Real Estate

Commercial, residential, office, industrial and retail


Housing report sees 6,250 more dwellings

Residential market potential is for new and rehabilitated units in Grand Rapids.

May 1, 2015
In the next five years, more than 6,000 new and rehabilitated dwelling units could be supported in the city of Grand Rapids, according to a recent in-depth report. Read More

Contractor prepares spec industrial center on Broadmoor Avenue

A.J. Veneklasen envisions 262,000 square feet of space in $15M project.

May 1, 2015
For anyone thinking the availability of speculative industrial space in Grand Rapids is long gone, think again. Read More

Study unveils a Grand (River) plan for downtown

Downtown and River Action Plan has six specific goals.

May 1, 2015
Grand Rapids has come a long way in a few decades, but there’s still work to be done. Read More

GR housing rates create inequality gap

City and developers are addressing the affordability problem.

May 1, 2015
The national foreclosure crisis is winding down, but some cities like Grand Rapids are still feeling the devastating effects. Read More

Former ConAgra site lands new tenants

More than half of the 230,000-square-foot facility is spoken for.

May 1, 2015
Although 2014 was a dark year for the mammoth industrial building at 4490 44th St. SE in Kentwood, 2015 is looking a lot brighter. Read More

Developer sells land in Chicago market to health system

April 30, 2015
A developer in the region has sold land in a master-planned development in suburban Chicago to one of the nation’s largest health systems. Read More

Bavarian pretzel shop moves into downtown

April 30, 2015
A Bavarian pretzel shop is expanding outside of Ohio to join the downtown community this summer. Read More

Software firm invests $2.9M in expansion, 33 jobs

April 29, 2015
A software development firm is investing $2.9 million to move into a larger space down the street and create roughly 33 new jobs. Read More

The seven-year cycle

April 29, 2015
The concept of a seven-year cycle has recently occupied much of my thoughts. With spring in the air, it seems appropriate to slow down and ponder the power of cycles, regeneration, new life and potentially your next chapter. Read More

Grilled cheese franchise set for opening

April 28, 2015
A grilled cheese franchise is opening its first restaurant in the market this weekend. Read More