Business and Development News

January
2024
Golf Universe moved to its new location at 825 N. Edison St., Suite 190.
January
2024
Cascade Building at 304 W. Kennewick Ave. in downtown Kennewick has new owners.
January
2024
Ford Group LLC recently completed construction on the CED (Consolidated Electrical Distributors) building at 420 S. Steptoe St. in Kennewick
January
2024
New and expanded Ridge View Elementary wrapped construction at 7001 W. 13th Ave. 
October
2023
Kennewick Business Newsletter
July
2023
Blueberry Bridal Boutique entered a 90-day negotiation period with the Port of Kennewick for the first parcel purchase at Vista Field.  Read on at Yahoo News
June
2023
Developers Forum Presentation
April
2023
Kennewick Business Newsletter
April
2023
Building Code Update
July
2021
Kamiakin High School is set to complete $17 million in updates this summer.  The addition of 12 classrooms will bring the schools capacity to 2,000 students. Read on at Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business.
June
2021
The Auburn Center, a 21 suite office complex is being remodeled and rebranded.  New vehicle access from 10th Ave. will bring additional traffic to the area. Several of the suites have already been filled with the hopes of a new pharmacy being added.  Read on at Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business.
May
2021
Miramar Health Center, adjacent to Vista Field, has opened this month. This facility is part of the regional chain of Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinics and will improve health care for uninsured and low income individuals in our community.  Read on at Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business.
December
2020
Canal Village, a mixed-use development at 5373 and 5331 Canal Drive, near the intersection with Edison Street, in Kennewick welcomed its first tenants in November.  Read on at Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business
July
2020
Benton County Commissioners Designate $3.5 Million for CARES Act Community Support Grant Program
Kennewick, WA – Benton County Commissioners have designated $3.5 million for the CARES Act Community Support Grant Program, which will provide local businesses grant assistance, with no repayment requirements.
These local business grants will be administered by the Tri-City Development Council (TRIDEC), and applications for grant funding will be open starting July 16, 2020 at 2:00 PM. Applications can be found online at www.tridec.org/bccares.
Benton County businesses and non-profits of all sizes are eligible to apply for funding to cover expenses incurred on or after March 27, 2020. The final application deadline is September 25, 2020.
Businesses can find information on eligibility requirements, application deadlines, eligible expenses, FAQs, required documents, and more on the attached flyer or online at www.tridec.org/bccares.
  1. Rohana Carmichael

    Economic Development Manager