Items Tagged with 'Downtown Development Authority'

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Street Talk: DDA covets all the neighbors

Safety by many means.

November 11, 2016
Downtown Development Authority board is once again pushing the boundaries. Read More

DDA eyes boundary expansion

Other changes would focus on affordable housing and minority, women businesses.

October 21, 2016
The “downtown” boundaries could receive an update before the end of the year. Read More

Downtown street gets $2M upgrade

October 20, 2016
Work on a downtown street considered an entryway to the city is finished. Read More

$8.6M DDA budget backs GR Forward

Funds approved for two downtown building renovations.

July 15, 2016
The Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority officially has its budget for the next fiscal year, and a pair of downtown building renovations will receive DDA support. Read More

Where do you draw the line?

Definition of downtown Grand Rapids’ boundaries depends on whom you ask.

June 27, 2016
(See map below and as seen on WZZM TV 13) Downtown Grand Rapids has official boundaries defined by various government entities, but perceptions continue to change as the city evolves. Read More

DDA’s $8.6M budget fuels GR Forward

It includes plans for 103 capital projects, 92 of which were outlined in the master plan amendment.

May 20, 2016
The Grand Rapids City Commission will consider an $8.6 million 2017 budget recommendation from the Downtown Development Authority June 7. Read More

DDA contributes to $2M St. Cecilia Music Center project

Funds will be put toward barrier-free entrance and elevator lift.

February 12, 2016
An iconic music building has hit a high note after receiving support from a downtown development agency for its renovation initiative. Read More

Bank receives TIF assignment for project

January 25, 2016
The Downtown Development Authority board of directors recently approved an agreement with 20 Monroe Building Co. LP to assign the developer’s right to receive tax increment reimbursement associated with the Venue Project at 20 Monroe Ave. NW to the commercial lending partner. Read More

DDA grants funds for new eatery

Iron will use money to cover part of renovation at 25 Ottawa.

December 11, 2015
A planned dining destination in a downtown redevelopment project received a grant from the Downtown Development Authority to assist with some of the costs of renovation. Read More

DGRI eyes redevelopment of Lyon Square

Plan includes river trail, ornamental fountains and pools.

December 11, 2015
The Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority board has unanimously authorized Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. to enter into an agreement with Bishop Land Design LLC to complete designs for redevelopment of Lyon Square. Read More