Commercial and residential development
Construction company to begin $310M mixed-use development this summer.
After years of digging into the greater Detroit market, Grand Rapids-based Rockford Construction landed a major contract as the development manager for a $310-million construction project in downtown Detroit. Read More
Location is often ideal as industrial buildings inventory continues to shrink.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) As Grand Rapids’ old industrial buildings are turning into mixed-use developments, housing developers are running out of inventory. But vacant houses of worship are proving to be an attractive alternative. Read More
Kent County nonprofit’s movement focuses on making buildings more navigable for everyone.
Disability Advocates of Kent County is promoting local change in conjunction with a worldwide movement for universal accessibility. Read More
Expected to finish in July, Division Avenue will see a new westbound I-196 ramp.
Construction of a new westbound I-196 ramp aims to give downtown drivers more flexibility when leaving downtown and clear up congestion along Medical Mile. Read More
Fire retardant containing PFAS still could be used in case of emergencies.
Fifteen years ago, “way before anyone knew” about the dangers of the PFAS chemicals within, the Walker Fire Department purchased a stash of firefighting foam from the Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids to be used during training. Read More