redevelopment http://wkar.org en Lansing officials move closer to selling Waverly Golf Course http://wkar.org/post/lansing-officials-move-closer-selling-waverly-golf-course <p>About a year ago, Lansing voters approved a proposal to sell the 120-acre Waverly Golf Course, along with the&nbsp; adjacent Michigan Avenue Park.&nbsp; Last night, the<a href="http://www.lansingmi.gov/council/"> Lansing City Council</a> considered the next step -- a formal decision to sell the land.&nbsp; Lansing City Councilman <a href="http://www.lansingmi.gov/council/members/brianjeffries.jsp">Brian Jeffries</a>, who heads the council’s planning and development committee, and Lansing Township Supervisor<a href="http://www.lansingtownship.org/Departments/Supervisor.aspx"> Kathy Rodgers</a> discuss what this means, along with the larger future involving all that park and green space on Lansing’s Westside.</p><p> Tue, 12 Feb 2013 18:37:04 +0000 Mark Bashore 31006 at http://wkar.org Developer, MSU Trustee Joel Ferguson opens up about business and politics http://wkar.org/post/developer-msu-trustee-joel-ferguson-opens-about-business-and-politics <p></p><p></p><p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.2in;margin-left:0in; line-height:15.75pt"><a href="http://trustees.msu.edu/about/ferguson.html">Joel Ferguson</a> has been among Lansing’s most influential people in business, politics and community service for many years. &nbsp;The founder and president of Ferguson Development is also active in Democratic party politics statewide and nationally. &nbsp;And he currently serves as president of the Michigan State University Board of Trustees.<span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Georgia, serif;"><o:p></o:p></span></p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 20:15:39 +0000 Mark Bashore & Angela Wittrock 30958 at http://wkar.org Developer, MSU Trustee Joel Ferguson opens up about business and politics Lansing Has Plan for Expanded Red Cedar Project http://wkar.org/post/lansing-has-plan-expanded-red-cedar-project <p>A review team has selected a development plan for Lansing's so-called Red Cedar Renaissance project.</p> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 22:23:23 +0000 Mark Bashore 22223 at http://wkar.org Lansing Has Plan for Expanded Red Cedar Project Neighborhood Assn Member Praises Gillespie Approach http://wkar.org/post/neighborhood-assn-member-praises-gillespie-approach <p>A past President of Lansing's Downtown Neighborhood Association so far is supportive of a proposed $6.8 million development there.</p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 19:22:30 +0000 Mark Bashore 16260 at http://wkar.org Neighborhood Assn Member Praises Gillespie Approach EL Council to Revisit City Center II Plan Tuesday Night http://wkar.org/post/el-council-revisit-city-center-ii-plan-tuesday-night <p>East Lansing officials will decide Tuesday night whether the latest City Center Two plans are worth further study. WKAR's Mark Bashore spoke with city council member Don Power about a proposed ‘pre-development’ agreement on the $105 million dollar mixed use project with Strathmore Development.</p> Tue, 03 Apr 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Mark Bashore 15115 at http://wkar.org EL Council to Revisit City Center II Plan Tuesday Night reWorking Michigan: Task Force Sets Out to Revitalize Former GM Properties http://wkar.org/post/reworking-michigan-task-force-sets-out-revitalize-former-gm-properties <p>Starting in 2005, General Motors closed several of its mid-Michigan factories, including Lansing Car Assembly and the Craft Centre.&nbsp; The economic blow was devastating to thousands of families who had given generations of service to America&rsquo;s auto industry.&nbsp; Now, a new task force is working to bring families, businesses and neighborhoods together to plant new seeds in those vacant brownfields. Sun, 18 Mar 2012 21:35:39 +0000 Kevin Lavery 14317 at http://wkar.org reWorking Michigan: Task Force Sets Out to Revitalize Former GM Properties