Commercial and residential development


Uncertainty follows prevailing wage repeal

Execs unsure how Senate vote will affect current bids on construction labor.

June 15, 2018
The Michigan Senate voted June 6 to repeal the state’s prevailing wage law, and while the decision evokes praise from those who have campaigned for it, uncertainty hangs in the air over how it will affect current bids on construction labor. Read More

Investors constructing office building in suburb

June 12, 2018
A new office building is coming to a Grand Rapids suburb. Read More

Firm building $18M apartment complex

June 11, 2018
Site work has begun on a new 132-unit apartment complex in town. Read More

Downtown forecast looks positive

During past two years, construction companies added 377 units between six buildings.

June 8, 2018
Construction continues to be a common sight in the city of Grand Rapids. Read More

Orion shifts construction to suburbs

‘Historically low’ interest rates incentivize construction company to deliver 248 townhomes across three developments.

June 8, 2018
Orion Real Estate Solutions is bringing its focus back to the suburbs, with plans to deliver 248 new townhomes across three new developments. Read More

Auto supplier building $20M HQ

June 7, 2018
A local tier-one automotive supplier is breaking ground today on a new $20-million headquarters. Read More

Construction firm finishing $1.1M supermarket project

June 7, 2018
A local contractor is putting the final touches on an expansion and renovation project in Michigan for a supermarket chain. Read More

State Legislature repeals prevailing wage law

June 7, 2018
LANSING — The Republican-controlled Michigan Legislature has rescinded the state's decades-old law that guarantees higher wages for construction workers on government projects, quickly enacting the repeal initiative rather than letting it go to a public vote. Read More

Firm finishing West Side condo project

June 5, 2018
A condominium project on the city's West Side is nearing completion. Read More

Inside Track: Award-winning pedigree

Elzinga & Volkers president and CEO looks to put firm on national map with ‘right-brain’ leadership, employee-centric approach.

June 1, 2018
With a “right-brain” style of leadership and an employee-centric approach to business, Elzinga & Volkers President and CEO Mike Novakoski is on a mission to make the Holland-based construction firm “unmistakable.” Read More