Items Tagged with 'Bruce Thompson'


Urbaneer reveals its tiny homes model

Company hopes to address needs of the ‘missing middle’ with efficient houses as small as 300 square feet.

March 29, 2019
Urbaneer has unveiled a new frontier into its “small space living” concept. The company originally founded by Bruce Thompson in 2014 has taken off into the single-family home market with the unveiling of a new style of home that can address the housing needs of the “missing middle.” Read More

Inside Track: Study abroad trip sets foundation

Urbaneer founder Bruce Thompson has undergrad experience in Spain to thank for tech career.

February 3, 2017
In the late 1980s, Bruce Thompson was struggling with Microsoft Excel while working at Hewlett Packard, so he posted a question on a forum connecting HP offices and left work for the day. Read More

GRBJ Podcast: Bruce Thompson of Urbaneer

January 3, 2017
Bruce Thompson — co-founder and president of Urbaneer — is the featured guest in episode 15 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

There are big plans for tiny houses

Urbaneer is opening a Heritage Hill micro-home model it hopes to take nationwide.

April 22, 2016
Downtown living is the talk of Grand Rapids, but local firm Urbaneer is banking on another mode of living to have national appeal. Read More

Downtown livin' is easy — and expensive

As average rents surge past $1,000, city and developers are turning to alternative solutions.

February 26, 2016
Bruce Thompson knows the way people think about the space they live in is changing. Read More