A new kind of institutional investor has started to capitalize on opportunities in West Michigan.

GRAND RAPIDS — Two stalwart West Michigan retailers are closing up shop, opening up valuable real estate at a time when space is at a premium in the region.

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

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.

Promotional Impact Inc. and its sister company Green Giftz will soon have a new headquarters.

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WYOMING — Stu Kingma often fields multiple phone calls per month from people interested in redeveloping Site 36, one of West Michigan’s most storied former industrial sites.

Two hotels are planned for vacant parcels of land in close proximity to the under-construction Switch Ltd. data center in Gaines Township.

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Stakeholders in West Michigan’s commercial real estate industry continue to express cautious optimism for the foreseeable future, despite the emergence of some headwinds. 

GRAND RAPIDS — Commercial real estate brokers say the sale of two fully-leased, recently renovated office buildings in downtown Grand Rapids points to a healthy local economy, even if the transactions are far from the norm. 

Faced with difficulty in attracting tenants, a Grand Rapids developer will halt plans for a proposed high-amenity office tower in downtown’s Heartside neighborhood and explore other options for the project.

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