Items Tagged with 'Suzanne Schulz'


City losing pair of planners

Suzanne Schulz to join private sector; Courtney Magaluk starts new position as city manager of Scottville.

July 19, 2019
Two Grand Rapids development and planning leaders are stepping into new roles and leaving behind a legacy of city and community redevelopment. Read More

City exploring lack of Silver Line development

Grand Rapids is commissioning a $945,000 study to help identify strategies to spur investment along South Division Avenue.

February 15, 2019
When highway traffic was rerouted away from South Division Avenue in the 1950s, Grand Rapids city leaders attempted to solve the resulting economic downturn by wiping the slate clean and trying something else. Read More

Street Talk: The points system


December 7, 2018
The city’s planning department beat the clock on a medical marijuana moratorium. Read More

City commission to discuss marijuana facilities

Initiative to opt in to Michigan’s Medical Marihuana Facilities Act could be on November ballot.

June 8, 2018
Grand Rapids may join cities across Michigan in offering medical marijuana facilities for patients. Read More

Solving the city’s gentrification ‘paradox’

March 18, 2016
Grand Rapids Planning Director Suzanne Schulz faced some tough questions during the panel segment of a talk on gentrification at Grand Valley State University’s Loosemore Auditorium last week. Read More

City approves unique parcel agreement for repair shop

Officials get creative when faced with parcels divided by an alley and CID boundaries.

January 15, 2016
Four parcels, three business districts, two corridor improvement districts and one alley — all tied to one business — presented quite the story problem for city officials. Read More

Grand Rapidians can expect a changing landscape

2016 will bring leadership transitions and continued development.

December 25, 2015
The city of Grand Rapids is “ringing in the New Year” with a transition of leadership, as Rosalynn Bliss assumes the mayoral role Jan. 1, Dave Allen becomes Third Ward Commissioner, and Jon O’Connor takes on the role of a First Ward Commissioner. Read More

Corridor draws city planners’ attention

Medical Mile’s growing pains are at center of proposal.

January 30, 2015
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) The Michigan Street Corridor has seen $1 billion worth of development in the past decade, and if projections are correct, the area — also known as the Medical Mile — will see millions of dollars more in development over the course of the next decade. Read More