Development and Planning

Reno’s East to Enclose Patio

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Reno's East will be enclosing its patio and increasing the maximum allowed occupancy by twenty persons.

Ask ELi: The Evergreen Problem in the Park District

Monday, February 6, 2017

What problems do the "the Evergreen Avenue properties" present to redevelopment in the Park District, and why do the City's taxpayers owe over twice what they're worth on them?

MSU Making Play for Blighted Corner

Friday, January 27, 2017

In a move that could create significant ripple effects for East Lansing, MSU is looking to possibly become a major actor in the redevelopment of the blighted corner downtown.

Developer and City Far Apart on Park District, But Negotiating

Friday, January 20, 2017

Having obtained two key documents in the deal-making, ELi finds the City of East Lansing and the Park District developer appear far apart on a number of key issues in the proposal negotiations. But the parties are talking.

Ask ELi: Is the Park District Plan Dead?

Friday, January 13, 2017

The developer called Tuesday night's vote on the Park District plan a project-killer. So what's next? We asked around to bring you this special report.

The Blighted Corner Redevelopment: An ELi Reader Guide

Monday, January 9, 2017

With East Lansing's City Council set tomorrow night to possibly make some big decisions about the redevelopment proposal for the blighted area downtown, ELi's Alice Dreger explains the basics and the complications.

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