October 30, 2013
Gary Spanner, chairman of the Tri-Cities Research District, left, and Diahann Howard, the district’s executive director, are attending President Obama’s first investment summit in Washington, D.C., today and Friday. Forty-seven states are sending representatives to the summit to woo foreign investors as a way to create jobs. These apartments are being built in the district in north Richland, and officials hope to get Chinese investors to finance two hotels, corporate housing and an apartment complex also in the district.
About $110 million of hotels, apartments and villas will be built this year near Richland’s Horn Rapids Golf Course, thanks to foreign investment.
Developer Stew Stone announced Thursday that the Tri-Cities Investment District received approval from the federal government for an employment benefit pilot program. read more…
The Wine Science Center at WSU Tri-Cities is well on its way to becoming a reality, thanks to our many public and private partners. This newsletter provides an update on all aspects of the project and its vision to create a world-class research and teaching facility to meet the needs of the Pacific Northwest wine industry.