Gilmore Collection lists 20 Monroe Live, B.O.B. for sale

As the hospitality and entertainment industries struggle to stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic, two downtown venues have gone up for sale.

Study: Michigan is far behind on its rent

Michigan renters are falling behind on payments more so than the rest of the country.

Sable Homes receives brownfield incentives for Newaygo development

Rockford-based Sable Homes earned brownfield incentives, allowing construction for a new home development in the city of Newaygo.

Division United project team hosts free neighborhood development lecture

The Rapid, in partnership with the cities of Grand Rapids, Kentwood and Wyoming, will host a free virtual lecture and Q&A session from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 19 focused on small-scale development strategies for the Division Avenue corridor.

Partners shoulder cost of removing barrier to 201 Market redevelopment

The city of Grand Rapids is entering a partnership with other local entities to remove a critical barrier to future redevelopment of the Market Avenue corridor.

Grand Rapids-based real estate investor expands Muskegon portfolio

Leestma Management Horizon LLC recently purchased an office property at 5000 Hakes Drive, Norton Shores.

HBAM: New home construction continues positive trend

Housing permits for single-family homes in Michigan increased again in September despite the economic downturn, according to the Home Builders Association of Michigan.

Spanish restaurant opening in Amway hotel tower

A Spanish-inspired restaurant with views of the Grand River will open next week in the recently renovated glass tower at the Amway Grand Plaza, Curio Collection by Hilton.

MEDC brings West Michigan projects closer to ‘shovel ready’

A pair of industrial sites in West Michigan — including the future Kent County Department of Public Works sustainable business park — have been awarded a total of $150,000 in site readiness grants from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.

Alliance unveils new plan to reduce housing insecurity in Kent County

The Housing Stability Alliance released a plan to address housing insecurity in Kent County.

Leonard Street development approved for MSF support

The Grand Rapids Brownfield Redevelopment Authority recently received Michigan Strategic Fund approval of a brownfield work plan that will include $228,939 in state tax capture reimbursement for the Leonard Development project.

High-end spirits brand moves to Holland

Joseph A. Magnus & Co. a premium brand of top-shelf, award-winning bourbons and dry gins, announced it is relocating operations from Washington, D.C. to Holland.

Mercantile Bank expands into Ohio

Mercantile Bank of Michigan opened its first location outside of Michigan.

AYA Youth Collective and partners building home for local youth

A recent graduate of AYA Youth Collective’s housing resource program will get a new home next year, thanks to a collaboration between several community partners.

LINC Up earns LEED Silver certification on single-family home

A nonprofit housing developer last month earned LEED Silver status for a single-family home it built on Grand Rapids’ southeast side.

Kaffeine Place opens in Midtown neighborhood

A woman-owned café opened in Grand Rapids’ Midtown neighborhood.

Tamales Mary to open location in Eastown

The husband-and-wife owners of Tamales Mary are opening their second location in Eastown.

Loves Furniture & Mattresses opens two Grand Rapids locations

A metro Detroit furniture company opened two more West Michigan locations, this time in the Grand Rapids area.

Dunkin’ acquires former Checkers location

A franchisee of a national coffee and doughnut chain purchased a former Checkers location in Comstock Park and plans to open a location on the site.

Metro Health opens first pediatric office

Metro Health-University of Michigan Health’s first office exclusively for pediatric care opened Monday in Hudsonville.