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The Amazon effect reaches Grand Rapids

Retail industry shifting to e-commerce as evidenced by recent brick-and-mortar closings in West Michigan.

July 28, 2017
Not yet physically in West Michigan, Amazon’s effect on the economy is felt in Grand Rapids. Read More

Following flat finish, expect modest growth for first quarter

January 13, 2017
December often is a slow month for many industrial firms, and December 2016 was no exception. Read More

Slower growth expected for commercial, industrial sectors

December 16, 2016
Associated Builders and Contractors forecasts a slowdown of growth in the U.S. commercial and industrial construction industries in 2017. Read More

New construction addresses space shortages

‘Drumbeat of demand’ is increasing in all real estate sectors.

November 6, 2015
Grand Rapids needs more space. Read More

Creative use of space

With viable industrial options in short supply, building may soon be the only solution.

July 31, 2015
Brokers who have clients looking for industrial space in West Michigan may need to consider some creative options. Read More

New law regarding industrial byproducts

June 27, 2014
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed a series of bills last week regarding the storage and use of industrial byproducts such as coal ash, gypsum, foundry sand, and pulp and paper mill ash. Read More

Industrial market trends changing for the better

Now there’s a lot less bank work and a lot more traditional real estate deals.

May 2, 2014
There’s a trend in the Grand Rapids-area industrial market that Stu Kingma is keeping his eye on. Read More

Three industrial roofs collapse in West Michigan

The snow is piling up, but roofs here are designed to take it.

January 31, 2014
Two industrial facility roofs near the lakeshore and one in Kentwood suffered partial collapse recently as the snow kept piling up, but a structural engineer and an architect, both with many years of experience in large construction projects, say roof collapse is still a fairly rare occurrence. Read More

Industrial real estate market still going strong

Low inventory of properties could be a challenge down the road.

October 18, 2013
The momentum the industrial real estate market has built over the past year or so continued through the recently completed third quarter. Read More

Issues to consider when starting a construction project

Agreements early on will mitigate headaches at the end.

August 2, 2013
The commercial real estate market is finally recovering in West Michigan. Read More