Construction

Commercial and residential development

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Tips for women in construction

February 27, 2015
Women make up about 9 percent of the construction industry in the U.S., according to the National Association of Women in Construction. Read More

Manufacturer completes $3M expansion and renovation

February 20, 2015
A maker of power supply products for multiple industries has completed a roughly $3-million expansion and renovation. Read More

University approves $44.8M for building projects

February 17, 2015
A university’s board of trustees has approved $44.8 million for building projects to address the school’s growing capacity needs. Read More

First spec Class A office building in years proposed for downtown

The 12-story structure will replace a pair of buildings that were recently demolished.

February 13, 2015
For the first time in many years, a speculative Class A office building has been proposed for downtown Grand Rapids’ urban core. Read More

Firm garners $75 million worth of contracts

The work is scattered across several market segments.

February 13, 2015
The last six months at Triangle Associates have been busy — in all the good ways. Read More

Outdated street work stalls DDA

Plan approved four years ago doesn’t meet today’s intentions.

February 13, 2015
The redevelopment of State Street in downtown Grand Rapids is a microcosm of how far the city has come in just a few years. Read More

Mary Free Bed cuts the ribbon on $42M rehabilitation hospital

February 13, 2015
The Grand Rapids hospital focused on rehabilitative care marked a milestone in its expansion and renovation project with a ceremony celebrating the completion of a $42 million state-of-the-art facility. Read More

Builders discuss lack of skilled workers before House committee

Youth Employment Standards Act hinders minors from working construction jobs.

February 13, 2015
Could the lack of available skilled labor currently facing West Michigan’s construction industry be partially solved with a legislation change? Read More

MSU approves $85M biomedical research center downtown

February 6, 2015
The Michigan State University Board of Trustees has authorized the school's plans to construct a biomedical research center downtown on the site of the former Grand Rapids Press building. Read More

Developer buys East Beltline property for $2.4M

February 3, 2015
A vacant parcel of land along a major retail corridor on East Beltline just traded hands for $2.4 million. Read More