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Grand Rapids-based alternative energy developer Sustainable Partners LLC (Spart) has been selected to build its second biodigester in Coopersville.

Price is important, but it’s not necessarily the most important factor West Michigan companies consider these days when they’re looking for real estate.

In small towns across Michigan, development has shifted away from traditional downtown districts in recent years. But a number of cities hope to lure developers back to Main Street with support from the state’s placemaking incentives — and beer.

As new developments spring up throughout Grand Rapids’ west side neighborhood, the district is at the center of a concerted effort by a range of business interests looking to revitalize a long-neglected part of the city.

Just minutes north of downtown Grand Rapids, the Creston neighborhood along the Plainfield Avenue corridor is preparing for a ramp-up in development.

A resurgence among West Michigan manufacturers, particularly for automotive suppliers, has Class A industrial space at a premium — if not scarce — in the region.

Both Holland-based New Holland Brewing Company LLC and Founders Brewing Co. of Grand Rapids have announced expansions near downtown Grand Rapids that total near $55 million and are targeted for sites that were otherwise fairly “low use,” sources said.

Continued development activity around the new Cabela’s Inc. store in Grandville serves as a microcosm of a larger trend in big-box retail development in greater Grand Rapids.

A real estate developer wants the Grand Rapids Parking Commission to reconsider its plans to build a 276-space surface parking lot on city-owned property near the Grand River.

Judging by the second quarter real estate market reports from Colliers International’s West Michigan office, the region can expect to see reasonable growth and increasing rents in the months ahead.

Midsize cities in West Michigan could soon see more live-work options coming online.

An ongoing dispute between two Grand Rapids-based companies demonstrates one potential side effect of downtown redevelopment: litigation.

As Grand Rapids attracts growing numbers of travelers with events like ArtPrize, brewery tours, Restaurant Week and myriad business conventions, many out-of-town guests are turning to non-traditional lodging accommodations during their visit.

Frustrated with traditional real estate investment models, a pair of Grand Rapids-based investors formed a new platform that will help them and other investors tap into the crowd to fund deals.

A Ludington apartment complex and senior living facility is under new ownership.

A Fortune 500 third-party logistics firm with offices in Grand Rapids recently moved 70 employees from the suburbs to city’s northwest side.

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