Community Development Project Profiles
See how the MEDC and communities have come together to increase private investment, create jobs and make lasting impacts in neighborhoods across the state through these project profiles.
This project involved the demolition of a former strip-mall and was transformed to include six new buildings, including retail, office and residential space.
This project includes the redevelopment of approximately 3.3 acres on the west side of Grand Rapids by demolishing six existing buildings to construct three new buildings.
The eight-story building was converted into 42 market-rate residential units and 5,000 square feet space for a future first floor commercial tenant.
The Midtown Lofts project transformed the property from a functionally obsolete building into a mixed-use historic development.
The completed project, now known as Orleans Landing, consists of 20 new buildings with retail/commercial space and 278 units of multi-family housing.
A brownfield tax credit valued at $1.48 million and state and local tax capture was awarded to support the redevelopment of the historic Forest Arms apartment building.
The Park Place Hotel is recognized locally as a historic resource, a high profile property and one of which was looking to better cater to the growing market of hospitality.
Ellington WF LLC invested $14.8 million to construct a 21,500-squarefoot Whole Foods retail structure. A state tax credit valued at over $1.4 million.
Shoppes at Woodward LLC, 6568 Woodward LLC, and the University Cultural Center Association were awarded a $750,000 MCRP performance based grant.
The Ben’s 314 Lofts project transformed the property from a functionally obsolete building into a mixed-use historic development with 11 new loft apartments.
Harbortown Riverside LLC and Harbortown Riverside Financing Inc. were awarded a $1 million performance-based grant to construct a five-story, riverfront residential apartment building.
In collaboration with city and state, Great Lakes Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation LLC redeveloped a site for a mix of uses in the heart of downtown Wyandotte.