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M&A remains active among West Michigan manufacturers

When Grand Rapids-based Multi-Automatic Tool and Supply Co. started searching for prospective acquisitions several years ago, the move came as a reaction to many of the company’s customers buying directly from small shops.  Convinced that he needed to diversify his business in order to compete, President James Byl went looking for opportunities, but it took a few […]

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Grand Rapids airport announces $90M expansion

A $90 million expansion at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport will aid in economic development in West Michigan, the airport authority board said Wednesday. Airport officials gathered to announce “Project Elevate,” which includes several components meant to ease and expand passenger experience. The project begins with the extension of Concourse A to accommodate projected […]

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Caledonia insurance firm coming to Studio Park will bring 400 jobs downtown

Studio Park, the $160 million project just south of Van Andel Arena that includes a movie complex, restaurants, apartments, retail shops and more, on Wednesday announced the tenant of its six-story, $40 million office tower. Acrisure, a Caledonia Township-based insurance, risk management and benefits design firm, will move from its current headquarters to the new […]

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Nonprofit completes new HQ

A local nonprofit has a new green headquarters. Kids’ Food Basket is now moving into its new headquarters in Grand Rapids, at 1300 Plymouth Ave. NE. Construction on the two-story, 27,000-square-foot building began in October 2018 and involved extensive site work, removal of unsalvageable structures on site, new construction of a warehouse and attached corporate […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 0.87 ACRES OF PROPERTY VACANT LAND IN LOWELL, MICHIGAN

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN—May 9, 2019— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 0.87 acres of vacant land located at 1400 W. Main Street, Lowell, Michigan.   Joe Rizqallah of Signature Associates represented the seller, Curtis Laundry & Dry Cleaners, Inc. and the purchaser, NLD Lowell, LLC.  Signature has a great long-standing relationship with NLD Lowell […]

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Large industrial building in Grand Rapids has new owner

A large, industrial building on Grand Rapids’ Southeast Side that formerly housed a company that manufactured products used to display retail merchandise has a new owner. A company affiliated with Kojaian, a Bloomfield Hills-based realty company specializing in office, industrial, high-tech and retail spaces, purchased the 925,000-square-foot building, which is located south of 36th Street […]

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Amenity-rich Class A office space still in demand in GR, suburban markets

The opportunity to lease brand new office space in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids offered Van Wyk Risk Solutions the chance to grow into a new location.  This month, Van Wyk will be the first tenant to move into the new Warner Building, located at 150 Ottawa Ave. NW in downtown Grand Rapids. After outgrowing its […]

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Arena property enhancements in planning stage

Planning is underway for a redesign of the Van Andel Arena plaza and perimeter. The $1-million enhancement project would transform the sparse land around the arena into a pedestrian-friendly space meant to better connect the arena district. Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. and the Grand Rapids-Kent County Convention/Arena Authority are reviewing concepts from the partly finished […]

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Downtown welcomes new Hotel District

Grand Rapids leaders have carved out 3 square blocks downtown as the designated Hotel District. AHC+Hospitality has established the district as a collaborative between hoteliers, restaurants and local businesses, with endorsements by Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss and Experience Grand Rapids, Kent County’s tourism marketing arm. The Hotel District is bounded by I-196 and Fulton […]

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Spectrum Health consolidating 26 leases into new facility

Spectrum Health is planning to discontinue 26 leases and consolidate multiple departments into a new facility.  The Grand-Rapids-based health system plans to build a Center for Transformation and Innovation on the property it owns in Grand Rapids southwest of the Cornerstone University campus, at Leffingwell Avenue NE and Bradford Street NE, according to a statement […]

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Grand Rapids ranks among ‘most popular’ markets for millennials

Grand Rapids is a millennial magnet. Grand Rapids is the No. 2 market in terms of recent “millennial movers,” according to the “Most Popular Areas for Millennials: Where They Move and Stay,” a report by the National Association of Realtors or NAR. NAR estimates, within the last year, millennials made up 73% of movers to […]

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A look at 6 projects in Grand Rapids authority’s 2020 budget

Renovations at Lyon Square and Calder Plaza, street improvements on Division Avenue, and sprucing up the outdoor plaza near Van Andel Arena are among the priorities outlined in the Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority’s 2020 budget. Tim Kelly, president and CEO of Downtown Grand Rapids Inc., the entity that oversees the DDA, provided an overview […]

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U.S. Signal Picks Van Buren Township for Second Detroit-area Data Center

Grand Rapids-based data center services provider U.S. Signal says it is building its second Detroit-area data center to meet customer growth and to support the region’s prospering business and technology communities. The Van Buren facility, scheduled to open in the fourth quarter of next year, is the company’s fourth in Michigan. U.S. Signal already has […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 6,000 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL SPACE IN GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN—October 26, 2018— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of a 6,000 square foot retail building located at 941 Wealthy Street SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Joe Rizqallah of Signature Associates represented the purchaser, Wylo Co, LLC, dba Dean Van Dis Photography. Longtime photography and video producer, Dean Van Dis Photography has been in […]

