Items Tagged with 'Brownfield'


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

Third Coast Development plans $30M hotel and office building in Grand Rapids

April 11, 2013
Back in 2008, Dave Levitt and Brad Rosely of Third Coast Development Partners were close to adding a five story, 149-room Hyatt Place Hotel to their premier 16 acre, mixed-use development, Mid Towne Village, at Michigan Street and Paris Avenue NE in Grand Rapids. Read More

Grand Rapids and developers watch clock running out on Brownfield re-development funding

December 11, 2012
An important state law that has been largely responsible for the re-development of urban areas in Michigan, including Grand Rapids, will go away if state lawmakers don’t act before the end of the year. Read More

The state Capitol may shut down today with unfinished business

December 11, 2012
When newly elected Gov. Rick Snyder cautioned his fellow Republicans two years ago that a right-to-work bill would be a divisive measure for the state, he was being prophetic. Read More

Brownfield panel approves Third Coast's northeast plan

Developers are eligible for reimbursement funds and state revitalization grant.

November 14, 2012
The Grand Rapids Brownfield Redevelopment Authority recently put its stamp of approval on a brownfield development and reimbursement agreement submitted by Third Coast Development Partners. The partners, Dave Levitt and Brad Rosely, plan to renovate the former Miller Zeilstra Lumber Co. at 833 Michigan St. NE and a nearby two-story building at 411 Houseman Ave. NE. Read More

Rylees can begin cleanup of new store site

August 19, 2012

A vacant and contaminated site on the city’s west side moved a step closer to being remediated and developed last week when city commissioners agreed to let Rylee’s Ace Hardware borrow the cost to clean up the parcel from the city’s Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund.

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