal and in February Benton County signed off on a deal to buy nearly 200 acres for the Candy Mountain Preserve. [blockquote quote=”As an all-volunteer organization, we only succeed in preserving land as open space and for outdoor recreation with…

Broadmoor Storge Solutions

Broadmoor Storage Solutions to add 125 new units off Sandifur

Tri-Cities area residents will soon have additional places to store their extra furniture, family keepsakes, even out-of-season toys like boats and RVs. Broadmoor Storage Solutions, Inc., is adding 125 storage units to those already at 9335 Sandifur Parkway in Pasco. Sound Investment Group LLC, a Tri-Cities’ company, owns the facility. The architect was Money Engineering…

Winenotes Wine Bar

West Richland restaurant combines chicken wings and fine wines

When you have a hankering for deep-fried chicken and a glass of high quality Red Mountain wine, there’s only one place to go — The Chicken Shack in West Richland. “I know it sounds odd but it works,” said Steve LaMarr. LaMarr and his wife, Tracy, and partner Ken Poletski, opened The Chicken Shack, at…

Seven Hills Winery

Crimson Wine Group acquires Walla Walla’s Seven Hills Winery

Crimson Wine Group (OTCQB: CWGL) has purchased the Seven Hills Winery in Walla Walla for $5.75 million. Seven Hills was founded in 1988 by Casey McClellan, the winemaker, and his wife, Vicky. It was the fifth winery in Walla Walla at the time. Casey McClellan was a fourth-generations farmer who planted the Seven Hills Vineyard…

BioLife Plasma

New 16,700-sq.-ft. plasma collection center coming to Pasco

A new 16,700-sq.-ft. BioLife Plasma Center will be built at the southeast corner of Road 76 and Wrigley Drive in Pasco, across from the Mid-Columbia Library’s West Pasco branch. The general contractor on the construction project, which is estimated at $2.7 million, is W.D.S. Construction Inc., of Beaver Dam, Wis. BioLife operates plasma donation centers…

DOE Land Transfer

TRIDEC transfers former DOE land to Port of Benton, Richland

City of Richland, Port of Benton and Tri-City Development Council officials celebrated the official transfer of 1,341 acres of former Department of Energy land to the city and port in early February. [blockquote quote=”Part of our challenge will be convincing others how it would best be used.” source=”Robert Thompson, Mayor of the City of Richland”…

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