Items Tagged with 'Brownfield'


Ottawa leverages brownfield grants to redevelop properties

Developers are revitalizing 29 properties with support from federal funding.

October 30, 2015
In anticipation of the upcoming application deadline for the FY2016 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Brownfield Assessment grants, the Ottawa County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority announced it has distributed $360,000 of $400,000 in federal funding to support the redevelopment of 29 sites in the county. Read More

Ottawa approves fueling station

Anew will use brownfield funding to create the $2.4M alternative energy project.

August 7, 2015
A Zeeland-based company is refueling a local brownfield site with a $2.4M proposed investment in constructing an ethanol-blended station. Read More

Food recycler develops $8M plant

December 17, 2014
The largest recycler of bakery, cereal grain, snack food and related food byproducts in the U.S. is planning to invest $8 million to rejuvenate an industrial site in the region. Read More

Environmental firm wins $400K project

November 28, 2014
An environmental consulting firm has been named the primary contractor on a $400,000 project by the Grand Rapids Brownfield Redevelopment Authority. Read More

Brewery secures funds for $40.4M expansion

November 25, 2014
A brewery embarking on a major expansion project is sourcing funds from multiple sources. Read More

City commissioners wrap up brownfield work

December 20, 2013
Grand Rapids city commissioners approved the sixth and final brownfield plan of the year last week when they granted a request from 616 Development for a new mixed-use structure it proposes to build at 740 Michigan St. NE near Eastern Avenue. Read More

$40M downtown project awaits reimbursement

December 3, 2013
The developer of a massive construction project worth up to $40 million will go before the Brownfield Redevelopment Authority on Thursday to have its development and reimbursement agreement approved. Read More

Developer plans $16.2M lofts in Grand Rapids

November 7, 2013
An urban developer is planning a $16.2 million mixed-use development with apartments and ground floor commercial space in Grand Rapids. Read More

Brownfield authority gives Rockford a green light

City commissioners have to approve zoning change for project to go forward.

June 7, 2013
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A new near-downtown residential project on the city’s west side had its work plan, development contract and reimbursement agreement approved by the Grand Rapids Brownfield Redevelopment Authority last week, and city commissioners will likely approve the project’s zoning change this week. Read More

City of Grand Rapids' Kara Wood joins new statewide brownfield agency

May 7, 2013
The city of Grand Rapids' Economic Development Director Kara Wood has been tapped to represent the city on the Association for Brownfield Redevelopment Authorities, a new statewide agency. Read More