Commercial and residential development


Senior living community plans $3M makeover

February 21, 2017
A local senior living community is preparing for a $3-million facelift. Read More

GRBJ Podcast: Jim Conner of Triangle Associates

February 21, 2017
Jim Conner — VP of business development at Triangle Associates — is the featured guest in episode 22 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

Bazzani Group takes inclusive action

Builder partners with Skot and Barbara Welch to lead development of a more diverse community.

February 17, 2017
Bazzani Building Group is taking a deliberate — but natural — step toward inclusion in Grand Rapids. Read More

Construction firm adds to team

February 17, 2017
A construction firm in the area has added two members to its team and promoted a long-time employee. Read More

Firm completing condo project

February 16, 2017
A local condo project is scheduled to be completed this spring. Read More

DDA approves TIF reimbursement for project

CWD Real Estate Investment plans for $42-million restoration of downtown buildings.

February 10, 2017
A project that will restore a pair of historic buildings and bring an international hotel chain downtown was approved for TIF reimbursement by the Downtown Development Authority. Read More

County opts in to DDA tax capture districts

DDA executive director expects gain share rebates to equal more than $10 million over a 30-year term.

February 3, 2017
Kent County has opted in to the Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority tax capture districts. Read More

Skilled labor and the construction industry

February 2, 2017
For the past few years, America has been going through a shortage as it relates to skilled trades. There are not enough workers to move our economy forward, despite demand for this type of work growing. Read More

Construction firm names director of operations

January 31, 2017
A local construction firm has a new director of operations. Read More

Construction industry nears tipping point

Lack of trade contractors could undermine West Michigan development.

January 27, 2017
With a pipeline full of projects and a workforce still recovering from the Great Recession, the Michigan construction industry might be nearing a bottleneck. Read More