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Items Tagged with '616 Development'
Derek Coppess is big on creating living spaces where people can become part of a community.
As a 7-year-old working on his father’s summer building crew, Derek Coppess became known as “Trash Boy.” Read More
In 2012, 616 Development, and its property management arm, 616 Lofts, stepped into the downtown renovation limelight and clearly positioned itself as a prominent positive force for the district’s future. Read More
Board has invested in many things, but director feels river is the most important.
Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority Executive Director Kristopher Larson recently shared some of the investments his board has made with Kent County commissioners, and then pointed out the gratifying returns those investments have realized for the downtown sector. Read More
616 Development has begun a long-awaited revival of the Kendall Building.
If you wondered what the collective “hooray” was all about when it echoed through downtown recently, it was a loud and gratifying cheer for 616 Development. Read More
It's so much more than a building project.
When the new version of the Grand Rapids Brewing Co. opens on the ground floors of 616 Development’s newest renovation next week, the former Hawkins and Gunn Co. buildings at 1 and 7 Ionia Ave. SW will be almost fully occupied. Read More
The Downtown Alliance named Derek Coppess as its Emerging Entrepreneur at its annual meeting Thursday. Coppess was one of 13 winners in the organization’s Making Downtown Great Awards, a bi-annual event that recognizes exceptional accomplishments from the ongoing investments that are being made in the district. Read More
616 Development, an urban real estate developer and downtown property manager, has purchased the Kendall Building at 16 Monroe Center, just east of Division Avenue. The five-story building with roughly 12,000 square feet of space has been vacant for decades and has spent much of that time boarded up. Read More