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Grand Rapids amphitheater design progresses, will appeal to ‘younger generation’
GRAND RAPIDS — Developers are making progress on the design and overall vision for a Grand Rapids riverfront amphitheater, which they call “the largest proposed redevelopment of a riverfront in the nation at this point.”
Whitecaps announce 5-year LMCU Ballpark modernization project
COMSTOCK PARK — West Michigan Whitecaps executives have announced a five-year, multi-phase plan to upgrade their home facilities at LMCU Ballpark.
Meijer Sports Complex plans $11M expansion as sports tourism exceeds pre-pandemic levels
PLAINFIELD TWP. — Eight years after opening the Meijer Sports Complex, the West Michigan Sports Commission is embarking on an $11 million capital campaign to expand the Rockford area facility with more fields and amenities.
West side GR site examined for soccer stadium; DeVos acquires adjacent land
GRAND RAPIDS — The development team behind a planned Grand Rapids amphitheater is in the preliminary stages of determining a site for a soccer stadium, including properties containing a city-owned surface parking lot on the city’s west side, MiBiz has learned.
MiBiz Growth Report: Aug. 29, 2022
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Construction starts on 92-unit luxury apartment project in downtown Ada
ADA — Wheeler Development Group LLC has broken ground on a 92-unit, luxury apartment project in downtown Ada.
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.
Large Walker townhouse development tabled following neighborhood, staff concerns
WALKER — City planning officials have tabled the site plan review for a 186-unit residential townhouse development proposed at the former Greenridge Country Club golf course.
Auto parts manufacturer Kenona Industries plans Walker expansion amid growth
WALKER — City officials have approved automotive parts manufacturer Kenona Industries Inc.’s plan for a new 90,500-square-foot industrial building adjacent to the company’s current location south of I-96.
New Standard opening first dispensary in Grand Rapids near Medical Mile
GRAND RAPIDS — New Standard plans to open its first dispensary in Grand Rapids with a new building in the city’s Midtown district near Medical Mile.
Construction industry execs reflect on year of full workloads, high costs, curveballs
High demand for new projects has 2021 shaping up to be a banner year for many West Michigan construction firms, even as executives grapple with higher costs and longer lead times.
Wheeler Development Group planning 52-unit townhome development near GR
GRAND RAPIDS TWP. — Wheeler Development Group LLC is planning a 52-unit townhome community northeast of Grand Rapids.
Renowned health care architect joins West Michigan design, engineering firm
Plainfield Township-based architecture and engineering firm Progressive AE Inc. recently grew its team with Vlad Torskiy, who has more than 25 years of experience in health care architecture and strategic planning.
Progressive AE joins challenge aiming for carbon neutral projects by 2030
PLAINFIELD TWP. — Architecture and engineering firm Progressive AE Inc. has joined a national challenge calling for all new buildings, developments and major renovations to be carbon neutral by 2030.
Downtown GR riverfront vision includes zip line, amphitheater, aquarium along Market Avenue
GRAND RAPIDS — A new conceptual plan from Grand Action 2.0 outlines a host of downtown development possibilities along the Grand River and Market Avenue corridors.
109 senior apartments planned for Dominican Sisters Marywood campus
GRAND RAPIDS — Third Coast Development LLC and PD Development Group plan to convert part of the main building on the Dominican Sisters’ Marywood campus into 109 apartment units of affordable and market-rate senior housing.
Cascade Twp. to purchase former ADAC Automotive building
CASCADE TWP. — Cascade Township officials have voted to purchase a facility to use for its consolidated township offices.
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.
GR City Manager takes measured steps amid recent executive departures
GRAND RAPIDS — Faced with multiple departures from leadership positions at the city of Grand Rapids, City Manager Mark Washington wants to avoid being “hasty” about hiring replacements.
Flexco plans relocation to WalkerView Industrial Park
WALKER — Flexco Grand Rapids, a manufacturer of conveyor maintenance equipment, is relocating its Michigan operations to the WalkerView Industrial Park.
Kent County weighs building needs in downtown Grand Rapids
GRAND RAPIDS — Kent County is continuing to study options for the use of its buildings, including the idea of razing a facility at 320 Ottawa Ave. and building a new tower and the sale of 82 Ionia Ave.
Kent County to revisit sale of 82 Ionia building, assess funding other projects
GRAND RAPIDS — Kent County commissioners will again discuss what to do with a county-owned office building in downtown Grand Rapids, as well as other building projects, as it decides what to fund in the next few years.
MiBiz Growth Report: June 24, 2019
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• M&A: New York City-based Standard Media Group LLC, a new investor-backed media company, has entered into a definitive agreement with Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. of Hunt Valley, Md. to acquire Grand Rapids-based Fox 17 WXMI and eight other stations around the country. The $441.7 million cash deal would create a new media company affiliated with Standard General LP, an SEC-registered investment adviser that manages capital for public and private pension plans, endowments, foundations, and high net worth individuals. The deal, which is subject to regulatory approval, is expected to close in conjunction with the Sinclair-Tribune transaction. As MiBiz previously reported, Sinclair is trying to appease government regulators in a bid to finalize its $3.9 billion acquisition of Chicago-based Tribune Media Co., which currently owns Fox 17.
WMU innovation institute bolsters product design talent pool
KALAMAZOO — Western Michigan University will launch a new product design institute to create a hub of designers in Southwest Michigan and supply local companies with talent.
MiBiz Growth Report: Aug. 8, 2016
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• M&A: Grand Rapids-based architecture firm Progressive AE Inc. has acquired Charlotte, N.C.-based AI Design Group Inc., according to a statement. The new company will be headquartered in Grand Rapids and leadership will remain the same, according to a statement. AI Design will now be referred to as a Progressive AE company. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Documents show full scope of proposed project for Grand Rapids’ West Side
Documents released this morning by the city’s Planning Commission outline further details of a proposed redevelopment project along the burgeoning Bridge Street corridor.