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Items Tagged with 'Downtown Development Authority'
Organization opts to ‘weave’ inclusion into plan rather than identifying it as a goal.
After an overview of the GR Forward draft plan was presented earlier this month to Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority board members, questions were raised as to whether the plan addresses diversity and inclusion goals in enough depth to turn downtown into a neighborhood where everyone feels welcome. Read More
Grand Rapids is moving forward on a six-point plan that will impact every aspect of doing business for the foreseeable future. Read More
The developer is also seeking brownfield financing through the city.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) The Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority has approved the recommendation of its Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. administrative staff to provide $70,000 in two grants and up to $1.48 million in future tax increment receipts to support the planned $35 million total re-development of the historic Waters Building on Ottawa Avenue downtown. Read More
It’s going to be a busy summer for Grand Rapids’ residential construction workers and developers. Read More
Committee members represent a wide variety of interests.
Downtown Grand Rapids is emerging as a regional destination for residents and tourists alike, and it is time for the city to adopt a new downtown plan to provide a clear vision for further development as the city continues to grow and evolve, according to Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. Read More
DDA’s banner award day in August reflected more than $100 million in investments.
More than a handful of key urban developers and the Downtown Development Authority stepped forward this year to make significant strides in the Central Business District. Read More
Two grants are awarded to agency that has been in the district for 91 years.
Local developer and construction consultant Mike De Vries laid the groundwork last week that helped the Downtown Development Authority make a decision that turned out to be vital for one of the city’s key nonprofit agencies. Read More