Hinman’s downtown hotel project opening delayed due to COVID-19

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By Wolverine Building Group June 16, 2020

GRAND RAPIDS — The Hinman Co.’s 13-story, 140,000-square-foot hotel located at 10 Ionia Ave. NW in downtown Grand Rapids is expected to be completed two months later than anticipated because of construction delays stemming from COVID-19.

When construction began in early 2019, the Residence Inn by Marriott extended stay hotel was scheduled to be completed by Sept. 1. This date has changed to Nov. 1 because non-essential construction work, along with many other industries, was forced to temporarily shut down as part of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s stay-home order.

The company expects the opening delay to cause an estimated $1.6 million-$2 million in reduced revenue, which does not account for any loss that will be experienced because of reduced occupancy levels.

The project’s architect is Yamasaki Associates of Troy, with Grand Rapids-based Wolverine Building Group Inc. serving as the construction manager.