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MCC acquires former Muskegon Chronicle building

September 19, 2014
Muskegon Community College is in the process of investing $28.6 million in renovations and expansions on campus and in the core of the downtown district — its largest infrastructure investment since the 1960s. Read More

Designing cities for people, not cars

Expert says that’s how vibrant and healthy communities are created.

September 19, 2014
Guillermo Penalosa has a message for city planners: Design cities for people. Read More

University wins platinum for library

September 19, 2014
A college library has been designated the first LEED Platinum library in the state. Read More

Moveable interior walls create answers

September 18, 2014
While moveable walls have been around for a while, they aren't always the go-to for facility managers and planners. Before you swing another hammer, consider these four questions. Read More

Delivering spaces that live larger

Rockford launches Urbaneer concept in west side development.

September 12, 2014
Imagine if an urban living space could work like a type of real-life Lego home made up of not just re-arrangeable furniture but re-arrangeable walls, rooms and kitchen islands. Read More

Grand Haven’s Piper Lakes Apartments awaits approval

The 204-unit complex is planned for the corner of 168th Avenue and Comstock Street.

September 12, 2014
A new state-of-the-art apartment complex looks to raise the bar for housing in the greater Grand Haven area, pending approval at a second hearing with township officials later this month. Read More

Concrete producer wins national award

September 8, 2014
A concrete producer was recently honored by the industry in the nation’s capital. Read More

B.O.B. plans begin to take shape

Orion Real Estate Solutions will partner with The Gilmore Collection.

September 5, 2014
A serious step has been taken toward building the next major residential tower in the downtown Grand Rapids skyline. Read More

Redevelopment of 25 Ottawa focuses on vibrancy, hospitality

Tenants will notice exterior changes and interior amenities.

September 5, 2014
When Franklin Partners announced recently its plan to redevelop the 25 Ottawa building, it pointed to the importance of making the building stand out and creating a hospitality-centered environment for future tenants. Read More

Inside Track: Buikema has overseen a sea change at Habitat

Habitat for Humanity of Kent County’s new model involves neighborhood stabilization and revitalization.

September 5, 2014
Mary Buikema knows owning a house can be a transformational experience for a family, which is why she is so passionate about her job at Habitat for Humanity of Kent County. Read More