Grocery Outlet Bargain Market


O’Brien Construction Co. of Kennewick was the general contractor of an 18,000-square-foot Grocery Outlet Bargain Market in Richland, WA. The Market opened on March 24 at Vintner Square, and employs 30. The $1.65 million store is part of a national chain of 300 “extreme discount” grocery stores operated by Emeryville, California-based Grocery Outlet. The company […]

O’Brien N95 Respirator Donation and Drive


As you all know, Due to COVID-19, there is a shortage of N95 respirators. Hospitals, testing centers, first responders, and care takers are in desperate need of these masks in order to protect themselves from the virus they are working very hard to stop. As members of the industry that is the largest consumer of […]

O’Brien is Title Sponsor for 2019 Labor Day Challenge


O’Brien Construction Co. Inc. of Kennewick is the main tournament sponsor for the 1st Annual 2019 Labor Day Challenge. The event hosted by Three Rivers Soccer Club in Pasco, WA. The recreational soccer tournament will be held August 31 – September 2. The Three Rivers Soccer Club exists to promote the development of youth in […]

O’Brien is General Contractor for New Taco Restaurant in Richland


O’Brien Construction Co. Inc. of Kennewick is the general contractor for a new Del Taco restaurant under construction at 155 Wellsian Way in Richland, across from the north entrance of Fred Meyer. The Hill Companies Richland LLC of Boise, Idaho, applied for the building permit, which was issued May 21. The restaurant will be 2,468 […]

How Drones Play a Part in Construction


(Originally posted by Jaclyn Selesky, Anchor / Reporter, NBCRightNow, 8/2017) TRI-CITIES, WA – We see drones being used for almost everything today; from police work to wildfires, and now even construction. Crews are using them to mark progress at work sites. Reporter Jaclyn Selesky found out how they’re changing the construction industry. “I think we’re hooked,” […]

O’Brien Construction Utilizes Drone Technology

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(Kennewick, WA) O’Brien Construction has been utilizing the technology of using a drone on job sites in multiple ways. In one way, drones are being used to get an aerial view for inspections of a site before the project begins. This footage is used to show the management team the layout of the land, where […]

Warehouse project underway in Vista Field Industrial Park


(Originally Published in Tri-Cities Business News, 9/2017)“Construction is underway on the Vista III warehouse in Kennewick. The first 40,000-square-foot building will be completed by end of year. A second is expected to be finished in March.” A new warehouse is under construction in the Vista Field Industrial Park in Kennewick will look similar to four […]

Giving Back to the Community – Camp Patriot


O’Brien Provides Support and Tress System for the 6th Annual Camp Patriot 4th of July Fun Run Camp Patriot is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded by Micah Clark of Richland, WA. They have a mission to empower and thank wounded and disabled military veterans of all generations though outdoor programs. “Camp Patriot is so very […]

O’Brien Converts Small Shop Into Wine Tasting Room


“Couple leaves corporate world to open Frichette Winery on Red Mountain.”Six months after saying goodbye to their life in California, Greg and Shae Frichette are happy with their decision to move to the Tri-Cities and launch their new business, Frichette Winery.