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Tuesday, 14 February 2023 16:27

Affordable housing developers plan second 52-unit project in GR’s Belknap Lookout neighborhood

GRAND RAPIDS — A group of affordable housing developers plan to construct a three-story, 52-unit apartment building next to the Union Suites on Coit housing project that is currently under construction in Grand Rapids’ Belknap Lookout neighborhood. 

Tuesday, 31 January 2023 12:20

Developer plans 2-story, mixed-use project on Wealthy Street where historic building burned down

GRAND RAPIDS — A local development firm plans to build a two-story, mixed-use project on a vacant lot in Grand Rapids’ East Hills neighborhood where a historic structure burned down last year.

Tuesday, 20 December 2022 21:01

Housing, industrial segments buoy West Michigan construction outlook for 2023

Despite a confluence of factors that could challenge project timelines and pro formas, architecture and construction industry insiders remain confident that the fundamentals of the market will continue to drive new activity into the new year. 

Tuesday, 13 December 2022 17:14

Whitmer signs 4-bill housing package into law

LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed into law a bipartisan four-bill package that expands incentives to build more affordable housing across the state.

Thursday, 25 August 2022 18:10

Former Wyoming office space eyed for affordable housing project

WYOMING — West Michigan affordable housing developers are pursuing a rare conversion of vacant office space into apartments.

Wednesday, 17 August 2022 16:06

44-unit riverfront apartment project planned north of downtown Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS — A 44-unit apartment project planned along the Grand River would add to existing offices near Ann Street and U.S.-131 on the city’s north side. 

Tuesday, 19 July 2022 18:11

Construction begins on 52-unit affordable apartment project in Belknap Lookout

GRAND RAPIDS — Construction has started on a $12.2 million housing project in Grand Rapids’ Belknap Lookout neighborhood that aims to bring housing affordability to a rapidly growing area of the city. 

Wednesday, 29 June 2022 09:33

Developers plan 4-story, mixed-use project in GR’s Creston Neighborhood

GRAND RAPIDS — Developers plan to demolish two aging structures to make way for a four-story, mixed-use apartment building in Grand Rapids’ Creston Neighborhood, where business owners for years have clamored for projects but have often seen developers fail. 

Sunday, 27 February 2022 18:21

MDOT study of U.S. 131 to balance industrial, placemaking concerns

GRAND RAPIDS —  The Michigan Department of Transportation has launched an online survey seeking public feedback on potential redesign strategies for a contentious segment of US-131 between 28th Street and Wealthy Street. 

Published in Economic Development

Sunday, 13 February 2022 18:17

$12.2M Belknap Lookout affordable housing project aims to stop displacement in neighborhood

GRAND RAPIDS — Property once planned for a high-end residential project is now slated to be redeveloped into 52 affordable apartments in the city’s Belknap Lookout neighborhood.

Tuesday, 03 March 2020 11:44

Lott3Metz combines with Detroit firm for SE Michigan projects

GRAND RAPIDS — Lott3Metz Architecture LLC has joined with Detroit-based Crutcher Studio Inc. to “positively contribute to Detroit’s urban revolution.”

Sunday, 12 January 2020 17:05

Developer proposes expanding Class A office building along Grand Rapids riverfront

GRAND RAPIDS — Compass Insurance Agency is proposing a Class A office expansion along the Grand River north of downtown Grand Rapids.  

Saturday, 26 October 2019 08:47

Growth Report: Oct. 26, 2019

MiBiz Growth Report for Oct. 26, 2019.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 20 October 2019 12:06

Grand Rapids developer proposes residential project in Ludington

LUDINGTON — A Grand Rapids developer and Lansing-based nonprofit investor Michigan Community Capital are hoping to turn a donated building into apartments in Ludington.

Sunday, 09 June 2019 19:00

Strong economy boosts development activity in Southwest Michigan

BENTON HARBOR — As real estate activity picks up in Southwest Michigan, officials in the Benton Harbor area are hoping a developer will take interest in renovating a historic downtown building. 

Sunday, 09 December 2018 16:09

Roundtable: Execs see more growth ahead for urban projects amid continued demand for amenities

Stakeholders in West Michigan’s commercial real estate, architecture and construction industries are coming off another big year for development and see few signs that indicate a significant slowdown in 2019. 

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 11:49

New lounge and restaurant proposed for long-vacant downtown Grand Rapids space

GRAND RAPIDS — Downtown could soon see its first African American-owned bar and restaurant in years.

Sunday, 30 September 2018 19:51

MiBiz Growth Report: Oct. 1, 2018

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for Oct. 1, 2018.

Published in Breaking News

Friday, 31 August 2018 20:17

Apartment project proposed for long-vacant corner of Division and Weston

GRAND RAPIDS — A development group hopes that a small mixed-use project will fill a long-time hole in the city’s Heartside neighborhood south of downtown, MiBiz has learned.

Saturday, 18 August 2018 17:34

Stately quarters or royal mess? Polarizing Grand Castle embodies developer’s dream for luxury living

GRANDVILLE –– Amid an apartment building boom across West Michigan, the Grand Castle stands out in ways few other projects do.

Sunday, 15 April 2018 20:22

Housing starts inch up in GR area

As developers have largely focused on apartment projects around Grand Rapids in recent years, many housing advocates say the demand for single-family homes and ownership options have gone unmet.

Sunday, 04 February 2018 14:12

Mercy Health pilots new practice and design model in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS — Mercy Health’s new primary care medical practice on Grand Rapids’ west side resulted from what Ben Look calls a lot of dissatisfaction.

Published in Health Care
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, 24 December 2017 15:09

EDITOR’S NOTEBOOK: Four perspectives on 2018

When Brad Davis looks ahead to 2018, he gets very excited about the future of his company, Zeeland-based Industrial Woodworking Corp.

Published in Economic Development

Tuesday, 11 April 2017 10:24

Adtegrity plans office move to New Holland development in Grand Rapids

Digital marketing and advertising firm Adtegrity Inc. announced today its plan to vacate its current headquarters at 38 Commerce Ave. SW and move to the growing Bridge Street corridor.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 11 December 2016 16:07

Pushing forward: West Michigan real estate industry moves to execute on plans

By and large, 2016 made for a record year for many in West Michigan’s commercial real estate and construction sectors. 

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 14:25

City Built Brewing announces plans for October opening

City Built Brewing Company LLC said today in a statement that it had installed its 10-gallon brewing tanks and plans to be open by early October.

Published in Breaking News

Sunday, 31 July 2016 20:00

Developers plan controversial 71-unit studio apartment building in Grand Rapids

As developers propose a new 71-unit studio apartment building on the edge of downtown Grand Rapids, Heritage Hill residents remain concerned about the added density and a lack of parking in the neighborhood.

Published in Breaking News
Friday, 29 April 2016 13:26

Proposed downtown Grand Rapids grocery store fills growing need, partners say

The partners in a newly proposed grocery store in downtown Grand Rapids cite the growing number of residents and workers in the Heartside neighborhood as a sign that the city needs more food options.

Published in Breaking News