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Displaying items tagged: Triangle Associates Inc

Sunday, 14 August 2022 10:00

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. 

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 05 December 2021 17:15

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.

Sunday, 08 December 2019 14:59

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.


Sunday, 08 December 2019 12:32

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.

Friday, 08 November 2019 13:18

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.

Sunday, 23 December 2018 18:35

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. 


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. 

Sunday, 24 December 2017 16:52

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.

Published in Economic Development
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, 11 June 2017 20:16

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. 

Sunday, 05 February 2017 16:17

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.

Published in Manufacturing
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. 


Sunday, 18 September 2016 16:21

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. 

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 04 September 2016 02:35

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. 

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 10 July 2016 13:15

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.

Published in Breaking News

Sunday, 12 June 2016 15:23

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. 

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 06 March 2016 14:37

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.