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Varietal Beer Company Under Construction - October 11, 2017

Chervenell Construction has started renovating the future home of Varietal Beer Company located at 416 E. Edison Ave. The site is expected to be completed in the Spring of 2018. With plans to completely renovate the former home of the Funny Farm liquor store Varietal Beer Company along with the Port of Sunnyside are excited to watch the transformation happen over the next couple of months. Chervenell Construction Company is currently preparing the site for renovations and Meier Architecture ... Read More »


Port inks deal with Ostrom's Mushroom Farms - June 20, 2017

The Port of Sunnyside has agreed to sell 25 acres of land at the corner of Duffy and Midvale Roads south of Interstate 82 to Ostrom's Mushroom Farms . The deal provides Ostrom's with an option to purchase an additional 20 acres at a later date. Ostrom's Mushroom Farms plans on opening a $25 million facility that will employ 200 employees, house 48 grow rooms and a compost facility. The Port is very excited about this new project and the positive effect it will have on the community. Yakima ... Read More »


CERB funding Approved for Planning Grant - March 27, 2017

The Port of Sunnyside went before the Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) board on May 18, 2017 to request funding to develop a 32 acre site between exit 67 and exit 69. The funds will help finance investment in infrastructure to promote economic and industrial development of public land. The Port plans on developing the property for future commercial development... Read More »


CERB Funding Approved for Brewery - January 25, 2017

On Thursday, January 19, 2017 the Washington State Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) approved a $700,000 loan/grant combination for the Port of Sunnyside to modify the building located at 416 E Edison Ave. The building will be the future home of Varietal Brewing Company which will be used as a brewery, tap room and bottling facility. The project is scheduled to begin construction later this year... Read More »


Port Acquires Historic Property in Downtown Sunnyside

Port Acquires Historic Property in Downtown Sunnyside - January 05, 2017

The Port recently acquired the property located at 501 E. Edison Ave in Sunnyside. The location once housed an International Harvester dealership and an automotive company to name a few of the various industries to set up show in the downtown building. Plans are currently underway to determine how the building will be utilized next... Read More »


Meier Architecture to Design Brewery - December 07, 2016

Meier Architecture of Kennewick, Washington has been chosen to design the Port's newest project - a brewery in downtown Sunnyside. The future home of Varietal Brewing will be at the old Funny Farm building located at 416 E. Edison Ave. The project is in the design phase with an expected completion date to be sometime in 2017... Read More »


Banlin Construction on Site at Water Building - September 29, 2016

Construction has recently begun at the Water Department Building located at 501 Grant Ave. Banlin Construction is working to update the former Water Works Building to be the future home of Co Dinn Cellars. Construction is expected to be complete by early 2017... Read More »


New Property Purchase - April 26, 2016

On Monday, April 25, 2016 Port Commissioners approved the purchase of 501 E. Edison Avenue located on the corner of South Fifth Street and East Edison Avenue. There are no immediate plans for the building but we do believe this purchase adds to our efforts in assisting the revitalization of downtown Sunnyside. 501 E. Edison Ave., Sunnyside, WA 98944... Read More »


Co Dinn Cellars Dedicated to Yakima Valley - September 18, 2015

Photo by Andy Perdue/Great Northwest Wine http://www.greatnorthwestwine.com/2015/09/17/co-dinn-cellars-yakima-valley-podcast... Read More »


Water Works Building

Water Works Building - May 12, 2015

This 5,000 sq. ft. former City of Sunnyside Water Works building, built in 1930, offers a great brick facade, is well constructed and is close to the local museum, central park and downtown core. Ample parking is in close proximity. Eighty-five years of history and a central location make this commercial building a perfect setting for a local winery or craft brewery. Port of Sunnyside industrial waste water access is a plus for any type of processing business. Located in Sunnyside, Washington ... Read More »



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