Items Tagged with 'DDA'


Stationery store opening downtown

December 25, 2019
A stationery and gift shop is coming to downtown. Read More

Couple plans popcorn shop downtown

July 11, 2019
A suburban gourmet popcorn shop has received a grant from the city of Grand Rapids to move downtown. Read More

Artist reveals 'Rainbow Road' street mural downtown

July 2, 2019
A rainbow of colors now covers a street in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

DDA backs mural downtown

May 15, 2019
A Polish artist is leaving her mark on downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Calder Plaza is adding a parklet

May 13, 2019
More parklets are popping up around downtown, and a new concept is coming to Calder Plaza. Read More

Pioneer wins bid for Calder Plaza redesign

Tentative plans include southeast edge planting improvements, a great pavilion with a stage, a café building.

January 18, 2019
Grand Rapids has brought in Pioneer Construction to manage the redesign of Calder Plaza’s southeast edge, also known as phase one of the city’s master plan. Read More

Grand Rapids bus stops getting $1.5M makeover

January 18, 2019
Grand Rapids is rolling out all the stops for public transit users. Read More

$4M downtown apartment project taking next step

November 15, 2018
A local developer is seeking to fill a hole in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

DDA approves FY2019 budget

In addition to supporting five GR Forward goals, DDA also approved a retail innovation/incubation grant.

June 15, 2018
The Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority has hit the final step in the 2019 budget approval process. Read More

Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. hires leader for urban planning and design

June 11, 2018
A local architect is leaving the private sector to become managing director of planning and design for Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. Read More