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Items Tagged with 'Downtown Development Authority'
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
Board and Parking Services will take a close look at below-ground parking.
A company that has built 11 underground parking ramps nationwide will determine how feasible below-ground parking will be for potential development sites south of downtown’s Van Andel Arena. Read More
Board agrees on makeup of advisory group that will help select a consultant.
The proposals are in, and members of the Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority agreed last week on the composition of a volunteer committee that will recommend a consultant to conduct the board’s latest research piece: its Downtown Plan. Read More
The local convention business has dramatically changed for the better since the Convention and Arena Authority came into existence in April 2000 and DeVos Place was opened in January 2004. Read More
Organization’s visioning process is cited for its public involvement.
The Arena South Visioning Plan, which defined the architectural and urban design standards that will be used for future developments downtown, has brought planning honors to the Downtown Development Authority. Read More