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Eastern Kille anticipates December opening for new distillery, restaurant near Rockford

October 16, 2023

by Abby Poirier Originally Published in Crain’s Grand Rapids Business October 16, 2023 Almost a year after breaking ground on a new $4.2 million distillery and restaurant, Eastern Kille is anticipating opening the doors to its relocated home by the end of 2023. The project, which will include… Read More


Grand Rapids set to approve $103M ‘transformational’ tax incentive plan for major development

October 10, 2023

By Kate Carlson Originally Published in Crain’s Grand Rapids Business October 10, 2023 The Grand Rapids City Commission is poised to approve a $103 million tax incentives plan that would be the first of its kind in the city, as well as an agreement to lock in affordable… Read More

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Wolverine Building Group’s Unwavering Pursuit of Sustainability

October 4, 2023

Originally Published on Procore Written by Veronica Stone Procore set out to find the companies, projects and individuals that stood out for their bold achievements in construction. Among the 27 outstanding finalists selected, nine were named winners of the 2023 Groundbreaker Awards. This article… Read More

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Wolverine Building Group Wins National Award for Sustainable Construction

September 21, 2023

CHICAGO, IL – Wolverine Building Group, a Michigan-based, nationally recognized construction leader, has received the 2023 Procore Excellence in Sustainability Groundbreaker Award, for the leadership showcased in construction of John Ball Zoo’s (JBZ) Pygmy Hippo Habitat. The most ambitious sustainable construction project in the Zoo’s history, the Pygmy… Read More

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Equine Ministry Constructs Welcome Center to Honor Longtime Volunteer

September 14, 2023

BYRON CENTER, MI – H.U.G.S. Ranch has more good news to share with parents of children served by the non-profit focused on providing equine-assisted learning opportunities. The 501(c)(3) non-profit organization is announcing the construction of a “Welcome Center” to be built in honor of long-time volunteer Scott Taylor, who… Read More

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ABC West Michigan Craft Professional of the Year Nominee: Jorge Colon

September 11, 2023

Jorge Colon began his professional career as a kid. His father was a carpenter who worked around the neighborhood and brought Jorge along as part of his upbringing. Watching his dad interact with his community, solve people’s problems, and provide for his family made an imprint on Jorge that can… Read More

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Construction Company has Beef (& Pork!) with Young Farmers, Seniors, Recovery Program

September 7, 2023

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Wolverine Building Group topped tonnage with their “Meet the Meat” donation for 2023. Since 2019, the donation program has offered 3,079 pounds of meat to Michigan non-profits addressing food insecurity. The program purchases animals from young people raising beef and pork with programs connected to the… Read More

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Lt. Gov. Gilchrist tours affordable housing site at fmr Grand Rapids school

August 28, 2023

SEE THE VIDEO GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist toured a former Grand Rapids school Thursday that will be converted into affordable housing units. The Michigan Executive Office of the Governor says the building will be transformed into 27 separate homes. “Our Make it in Michigan strategy… Read More

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$150M Factory Yards could include affordable housing

August 28, 2023

SEE THE VIDEO GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Developers of a $150 million project planned in Grand Rapids are working with the city to offer some of the housing units at below market rate. Factory Yards is a multiuse development planned… Read More

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Grand Rapids advances $103M incentives plan for Factory Yards project

August 28, 2023

By Kate Carlson Originally Published in Crain’s Grand Rapids Business A Grand Rapids board has approved a developer’s request for $103 million in “transformational” tax capture incentives, advancing plans for what would be the first project in Grand Rapids to use the state funding tool. The city’s Brownfield… Read More

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