Commercial and residential development


Region finds itself in landlord market

Limited vacancies make desirable commercial real estate locations harder to find.

April 20, 2018

The West Michigan commercial real estate market has been at a standstill recently.

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Window and door company opens showroom

April 19, 2018
A local window and door company has a new residential showroom in the area. Read More

$70M building designed to be urban 'beacon'

April 16, 2018
Construction is scheduled to begin this summer on a $70-million mixed-use building in the region. Read More

Spectrum, EGR debate parking issue

Blodgett Hospital wants to replace old ramp, but residents say initial plans compromise historical area’s character.

April 13, 2018
Efforts by Spectrum Health to begin a $30-million parking structure project at Blodgett Hospital are being challenged by East Grand Rapids residents. Read More

Corner Bar reconstruction begins

Rebuild includes upgraded interior, improved workflow between kitchen and dining room.

April 13, 2018
Rockford lost an iconic establishment when a fire all but destroyed the Corner Bar last August, but Orion Construction was quick to shore up the debris and preserve what it could. Read More

Building council producing Energy Summit

April 12, 2018
An energy summit downtown next week will highlight building owners who have taken steps to reduce their energy costs. Read More

Architects producing panel on Zero Cities Project

April 10, 2018
A local association of architects is hosting an event this week on the Zero Cities Project. Read More

Construction firm hires CFO

April 9, 2018
A local construction firm has named its new chief financial officer. Read More

Elections stalling road funds

Voters want fixes, but candidates see the issue as divisive and lawmakers are slow to act.

Michigan’s crumbling roads — long the subject of jests, memes and most of all, pain — are now voters’ highest priority. And the future of the issue might depend on which candidates they choose in 2018. Read More

Contractors earn national awards

April 4, 2018
Two West Michigan construction firms were honored for their work at a national awards ceremony. Read More