Commercial and residential development


Prehistoric find doesn’t stop building

Excavation of housing development in Byron Center leads to 10,000-year-old discovery.

September 22, 2017
Joe Siereveld didn’t know what to expect when he got a call from one of his excavators saying they had dug up something curious. Read More

Inside Track: Strong work, mentors propel Wickstrom

President and future CEO of Erhardt Construction credits childhood chores and early field experience for career success.

September 22, 2017
As Erhardt Construction says goodbye to its longtime chairman and CEO, Joe Erhardt, the company welcomes a familiar face. Ben Wickstrom has served as president since 2011, and as the future owner of the company he’s been a team member of since 1998, he remains committed to teamwork and quality service. Read More

Association names Excellence in Construction winners

September 21, 2017
A local association has honored the construction industry’s best work over the last year. Read More

Construction firm CEO steps down

September 20, 2017
A long-time West Michigan construction firm is changing leadership. Read More

Metal fabricator growing again

September 18, 2017
A metal stamping business on the lakeshore is planning to expand its facilities. Read More

Spectrum Health rides building boom

Over the last five years, the region’s largest employer has ponied up $160M for construction costs.

September 15, 2017
Ever since the merger of Butterworth Health System and Blodgett Memorial Medical Center two decades ago, a union that eventually would beget the region’s largest employer, Spectrum Health System has been synonymous with West Michigan’s status as a health care destination. Read More

Camp building $1.2M lodge

September 14, 2017
A West Michigan camp is breaking ground on a $1.2-million lodge, the third phase in its $2.2-million expansion. Read More

Contractors association appoints VP of workforce development

September 13, 2017
A local association of contractors has named its new vice president of workforce development. Read More

Grocery store completes $2.7M remodel

September 12, 2017
A local grocery store has completed its $2.7-million remodeling project. Read More

And the winner is …

September 11, 2017
It’s awards season for the West Michigan construction community. Read More