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Displaying items tagged: Amway Hotel Corp

Sunday, 10 April 2022 18:33

GRAND RAPIDS ‘LINCHPIN’: Modeled off Van Andel Arena, $116 million amphitheater project already attracting national developers’ attention

GRAND RAPIDS — Local entertainment and development officials say a planned $116 million outdoor amphitheater is modeled off the success of Van Andel Arena and could serve as an even stronger catalyst for further downtown development.

Wednesday, 10 March 2021 10:52

GR sewer relocation project starting next month to fuel Market Avenue redevelopment

GRAND RAPIDS — The first phase of the trunk sewer relocation project that will allow for redevelopment along the city’s Market Avenue SW corridor was approved Tuesday by the Grand Rapids City Commission.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 22 November 2020 19:15

Plans in motion for Grand Rapids waterfront amphitheater

GRAND RAPIDS — Earlier this month, the Grand Rapids City Commission and the Grand Rapids-Kent County Convention/Arena Authority approved a memorandum of understanding that could result in a new 14,000-seat waterfront amphitheater downtown.


Friday, 13 November 2020 12:46

Convention/Arena Authority signs off on plan involving GR amphitheater

GRAND RAPIDS — The Grand Rapids-Kent County Convention/Arena Authority has approved plans for a public-private partnership that relocates sewer infrastructure allowing for a waterfront amphitheater downtown.

Tuesday, 10 November 2020 12:40

GR officials consider infrastructure, property deal for waterfront amphitheater

GRAND RAPIDS — City officials have taken the initial steps of a planned public-private partnership that could redevelop a city-owned waterfront property near downtown into a 14,000-seat amphitheater.

Wednesday, 01 April 2020 14:00

AHC Hospitality lays off 1,000 workers, closes JW Marriott

GRAND RAPIDS — Amway Corp. affiliate AHC Hospitality has laid off 1,000 workers and closed all but the downtown Amway Grand Plaza Hotel.

Published in Economic Development

Sunday, 07 July 2019 19:00

Lady Americana Midwest maintains king-sized share of regional hotel mattress market

GRAND RAPIDS — Nearly every guest who spends the night at a hotel room in downtown Grand Rapids sleeps on the same mattress. 

Published in Manufacturing
Tuesday, 28 August 2018 11:25

Amway Grand tower to overhaul exterior

One of downtown Grand Rapids’ signature skyscrapers will be given a new look in the coming years.

Published in Breaking News
Saturday, 21 July 2018 13:03

Projects take shape along Grand River

In anticipation of a multifaceted effort to restore the Grand River through downtown Grand Rapids, numerous public and private partners are coming together to activate a number of key sites along the riverbanks.


Saturday, 21 July 2018 11:49

Redevelopment boom expected as part of Grand River restoration

GRAND RAPIDS — Efforts to restore the rapids in the Grand River might be a year or more away from launching, but stakeholders already have started thinking about opportunities the project will create throughout downtown.

Sunday, 04 September 2016 17:14

Rivers of vibrancy: Cities embrace waterways as economic development strategy

GRAND RAPIDS — Restoring the Grand River to its former state and encouraging more recreational uses of the waterway in downtown Grand Rapids may be part of the long game of economic development, but a variety of companies have started banking on the notion that improvements will occur.