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Sparrow Hospital broke ground on a new renovation project.

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Groundbreaking held for MSU Grand Rapids Research Center

Grand Rapids Research Center Groundbreaking (1)Congrats to the Clark/Rockford Joint Venture team as they broke ground this week at the MSU GRRC project.  The team, which includes Garry Myers, Chad Webster, Jake Jacobitz, Eric Tironi, Larry Smith, Nick Cadwell, along with Sam Clark and Bobby LaLonde, joined Michigan State University officials and others in the groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday.  The $60 million project is being constructed on the former site of the Grand Rapids Press building and will hold prominence on the site as an anchor of the Medical Mile, and will reflect appropriately on Michigan State University and its commitment to the Grand Rapids region.

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CMU Breaks Ground for Biosciences Building


The Central Michigan University Board of Trustees, along with faculty, staff, students, and Clark Vice President Bobby LaLonde, gathered Wednesday at a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the construction of the $95 million Biosciences Building.  The project is the largest in the university’s 120-plus year history.  With four stories and 169,000 square feet, the building will house 40 research faculty, as well as classrooms and laboratories.

Stantec Inc. is the lead architectural firm, which also designed CMU’s education building. Clark Construction Company is the construction manager. Construction of the Biosciences Building is scheduled for completion in September 2016. Students will be able to start taking classes in the new building beginning in January 2017.