East Lansing's DDA will likely wait for Council to act on the Royal Vlahakis proposal for the Evergreen properties before it votes whether to invite proposals from other developers. ELi's Chris Root reports.
Developers undertaking the large Red Cedar redevelopment project just over East Lansing’s western border are looking for permission from the City of Lansing to work around the clock. East Lansing's Mayor Mark Meadows is alerting area residents about this.
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.
All on Council stood behind the law's intention. But Ruth Beier called it "another ordinance we can't enforce," and worried it will cost hundreds of thousands of dollars in lawsuits. The City Attorney says we will find out if East Lansing lacks jurisdiction.
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?
ELi's Brad Minor brings us an interview with City Council candidate Warren Stanfield in our ongoing series of candidate profiles. Stanfield hopes to tackle issues of economics, diversity, and transparency, if elected.
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.