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Idled construction firms brace for continued supply chain disruptions
As an executive of a construction and property management company licensed in 45 different states, Jennifer Boezwinkle of Rockford Construction Co. Inc. knows well the disruptions her nationwide counterparts face in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.
GR property managers focus on amenities in competitive rent market
GRAND RAPIDS — As competition in the rental housing market heats up across West Michigan, property managers are turning to new kinds of exclusive amenities for their residents.
Amplify GR’s plans for Boston Square redevelopment move forward
GRAND RAPIDS — After getting the first step in the approval process from the city, nonprofit developer Amplify GR still has more steps to take before beginning a large-scale development proposed in the Boston Square neighborhood.
Planning Commission approves Amplify GR’s mixed-use Boston Square project
GRAND RAPIDS — The Grand Rapids Planning Commission today approved a conceptual plan for a large-scale mixed-use district in the city’s Boston Square neighborhood.
Developers increasingly weigh adding solar installations to projects
GRAND RAPIDS — The 308 solar panels installed atop St. James Apartments and Townhomes will help reduce electricity costs included in the rents for residents in the project’s 36 affordable housing units.
Growth Report: January 6, 2020
This is the MiBiz growth report for January 6, 2020.
Amplify GR proposes 9-acre mixed-use redevelopment in Boston Square neighborhood
GRAND RAPIDS — Amplify GR is proposing a large-scale mixed-use district in the city’s Boston Square neighborhood.
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.
MSU to leverage public-private partnership for new Grand Rapids facility
Michigan State University’s new Doug Meijer Medical Innovation Building builds on a uniquely West Michigan model of public-private partnerships that’s been behind some of the largest projects in Grand Rapids.
Contractors wrestle with persistent talent issues, concerns over 2020 election
In the last year, Kalamazoo-based construction manager CSM Group Inc. has hired an in-house recruiter as part of its human resources team.
Meijer gift could boost MSU med school philanthropy
The $19.5 million contribution from Doug Meijer and the Meijer Foundation could generate “incredible” benefits for cancer research and treatment and boost philanthropy for the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.
Growth Report: Oct. 26, 2019
MiBiz Growth Report for Oct. 26, 2019.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
‘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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
MiBiz Growth Report: Oct. 1, 2018
Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for Oct. 1, 2018.