Items Tagged with 'Brian Harris'


$8.6M DDA budget backs GR Forward

Funds approved for two downtown building renovations.

July 15, 2016
The Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority officially has its budget for the next fiscal year, and a pair of downtown building renovations will receive DDA support. Read More

Program boosts 2nd stage for rising minority firms

June 17, 2016
A new business growth program hosted by the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce is off and running. Read More

DDA will submit ‘aggressive budget’

June 6, 2014
The Grand Rapids City Commission this week will get the proposed FY2015 budget for the Downtown Development Authority, which DDA board chair Brian Harris describes as “an aggressive budget. It’s going to take some work to get these things done.” Read More

DDA chooses new office location

April 19, 2013
A new downtown entity will begin operating this summer in a new downtown home. Read More

Leasing contract for Downtown Market amended

Changes made to help DDA with bond payment and bring more vendors to the site.

March 29, 2013
Expect more announcements soon of tenants leasing space in the new Downtown Market because the market’s board and Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority made two amendments to their ground lease last week. Read More

DDA re-elects leadership and welcomes new member

Audit gives board a clean fiscal mark, and DDA is close to refunding a 10-year-old bond.

January 11, 2013
Members of the Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority selected Brian Harris and Kayem Dunn to repeat their roles for another year as board chairman and vice chairwoman, respectively, and then they welcomed Richard Winn to the decision table on Wednesday. Read More