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From blight to business: Zeeland project awarded $500K grant

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ZEELAND, Mich. (WOOD) — A project that will double the size of a development in downtown Zeeland is getting state support.

Tuesday, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s Strategic Fund Board approved a grant of up to $500,000 to GL Rentals, LLC for the building expansion at 238 E. Main Street.


(An image provided by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation shows the spot for the expansion of a mixed-use building in downtown Zeeland.)

The first phase of the project started in 2018 when crews demolished a blighted property on the adjacent lot and constructed a building with ground floor office space and three apartments on the top floor.

The funding approved Tuesday will help cover the cost of constructing a two-story addition, which will allow Commercial Wealth Management to expand its ground floor offices in the original building, and create six one-bedroom apartments on the upper…

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