Entries by OCCI

Contractors could bring $4.5 million investment to business park near Pasco

A sign for the Port of Walla Walla’s Burbank Industrial Site at the intersection of Gateway Drive and South 2nd Street in Burbank, WA. The site and nearby Business Park are attracting millions of dollars in investment. Bob Brawdy bbrawdy@tricityherald.com The first purchase is from McEachen Electric at $240,699 for a 2.2 acre lot at […]

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 […]

O’Brien Construction Utilizes Drone Technology

(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 […]

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 Construction Produces “Who We Are” Video

“We’re still doing what made us such a strong construction company in the region. Our team works with our customers to find out how their business works, and we design a facility around that.” That’s the opener for O’Brien Construction’s first video documentary. The full-feature, 5-minute version mixes a bit of biography and a bit […]

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.