Items Tagged with 'Downtown Improvement District'


Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. hires leader for urban planning and design

June 11, 2018
A local architect is leaving the private sector to become managing director of planning and design for Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. Read More

DID board removes properties

October 30, 2015
To address concerns raised by property owners during a recent public hearing, the Downtown Improvement District board revised its five-year special assessment proposal by reducing the number of properties included in the west side expansion boundaries and limiting assessment and contributions to $879,000 for services. Read More

DID expansion concerns deserve further study

October 16, 2015
Grand Rapids City Commission held a second public hearing last week to expand the Downtown Improvement District, which was met with opposition from the very businesses targeted for assessments and inclusion. Read More

Businesses voice DID concerns

Some property owners oppose a potential dilution of resources and others the cost for inclusion.

October 16, 2015
The Grand Rapids City Commission held a public hearing regarding the necessity of a five-year special assessment for enhanced services in an expanded Downtown Improvement District during its regular meeting Oct. 13. Read More

Grand Rapids hears from Downtown Improvement District businesses

October 5, 2015
Downtown Improvement District businesses will have the opportunity to speak to Grand Rapids city commissioners regarding the DID board’s five-year special assessment proposal. Read More

The size of the DID board will grow

Another downtown organization will soon fade away.

August 16, 2013
As part of its transition into Downtown Grand Rapids Inc., the Downtown Improvement District is likely to increase its board membership this fall. Read More

New downtown entity takes shape

March 22, 2013
After at least a year in the making, it apparently won’t be long before Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. becomes the new organization for the Downtown Development Authority, Downtown Alliance and Downtown Improvement District. Read More