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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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

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

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

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

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

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!

September 2021: On Your Radar

September 2021: On Your Radar features a new town center development, a multipurpose sports complex, a recreation center, and more!

Amy Van Andel Library

The Amy Van Andel Library and Community Center project began as a guided ambition in the mid-2000s. This project was completed by Erhardt Construction.

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

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...
Camille Reed

Camille Reed

Camille Reed, owner of Cleancore Services LLC, speaks to the Builders Exchange of Michigan about what makes her company special.

Division 16 Technologies

Division 16 Technologies

Builders Exchange of Michigan: What products/service(s) does your company provide for the construction industry?Gary Zandstra: Division 16 Technologies (D16) provides audio, video, production lighting, and network installation services. Many of our clients include...

School Bond Proposal Update

School Bond Proposal Update

This school bond proposal update shares information about the passed and failed August 2021 bonds, as well as a preview of bonds on the ballot in November.

August 2021: On Your Radar

August 2021: On Your Radar

In the August 2021: On Your Radar report, Becky shares information on a few new warehouses, a new recreational facility, a new global mall, and more!

Kid’s First

Kid’s First

The Kid’s First Building was a collaboration between Jenison Public Schools, TowerPinkster, and Triangle Associates Inc.

Skymint Big Rapids

Skymint Big Rapids

Skymint, a cannabis retailer in Michigan, chose CD Barnes Construction to build their newest provisioning location in Big Rapids. The 6,400 square foot facility, located at 840 Clark St, had a budget of over $950,000. Occupying the former Great Lakes Book & Supply...

Administration Tools

Administration Tools

Our plan room’s administration tools offer multiple ways to manage your Builders Exchange of Michigan account; from viewing usage to updating information.

New Schoolcraft Elementary

New Schoolcraft Elementary

June’s Top Project highlights a new Schoolcraft Elementary School facility in Kalamazoo, Michigan. This new construction project bid in late June.

Audit Your Company

Audit Your Company

Audit your company to remove biases and increase your bottom line, bring in new opportunities, and improve partnerships in the construction industry.