Items Tagged with 'Urbaneer'


Firm partners with homebuilder on 'compact' homes

November 26, 2019
A local designer of micro-homes is rolling out a new line of units with the help of a major homebuilder. Read More

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

Urbaneer expands into larger markets

Company began as ‘small space living’ division of Rockford Construction in 2014.

March 30, 2018
Urbaneer recently gained national attention when it showcased its wireless kitchen concept at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. 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

Delivering spaces that live larger

Rockford launches Urbaneer concept in west side development.

September 12, 2014
Imagine if an urban living space could work like a type of real-life Lego home made up of not just re-arrangeable furniture but re-arrangeable walls, rooms and kitchen islands. Read More