Items Tagged with '616 Development'


State approves funds for apartment project

March 31, 2017
The state has approved nearly $1 million in brownfield funding for an apartment project in Grand Rapids. Read More

GRBJ Podcast: Derek Coppess of 616 Development

March 14, 2017
Derek Coppess — the founder and CEO of 616 Development — is the featured guest in episode 25 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

It takes a village

February 17, 2017
Early in 2016, I had that sinking feeling you get as an entrepreneur when you realize you completely underestimated your growing organization’s needs. Read More

Firm tackles ‘missing middle’ housing problem

Third Coast Development admits there’s a gap for potential residents who make between $30,000-$50,000.

November 18, 2016
Should a potential resident want to live on Michigan Street, Max Benedict wants to be able to point them to a housing option no matter their income. Read More

Kent Companies puts mark on downtown GR

Concrete contractor prides itself on being an employee-first company.

November 4, 2016
High atop the tower crane overlooking the 20 E. Fulton construction site, 616 Development Director of Development Jeff Olsen watched a crew of contractors work. Read More

Café opening downtown

October 5, 2016
A Grand Rapids bakery is opening a café downtown. Read More

Developer plans urban apartment building

August 17, 2016
A developer is planning to redevelop a six-story building in a local neighborhood into an apartment community with ground-floor retail. Read More

Barre fitness studio steps into downtown

June 14, 2016
A new barre fitness studio is joining a group of businesses to fill out an apartment building in the downtown area. Read More

616 housing plans in Creston, downtown add up

June 10, 2016
With several developments finishing up, expect another 616 Development underway this summer. Read More

$20M downtown apartment complex opens leasing

June 7, 2016
One of the newest apartment complexes in the downtown area is opening leasing this weekend. Read More