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Displaying items tagged: Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority

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, 11 March 2020 09:56

Chicago firm proposes 167-unit apartment building near downtown Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS — A Chicago-based real estate firm has proposed a $26.1 million, 167-unit apartment building near downtown Grand Rapids. 

Sunday, 24 November 2019 18:07

Dwelling Place takes on two affordable housing pilot programs

GRAND RAPIDS — A pair of pilot programs will target two distinct populations of people to help them gain further access to affordable housing in downtown Grand Rapids.

Thursday, 10 January 2019 09:20

Grand Rapids DDA selects Pioneer Construction to manage Calder Plaza renovations

Pioneer Construction Co. will serve as construction manager for the city’s renovation of VandenBerg Plaza, known commonly as Calder Plaza.

Friday, 12 October 2018 10:08

Grand Rapids to explore converting downtown one-way streets to two-way traffic

Two arterial roads through the city’s central business district could go from one-way to two-way streets under a new plan being considered by the Downtown Development Authority.

Published in Breaking News
Wednesday, 14 February 2018 15:14

Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. appoints new top executive, board members

The nonprofit organization that administers the Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority and several downtown events has new leadership.

Published in Breaking News

Sunday, 03 September 2017 16:37

Developers slow to build new condos in downtown Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS — Citing demand for more diverse housing products, developers cautiously have started exploring whether to market new condominiums for sale in Grand Rapids’ downtown district.

Sunday, 16 October 2016 19:11

Developers see mixed messages in downtown Grand Rapids office market

GRAND RAPIDS — Facing a dearth of high-amenity space in the downtown Grand Rapids market, commercial real estate stakeholders hope developers can soon begin to add Class A office inventory.

Sunday, 04 September 2016 17:14

Rivers of vibrancy: Cities embrace waterways as economic development strategy

GRAND RAPIDS — Restoring the Grand River to its former state and encouraging more recreational uses of the waterway in downtown Grand Rapids may be part of the long game of economic development, but a variety of companies have started banking on the notion that improvements will occur.