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Tuesday, 28 March 2023 20:58

Grand Rapids advances relocation plan to clear path for downtown amphitheater

GRAND RAPIDS — City officials have approved a $2.2 million contract with the architect designing a new public services facility, which will help to facilitate the development of a downtown amphitheater.

Tuesday, 07 March 2023 13:55

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.”

Friday, 03 February 2023 16:18

Arena board OK’s new agreement to examine amphitheater-adjacent properties; venue design nears completion

GRAND RAPIDS — The Grand Rapids-Kent County Convention/Arena Authority has authorized an agreement with a private sector partner to examine development opportunities on several properties near a proposed riverfront amphitheater.

Thursday, 08 December 2022 12:55

GR examines sale of 1-acre property near amphitheater site

GRAND RAPIDS — City officials are considering selling a 1-acre property near the site of a proposed riverfront amphitheater, with hopes of potentially repurposing the parking lot with housing.

Thursday, 01 September 2022 11:35

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.

Friday, 05 August 2022 10:03

Convention/Arena Authority approves amphitheater agreement with Grand Action 2.0

GRAND RAPIDS — The Grand Rapids-Kent County Convention/Arena Authority has unanimously approved a memorandum of understanding with Grand Action 2.0 for the construction of an amphitheater in downtown Grand Rapids.

Wednesday, 06 July 2022 17:27

GR amphitheater property sale delayed 6 months

The city of Grand Rapids’ sale of nearly 12 acres to the countywide entertainment authority to develop a riverfront amphitheater has been delayed at least six months as additional designs are completed, MiBiz has learned.

Friday, 01 July 2022 13:40

GR amphitheater project lands $30M in state funding with budget deal

GRAND RAPIDS — A major economic development project to build a 12,000-capacity amphitheater along the Grand River in downtown Grand Rapids has secured $30 million in state funding.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 05 June 2022 18:18

People in the News: June 6, 2022

Here is the MiBiz People in the news report for June 6, 2022 

Published in Talent

Tuesday, 31 May 2022 16:31

Grand Action 2.0 names Kara Wood as new executive director

Grand Action 2.0, the revamped group of executives behind some of the largest downtown Grand Rapids developments over the past couple of decades, has named a new executive director.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 10 April 2022 18:33

GRAND RAPIDS ‘LINCHPIN’: Modeled off Van Andel Arena, $116 million amphitheater project already attracting national developers’ attention

GRAND RAPIDS — Local entertainment and development officials say a planned $116 million outdoor amphitheater is modeled off the success of Van Andel Arena and could serve as an even stronger catalyst for further downtown development.

Wednesday, 30 March 2022 13:13

Convention/Arena Authority approves $24.3M amphitheater land purchase; further study on managing downtown venue

GRAND RAPIDS — The Grand Rapids-Kent County Convention/Arena Authority has approved plans to purchase Grand River waterfront property to develop an amphitheater and also will further consider leasing and operating GLC Live at 20 Monroe.

Tuesday, 06 July 2021 09:36

West Michigan Hispanic Chamber promotes Cisneros to president and CEO

GRAND RAPIDS — Directors at the West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce have promoted Guillermo Cisneros to president and CEO from executive director, citing his “outstanding performance.”

Published in Small Business
Sunday, 04 July 2021 16:40

Kent County officials want seat ‘at the table’ for GR amphitheater

GRAND RAPIDS — As city officials and private developers structure a property deal to advance plans for a downtown amphitheater, Kent County commissioners are seeking more involvement in a process on which they will ultimately vote.

Wednesday, 10 March 2021 10:52

GR sewer relocation project starting next month to fuel Market Avenue redevelopment

GRAND RAPIDS — The first phase of the trunk sewer relocation project that will allow for redevelopment along the city’s Market Avenue SW corridor was approved Tuesday by the Grand Rapids City Commission.

Published in Economic Development

Wednesday, 24 February 2021 16:27

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. 

Friday, 05 February 2021 11:08

Convention/Arena Authority, city advance plan for GR riverfront amphitheater

GRAND RAPIDS — The Grand Rapids-Kent County Convention/Arena Authority and the city of Grand Rapids have taken another step to advance plans for an outdoor amphitheater on riverfront property near downtown.