Center investments inc
(509) 884-6381


1969 – CII founded in East Wenatchee. Work begins on Wenatchee Valley Mall (WVM) project.

1973 – Phase I of the WVM opens (Sears and 40,000 square feet of shops).

1975 – Ernst opens at WVM.

1976 – Shakey’s Pizza (currently Country Inn) marks the start of the Village  East Center development project.

1978 - Phase II of WVM is completed (Demo of balance of Eastmont Center,  connection made between Phase I and Buttrey, including Lamonts).


1980 – Village East Center development continues with the 636 and 610  office buildings.

1982 – Dan Barr, graduate of UW Business College, begins employment with CII.

1983 – Forest Glen (40 lot/80 acre recreational subdivision) in Lake Wenatchee area.

1986 – Dan Barr hired as Manager for WVM and EI properties, operations and leasing.

1990 – Bob Barr retires. Dan assumes day to day control of CII.

1991 – Dawn Dalton joins CII as Bookkeeper and Lease Administrator.

1993 – Dan Barr achieves CSM designation from ICSC.

1993 – WVM sells, CII retains management.

1994 – Bob and Doreen sell CII to Dan.


1997 – CII begins 3rd party management of Eastpoint Plaza, a new direction for CII.

1999 – Mission Plaza, LLC forms and purchases the former Zittings property at 5th and Mission, Wenatchee.

1999 – WVM sells to Center Oak Properties, Inc.

2000 – CII retained by Center Oak to manage and lease WVM and Valley North Center.

2000 – Valley North Center re-development project


2003 – PNW Bank branch at Grant and Eastmont purchased and then leased to Numerica Credit Union.

2000 – Redevelopment of Mission Village begins.

2000-01 – Wenatchee Valley Mall redevelopment project.

2001 – Chaun Birks joins CII, initially as Yakima area leasing agent for the Valley Mall in Union Gap.

2002-07 – Valley Mall, Union Gap re-development project.

VALLEY MALL - Union Gap, WA.

2003 – PNW Bank branch at Grant and Eastmont purchased and then leased to Numerica Credit Union.

2003 – Village East Center sells to Star1 LLC.

2004 – 517 Building is purchased with a group of investors and renovated as a multi-tenant office building, with CII providing management, leasing and consultation.


2005 – Grant & Eastmont LLC forms and purchases former Maid O' Clover at Grant and Eastmont.

2006 – Center Oak Properties sells WVM to Passco, CII purchases last pad on the corner of 3rd & Valley Mall Parkway, forms Valley Parkway LLC.

2006 – Mission Village sells.


2007 – CII initiates management and leasing for the Exchange Building.

2007 – CII finalizes Jack in the Box deal at 5th and Mission in Wenatchee.

2007 – 517 Building sells to Banner Bank, CII retains management and leasing.

2007 – Yelm Holdings purchases land in Omak for Starbucks development.

2008 – Jack in the Box constructs and opens at 5th and Mission in Wenatchee after a 17 year absence.

2008 – CII develops Valley Parkway Pad building (WVM corner pad).


2008 – CII develops Omak project for Yelm Holdings, LLC, 5,700 square foot retail shops building with a Starbucks drive through and Gamestop.

2008 – CII purchases last pad at Valley North Center, forms Springwater Ventures, LLC.

2009 – Banner Bank sells 517 Building to LeMaster & Daniels.

2009 - CII develops Springwater project with Great Harvest Bread Co., Spring Lotus, and Lemon Grass Natural Foods. Culminates as a health-themed shop/retail component of the Valley North Center.


2009 - Jack in the Box deal at Maid O’Clover site finalized.

2009 - CII finalizes four years of consultation and brokerage work with the successful re-location of Weinstein Beverage.