Items Tagged with 'Robert Grooters'


Street Talk: Timing is everything

Wild blue yonder.

May 4, 2018
No decision has yet been made regarding the fate of Lakeshore Regional Entity, the organization that oversees Medicaid funding for five community health centers in West Michigan. Read More

Tariff plan needs amendment to allow for advance planning

March 16, 2018
Business Journal reporting on the impact of President Donald Trump’s proposed steel and aluminum tariffs shows even the suggestion of such a policy shift already had pushed prices by 8 percent. Read More

Robert Grooters puts spin on office development

Industrial real estate firm banks on employers leaving downtown for cost-savings buildings in suburbs.

January 20, 2017
Moving employees seems to be the trend, but Robert Grooters Development is preparing for the reversal. Read More

Grooters secures first tenant for airport development

Office furniture systems and parts manufacturer takes 80,000 SF.

November 27, 2015
With limited industrial space in Grand Rapids, Robert Grooters Development Co. has broken ground and secured a first tenant for its newest project. Read More

Train delivers on Renaissance Zone promise

Robert Grooters had a vision for the south side of GR, which is now thriving.

October 30, 2015
There aren’t many times Robert Grooters has had to tell his wife he purchased a train. Read More

Grooters plans three-building complex near airport

Development company will build 700,000 square feet of space with an aviation theme.

August 7, 2015
Grand Rapids will soon have an Area 52. Read More

Former ConAgra site lands new tenants

More than half of the 230,000-square-foot facility is spoken for.

May 1, 2015
Although 2014 was a dark year for the mammoth industrial building at 4490 44th St. SE in Kentwood, 2015 is looking a lot brighter. Read More

Warehousing demand foreshadows more 'shovels in the ground'

January 24, 2013
Before Robert Grooters revealed his plan to build more than a million square feet of new industrial space this year — some of which will be used for storage — Stu Kingma told the Business Journal the warehousing segment of the market will need more space soon. Read More

Grooters gets back into the game

January 18, 2013
After achieving iconic status in the industrial real estate market by building roughly 20 million square feet of manufacturing and warehouse space in the metro area, Robert Grooters is at it again. Read More