Items Tagged with 'downtown'

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Market-rate housing saturation compels a new plan

January 13, 2017
One year ago, public discussion in Grand Rapids seemed to have enough momentum to portend promise of affordable housing problem solving, but as the new year begins, developers, lenders and brokers told the Business Journal they’re treading lightly into future — with market rate developments. Read More

Caution, financial issues give pause to GR projects

December 9, 2016
When Grand Action steps to the podium regarding community projects — projects that in the past have created long-term economic growth in Grand Rapids — business pays attention. Read More

Where do you draw the line?

Definition of downtown Grand Rapids’ boundaries depends on whom you ask.

June 27, 2016
(See map below and as seen on WZZM TV 13) Downtown Grand Rapids has official boundaries defined by various government entities, but perceptions continue to change as the city evolves. Read More

Street Talk: Defining downtown

State of the arts.

June 17, 2016
As Meijer Inc. and Rockford Construction announced plans to bring a small Meijer grocery store concept to the West Side of Grand Rapids, a discussion erupted online. Read More

Street Talk: The downtown dilemma

Haiku for you.

April 1, 2016
Is Grand Rapids frothing its way toward a downtown development bubble? Read More

Emphasize downtown residential development

March 11, 2016
A core finding of Michigan Future's research has been that what made us prosperous in the past won't in the future. Read More

Downtown livin' is easy — and expensive

As average rents surge past $1,000, city and developers are turning to alternative solutions.

February 26, 2016
Bruce Thompson knows the way people think about the space they live in is changing. Read More

Top 5 reasons to relocate downtown

August 12, 2015
Business is booming in downtown Grand Rapids, and there is no better way to get in on the excitement of Central Business District growth and development than locating your business in the middle of all the action. Read More

New rules of the road

Growing Grand Rapids biking culture could strengthen the local economy.

June 12, 2015
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Anyone who’s been living or working near downtown Grand Rapids for the last five years has noticed a cultural shift in modes of transportation. Read More

Brookstone Capital unveils another downtown project

DDA awards developer a PILOT for mixed-income residential development.

July 12, 2013
A few weeks ago, Brookstone Capital began construction on a new $15 million, seven-story residential and retail project on a vacant downtown lot at 240 Ionia Ave. SE, across from Heartside Park. Read More