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SIGNATURE HAS BEEN AWARDED THE REPRESENTATION OF OFFICE SPACE IN THE WEYHILL BUILDING, GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN—October 26, 2018— Signature Associates has been awarded the representation of up to 14,000 square feet of office space located at 2025 East Beltline Avenue SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Chip Hurley and Joe Rizqallah of Signature Associates are the listing brokers representing the owner, JBD Weyhill, LLC. The Weyhill Building is a 6-story, […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 2,187 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL IN GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN—September 20, 2018— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of a 2,187 square foot retail building located at 758 Wealthy Street, Grand Rapids, Michigan.   Joe Rizqallah of Signature Associates represented the seller, Literary Life Bookstore & More, Inc., and the purchaser, Marvin Adams. First-time business owner Marv and Meghan Adams will be […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS A 2,105 SQUARE FOOT BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY IN NEWAYGO, MICHIGAN

MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN—June 14, 2018— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of a 2,105 square foot business opportunity located at 1596 E. 88th Street, Newaygo, Michigan to Leon Thompson. Jamie Hughes of Signature Associates represented the seller, RNK Spirits, LLC.   About Signature Associates Signature Associates (www.signatureassociates.com), with offices in Southfield, Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, […]

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SIGNATURE HAS BEEN AWARDED THE REPRESENTATION OF 47,000 SQUARE FEET OF REATIL SPACE IN KENTWOOD, MICHIGAN

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN—June 13, 2018— Signature Associates has been awarded the representation of 47,000 square feet of retail space located in the Radcliff Plaza at 2891 Radcliff Avenue SE, Kentwood, Michigan.   Joe Rizqallah of Signature Associates is the listing broker representing the owner, JBD Kentwood Retail, LLC. Along with the lease space in the […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 4,238 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL IN BATTLE CREEK, MICHIGAN

KALAMAZOO, MICHIGAN—May 10, 2018— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of a one acre parcel of land located at 610 W. Columbia Avenue, Battle Creek, Michigan.   Caroline Fox Pavone of Signature Associates represented the seller, City of Battle Creek, and the purchaser, Dr. Pete VanVrankan. The parcel is adjacent to the Dickman Road Veterinary […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 15,500 SQUARE FEET OF MULTI-FAMILY IN GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN—November 30, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of a 15,500 square foot multi-family building located at 5 Oakes Street SW, Grand Rapids, Michigan.     Joe Rizqallah of Signature Associates represented the seller, Ashlar Company, LLC, and the purchaser, VS Oakes, LLC.  Valstone Partners has been working with Signature Associates for […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 1,100 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL IN GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN

SIGNATURE LEASES 1,100 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL IN GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN—September 8, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 1,100 square feet of retail space located at 1971 East Beltline Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Joe Rizqallah of Signature Associates represented the tenant, CMA Candy Shops, LLC, doing business as Rocket Fizz.  This is their first Grand Rapids location and planning to […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 1,913 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL SPACE IN GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN

SIGNATURE LEASES 1,913 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL SPACE IN GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN—June 16, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 1,913 square feet of retail space located at 6750 Kalamazoo Avenue, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Joe Rizqallah of Signature Associates represented the tenant, Neptune Management Corp. This is the first time Neptune Management has entered the Michigan market.  They have worked with Signature Associates […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 5,951 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL IN GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN

SIGNATURE LEASES 5,951 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL IN GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN—June 9, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 5,951 square feet of retail build-to-suit space located at 1100 & 1170 28th Street, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Joe Rizqallah, Angela Thomas and David Miller of Signature Associates represented the tenant, DriveTime Car Sales Company, LLC.  Joe Rizqallah represented the landlord, IE Investments, LLC. […]

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SIGNATURE ASSOCIATES HOSTS COMPANY-WIDE VOLUNTEER EVENT AT GLEANERS COMMUNITY FOOD BANK

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN—April 24, 2017— Signature Associates company-wide volunteer effort with 81 Signature professionals from our eight regional offices along with their friends and families gathered at Gleaners Community Food Bank on April 21, in downtown Detroit. Signature Team Cares worked together to touch over 24,000 Southeastern Michigan residents by redistributing and packing food along with […]

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SIGNATURE LEASES 3,478 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL IN GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN

SIGNATURE LEASES 3,478 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL IN GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN—April 6, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the lease of 3,478 square feet of retail  space located at 746 Wealthy Street SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Joe Rizqallah of Signature Associates represented the landlord, Miguel’s Construction, LLC, and the tenant, Dynamic Essence Chiropractic Center.  Dynamic Essence Chiropractic Center is the first business venture for […]

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SIGNATURE SELLS 35,856 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL IN BIG RAPIDS, MICHIGAN

BIG RAPIDS, MICHIGAN—April 6, 2017— Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of a 35,856 square foot retail building located at 706 Perry Avenue, Big Rapids, Michigan. Joe Rizqallah of Signature Associates represented the seller, Blackmer-Cosgrove, LLC, and the purchaser, Cocca Development.  Developer is out of Youngstown, Ohio.  They will be leasing the space to Dunham […]

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