Commercial and residential development


Founders adds to downtown’s skyline

Brewing company hopes to have seven-story addition done this summer.

January 23, 2015
Founders Brewing Co. is adding to the Grand Rapids skyline. Read More

Hotel builds out makeover

January 22, 2015
A 16-story hotel in the region is getting a “multi-million-dollar” makeover. Read More

University completes $34M renovation of student center

January 20, 2015
A university is enjoying its renovated student center in the heart of its campus — after embarking on the $34-million project about three years ago. Read More

Real estate panel: 'Old' downtown inventory dries up

January 19, 2015
A panel of real estate leaders recently agreed that the inventory of rehab-able buildings in downtown Grand Rapids has essentially been depleted — after years of redevelopment projects. Read More

Brewer clears first hurdle for new site, reviews issues

New Holland is still facing questions about parking, noise and aesthetics.

January 16, 2015
New Holland Brewing Co.’s plan for a new development on the west side of Grand Rapids has cleared its first hurdle, but not without plenty of discussion. Read More

Car dealer builds out $3.5M project

January 15, 2015
A renovation and expansion project at a car dealership in the region might be a good sign for the auto industry. Read More

University campus sees $5.5M renovation

January 14, 2015
A university’s satellite campus is undergoing extensive renovations to create a more productive environment for students, help increase enrollment in the area and prepare for the future. Read More

Developers plan apartments and retail on Wealthy Street

January 8, 2015
A pair of developers are planning a project to build about 27 apartments and retail space on Wealthy Street in Grand Rapids. Read More

City building earns LEED status

January 8, 2015
A City of Grand Rapids building recently underwent a retrofit that has earned it a LEED Certified designation from a national building council. Read More

Developer plans apartments and retail downtown

January 7, 2015
A developer is planning to build about 91 apartments and retail space near a university downtown. Read More