With Health Hill now complete from Lafayette Avenue to Division
, all the land left to grab has been grabbed. Here’s who’s got it.
Rich DeVos‘ development firm, RDV Corp., in partnership with Christman Co. as Michigan Street Development, is redeveloping a state-owned parking lot at 1 Michigan St. NE, the Towers Medical Building at 21 Michigan St. NE, and the Physicians Organization of West Michigan building at 121 Michigan St. NE into a more than $120-million, three-tower mixed-use development.
DeVos wrote the $6.25 million check for the adjacent Burger King lot at
, future site of Spectrum Health’s new cancer center.
Through Activa Holding Corp., the Amway family also owns the vacant hotel at
S.J. Wisinski & Co. is in the process of developing 42 properties just east of College into the six-acre Mid Towne Village. The 182,000-square-foot, mixed-use development is the only major private project currently underway along the
corridor. For the conceivable future, its
edge marks the easternmost boundary of Health Hill.
Kameel Chamelly, owner of Martha’s Vineyard at 200 Union Ave. NE, through the entity 7 Oaks LLC, holds 300 Michigan St. NE, a vacant gas station on the southeast corner of Lafayette and Michigan, taxable value: $54,869; 332 Lafayette Ave. NE, one door to the south, taxable value: $4,100; and 421 Michigan St. NE, on the northeast corner of Sinclair and Michigan, one door east of the McDonald’s. It’s a 105-year-old, 5,016-square-foot, two-story building. Taxable value is $49,877, listed at press time for $648,000; MLS: 354134.
North Carolina Avenue
Prime Development Co., Marcel Burgler is listed as the resident agent for Interstate Wholesale Corp., the deed-holder for 320
Sam Cummings,president of Second Story Properties. It’s been a long time since Chuck’s Auto Repair was swinging a wrench at the 6,000-square-foot site at 342
Jade Pig Ventures, headquartered at
NE. Brian DeVries’ firm has three fully leased buildings in between Lafayette and College, two medical and one retail. It also controls one underutilized property,
NE. Taxable value: $136,555.
Michael Crawford, M.D., through Crawford Property Management, owns and practices from a full medical office building at
NE. Holds several underutilized properties adjacent to that, including
and 419 and
Source: GR City Assessor