Housing & Development

Housing & Development

STATE OF MICHIGAN TO BREAK GROUND IN TAYLOR

TAYLOR, MI - May 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — ProVisions, LLC and the State of Michigan will host a groundbreaking ceremony at 10 a.m. on June 2, 2009 to announce the Taylor Business Center as the Michigan Department of Human Services' new office facility. The ceremony will take place at the Taylor Business Center's location at 25637 Ecorse Road in Taylor, Michigan. The event's speakers include Ismael Ahmed, State of Michigan Director of the Department of Human Services, and Murray D. Wikol - ProVisions, LLC President and CEO.

Levin, Stabenow Announce Second Infusion of $15 Million for Detroit Metro Airport

WASHINGTON, DC - May 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senators Carl Levin (D-MI) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) announced today the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $15 million to the Wayne County Airport Authority through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The funding will be used to rehabilitate a runway at Detroit Metropolitan International Airport. This funding is in addition to the $15 million announced on May 13 for the rehabilitation of runway 9R/27L

Governor Granholm, MSHDA Announce Over $7.5 Million for 15 Michigan Entitlement Cities Two additional...

LANSING, MI - April 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor Jennifer M. Granholm together with Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) Executive Director Keith Molin today announced over $7.5 million in grants to be distributed to 15 cities across the state through the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP). The grants are the first round of NSP funding in Michigan that could total as much as $22 million over the next six to nine months. This initial funding will support the redevelopment of 116 residential units and the demolition of 276 blighted units throughout the state.

DELEG Announces Green Lodging Certification for Grand Hotel Facility Earns Partner Certification

April 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Grand Hotel, located on Mackinac Island, has earned Green Lodging Michigan (GLM) Partner certification from the Michigan Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth (DELEG). Grand Hotel is eligible for Leader certification (the highest possible level) pending a site visit which will be conducted once the hotel opens for the 2009 season.

Earth Day Ceremony: LEED Gold-Certified Building Ribbon Cutting Offers Renewable Energy On-Site

BAY CITY, MICHIGAN - April 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — A ribbon-cutting ceremony will welcome the Michigan Department of Environment Quality (DEQ) and the Michigan Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth (DELEG) to their new location at the Bay City Business Center (www.baycitybusinesscenter.com), a building with LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Murray D. Wikol – President and CEO of ProVisions, LLC, the facility’s developer and owner – will host this ceremony at 2 p.m. on Earth Day, April 22, at 401 Ketchum Street.

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm and Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth Award Federal...

April 02, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor Jennifer M. Granholm and Michigan Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth (DLEG) Director Stanley "Skip" Pruss today announced that five Michigan builders have been awarded federal grants from the Energy Star Home Grant Program to construct energy-efficient houses. "As the demand for energy efficiency in home building goes up, so too, does the demand for the technologies and products that are critical to Michigan's new energy economy and the jobs that come along with it," said Granholm.

News Advisory – DELEG to Present Builders with Federal Energy Star Home Grants On...

April 01, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth Deputy Director Liesl Eichler Clark will present Energy Star Home Grants of $5,000 to five builders from across the state at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 1 at Urban Options in East Lansing.

Earth Day Ceremony: New LEED Gold-Certified Building Ribbon Cutting and Groundbreaking Offer Renewable Energy...

BAY CITY, MI - March 31, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — A ribbon-cutting ceremony will welcome the Michigan Department of Environment Quality (DEQ) and the Michigan Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth (DELEG) to their new location at the Bay City Business Center, a building with LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Murray D. Wikol - President and CEO of ProVisions, LLC, the facility's developer and owner - will host this ceremony at 2 p.m. on Earth Day, April 22, at 401 Ketchum Street.

Senate approves Pappageorges economic development bill for southeast Michigan

LANSING, MI - March 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Legislation expanding the Brownfield act to assist major redevelopment projects such as The Pavilions of Troy was approved by the Senate Thursday, said sponsor Sen. John Pappageorge, R-Troy.

MDOT to host US-131 BR/Mitchell Street open houses at Cadillac Jr. High

March 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — WHAT: The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is hosting a series of open houses regarding the US-131 Business Route (BR)/Mitchell Street road improvement project in downtown Cadillac, Wexford County.

Communities Eligible to Receive 2009 Recovery Funds for Sewer, Drinking Water Projects Announced –...

LANSING - March 05, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor Jennifer M. Granholm today announced that communities that submitted sewer and drinking water infrastructure projects last spring and summer in anticipation of receiving low-interest loans for repairs this year will be among the first eligible to receive funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)

MDOT to hold Safe Routes to School project open house in Muskegon Heights

March 03, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — WHAT:Open House to learn more about the Safe Routes to School project on 6th Street and Barney Avenue that will take place this construction season. Everyone in attendance will have the opportunity to speak directly with staff from the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and officials from the city of Muskegon Heights.

Register for Broker Summit before March 26 and save!

March 03, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — If you are a broker in Michigan, save the date and register today for the premier broker event of the year, MAR’s Broker Summit. Planned by brokers for brokers, those who attend can be confident they will discover real solutions for real challenges.

Expanded Trade Adjustment Assistance Will Help American Workers in Economic Recovery Bill

Bi-partisan expansion based on House-passed legislation covers more workers and provides more training funds to States

Many Benefits for Michigan in Economic Recovery Plan

Proposal includes investment in advanced vehicle battery technology Washington D.C. - January 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan, released today by U.S. House Leadership, is a comprehensive recovery package that will bring many positive developments to the State of Michigan and our residents

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New shorelands program helps waterfront homeowners improve shorelines, inland lakes

The Michigan Natural Shoreline Partnership recently launched a program to help lakefront homeowners understand best practices to protect their shoreland and inland lakes. The Michigan Shoreland Stewards Program will recognize inland lake property owners who are using healthy property management practices to protect their inland lake and offer tips to improve the shoreline further.

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Michigan Agency for Energy issues Request for Proposals for 100,000 in...

The Michigan Agency for Energy (MAE) today said it has issued a Request for Proposals for $100,000 in grants to Michigan municipalities, public K-12 schools, hospitals, nonprofit organizations and small businesses for energy waste reduction and renewable energy products and services.