Progressive AE eyes growth with new hire

David Krysak, RA, joined Progressive AE’s leadership team as the director of practice development.

Progressive AE names new principal

Grand Rapids-based Progressive AE announced it named Bill Culhane, RA, a principal of the firm.

Progressive AE adds municipal practice leader

Progressive AE announced the hiring of industry expert Tim Bradshaw, PE, as municipal practice leader.

Experts: Sustainable design critical for 2021

In many ways, architecture was well positioned to weather 2020. But the COVID-19 pandemic emphasized the importance of sustainable design in future projects.

Fleis & VandenBrink adds six members to its staff

A local engineering and architecture firm added six new staff members at its Grand Rapids headquarters.

Former Young Architect of the Year launches own firm

Zach Verhulst, the American Institute of Architects’ Grand Rapids 2019 Young Architect of the Year announced the opening of PURE Architects.

Paradigm Design adds principal to leadership team

Paradigm Design promoted Senior Architect and Design Director Aaron Jenks to principal architect.

Engineering firm honored for energy-saving design

TowerPinkster engineers were recognized for their work at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers.The...

Local architect earns national honor

A national society for architects elevated a local member to its College of Fellows.The American Institute of Architects (AIA) said last week that it...

Deidre Interiors adds architect

A husband and wife in Grand Rapids have joined forces to coordinate architecture and interior design.Deidre Remtema, owner of Deidre Interiors, recently hired her...

Design firm receives woman-owned small business certification

An architectural and landscape design firm received certification as a woman-owned small business (WOSB).The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recently granted WOSB certification to...

Architectural firm taps new EVP

A global architectural firm promoted a new leader in its Grand Rapids office.Ghafari Associates promoted Tom Tooley, AIA, to executive vice president and business...

Hotelier planning ‘boutique’ hotel

A hospitality company is planning a new hotel in Ada.AHC+Hospitality today shared initial concepts for the development of a 24-room hotel in the Village...

AIA Grand Rapids names board president for 2020

A local architect was appointed president of AIA Grand Rapids.Ghafari Associates Project Architect Matthew Christie, AIA, LEED AP, recently was appointed president of the...

Homebuilder ranks among tops in US

A West Michigan homebuilder was recognized among the best in the country.Rockford-based Sable Homes was honored as one of the top 250 production homebuilders...

Nonprofits eye new campus

Grand Rapids city staff are mulling over the rehabilitation of a disused property into a consolidated campus for Samaritas and other local nonprofits.The Grand...

Wheeler begins due diligence on ‘wedge’

Wheeler Development Group last week held its kickoff meeting with the city of Grand Rapids, marking the beginning of its due diligence period to...

Furniture maker celebrates 75 years

Making office furniture is a family affair at Comstock Park-based Nucraft.The company — now headed up by President and CEO Matt Schad and his...

Kent OKs funding for three new buildings

Kent County set aside $18.7 million to construct three new government buildings.The $12.5 million North County Campus will be on 14 acres of property...

$7.5M mixed-use building planned for Creston

A Grand Rapids native has come home after leaving the 2008 market crash and plans to bring his development experience to a new project...