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Next phase of MSU's Grand Rapids Research and Innovation Park moves forward - June 6, 2019

A rendering of the new building for the next phase of the Michigan State University Grand Rapids Innovation Park

Michigan State University’s first Public Private Partnership, or P3, is official.

MSU and Health Innovation Partners, a real estate development joint venture between MB Real Estate, Walsh Construction/Walsh Investors and Rockford Construction, have signed a long-term ground lease for the continued development of the Grand Rapids Research Center site. This includes planning construction for a medical innovation building and parking structure.

The P3 is a long-term contract between MSU (public entity) and Health Innovation Partners (private entity) and is a mechanism that enables the delivery of a large infrastructure facility that is funded by the private partner.

Read more - University's first Public Private Partnership

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Phase II announcement - December 14, 2018

Map of current Grand Rapids Research Center lot with two proposed new buildings and a parking deck. The current building is located on the southwest corner of the lot on the corner of Michigan Street and Monroe Avenue. The second building is planned east of the current building. The third building is north of the current building. The parking deck is planned for the northeast corner of the lot. 

The Michigan State University Board of Trustees authorized MSU administration to enter into a Public Private Partnership (P3) for the continued development of the Grand Rapids Research Center (GRRC) site.

Read more - Phase II Announcement

MSU Grand Rapids Research Center 2018 Video