Items Tagged with 'Neighborhood Enterprise Zones'


City may reconsider NEZ rules

Neighborhood Enterprise Zones could include material compatibility, affordable housing stipulations.

March 18, 2016
The wave of development throughout Grand Rapids is prompting closer scrutiny of existing incentive tools and building guidelines. Read More

Third Coast adds financing piece

Neighborhood Enterprise Zone is created to support Diamond Place.

February 26, 2016
Diamond Place LLC, an established entity by the principals of Third Coast Development, has added another piece to its financing package for the $42 million, mixed-use, multi-income Diamond Place redevelopment project in Midtown in northeast Grand Rapids. Read More

616 to get first shot at new city policy

Michigan Street project goes to commission for NEZ status.

November 15, 2013
616 Development will be the first in line this week when Grand Rapids city commissioners consider granting the firm the initial Neighborhood Enterprise Zone designation under the policy’s new guidelines they approved last week. Read More

City may amend NEZ ordinance

Proposed change seen as a benefit for housing developers.

October 25, 2013
Grand Rapids city commissioners will consider making an amendment to the Neighborhood Enterprise Zones ordinance in a few weeks, a change they feel might drive more housing construction into areas of the city that need it the most. Read More