GRAND RAPIDS — Ferris Coffee & Nut Co. is brewing up plans for an expansion the company hopes will help transform its operations and lead to continued corporate growth.
Amid rising logistics costs, a group of West Michigan executives is banding together to see what results they can produce by tackling the issue collectively.
As the U.S. Green Building Council prepares to vote on version four of its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program this summer, many professionals are crying foul.
Two long-forgotten downtown Grand Rapids bank lobbies have found new life as event spaces thanks to recent renovation projects.
WEST MICHIGAN — Led by a resurgence in the health care, education and multifamily markets, the construction industry in West Michigan is adding to its project backlogs at a healthy clip.
For someone who went into transportation planning against his will, Jeffrey Tumlin has made a name for himself in discussing multimodal transportation. After graduating from Stanford, he took over running the university’s parking system not long after the campus lost roughly one third of its endowment and nearly a third of its buildings following an earthquake.
WEST MICHIGAN — Gains in architecture billings nationally continue to give some regional firms confidence in the markets they serve.
Developers considering projects in a key area of downtown Grand Rapids might be surprised to find out they don’t have access to a powerful incentive aimed at urban redevelopment projects.
WEST MICHIGAN — The joke inside the architecture and construction industries is that if you’re not busy right now, you’re not trying.
GRAND RAPIDS — As Fox Motors expands into Chicago with a new Ford Lincoln store, the Grand Rapids-based dealership group is bringing along another West Michigan company to help build its first out-of-state dealership.
As Fox Motors expands into Chicago with a new Ford Lincoln store, the Grand Rapids-based dealership group is bringing along another West Michigan company to help build its first out-of-state dealership.
HOLLAND — An improving automotive industry has many companies in the supply chain considering additional capacity.
MANISTEE — Downtown movie theaters fell casualty to the rise of the suburban strip mall, but now that much of the state’s economic development plans focus on urban cores, locally owned independent cinemas are getting ready for their close-up.
ALLENDALE — If there’s one constant with a school the size of Grand Valley State University, it’s that construction becomes a near ubiquitous occurrence on campus.
Walker-based retailing giant Meijer Inc. says it plans to build six new supercenter stores and remodel five others this year.
As the U.S. Green Building Council readies the fourth iteration of its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system and a host of updates to the program, some insiders say the market for green building certifications is primed for new competition.