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Brook Lodge in Kalamazoo County

College sells 82-acre lodge property

A college has sold a long unused hotel and conference center property in the region. Read More

Gordon Food Service grocery store Diamond Place Grand Rapids Medical Mile partial rendering

Grocery store anchoring Michigan Street project

A locally based grocery chain will be the retail anchor for a residential development underway just east of Medical Mile. Read More

The Reserve at Oxford Grand Rapids site map

Firm building $18M apartment complex

Site work has begun on a new 132-unit apartment complex in town. Read More

Harmony Brewing Company Eastown deck

Urban brewery opening beer garden

A local brewery is opening a beer garden and tapping into delivery after completing its expansion. Read More

Dickey's Barbecue Pit sandwiches

Partners plan four barbecue restaurants

A pair of partners are planning to open four new barbecue restaurants in the region. Read More

Smith System school furniture

Furniture maker acquiring company in education market for $145M

A local furniture manufacturer has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a maker of furniture for the education market. Read More

Mark Miller

Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. hires leader for urban planning and design

A local architect is leaving the private sector to become managing director of planning and design for Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. Read More

Georgetown Square office building partial exterior rendering

Investors constructing office building in suburb

A new office building is coming to a Grand Rapids suburb. Read More

plant garden store section

Farm laying off 300 workers

A farm in the region is closing and eliminating 300 positions. Read More

Sparta Downtown

Sparta attracts more development

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) As Grand Rapids continues to grow, its outlying towns have been benefitting, as well. Read More

Tony Roussey large

Safety as the key performance indicator

I am blessed to have led hundreds of the best and brightest construction minds throughout my 40-year career in the building industry. Leading this many people and seeing how many different construction organizations operate, it has become clear to me that the success of any team or project comes down to one key factor: safety. Read More

Steelcase and West Elm

Furniture maker partners with West Elm

A local furniture manufacturer is partnering with a home furnishings brand. Read More

Downtown Residential Buildings

Downtown forecast looks positive

Construction continues to be a common sight in the city of Grand Rapids. Read More

The Knoll Townhomes of Ada rendering

Orion shifts construction to suburbs

Orion Real Estate Solutions is bringing its focus back to the suburbs, with plans to deliver 248 new townhomes across three new developments. Read More

Suburban economic growth creating additional regional business impacts

Business Journal reporting this week reflects several large investments in the suburban Grand Rapids markets, including major housing projects, while new project development declines in the downtown. Read More

House for sale

Grand Rapids is 9th 'hottest' housing market in US

Grand Rapids’ housing market is heating up. Read More

Long-time restaurant closing doors

A dining institution in the region is closing after 44 years. Read More

HAY furniture couch

Furniture maker buys stake in Danish company for $66M

A furniture maker in the area has spent $66 million to acquire part of a global ancillary furnishings brand. Read More

State Legislature repeals prevailing wage law

LANSING — The Republican-controlled Michigan Legislature has rescinded the state's decades-old law that guarantees higher wages for construction workers on government projects, quickly enacting the repeal initiative rather than letting it go to a public vote. Read More

Public Record

June 8 — Mortgages Read More