O-A-K is selected to transform 25 Ottawa in downtown Grand Rapids

Owen-Ames-Kimball Co. (O-A-K), local professional construction firm, has been hired to manage a $3.5 million Class-A renovation project at 25 Ottawa in downtown Grand Rapids, located just west of Van Andel Arena.   … [Read more...]

Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce: Franklin Partners LLC

Franklin Partners had a kickoff celebration to launch the renovation plans for 25 Ottawa to the Grand Rapids community!   … [Read more...]

WZZM 13: Developers break ground on downtown G.R. redevelopment

A major reconstruction project in Grand Rapids' Arena District is officially underway. The $3.5 million effort started Wednesday with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the site, located at 25 Ottawa. … [Read more...]

GRBJ: $5.5M project looks to transform Arena District building

A building located in downtown Grand Rapids’ Arena District is about to undergo a major transformation that will make it a class-A space.   … [Read more...]

MLive: 25 Ottawa

The 6-story office building at 25 Ottawa Avenue SW is being rebranded by Franklin Partners as Twenty 5. The owners announced a $3.5 million renovation project on Wednesday, Aug. 27.   … [Read more...]

Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce: Franklin Partners Ribbon-Cutting

Ground breaking to launch the renovation plans for 25 Ottawa to media and brokerage community. The plans will help reposition and repurpose the building in the arena district.   … [Read more...]

MLive: New owners of downtown office building unveil $3.5 million rebranding and facelift project

The new owners of the six-story office building at 25 Ottawa Ave. SW announced on Wednesday, Aug. 27, they will rebrand and refresh the 124-year-old structure across the street from the Van Andel Arena.   … [Read more...]

MiBiz: Outside investors increasingly find West Michigan real estate to their liking

The West Michigan region is losing its diamond-in-the-rough status, but that’s not bad news when it comes to commercial real estate.   … [Read more...]

MLive: Massive Steelcase chair plant in Kentwood has new owners

Franklin Partners, LLC announced it is buying a massive industrial building along Broadmoor Avenue SE that was vacated by Steelcase Inc. The Illinois-based real estate firm said it plans to redevelop the building, possibly for multiple tenants.   … [Read more...]

MiBiz: Speculators Wanted: More industrial facilities needed across West Michigan as manufacturers continue growth

Manufacturers in the automotive supply chain and the office furniture industry find themselves cramped for space as orders, production and hiring are all on the upswing.         … [Read more...]