In the June 2021: On Your Radar segment, here are a few projects I’ve been watching closely this past month:
NEUROPSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL / Project ID 2021-181B
This project will be bidding to invited general contractors during the last week of June. Plans call for a 43,964 square foot facility with 64 beds and 83 parking spaces.
TWO-PHASE MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT / Project ID’s 2021-1629 & 2021-162A
Phase 1 plans include 30 townhomes, a pair of pocket parks, a playground, and a community garden. Phase 2 plans include 30 residential units and 3,000 square feet of commercial space. The total project estimate for phases 1 and 2 is $20.2 million.
EXPANSION TO A MUSEUM / Project ID 2021-17FF
This $64 million project is in the early stages of fundraising. Plans for the project feature adding a four-story tower, a ground-floor cafeteria, and an outdoor courtyard with river access. Plans also include adding a new entrance and renovating the museum’s archive building.
LARGE-SCALE LOGISTICS BUILDING / Project ID 2021-170F
Proposed is the construction of a 370,000 square foot building. The project estimate is $32 million, and the developer recently finalized the purchase of the property.
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION CENTER / Project ID 2021-1691
Construction will begin in the fall on this $5 million facility. There will be 8 classrooms included in this 12,000 square foot building.
MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT INCLUDING A SENIOR LIVING FACILITY AND SINGLE-FAMILY HOMES / Project ID 2021-15F3
The planning commission reviewed conceptual plans for this $75 million development in April so the development team could obtain informal, initial feedback. Preliminary plans include 71 single-family homes and a three-story senior living facility with 198 units. Senior living amenities will include a bistro and a pub. Plans may also include a library and theater.
PHASE 3 LARGE SCALE REGIONAL WAREHOUSE DISTRIBUTION FACILITY / Project ID 2021-15EE
The investment value of the project is an estimated $10 million. Plans consist of a 120,120 square foot regional warehouse distribution facility and office building. The facility will have 12 loading docks, 22 trailer storage spaces, and 72 parking spaces.
PHASE 1 AND 2 ADDITIONS AND REMODEL FOR A COUNTRY CLUB / Project ID’s 2021-1742 & 2021-1744
Proposed phase 1 remodel, slated to begin in September 2021, will involve the demolition and reconstruction of a 3,600 square foot new pool building as well as improvements to the existing pool, the addition of a new splash pool area, and a water slide. Proposed phase 2 remodel, slated to begin in June 2022, will involve the demolition of both existing buildings and construction of a 45,000 square foot two-story clubhouse.
Becky, Construction News Reporter
Builders Exchange of Michigan Planning Department
Becky has been with the Builders Exchange of Michigan as a Construction News Reporter for 10 years. She enjoys finding out about projects in the early planning stages and building relationships with project owners, architects, and engineers.
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