Items Tagged with 'real estate'

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Land bank produces more tax-generating entities

June 14, 2013
The Kent County Land Bank Authority facilitates economic development through one of the most effective economic drivers: real estate. Read More

That includes the minerals, doesn’t it?

April 5, 2013
Most landowners assume when they buy real estate, it includes the subsurface oil, gas and other minerals. But is that really true? Read More

2013: Where is the regional business sentiment trending?

January 5, 2013
I’ve spent much of the fourth quarter meeting with local business owners in an attempt to understand where the regional business sentiment is trending. Read More

Key automotive parts maker is expanding

October 1, 2012
Another local manufacturer is expanding its production base, and city commissioners will hold a public hearing next week on a tax-abatement request from the company, which is planning to make a major investment over the next two years. Read More

The other shoe has dropped

October 1, 2012
After nearly 70 years downtown, Van Hoecks Shoes is closing. Greg Clarin, who has owned Van Hoecks for nearly 15 years, began his going-out-of-business sale late last week. The store at 95 Monroe Center sold quality name-brand men’s and women’s casual and dress shoes and was especially appreciated by customers who had difficulty in finding a proper fit because Van Hoecks offered a larger inventory of sizes and more personal service than national shoe chains and department stores. Read More