Items Tagged with 'Medical Mile'

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Michigan among least competitive for commercial health insurance

Consumers suffer when the choices are too few.

November 7, 2014
From the Medical Mile in Grand Rapids to the University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor, Michigan offers a number of health care options, yet it is considered one of the top concentrated markets in terms of commercial health insurance. Read More

Developer plans $5.1M project along Medical Mile

June 6, 2014
A developer is planning a $5.1-million project to add residential and retail space along a key corridor in Grand Rapids. Read More

Expanding research hub will drive region’s economy

April 11, 2014
In 2010, Michigan State University, in a landmark decision, greatly raised the profile of the Medical Mile and Michigan’s Life Sciences Corridor with its opening of the College of Human Medicine’s Secchia Center across from Van Andel Institute. Read More

Spectrum facility to promote research and program growth

Four new labs will give professionals and students a chance to collaborate.

March 21, 2014
A refurbished facility on the fringe of downtown will provide biomedical research space for tenants on the Medical Mile. Read More

Collaboration is a biomedical research imperative

January 10, 2014
When my parents considered building a research institute in Grand Rapids in the late 1990s, many people thought it a foolish endeavor. Read More

University plans downtown expansion on $18.9M land

November 1, 2013
A university is taking a major step to expand its heath care campus in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Is health care construction shifting?

July 31, 2013
While the Grand Rapids skyline is still dotted with crane booms, the massive tower cranes on the Medical Mile have disappeared. Read More

City OKs second stage of Mid Towne Village

Commissioners revise brownfield plan for hotel and office structure.

May 31, 2013
A key urban development situated on Michigan Street’s Medical Mile received the green light last week to go ahead with its second and final phase. Read More

City commissioners to get first look at new development

New projects would fill Mid Towne Village on Medical Mile.

May 3, 2013
Grand Rapids city commissioners will learn about a new $31 million project proposed for the northeast side of town next week when they hold a public hearing on revising a nine-year-old brownfield plan. Read More

City approves next stage of Michigan Street planning

Also, a 92-year-old school building is up for historic inclusion.

February 8, 2013
The city’s effort to resolve the congestion along the Medical Mile on Michigan Street took another step forward last week when Grand Rapids city commissioners approved the project’s third-phase work. Read More