Today we learn that the investor set to buy up to $31 million in publicly-issued bonds on the Center City District project appears to be the father of developer Mark Bell. ELi's Alice Dreger reports the newest twists in this unusual deal.
If East Lansing voters approve a pair of tax proposals on the November 7 ballot, the resultant fall in City property taxes could have serious negative implications for various development deals. ELi's Alice Dreger explains.
Demolition of the derelict “big bank building” started earlier than scheduled when, last night, a driver who may have been drunk plowed into the building. When is the real demo happening? We have the details.
The Park District redevelopment proposal is dead, and the plans will be scrapped, thanks to legal maneuvering by the properties' former owner. Mayor Mark Meadows tells ELi's Alice Dreger what to expect next.
East Lansing's Mayor Meadows expresses frustration over the MEDC asking City Council to redo yet more paperwork on the Park District proposal. What's holding up the State's movement on ending East Lansing's blight?
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) today answered questions from ELi about what's going on with state-level delays on review of the Park District project, a major redevelopment slated to replace the blight downtown.
The Downtown Development Authority has decided to spend $20,000 to hire a PR firm to try to help businesses downtown survive anticipated major construction from the Park District and Center City District projects. Why aren't those projects moving forward yet?