New Development Projects


Learn more about some of the recent development projects throughout Thurston County.

New Development Projects

In this section, you will find information about recent development projects in Thurston County.

Red Wind Casino to Almost Double Size

The Nisqually tribe is set to begin work on a $45 million expansion of Red Wind Casino, yet another reminder of the tribe’s rapid ascent the past few years.

Public, Private Partners Explore Craft Brewing and Distillery Center at Former Tumwater Brewery Site

A commitment to explore redevelopment of the historic Tumwater Brewery site and facilities north of Custer Way, through creation of a Craft Brewing and Distilling Center was formalized this week.  The parties to this commitment have agreed to consider opportunities for public/private partnerships to redevelop the site and create the Craft Brewing and Distilling Center to benefit the industry and the local, regional, and state economies.

Partners explore beer project at Tumwater’s historic brewhouse

A new partnership wants to redevelop the historic brewhouse in Tumwater and restore the site’s original purpose: Brewing beer.

Referred to as the Craft Brewing and Distilling Center, the proposal was announced Thursday as a key step in transforming the vacant area into an economic hub that generates jobs and tourism.

Large Mixed Use, Market-Rate Housing Project Coming to Downtown Olympia

The seven-story “123 – 4th” project is gaining both height and momentum, as potential residents and businesses turn their attention to this new opportunity in downtown Olympia.

Olympia Hobby Lobby store set to open in early September

The store, which is at 4141 Martin Way East, will be the 13th Hobby Lobby store in the state.