GRAND RAPIDS — Citing demand for more diverse housing products, developers cautiously have started exploring whether to market new condominiums for sale in Grand Rapids’ downtown district.
A local developer has scrapped plans for multifamily housing at a proposed twin-tower downtown Grand Rapids development to pursue a hotel tenant instead, MiBiz has learned.
Orion Real Estate Solutions, the development arm of Grand Rapids-based general contractor Orion Construction Co. Inc., remains one of the most active developers in the market. The firm plans to open about 550 market-rate apartments in early 2017. Orion Real Estate President John Wheeler and Orion Construction President Roger Rehkopf spoke with MiBiz about their outlooks for the industry in 2017.
GRAND RAPIDS — If 2016 was the year of planning for myriad multi-family residential projects around West Michigan, 2017 seems to be the year for execution.
GRAND RAPIDS — The largest bank headquartered in Michigan wants to increase its profile in downtown Grand Rapids in the years ahead.
GRAND RAPIDS — Facing a dearth of high-amenity space in the downtown Grand Rapids market, commercial real estate stakeholders hope developers can soon begin to add Class A office inventory.
With nearly 2,000 new apartment units in the development pipeline for downtown Grand Rapids, many in the community have started to wonder when a full-service grocery store will open in the city core.
Orion Construction Inc. and The Gilmore Collection broke ground today on the long-planned Venue Tower project that will bring 88 new apartments and a music venue to the corner of Fulton Street and Monroe Avenue in Grand Rapids.