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GRAND RAPIDS — Gilmore Collection plans to reopen The B.O.B. in downtown Grand Rapids after a deal to sell the venue fell through.
Suburban Grand Rapids is experiencing a spike in activity from both longtime and relatively new multifamily housing developers who see opportunity with high demand and often readily available land.
KALAMAZOO — The developer planning a 52-unit, mixed-use project at a former industrial site north of downtown Kalamazoo will receive $1.2 million in additional state loans as construction costs escalate.
‘LONG TIME COMING’: Franklin Partners purchases 74-acre Site 36 in Wyoming for future industrial redevelopment
WYOMING — Franklin Partners LLC has purchased the sprawling former General Motors stamping plant in Wyoming known as Site 36 for $5.25 million and plans to build a new industrial development on the property.
GRAND RAPIDS — The Grand Rapids African American Museum and Archives plans to relocate to an 18,000-square-foot, three-story space in Grand Rapids’ Heartside neighborhood, which would be a major expansion for the organization.
Fair Housing Center of West Michigan awarded federal housing discrimination funds ‘in the nick of time’
GRAND RAPIDS — The Fair Housing Center of West Michigan is one of 11 agencies in the country receiving federal funding to support housing discrimination victims who have been increasingly affected during the COVID-19 pandemic.
GRAND RAPIDS — New Standard plans to open its first dispensary in Grand Rapids with a new building in the city’s Midtown district near Medical Mile.
PLAINFIELD TWP. — The Plainfield Charter Township Planning Commission has approved Eastern Kille Distillery’s plan to relocate its distilling operation to a 16-acre property along the White Pine Trail.
MUSKEGON — General contractor, construction management and design firm Erhardt Construction Co. is opening a new office in Muskegon, company officials have announced.
ROCKFORD — The Toasted Pickle specialty sandwich shop in Grand Haven is expanding with a second location in downtown Rockford at the former Ramona’s Table restaurant.
City officials in Grand Haven are considering a Zeeland-based developer’s proposal to reconfigure Chinook Pier in downtown.
GRAND HAVEN — City leaders will have to decide whether to work with a single development team to refine conceptual plans for redeveloping an area along Grand Haven’s waterfront.
GRAND RAPIDS — Property once planned for a high-end residential project is now slated to be redeveloped into 52 affordable apartments in the city’s Belknap Lookout neighborhood.
GRAND RAPIDS — A 16-story addition is planned for Studio Park downtown that would add another 165 apartments and at least 24 condominium units to the downtown development.
GRAND RAPIDS — Long Road Distillers LLC plans to bring a tasting room called Less Traveled to Grand Rapids’ East Hills neighborhood.
GRAND RAPIDS — Construction Simplified plans to move and expand its offices in Grand Rapids in preparation of eventually growing its presence across the country.
GRAND RAPIDS — Dwelling Place is planning major renovation work on its longtime affordable housing units in downtown Grand Rapids and continues to seek financing to convert a surface parking lot into more housing.
GRAND RAPIDS — A pair of small business owners are moving forward with plans for a coffee shop and cocktail lounge in the city’s Alger Heights neighborhood.
GRAND RAPIDS — The city of Grand Rapids has joined 32 other state and local governments across the country in the National Building Performance Standard Coalition that the Biden administration rolled out on Jan. 22.
GRAND RAPIDS — The owners of Brick Road Pizza Co. announced today that the family-owned staple will be closing its doors Sunday after 13 years in business on Wealthy Street.
GRAND RAPIDS — Eastern Kille Distillery plans to build a presence on Grand Rapids’ east side with a new tasting room that will focus on handcrafted cocktails.
GRAND RAPIDS — Affiliates of Rockford Construction Co. Inc. sold several Grand Rapids properties late last year for more than $30 million that will support the company’s investments in future projects.
GRAND RAPIDS — City officials are set to consider zoning changes in support of an affordable housing development that they say is needed but has received pushback from some nearby residents.
West Michigan housing groups are still experiencing a steady flow of people who have been affected financially by the pandemic and are seeking rental relief through the state’s COVID Emergency Rental Assistance (CERA) program.
Before forming the West Michigan chapter of the Commercial Real Estate Women Network (CREW), its founding members realized that most of their business leads came from networking with other women.
GRAND RAPIDS — The city of Grand Rapids experienced an increase of 658 residential units in its housing stock last year, 289 of which were low-income housing spaces.
WYOMING — Vander Kodde Construction Co. was recently acquired by the third generation in the firm’s family ownership.
PORTAGE — Commercial real estate firm The Hinman Co. has made its second property acquisition in Portage in the past six months.
GRAND RAPIDS — Leaders of The Diatribe Inc. are planning a mixed-use building that would house the nonprofit’s offices as well as retail storefronts, apartment units and a performing arts venue.
West Michigan’s lakeshore is in the midst of several major redevelopment projects that include grandiose plans for lakefront reconfigurations spanning Manistee to Grand Haven.