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Coppess cops Newsmaker Award

616 Development chief is top winner in Business Journal’s annual awards.

January 31, 2014
It’s been said it takes a village to nurture something through to completion, but in the case of Derek Coppess, it’s more like a tribe. Read More

Inside Track: Urban developer builds more than just buildings

Derek Coppess is big on creating living spaces where people can become part of a community.

April 5, 2013
As a 7-year-old working on his father’s summer building crew, Derek Coppess became known as “Trash Boy.” Read More

Newsmaker: 616 Development makes lasting mark on downtown

January 7, 2013
In 2012, 616 Development, and its property management arm, 616 Lofts, stepped into the downtown renovation limelight and clearly positioned itself as a prominent positive force for the district’s future. Read More

The perfect use has been found for old downtown structure

616 Development has begun a long-awaited revival of the Kendall Building.

December 8, 2012
If you wondered what the collective “hooray” was all about when it echoed through downtown recently, it was a loud and gratifying cheer for 616 Development. Read More

616 expands its urban community

It's so much more than a building project.

November 28, 2012
When the new version of the Grand Rapids Brewing Co. opens on the ground floors of 616 Development’s newest renovation next week, the former Hawkins and Gunn Co. buildings at 1 and 7 Ionia Ave. SW will be almost fully occupied. Read More