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Persistent inventory constraints, shifting EV sales model could change dealership format
Anewly built flagship Subaru store that Fox Motor Group LLC opened in Cascade Township simultaneously demonstrates the latest in new dealership technology and what could become a fading part of the automotive retail industry.
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.
Universities turn to public-private partnerships to fund projects, attract students
Western Michigan University plans to revamp the entire southern portion of its Kalamazoo campus in the next five years as part of a public-private partnership.
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.
CWD to add street-level commercial space along Lyon Street in downtown Grand Rapids
GRAND RAPIDS — CWD Real Estate Investment Inc. want to reshape a key downtown corridor with more retail users, including storefronts and restaurants.
Crystal Ball 2019 Real Estate & Development Outlook: Despite talent crunch for contractors, development firms expect strong 2019
Even with a number of large-scale projects being built, West Michigan developers say they’re still thinking big for 2019. Multiple real estate and construction executives say they see no sign of the industry slowing down in the new year, although many believe companies’ focus could shift away from market-rate housing in downtown Grand Rapids.
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.
2018 Outlook: Jim Conner, Triangle Associates Inc.
With a backlog of construction projects extending out two years at Triangle Associates, Jim Conner feels “cautiously optimistic” heading into 2018. Conner says the company’s diversified clients ranging from education to health care to industrial work should keep it busy even in the event of a downturn.
Large-scale development to continue in 2018
Tower cranes constructing offices, hotels and apartments dot the skyline in and around downtown Grand Rapids.
Apartment concerns aside, commercial real estate outlook remains strong
Stakeholders in West Michigan’s commercial real estate and construction industries remain generally upbeat as they look toward the second half of the year.
Optimism in an changing industry: West Michigan auto dealers maintain positive outlook, despite plateauing sales forecast
Despite entering a period of plateauing vehicle sales, West Michigan car dealers remain optimistic even as they wrestle with consolidation and the need to upgrade their facilities.
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.
Finding talent remains challenging for West Michigan contractors
Despite ongoing concerns about a talent gap, employment in West Michigan’s construction industry continues to rise.
Dynamic Wood Solutions capitalizes on spike in multi-family housing
SPRING LAKE — The residential housing boom in downtown Grand Rapids has led one West Michigan manufacturer of commercial casework and other custom furniture to shift its focus.
Drones could take flight under new FAA regulations
The airspace above West Michigan could become considerably more crowded now that a new federal ruling makes it easier for companies to use drones.
West Michigan contractors unconcerned about mixed economic indicators
West Michigan’s construction executives hold to the notion that the region’s industry will continue to accelerate for the foreseeable future, despite increasing concerns of a broader economic slowdown.
Contractors avoiding ‘fallout’ from global market turmoil
Despite a number of recent global and national industry reports pointing to potential slowdowns in the construction sector, West Michigan contractors say they remain busy and confident for the foreseeable future.