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Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen coming to Greenville in 2018

October 28, 2017

As the foundation is poured and walls are raised for one new eatery in town, another restaurant is now a step away from being approved. Coming off the heels of approving a Culver’s Restaurant this summer, currently being built at 1825 W. Washington St. (M-57), the Greenville Planning… Read More

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Builders: Can’t finish downtown apts. fast enough

August 23, 2017

With Grand Rapids in the midst of a building boom, one thing developers are focusing on is adding more living options in and near downtown. More and more buildings continue to sprout up, the latest a massive mixed-use development behind Founders Brewing Co. “We’ve been busy,” Ken Bailey, Rockford… Read More

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Craig’s Cruisers adding ‘spinner’ roller coaster as part of $2.4M expansion

July 10, 2017

Craig’s Cruisers Family Fun Center will grow by a one-third with a $2.4 million expansion. The additional 36,000 square feet will house an indoor roller coaster, trampoline park and two-level laser tag arena. “This is the next step, we are ready to be bring more indoor fun to Grand Rapids,”… Read More

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Developer constructing industrial center

May 18, 2017

A build-to-suit, 92,400-square-foot industrial center is ready to begin construction in Grand Rapids. Vision Real Estate Investment, the project’s owner, Colliers West Michigan and Wolverine Building Group announced today the plan for the Crossroads Business Center, at 103 76th St. SW, near the intersection of US-131 and M-6. Grand Rapids-based Wolverine… Read More

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‘Family fun center’ starts $2.4M expansion

May 17, 2017

A “family fun center” in the area has begun a $2.4-million expansion, which will include an indoor roller coaster. The project at Craig’s Cruisers in Wyoming, at 5730 Clyde Park Ave. SW, will include a 36,000-square-foot addition to house a trampoline park, laser tag arena and the indoor roller coaster,… Read More

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New housing takes shape near GR’s Medical Mile

May 9, 2017

24 Hour News 8 web staff – GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Grand Rapids is welcoming the largest wood frame building ever built in the city, and the hundreds of apartments that will come along with it. Wolverine Building Group expects to finish The Brix at… Read More

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287-unit apartment community joins Medical Mile neighborhood

March 23, 2017

Once-quiet streets north of Michigan Street have become a busy construction zone in recent months as construction workers build “The Brix at Midtown,” a 287-unit apartment complex. General manager Angela Brookins says the two-block area between Grand and Benson avenues will become a busy community by summer as the first… Read More

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College building $5M dorms

March 13, 2017

A local college is constructing two apartment-style residential buildings in response to increased demand for on-campus housing. Davenport University said last week construction is underway on two buildings at the Panther Ridge housing complex in Grand Rapids, at 5465 60th St. SE, adjacent to its W.A. Lettinga main campus. The… Read More

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Wolverine Building Group to usher in new leadership

July 6, 2016

Curt Mulder and Aaron Jonker have been named co-presidents of the 77-year-old construction company, effective immediately. Former co-presidents and owners Mike Kelly and Dick VanderZyden will serve as co-chairmen and remain active with the company through the end of 2017. Wolverine Building Group, a general contractor serving West Michigan,… Read More

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