GRAND RAPIDS — Three years ago when Central District Cyclery owner Nate Phelps moved his business from downtown Grand Rapids into the Creston business district, he was banking on an influx of new residents and activity that would support his bicycle shop.

A long-stalled development proposal in the Creston neighborhood north of downtown Grand Rapids is on the hunt for new owners.

GRAND RAPIDS — After a half-dozen staff departures and several stalled high-profile projects, 616 Development LLC has struck a new partnership to put the real estate firm back on what it sees as a growth trajectory.

A long vacant parking lot at the northeast corner of Wealthy Street and Fuller Avenue could see new life.

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GRAND RAPIDS — A lack of on-site parking at Spectrum Health’s newest downtown office hasn’t created much in the way of headaches for the health care organization’s information technology department. 

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If the first phase of a proposed mixed-use, movie theater-anchored development project goes through as planned, it could generate a projected $369 million in economic benefits in the first 10 years.

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616 Development LLC and Loeks Theaters Inc. today detailed plans for a multi-phase $140 million mixed-use development in the Arena South District of downtown Grand Rapids.

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Wednesday, 16 March 2016 13:33

616 Lofts receives B Corp certification

Grand Rapids-based urban development firm 616 Lofts LLC has become a certified B Corporation, according to a statement.

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With more than 530 new apartments and at least $115 million in new investment, the pipeline for mixed-use development remains strong along the Michigan Street corridor east of the Medical Mile.