Items Tagged with 'DDA'


Affordable housing planned for seven-story building downtown

March 7, 2017
A mostly vacant seven-story downtown building could be given new life. Read More

Bike-share study will cost $100K

Grand Rapids hopes program will alleviate parking crunch downtown.

March 3, 2017
By a 4-3 vote, Grand Rapids city commissioners authorized $100,000 for a bike-share study. Read More

Developer plans 12-story hotel downtown

January 19, 2017
A slated $63.5-million downtown project could switch from apartments to a hotel. Read More

Street Talk: Traffic safety

Bike lanes.

December 16, 2016
The holiday season must have put the Downtown Development Authority in the giving mood. Read More

Civic agency backs West Side beer garden

July 14, 2016
The Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority has approved a grant for a beer garden on the West Side. Read More

Downtown Development Authority approves movie theater project

April 15, 2016
A proposed downtown movie theater project has cleared its first hurdle. Read More

$369M: Estimated economic impact of downtown movie theater project

April 13, 2016
A proposed downtown movie theater project's first phase could create a $369-million economic impact. Read More

Partners plan $140M downtown movie theater project

April 11, 2016
At long last, a movie theater project is moving forward in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

DDA approves 15 initial performance metrics

DGRI narrowed down a list of 61 suggestions on how it should be graded.

February 12, 2016
A downtown organization will look to a series of measures as a starting point to benchmark its performance and create a standardized approach to reaching its goals. Read More

Downtown Development Authority backs LaughFest

January 18, 2016
Funding from the Downtown Development Authority will be used to enhance diversity and expand outdoor programming at this year’s LaughFest. Read More