Commercial and residential development


Association names winners of construction safety awards

August 25, 2016
The safest contractors in West Michigan were revealed this week. Read More

Capacity vs. greed and fear

August 24, 2016
Each week, I speak with fellow business owners who say the same thing: “We cannot find good help!” Read More

Corporate look is intentional at Davenport

College of Business latest to get new digs in campus growth spurt.

August 19, 2016
Eleven years ago, Davenport University bought a flat piece of green land along Kraft Avenue. Read More

Aviation company completes $6M hangar and terminal

August 19, 2016
A provider of business aviation services has completed a $6-million expansion project at Gerald R. Ford International Airport that will double its capacity. Read More

College completes $7.8M addition to recreation center

August 18, 2016
A local college has finished work on a 30,000-square-foot addition to its recreation center. Read More

Ford airport adds parking

August 18, 2016
After a two-and-a-half month closure, Gerald R. Ford International Airport has re-opened its North Lot with expanded parking. Read More

Health system completes $24M project

August 17, 2016
A health system has completed a $24.5-million expansion and renovation project at its rehabilitation and nursing facility in town. Read More

Tall order: Construction firms call in cranes, ’copters

Some projects require help from outside equipment suppliers.

August 12, 2016
Many construction executives are 4-year-olds at heart when it comes to some of the biggest tools of the trade. Read More

Recession wake-up call spurred drive for merger

Progressive AE acquires design firm to become more resilient.

August 12, 2016
Progressive AE has served a diverse set of industries for decades, but the Great Recession showed the architecture and engineering firm’s leadership its Midwest connections were hampering growth. Read More

Developer builds downtown apartment building

August 11, 2016
A developer is building a 235-unit apartment building downtown that will feature commercial space. Read More