Real Estate

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Mexican restaurant opens on 28th Street

November 25, 2015
Fifteen years ago, Gricelda Mata opened a Mexican restaurant on 28th Street, and she plans to do it all over again — down the street. Read More

Hospitals complete $7.5M unit

November 25, 2015
A hospital has extended its reach in the state by completing a $7.5-million renovation and expansion project with another hospital. Read More

Bank issues RFP for downtown buildings

November 24, 2015
A bank has issued a request for proposal to developers to explore the next phase for its buildings in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

The economic ripple effect of SuperNAP

Call it an industrial park for the new economy

November 20, 2015
Should Michigan legislators pass the necessary bills, the Switch SuperNAP data center hoping to call the former Steelcase pyramid home would have a much greater economic impact than its $5 billion worth of equipment. Read More

Millennial home buying is now trending

The tech-savvy, fast-paced generation is poised to make a splash in mortgage lending.

November 20, 2015
Change is coming on the home-buying front. Read More

Report finds a market for homebuyers 55 and up

Many are downsizing ahead of retirement years for easier navigation and upkeep.

November 20, 2015
The 55-and-up homebuyer market is heating up, according to a new report from the National Association of Home Builders. Read More

Ready for a rate hike?

While interest rate increases may be on the horizon, they’re not expected to rock the housing boat too significantly.

November 20, 2015
In its October 2015 Economic and Mortgage Finance Commentary, the Washington, D.C.-based Mortgage Bankers Association indicated it anticipates nearly $905 billion in purchase mortgage originations in 2016, which is a 10 percent increase from 2015, and refinance originations to decrease by nearly 33 percent to $415 billion due to the likelihood of rising rates. Read More

Apartment building prepares for makeover

November 20, 2015
The owners of a seven-story apartment building are planning a makeover to the property that would feature retail space. Read More

Freight broker rolls into market

November 20, 2015
A freight brokerage from Ohio is planning to open a new sales office in the area that will create 75 jobs. Read More

Downtown restaurant vacates prime spot

November 19, 2015
A downtown restaurant is closing. Read More