Tom Fehrenbach has been named Director of East Lansing’s Department of Planning, Building & Development, replacing Tim Dempsey. ELi's Alice Dreger brings you perspectives and details on the appointment.
Ruth Beier thinks the DDA properties are the wrong place for a building as tall as those going up along Grand River Avenue. But Mark Meadows wants to hold back on the upzoning in order to use it as a negotiating point with other developers. ELi's Chris Root reports.
This Tuesday, Sept. 10, East Lansing's City Council will decide whether to rezone for big redevelopment just north of Peoples Church. What are seen as the potential benefits of and problems with such rezoning?
With all the problems at The Hub, why would City Council ever approve another project from Core Spaces? In a word, money. ELi brings a report on the residents' complaints, the company's defense, and the Council's response.
Tonight’s “discussion-only” meeting of East Lansing’s City Council is showing a pretty packed agenda, including a number of items that have caused a lot of discussion around town. Here’s a preview from ELi.
Core Spaces, which just opened The Hub along Grand River Avenue, wants to build another project along Bogue Street, with two 14-story buildings to house 1,700 MSU students. ELi brings you the latest proposal's details, renderings, and context.
The lawyer for the eBay auction winner says the $12 million listing is aimed at "investors and non-traditional financiers." Documents obtained via FOIA suggest interest in a quick flip, and possibly a lower cost for environmental cleanup than the City has suggested.
The marijuana industry player who just bought East Lansing's public land on Merritt Road for $1 million via an eBay auction is now listing it for sale for $12 million. ELi's Alice Dreger reports on what we know.
East Lansing's Downtown Development Authority voted 7-4 today to end developers' Royal Vlahakis's exclusive redevelopment deal on the Evergreen Avenue properties. ELi's Chris Root explains the votes and tells you what comes next.
Today was supposed to be an organized move-in day at The Hub. But with the Certificate of Occupancy from the City of East Lansing’s Building Department not being issued until the afternoon, things got a little crazy by evening.
Developers from Royal Apartments and Vlahakis Development will ask Thursday for another round of extensions on their exclusive deal to purchase and redevelop publicly-owned land on Evergreen Avenue. We bring you a special report from ELi's Alice Dreger and Chris Root.
ELPS Superintendent Dori Leyko says the new Donley and Glencairn Elementary Schools will "absolutely" be ready for the new school year's start. We bring you photos by Jim Pivarnik showing the progress.