Development http://wkar.org en LAUNCHED celebrates local entrepreneurs http://wkar.org/post/launched-celebrates-local-entrepreneurs <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;There’s been a lot of attention devoted to the start-up scene in the Lansing area over the last few years. New ideas and talent have been welcomed and nurtured at incubators like Lansing’s NEO Center and East Lansing’s Technology Innovation Center, or TIC. Early next year, The Runway, an incubator for fashion designers, opens in the old </span>Knapps<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Department store building downtown.</span></p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 22:35:39 +0000 Current State 46601 at http://wkar.org LAUNCHED celebrates local entrepreneurs Month after groundbreaking Marketplace developer updates project http://wkar.org/post/month-after-groundbreaking-marketplace-developer-updates-project <p></p><p>Yesterday, we got our first look at a new, long anticipated building project in downtown Lansing. <a href="http://www.gillespie-group.com/">The Gillespie Group</a> tweeted the photo of its ‘Marketplace Project’ yesterday, about a month after breaking ground near the intersection of Cedar and Shiawassee Streets, north of downtown. Thu, 24 Oct 2013 16:52:56 +0000 Current State 44257 at http://wkar.org Month after groundbreaking Marketplace developer updates project Lansing Township planner defends commercial growth http://wkar.org/post/lansing-township-planner-defends-commercial-growth <p></p><p>Lansing Township’s Eastwood development continues to grow. &nbsp;Township officials recently gave the green light to Lansing developer Mike Eyde to build a $10 million Fairfield Inn and Suites near U.S. 127 and Lake Lansing Road. &nbsp;&nbsp;It’s slated to open in 2015. &nbsp;The Fairfield will follow the scheduled opening of a nearby Hyatt Place hotel. &nbsp;It would make five hotels in the vicinity of Eastwood.</p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 17:54:22 +0000 Current State 42133 at http://wkar.org Lansing Township planner defends commercial growth Some residents concerned over South Lansing river trail extension http://wkar.org/post/some-residents-concerned-over-south-lansing-river-trail-extension <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid--afaa652-bb9c-0f86-98ce-962f327de843"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Cambria; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">&nbsp;</span></span></p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Cambria; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">Tonight, the Lansing City Council could move forward with a plan that would add five-miles to the city’s river trail.</span></p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 17:35:36 +0000 Current State 41318 at http://wkar.org Some residents concerned over South Lansing river trail extension