Real Estate & Construction

The Port of Kennewick recently celebrated the completion of work on Clover Island’s Pasco-facing shoreline. The project stabilizes and beautifies the island’s north shoreline, enhances fish and wildlife habitat and recreation, and opens opportunities for continued economic development. The project included 1,210 linear feet of pathway along the shoreline, plus scenic viewpoints, benches and education panels. (Courtesy Port of Kennewick)

Shoreline facelift opens up development opportunities

Work on the north shoreline of Clover Island is finished after years of planning and labor. And the project not...
 A 235-acre "blank slate" in Benton City could one day be home to a mix of wineries, hotels, shops, homes and more. The city recently took a step toward making that happen by adopting a subarea plan laying out a long-range vision and development strategy for the property.

Benton City ‘blank slate’ could one day be home to upscale mixed-use development

A roughly 235-acre “blank slate” of largely untouched land south of Interstate 82 in Benton City could one day be...
Domestic Violence Services of Benton & Franklin Counties is set to open a new 10-unit apartment complex in August or September in Benton County for survivors of intimate partner violence who are experiencing homelessness. The nonprofit also is opening a new boutique retail shop, pictured, that will provide a funding stream for services. The shop is called Mariposa and is in Kennewick. (Photo by Sara Schilling)

New housing under construction for domestic violence survivors

A new permanent housing option for a particularly vulnerable population is set to open in the Tri-Cities in the next...
Dan and Richelle Southerland have faced numerous personal challenges in the last few years, including Dan’s battle with Covid-19. They say they’re blessed to now be healthy and are excited about their new business, USA Building Solutions LLC. (Photo by Sara Schilling)

Owners persevere to launch new general contractor business

Dan and Richelle Southerland have faced more than their fair share of challenges in the four years they’ve been together,...
Friends of Disabled Veterans

Veterans group takes aim at building healing retreat near Prosser 

When veterans leave the military for civilian life, it’s not always an easy transition. In fact, many struggle to fit...
David’s Bridal has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and given notice that it may be laying off 9,000-plus employees nationwide. But stores — including the Kennewick location on West Canal Drive — remain open and orders are being fulfilled as the company seeks a buyer, officials said. 

David’s Bridal files for bankruptcy, announces potential layoffs 

David’s Bridal has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and given notice that it may be laying off 9,000-plus employees nationwide,...
The McCurley Chevrolet and Cadillac dealership in the Pasco Autoplex is being expanded. It’s part of an expansion project across multiple McCurley properties. (Photo by Sara Schilling)

McCurley Dealerships plans $31 million expansion

McCurley Dealerships aims to be the best auto group in the market it serves, and it’s planning a significant facility...
NASA astronaut and Richland High School graduate Kayla Barron appears in a new video shown to visitors at the CPCCo Planetarium at Columbia Basin College in Pasco. (Photo by Sara Schilling)

Revamped planetarium helps community understand universe

It’s dark in the theater, except for the 36-foot hemispherical dome suspended from the ceiling that projects an image of...
Eternal Hotels recently announced plans to begin building a hotel this fall near
Fairchild Cinemas at Queensgate in Richland. (Graphic by Vanessa Guzmán)

New multimillion hotel planned for south Richland

An established hotelier with several properties already operating in the Tri-Cities plans to open a new hotel in south Richland,...
Photo by TCAJOB

Costco is getting a fresh look. What does it mean for shoppers?

The Costco in Kennewick is replacing its refrigeration system and giving its “freshline” departments an overhaul — and it’s staying...

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