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Letter from the Executive Vice President

Happy New Year’s greetings to all our members. We are leaving behind 2021 with all the turns and curves it threw at us. Our hope in 2022 is that we are all able to find what will be our new normal. Of course, we must constantly be diligent to roll with whatever it...

3D Printed Community

A company in Austin, Texas is planning to build the largest 3D printed community of homes using robotics and advanced materials.

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2021 Member Recap

Read the 2021 Member Recap from Cheryl, Builders Exchange of Michigan’s Membership Specialist, highlighting how we served our members in 2021.

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December 2021: On Your Radar

In the December 2021: On Your Radar segment, Becky shares information on a redevelopment of a property for mixed-use and more!

Contractors Marine

Dave with Contractors Marine talks about the company’s goals and how they’ve benefitted from Builders Exchange membership.

New Elementary School

The new elementary school building for Rockford Public Schools bid in late October and has apparent low bid results posted in our planroom!

Frequently Asked Questions in Training

Cheryl shares the most frequently asked questions in training, from the company-type specific training sessions Builders Exchange hosted.

November 2021: On Your Radar

In the November 2021: On Your Radar report, I'll highlight a new condomimium development, a new manufacturing facility, and more! RENOVATION OF FORMER FARMERS’ MARKET FOR A CHILDREN’S MUSEUM / Project ID 2021-272F  This $3.3 million project is still going through city...

Christian Healthcare Centers

Copperrock Construction began its work on the new office for Christian Healthcare Centers (CHC) in July 2021. The 8,150 square-foot, $1.8 million project will provide primary and specialty medical care to Newaygo residents. The new location will provide space for...

On Hold

As the U.S. economy recovers from COVID shutdowns, well-publicized supply chain glitches are beginning to show in the inflation numbers. The Producer Price Index (PPI) for final demand jumped 1.3% month-over-month in January, more than doubling the consensus estimate,...

School Bond Proposal Update Fall 2021

The November school bond proposal update is ready and the votes are in! November saw twenty-five school bond proposals on the ballot, and many bond proposals have passed. Here are a few takeaways from the November 3rd election: 85% of the school bonds include...

MSU STEM Facility

The MSU STEM Teaching and Learning Facility project, completed by Granger Construction, is the first building in the state built with CLT.

A Prescribed Approach

Fishbeck takes a prescribed approach to increasing HVAC systems to improve air quality in facilities, specifically in the wake of COVID-19.

Bissell Test Lab Expansion

Bissell Test Lab Expansion

The Bissell Test Lab Expansion in Walker, Michigan will add multiple labs and workspaces at Bissell Headquarters, creating 100 new jobs.

October 2021: On Your Radar

October 2021: On Your Radar

In the October 2021: On Your Radar report, I'll highlight the redevelopment of an elementary school, a new manufacturing plant, and more! RENOVATIONS FOR A COMMUNITY COMPLEX / Project ID 2021-2423The new structure will house a new library, a learning bank, and a...

Guide to the Buyers Guide

Guide to the Buyers Guide

The Online Buyers Guide is a resource for architects, engineers, project managers, and all contractors with access to our member platform. By using keyword searches, members can find companies like yours when they're searching for specific services.   Classified...

Going the Distance

Going the Distance

Whether it is primary or secondary schools, going the distance to implement full wireless coverage is key as all students rely on it for learning.

New Central Complex

New Central Complex

This month’s Top Project is the New Central Complex for the Kent County Road Commission, which includes sitework, a new salt-storage building, and more!

Planning with a Purpose

Planning with a Purpose

As the summer winds down we're facing possible slow-downs or even hard stops to construction projects. This is why it’s a great time to look ahead and prepare for the future. How do you begin planning with a purpose? As a member of the Builders Exchange of Michigan,...

Ryerson Brother’s Excavating

Ryerson Brother’s Excavating

Builders Exchange of Michigan: What services does Ryerson Brother's Excavating provide for the construction industry?Martin Ryerson: Ryerson Brother's Excavating provides residential and commercial excavating services. This includes Driveways Retaining walls Site...