Benaroya turns Puyallup chip plant into tech park
Seattle-based Benaroya Cos. has become something of an expert in finding new purposes for the vacant microchip manufacturing plants sprinkled across the Northwest.
After selling plants in Idaho and Oregon to a school district and a German solar panel maker, Benaroya is now sprucing up a Puyallup plant that's been vacant for nearly a decade. The project is of keen interest to the city of Puyallup, which is hoping Benaroya will be able to bring in new businesses that will provide the city with more jobs and tax revenue.
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