Buildings, concepts and plans


Developer breaks ground on Grand Haven apartments

A five-story residential project in Grand Haven is underway.

Ghafari to unveil new Grand Rapids office

A global architecture firm is opening its new Grand Rapids office next week.

Roberto Clemente Park earns social equity award

A local park recently was recognized for its incorporation of equitable design elements.

GMB opens hybrid work space in Grand Rapids

A West Michigan architectural firm has opened a learning hub in Grand Rapids.

As work model changes, so do multifamily housing layouts

Hybrid work is changing the way homes are designed.

Progressive AE names director of engineering

A Grand Rapids architectural and engineering firm has a new director of engineering.

AIA Grand Rapids names 2022 award winners

The Grand Rapids chapter of the American Institute of Architects recently named its young architect of the year.

Convention authority appoints Acrisure leader as board member

The Grand Rapids-Kent County Convention/Arena Authority (CAA) recently appointed Michael Verhulst to its seven-member board, which oversees DeVos Place, DeVos Performance Hall and Van Andel Arena. 

Spectrum Health West Michigan breaks ground on orthopedic center

A new health center will bring orthopedic urgent care, an ambulatory surgery center, physical and occupational therapy, performance training spaces and more together in one facility.

Black Wallstreet GR vision takes shape

The first set of renderings from the Black Wall Street Grand Rapids Flagship District have been released.

New venue brings luxury event design to Grand Rapids

Morenas Event Venue is updating the city’s event venue options with a flexible, open vendor space for weddings, bridal showers, birthday parties and more. 

‘Road diet’ to begin in downtown Muskegon

A pilot project by the city of Muskegon on Shoreline Drive is scheduled to begin its first phase.

$120M community development planned for Muskegon

A reimagined community development along the lakeshore is set to begin construction this week.

Village East underway in downtown Ada

A local developer broke ground on a new luxury apartment community.

Can-Do Kalamazoo launches $50K campaign for new building

An organization is launching a $50,000 crowdfunding campaign to raise the remaining capital for its mixed-use incubator space in Kalamazoo.

Davenport University to renovate Warren and Detroit campuses

A Grand Rapids-based university is revamping two eastern Michigan campuses.

ArtRat to host storefront-making workshop

A local art gallery will host the Storefront Guy for a free workshop.

Waugh draws women to the construction industry

What once was just a marketing job opportunity for Jenny Waugh now has turned into a career-long fascination with the construction industry.

GVSU sports facility to undergo a $14.1M renovation

Grand Valley State University soon will begin a $14.1 million expansion and renovation project of its recreation and athletic facility.

Renovation of downtown hotel complete

The $40 million renovation of a downtown Grand Rapids hotel is complete.