Author: nbopp

Articles by nbopp

  • Western Michigan Focuses on Livability—and Millennials on the Move
    Published on April 30, 2018 in Development
    Western Michigan—which includes Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Holland, and Kalamazoo—has a long history in agribusiness. But the region also has rapidly growing life sciences clusters specializing in everything from medical equipment and surgical devices, to a robust manufacturing sector, focused on metals, plastics, biopharmaceuticals, and automotive products, as well as office furniture.
  • Detroit’s Parks Turn Winter Months into Placemaking Opportunity
    Published on March 05, 2018 in Inside ULI
    Thoughtful placemaking is fundamental to the success of any economically and socially viable city. Detroit’s downtown parks are both public assets and important attractions throughout each of Michigan’s four seasons.