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HomeGoods Coming to Portage, MI

The Hinman Company is pleased to announce that HomeGoods, Inc., a home furnishings retailer, is coming to Portage, Michigan as a tenant at the Westnedge@Kilgore shopping center. HomeGoods will be joining Earth Fare and Southern Michigan Bank & Trust as tenants at the shopping center. Hinman will construct a new, 19,000 square-foot retail store for HomeGoods at 5050 S. Westnedge located immediately adjacent to Earth Fare.…

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Hinman Co. proposes redevelopment of Klingman’s Furniture site in Wyoming

WYOMING — A southwest Michigan real estate firm plans to redevelop a key site commercial site along 28th Street SW, according to public documents. Portage-based The Hinman Co. says it wants to acquire the land and building that was previously home to Klingman’s Furniture and Rogers Department Store along 28th Street SW in Wyoming with hopes to redevelop the site into office space for a “national client.” James…

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Developer Begins Apartment Project

A developer is building 20 apartments in the downtown of a lakeshore city. Portage-based Hinman said last week it has begun work on Terrace Plaza Apartments on the top two floors of the Terrace Plaza office building in Muskegon, at 316 Morris Ave. The project should be completed next summer. The project is expected to cost $1.7 million, according to City of Muskegon documents. The…

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A Checklist for an Office Relocation in West Michigan

Moving your company’s office to another building can sometimes be a daunting task. Below is a short checklist to ensure that your move is worry-free. Choose a moving company that has experience with commercial moves. Be sure that they provide you with an insurance certificate and a list of references with that had comparable-sized moves to yours. Coordinate with your property manager on a few…

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The Time Capsule of The Battle Creek Tower

On January 24, 1931, hundreds of spectators gathered in downtown Battle Creek to watch the dedication ceremony for the newly constructed Central National tower. It was quite the event, evidenced by the two radio stations broadcasting to listeners, half a dozen photographers, and even someone with a motion picture camera. At the time, the Central National tower, known today as the Battle Creek Tower, was…

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