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Industrial real estate continues upward trajectory as manufacturing, distribution thrives

October 11, 2021

Published in MiBiz October 10, 2021 West Michigan’s industrial real estate sector continues to outpace expectations amid record-high demand for space, leading to some new construction despite high materials costs, substantial lead times and employers struggling to fill vacant positions. The thriving sector… Read More

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Wolverine Awarded for Excellence in Construction with Dwelling Place’s Suroeste Brilliante

October 4, 2021

  Wolverine Building Group has been recognized by the regional trade group, Associated Builders and Contractors West Michigan (ABCWM) Chapter with the award for Excellence in Construction for new construction $5 million to $10 million for the Suroeste Brilliante multi-family project in Grand Rapids, Michigan. “This project was rewarding in… Read More

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Disability Advocates of Kent County announces new $2.5 million HQ, accessibility showroom

September 14, 2021

Disability Advocates of Kent County is launching the public phase of a $2.5 million fundraising campaign to move its headquarters and create an accessibility showroom at a nonprofit hub under development in Byron Township. The “Building Opportunities, Creating Independence” campaign has already raised more than $1.75 million over… Read More

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NABR names West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For

April 20, 2021

The National Association for Business Resources selected a large group of companies in West Michigan as exemplar organizations to work for due to their “innovative and thoughtful” approach to human resources. NABR earlier this month published its 2021 list of West Michigan’s Best and… Read More

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Wolverine Building Group & SE MI Construction Firm

April 5, 2021

Wolverine Building Group has acquired Contracting Resources Inc., a construction firm based in Brighton, Michigan. Contracting Resources Inc. was founded in 2001 by Jim Barnas. Barnas, a 40-year veteran in the construction industry, started the firm after he spent time working for large construction corporations and recognized that… Read More

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Wolverine Building Group Acquires Southeast Michigan Construction Firm

April 5, 2021

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Wolverine Building Group has acquired Contracting Resources Inc., a construction firm based in Brighton, Michigan. Contracting Resources Inc. was founded in 2001 by Jim Barnas. Barnas, a 40-year veteran in the construction industry, started the firm after he spent time working for large construction corporations and recognized… Read More

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Wolverine Building Group expands to Southeast Michigan with acquisition

April 2, 2021

GRAND RAPIDS — Wolverine Building Group has expanded its footprint to Southeast Michigan with the acquisition of Brighton-based construction firm Contracting Resources Inc. Contracting Resources has 21 employees and offers construction management services to health care, retail, religious, commercial and medical office markets. The company was founded in 2001 by… Read More

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The Hinman Company, development partners celebrate opening of Residence Inn in Grand Rapids

March 5, 2021

The Hinman Company, Dakota Legacy Group and Tharaldson Hospitality Management announced the opening of the iconic flatiron-shaped 147-suite Residence Inn by Marriott Grand Rapids Downtown at 40 Louis St. NW in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The property was acquired in 1995 by Roger Hinman, chief executive officer of… Read More

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Residence Inn hotel opens at 10 Ionia building

March 4, 2021

The Hinman Company announced the opening of the 147-suite Residence Inn by Marriott at the Flat Iron Building in downtown Grand Rapids. “After many years of planning, we are really proud to open this one-of-a-kind Residence Inn by Marriott in such a vibrant downtown as Grand Rapids… Read More

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Mentoring Monday lets women from across Michigan connect, support one another

February 23, 2021

Women from across Michigan met virtually this week to meet, share ideas and support one other in both career and personal goals. The virtual Mentoring Monday events, hosted by Advance Local and MLive Media Group, were held Monday, Feb. 22. Last year’s event, which… Read More

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