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Displaying items by tag: Rockford Construction Company Inc

Saturday, 26 October 2019 08:47

Growth Report: Oct. 26, 2019

MiBiz Growth Report for Oct. 26, 2019.

Published in Economic Development
Friday, 25 October 2019 08:00

Meijer family donates $19.5 million for new MSU facility in downtown Grand Rapids 

Doug Meijer, the former co-chairman of Meijer Inc., and the Meijer Foundation are giving $19.5 million to Michigan State University for a new facility on the College of Human Medicine’s research campus in downtown Grand Rapids, MiBiz has learned.

Published in Health Care
Tuesday, 15 October 2019 10:56

Roofing company relocates to southeast Grand Rapids neighborhood

GRAND RAPIDS — NaturaShield LLC, a Grand Rapids-based energy efficient roofing company, has relocated to the Cottage Grove neighborhood on the city’s southeast side.


Sunday, 13 October 2019 15:00

Studio Park juggles multiple contractors to meet aggressive construction timeline

GRAND RAPIDS — In the case of the $160 million Studio Park project, it took a city to build one of the largest developments in the recent history of downtown Grand Rapids.

Sunday, 06 October 2019 11:58

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. 

Friday, 20 September 2019 09:19

ABC announces winners of Excellence in Construction awards

GRAND RAPIDS — Associated Builders and Contractors of Western Michigan has announced the winners of its 33rd annual Excellence in Construction awards.



Sunday, 08 September 2019 17:23

Blandford Nature Center begins demolition as part of $6.6M Highlands restoration project

GRAND RAPIDS — Blandford Nature Center has launched a $6.6 million project to turn the former Highlands Golf Club property back to nature.

Sunday, 01 September 2019 15:29

Momentum continues for apartment development across Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS — Developers of apartments in Grand Rapids are still seeing high demand for market-rate units.

Wednesday, 24 July 2019 11:32

MSU innovation building gets cleanup funding from city

GRAND RAPIDS — The second phase of Michigan State University’s downtown medical innovation campus received its final approval from the city of Grand Rapids.


Sunday, 23 June 2019 19:00

‘Perfect fit:’ Gun Lake Investments invests in Stockbridge project amid push into real estate deals

GRAND RAPIDS — Tribally-owned Gun Lake Investments is making an active push into the West Michigan commercial real estate market with an investment in a high-profile redevelopment and three property acquisitions so far this year, MiBiz has learned. 

Sunday, 23 June 2019 19:00

Zoning to blame for vacant storefronts?

GRAND RAPIDS — Moving into a larger ground-floor space in the prominent Harris Building on South Division Avenue gave a boost to business at Little Space Studio LLC.

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. 



Tuesday, 02 April 2019 12:07

RDV Corp. reveals plans for new downtown Grand Rapids headquarters

GRAND RAPIDS — RDV Corp. is planning a transformation of a former Fifth Third Bank building in downtown Grand Rapids where it announced in December it would move its headquarters.

Sunday, 03 March 2019 21:43

Acrisure considers Cascade Township site for new HQ

A proposed headquarters project in Cascade Charter Township could become the home for Acrisure LLC, a Caledonia-based insurance brokerage that’s been growing rapidly through an ambitious M&A strategy. 

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

Friday, 14 December 2018 10:14

Contaminated GR gas station gets grant for redevelopment

GRAND RAPIDS — A contaminated former gas station property in Grand Rapids will be redeveloped after being receiving brownfield funding from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.

Sunday, 09 December 2018 16:06

WalkerView continues growth spurt as industrial vacancy remains low

WALKER — Falk North America Inc. is the latest company to plan a move into WalkerView Industrial Park. 

Wednesday, 31 October 2018 14:10

Affordable housing development moves forward on Grand Rapids’ west side

GRAND RAPIDS — The Bridge Street corridor west of downtown Grand Rapids continues to serve as a magnet for new housing options.


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.

Tuesday, 28 August 2018 11:25

Amway Grand tower to overhaul exterior

One of downtown Grand Rapids’ signature skyscrapers will be given a new look in the coming years.

Published in Breaking News

Saturday, 18 August 2018 17:13

GR’s green infrastructure investments worth the cost, GVSU study finds

Grand Valley State University researchers have found the benefits outweigh the costs of Grand Rapids’ investment in green infrastructure to limit stormwater runoff.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 24 June 2018 14:00

Condo conversion slowly gaining steam in Grand Rapids market

GRAND RAPIDS — Amid Grand Rapids’ ongoing apartment-building boom, commercial real estate developers also are noticing demand for urban condominiums. 

Sunday, 29 April 2018 14:00

Drones save cost, improve efficiency for West Michigan companies

Emerging drone technology is helping reduce costs and save time for a range of West Michigan businesses, from farmers to construction companies and beyond. 

Published in Manufacturing

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.

Monday, 09 April 2018 12:17

Former East Hills art gallery owner takes temporary downtown GR space

Following the February closing of his longtime art gallery in Grand Rapids’ East Hills neighborhood, Richard App plans to open a new space in the central business district — at least temporarily.

Published in Breaking News
Saturday, 31 March 2018 08:00

With new investment, Urbaneer spins out on its own

Urbaneer LLC, a provider of home furnishings geared toward smaller living units, has spun out of Rockford Construction Co. Inc.

Published in Breaking News

Thursday, 15 March 2018 15:22

Consumers Energy plans $20 million regional HQ on Grand Rapids’ west side

Jackson-based energy provider Consumers Energy plans to build a six-story, $20 million regional headquarters on Grand Rapids’ west side.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 04 March 2018 18:36

Construction could start on Grand River restoration next year

GRAND RAPIDS –– The Grand River helped to make Grand Rapids “Furniture City” more than a century ago, and now many believe that Michigan’s longest river will soon revert from a largely passive asset back to an active one.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 04 February 2018 01:33

Rockford Construction expands Detroit presence with historic redevelopment project

With a historic renovation project in Detroit, a Grand Rapids-based construction management firm is positioning itself for the next step in its regional expansion.


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