Housing & Development

Housing & Development

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

Michigan Expands Development and Production of Renewable Fuels and Advanced Batteries

January 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm signed 11 bills in late December that will expand production and use of renewable fuels, and another bill January 14 that provides up to $335 million in tax credits to encourage the development and manufacture of advanced battery technologies

Governor signs historic preservation tax bill to help downtown development efforts

LANSING, MI - January 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The governor has signed legislation that beefs up the historic preservation tax credit and helps Michigan downtowns in their redevelopment efforts, said Sen. Jason Allen, R-Traverse City, chairman of the Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee.

Granholm Announces Over 7,500 New Jobs Planned for Michigan

LANSING, MI - October 15, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor Jennifer M. Granholm today announced that the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is helping...

June is Homeownership Month in Michigan

MichiganState Housing Development Authority Continues to Deliver the Dream of Homeownership to Michigan Families LANSING – A proclamation from Governor Jennifer M. Granholm has recognized...

Environmental Assurance Program Verifies First Greenhouse: Kalamazoo County operation recognized by program

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA) and Michigan State University (MSU) today applauded Elzinga & Hoeksema Greenhouses for taking the lead...

Housing Summit Coming to Midland on Friday & Other Michigan Cities

LANSING, Mich., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Association of Home Builders (MAHB) announced today it is holding a series of Housing Industry Summits...

Agree Realty Corporation Announces Value Added Redevelopment Project

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Agree Realty Corporation (NYSE: ADC) announced today that it would partially redevelop Rapids Plaza, a community shopping...

Michigan State Housing Authority Announces $385 Million Bond Issue to Finance Homes for Low...

LANSING, Mich., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) announced today that it intends to issue bonds in the aggregate...

ZANA Network Members Gain Access to Personalized Real Estate Services Worldwide Through Quorum Commercial

DETROIT, Nov. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- ZANA Network, LLC, an online sales, marketing and business development resource serving small and medium enterprises (SMEs) worldwide, today...

Legendary Detroit Buildings Receive Major Boost with New Regional Manager for Detroit’s ‘The Downtown...

Fred Schwark Appointed by the Northern Group Inc. to Oversee Collection of Premier Buildings in Downtown Detroit Appointment Continues Detroit's Renaissance DETROIT, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ --...


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.


Gov. Rick Snyder makes appointment, reappointments to the Manufactured Housing Commission

Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Kevin Barker of Belmont as well as the reappointments of Phillip Copeland of Holly, Steven Karbal of Bloomfield Hills, and William Lettinga of Byron Center to the Manufactured Housing Commission.