The Grand Rapids Planning Commission today unanimously approved a proposed 287-unit apartment development just north of the Michigan Street corridor. There, Valdosta, Ga.-based Rise Real Estate Co. plans to acquire and demolish 20 properties along Benson and Grand Streets to make way for the new apartments, along with a proposed 325-space parking deck.
The Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority (DDA) board of directors today voted to move forward a draft of the GR Forward plan for a formalized public review.
Greatland Corp., a Grand Rapids-based provider of W-2 and 1099 products for employers, acquired NewportWave, an Irvine, Calif., company specializing in W-2 and 1099 software and support.
After working together since 2008, Lansing-based Neogen Corp. and Illumina Inc. of San Diego have extended a partnership to commercialize more genetic testing and sequencing technology for the agricultural industry.
Executives at Family Christian Stores want a federal bankruptcy court to allow the company to hold a vote of creditors to decide the fate of its proposed sale to an inside buyer.
The two buildings, located at 555 Michigan Street and 501 Michigan Street NE will have a combined 26 market-rate apartments in addition to one retail space in each of the buildings.
The Muskegon-based manufacturer of aluminum and zinc die castings, mechanical assemblies and injected molded plastics announced yesterday its merger with Fayetteville, Ark.-based Pace Industries.
Bayer CropScience Inc. will make “significant” upgrades to production capacity with new machinery and equipment to produce its Liberty brand of herbicide, said Steve Smythe, plant manager at Bayer’s Muskegon facility.
The Center for Clinical Research combines leadership, expertise, resources and staff from the medical school, Borgess Research Institute and Bronson Research to support clinical research at Borgess Medical Center and Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo.
The manufacturer of plastic injection-molded components for the automotive, furniture and equipment industries plans to construct a 57,600-square-foot expansion that is slated to create 54 additional jobs.
The Grand Rapids office of Chicago-based real estate capital firm Cohen Financial has secured a $7.725 million commercial mortgage-backed security loan for an East Lansing retail center, according to a statement.
Lakeshore Anesthesia consists of 31 anesthesiologists and 10 anesthetists providing service to Mercy Health Muskegon’s Hackley and Mercy campuses, North Ottawa Community Hospital in Grand Haven, Muskegon Surgery Center, and Shoreline Vision Ambulatory Surgery Center.
The property that houses downtown Grand Rapids strip club Lady Godiva’s Inc. has been acquired and the neon lights have now been turned off. The adult club located at 234 Market Street SW closed today as a sale of the property to East Lansing-based Maplegrove Property Management LLC was finalized.
Companies in Michigan created 616 jobs in the first quarter of 2015. The job growth was generated from three projects, one each in Midland, Huron and Sanilac counties, according to the study.
Grand Rapids-based Orion Construction Inc. has announced completed construction on two mixed-use buildings in the eclectic southeast Grand Rapids neighborhood of Eastown. The $5.6 million development — named Eastown Flats — consists of 35 one- and two-bedroom apartments and 2,140 square feet of ground floor retail.
The new expansion will add additional production lines to the manufacturing facility to accommodate its customers in the automotive electric vehicle and energy storage markets, according to a statement released by the company.
Graham Irwin, the current senior vice president of product and business development, will succeed his father, Earle “Win” Irwin, as CEO.
Chicago-based The Boyd Group Inc. has acquired a 19,000-square-foot collision repair center in Battle Creek that previously operated as Phil Smead’s Auto Body Inc., according to a statement.
Grand Rapids-based technology company Blue Medora LLC has secured $4.6 million in a new Class A funding round, the tech firm announced in a statement today.
Amid calls from Republican lawmakers to repeal the state’s prevailing wage law, a new report says doing so would have a detrimental effect on the state’s economy.