News From Downtown

September 13, 2019
Boji Group plans completion of $20M Farnum building rehab in Lansing by late 2020
Developers with the Boji Group plan to complete a $20 million renovation project at the Farnum office building downtown by late 2020.

City Council approved a 21-year brownfield tax incentive plan this week, which would allow the developers to defer $2.8 million in property taxes and use that money for asbestos cleanup, demolition,...

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September 10, 2019
Rotary Park seen as catalyst for downtown development
Lansing's newest beach front property is now officially open. News 10 was at the grand opening of Lansing's new Rotary Park.

But Rotary Park’s grand opening is more than just a beach party; it's a night to help showcase Downtown Lansing’s potential.

"I really like the light at forest, I like the beach, I love the...

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September 6, 2019
Finding the soul of Lansing in a pinch
Lansing’s attractions and culture are ripe for the taking. However, it doesn’t hurt to have a few maneuvers planned to maximize 48 hours in the capital. I get to see my father for about two weeks a year. One week I spend with him in the city of Chengdu, China, where he has worked as a mold engineer for 10 years.

The other...

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September 6, 2019
Rotary Park Grand Opening
Join the City of Lansing for a party to celebrate the grand opening of Rotary Park on the Lansing Riverfront, Tuesday, September 10 at 6 p.m.
There will be exciting activities throughout the evening including:
Yard games
Live bands
Food trucks
Specialty cocktails
$5 kayak rides
And more!

The Lansing Riverfront is a...

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September 5, 2019
Impression 5's newest exhibit features million-year-old fossils and an enormous mastodon puzzle
Experience the Ice Age at a comfortable 70 degrees with Impression 5’s latest exhibit. “Ice Age: Frozen Secrets” features 3D-generated sabertooth cats, mammoths, giant sloths and more. An enormous mastodon puzzle will be on display as well as million-year-old fossils to touch.

Human life during the ice age will also...

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August 29, 2019
Downtown Lansing Recognizes Volunteers and Businesses at Annual Awards Evening
Volunteers and business leaders in the Capital City were recognized Wednesday evening for their efforts to shape a vibrant, thriving, and diverse downtown experience as part of Downtown Lansing Inc’s (DLI) annual meeting celebration. The event was held at Lansing Brewing Company, and coordinated by DLI’s Organization Committee....

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June 14, 2019
Grand Avenue parking structure gets facelift with new mural
Part of the North Grand Ramp parking structure, on Grand Avenue and Ottawa Street, is getting wrapped in a colorful vinyl design by a local artist.

Read More at lansingcitypulse.com

April 25, 2019
Boji Group plans revamp of Farnum Building after $4.5 million sale
The Boji Group has purchased the Billie S. Farnum Building from the state for $4.5 million.

Read More at lansingstatejournal.com

April 25, 2019
Courtyard by Marriott will be the first full-service hotel to open downtown in 33 years
For the first time in more than three decades, downtown Lansing will welcome a new full-service hotel.

Read More at lansingstatejournal.com

April 22, 2019
Good Slice Pizza to open on Michigan Avenue, serve TurboChef oven-fired pies by the slice
A pizza restaurant that vows to be different than others in the area has plans to open across from the Lansing Center on May 17.

Read More at lansingstatejournal.com

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