Necessity prompts developer to start new company

After struggling to find construction workers, Ryan Leestma decided to take matters into his own hands.

Electrical company invests in its own apprentices

A commercial electrical, controls and automation services company launched an in-house apprenticeship program.

Construction firm promotes executive

Rockford Construction named its new COO.

LIFT Foundation opens housing applications

The LIFT Foundation is accepting applications for its newest affordable housing development.

Construction company passes to next generation

Grand Rapids-based Vander Kodde Construction has a new owner.

Strain Electric sells to Power VAC

With the support of two private equity firms, a hydro excavation service provider in Novi recently acquired an electrical utility contractor in Wyoming.

Spectrum Health invests $151M for new care locations

A Grand Rapids health system is investing $151 million for three new building projects that will benefit several patients in West Michigan. 

Classic Transportation & Warehousing plans $8.4M expansion

An employee-owned warehousing and transportation firm is spending over $8.4 million to build a new facility near Wayland in a move expected to create six to 12 jobs.

Compass College undergoing renovations

A local film and media school began an approximately $400,000 renovation project on its existing building.

Casino provides donation for heating repairs

Gun Lake Casino donated $13,500 to a nonprofit organization in Grand Rapids to keep its residents warm.

Kent County DPW opens new administration building

The construction of Kent County Department of Public Works’ (DPW) new $3.5 million administration building is complete.

Construction firm grows

A Grand Rapids-based employee-owned construction firm expanded its staff by hiring six employees.

Developer breaks ground on apartment project

Excavation has begun on 30 acres of a golf club property for a new apartment complex in Muskegon.

EV Construction bringing new car washes to West Michigan

A Holland-based construction company is partnering with Quality Car Wash (QCW) and Tommy’s Express to build five new car wash locations in West Michigan.

Inside Track: Miner’s passion for construction in his DNA

Construction was a pastime in Michael Miner’s family.

Concrete company names new leadership

A local concrete contractor promoted five of its staff to division management positions.

Manufacturer building new headquarters

A car wash manufacturer for Tommy’s Express franchisees is constructing a new $32.6 million facility in Holland.

Aquatic center to unveil new facility

The recreational area of the Holland Aquatic Center (HAC) will reopen on Jan. 31.

Construction firm promotes leaders

EV Construction last month made changes to its leadership team.

Whitmer OKs extending development tax incentives by 5 years

LANSING — Michigan developers with “transformational” plans to redevelop brownfield sites can continue to seek tax incentives after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Legislature extended the program for an additional five years.