The redevelopment concept known as Park Place has headed in a direction we’ve never seen before – with a complex and exclusive Purchase & Sale Agreement being negotiated before the project has even been formally proposed. What's going on?
Looks like a call for proposals is going to go out to developers interested in doing the next big redevelopment project downtown. Why does the owner of Dublin Square want to skip that step? ELi's Alice Dreger reports.
Now that Lime scooters have dropped in East Lansing, the City is under increased pressure to figure out what (if anything) to do about regulating the riding and parking of electric scooters. Alice Dreger reports.
At long last, it looks like the “Park District” development is finally happening. The current developer has reached a deal with previous owner Scott Chappelle, and all that's left is state-level approval of the tax incentives. ELi's Dan Totzkay reports.
Those vacant properties downtown? It's looking like redevelopment there may actually happen. ELi's Dan Totzkay brings you the latest, and tells you how you can weigh in before City Council votes on final approvals.
The Mayor Pro Tem questions whether there's really been a downturn in business downtown during construction, while two other members of Council advocate for more free parking downtown to try to rescue struggling shops and restaurants. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.
Two members of City Council have effectively decided not to allow the sale of medical marijuana in East Lansing. A local lawyer may try to enable voters to override that decision. ELi's Dan Totzkay reports.
Developer Paul Vlahakis, who wants to enter into a $100 million deal with the City, has provided ELi a statement responding to charges that his companies have a history of tax delinquencies and addressing his dismissed libel suit against the Lansing City Pulse.
Local developer Paul Vlahakis wants to build a major new redevelopment just west of Abbot Road, including a 12-screen movie theater, automated parking, and lots of apartments. And he wants to move fast. ELi's Chris Root reports.
The downturn in business caused by Center City District construction has cost local small downtown businesses millions of dollars and may yet cause the death of several, one local business owner told East Lansing’s City Council last night. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.
Reviewing the proposal formally for the first time, East Lansing's City Council voted 4-0 last night to approve DRW/Convexity's latest plans for the vacant lots downtown. What was approved, and why can't construction start now? ELi's Dan Totzkay reports.