This week’s guest is Pete Dickinson, City of Pullman Planning Director.  He has a bachelor's degree from the University of Berkley and a master's degree from WSU.     
 
Pete spoke to us about what has been happening around town in Pullman. 2016 was a record-setting year, with total permit value at $170.8 million.  WSU: $71.4 million, while all other funding went elsewhere.  The multicultural center is 16,000 square ft and $2.2 million in city value for 2016.  A few other updates include:
  • Ferdinand’s addition: 6,600 square feet at a cost of $5.7 million
  • Chief Joseph Village Apts: $8.1 million
  • Courtyard by Marriot hotel: 122 guest rooms. $10.5 million
  • SEL 2454 industrial building: 165,000 sq ft. $10.9 million, with 500-550 new jobs
  • WSU Digital Classroom Building: 80,000 sq ft at $12.0 million
  • WSU Chinook student center: 70,000 sq ft at $16.5 million
  • WSU Troy hall renovation: 50,000 sq ft. at $18.2 million
  • Pullman-Moscow airport: 3.5 cubic yards of soil, at $18.9 million