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Sunday, 14 August 2022 10:00

Persistent inventory constraints, shifting EV sales model could change dealership format

Anewly built flagship Subaru store that Fox Motor Group LLC opened in Cascade Township simultaneously demonstrates the latest in new dealership technology and what could become a fading part of the automotive retail industry. 

Published in Manufacturing
Tuesday, 19 July 2022 10:49

217 apartments, commercial space planned in Standale area of Walker

WALKER — Developers are eyeing nearly 60 acres of vacant land along Lake Michigan Drive in Walker’s Standale neighborhood for a large-scale, 217-unit mixed-use development. 

Sunday, 12 September 2021 17:50

Union Bank eyes ‘huge opportunity’ for GR-area market share with new HQ

GRAND RAPIDS TWP. — Relocating its headquarters closer to Grand Rapids will give Union Bank a bigger presence in a market that’s been generating growth for a few years.

Published in Finance

Sunday, 20 June 2021 19:03

Wheeler Development plans 39 apartment units, ground floor retail in Eastown

GRAND RAPIDS — Wheeler Development Group LLC is in the conceptual stages of a planned mixed-use development with 39 apartment units and ground floor retail in Grand Rapids’ Eastown neighborhood.

Sunday, 02 August 2020 17:15

West Michigan architecture firm seizes ‘cutting edge’ AI technology

GRAND RAPIDS — Artificial intelligence is growing increasingly common in the construction industry to automate mundane yet critical tasks.

Sunday, 08 December 2019 12:32

West Michigan construction industry finds optimism ahead for 2020

Construction and development professionals in West Michigan remain optimistic as they look toward 2020, even though the upcoming presidential election and ongoing talent issues are causing headwinds. While some markets might slightly change next year, industry experts who spoke with MiBiz during a recent executive roundtable said they are interested to see how downtown Grand Rapids developments will spark additional new projects. Many also noted that collaboration and partnerships are becoming key to the industry’s success.


Tuesday, 04 June 2019 11:06

Orion Real Estate Solutions to develop 54-room boutique hotel in Rockford

Orion Real Estate Solutions has signed a letter of intent with the city of Rockford to build a new boutique hotel downtown on city-owned property at 12 S. Main St.

Friday, 03 May 2019 11:42

Niche aircraft manufacturer to expand in Battle Creek

WACO Classic Aircraft Corp. is expanding its headquarters and operations in Southwest Michigan.

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 17 February 2019 17:56

Growing Mercantile Bank expands Grand Rapids HQ

GRAND RAPIDS — Steady growth led Mercantile Bank Corp. to proceed with an addition at its corporate headquarters. Rising on the south side of the headquarters building at Leonard Street and U.S. 131 in Grand Rapids, the three-story, 25,000-square-foot addition will enable Mercantile Bank to bring together commercial banking teams and support staff — lenders, treasury and credit analysts — at one location.

Published in Finance