Displaying items tagged: Downtown Kalamazoo Inc

Friday, 03 August 2018 22:42

Kalamazoo DDA seeks to avert ‘crisis’ with new business model

KALAMAZOO — Officials in Kalamazoo hope that a shift in structure for its Downtown Development Authority will spur new projects and encourage continued investment in placemaking initiatives.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 24 December 2017 16:43

Large-scale development to continue in 2018

Tower cranes constructing offices, hotels and apartments dot the skyline in and around downtown Grand Rapids.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 08 January 2017 17:10

Q&A: Andrew Haan, Incoming President of Downtown Kalamazoo Inc.

When Andrew Haan takes over in early February as president of Downtown Kalamazoo Inc. (DKI), he’ll continue the organization’s focus on encouraging growth in Southwest Michigan’s largest downtown market. Haan, who currently serves as an associate director in Gov. Rick Snyder’s Office of Urban Initiatives, spoke with MiBiz about the recently proposed investments in and around downtown Kalamazoo and what will continue to propel the city’s growth.

Published in Q&A

Tuesday, 20 December 2016 15:57

$52.7M mixed-use development project approved in Kalamazoo

Developers expect to begin construction early next spring on a $52.7 million office and residential project in Kalamazoo that could create a “tipping point” for downtown development.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 15 May 2016 10:42

Downtown Kalamazoo development gears up for new construction

KALAMAZOO — With a dearth of major buildings left to renovate in the downtown Kalamazoo area, developers say new construction will soon be their only option going forward.