Data enterprise: West Michigan grows as hub for call centers, data centers

Driven by relatively affordable real estate and a diverse workforce, the West Michigan region has become a growing hub for call centers, administrative back offices and — to a lesser extent — data centers.  … [Read more...]

Grand Rapids Intrigues Outside Developers

Colliers analyst says out-of-region investment needed for growth of city … [Read more...]

Developer signs option to buy vacant seven-story building downtown

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Franklin Partners under contract to acquire Keeler Building in downtown Grand Rapids

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GRBJ: Real estate firm re-envisions urban factory

A real estate firm is debating whether to transform a factory that it’s buying near downtown into a high-tech office space or apartment building. … [Read more...]

RE Journal: Franklin Partners buys 375,000-square-foot office building in Grand Rapids

Franklin Partners has purchased 1340 Monroe Avenue NW, a 375,000-square-foot office building in Grand Rapids, Michigan. … [Read more...]

RE Journals: Franklin Partners to renovate key office building in Grand Rapids’ Arena District

Franklin Partners is taking on a $3.5 million Class-A office renovation project at 25 Ottawa in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Franklin Partners will transform the 105,700-square-foot building into a high-end office and retail space. … [Read more...]

GRBJ: Redevelopment of 25 Ottawa focuses on vibrancy, hospitality

When Franklin Partners announced recently its plan to redevelop the 25 Ottawa building, it pointed to the importance of making the building stand out and creating a hospitality-centered environment for future tenants. … [Read more...]

Commercial Property Executive: Franklin Partners Launches $3.5 M Renovations at Grand Rapids’ Historic 25 Ottawa Building

Franklin Partners, the owner of a six-story building in downtown Grand Rapids, broke ground on a complete transformation process that will bring back the 124-year-old structure to the city’s office market.   … [Read more...]

Michigan Construction News: Revamping Scheduled For Historic Grand Rapids Building

A $3.5 million plan to renovate and improve the 124 year old building at 25 Ottawa Street SW, across the street from the Van Andel Arena was announced this week in Grand Rapids   … [Read more...]