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Kalamazoo State Theatre renovates, reworks marquee

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Kalamazoo’s State Theatre is spending money to make money. Executive director Stephanie Hinman is in the midst of a renovation at the historic theatre that includes refurbishment and relamping of the marquee, removal of old curtains, rearrangement of some seating, cleaning and repair of dressing rooms, removal of old fixtures and replacement of cables behind the scenes. The work started with fixes that addressed the…

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What is a CERTIFIED PROPERTY MANAGER?

A Certified Property Manager® (CPM®) is a real estate professional designation awarded by the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) and recognized by the National Association of Realtors® (NAR®). It is considered to be one of the industry’s most prestigious real estate management designations. The CPM designation signifies years of experience, education and expert knowledge of managing large property portfolios. IREM is an affiliate of the National Association of Realtors®, serving as an…

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From Earth Fare to Hilton Homewood Suites, development brisk on Westnedge corridor

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As the retail economy in Portage continues to expand retailers are looking for ways to enter the market. “Currently, there are more retailers looking to enter our market than there are  good options available,” says Cole Rathbun, Marketing and Leasing Associate for Hinman Co. One of the places they are finding options is on the Westnedge Avenue retail corridor from Kilgore Road to I-94. The…

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Mortgage Lender Moves Headquarters

A national mortgage lender has a new headquarters in the region after years of growth. AmeriFirst Home Mortgage, founded in 1983, has moved out of its 12,000-square-feet space in Portage, at 616 W. Centre Ave., into a 21,827-square-feet space in Kalamazoo, at 950 Trade Centre Way. “This is an exciting time for the AmeriFirst team,” said Mark Jones, president and co-founder, AmeriFirst Home Mortgage. “We…

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Hinman attracts supermarket for natural, organic food

By December Portage will be the home for Earth Fare, a supermarket of natural and organic food. The first Michigan store for the retailer that started in 1975 in Asheville, N.C., has locations across the Midwest and Southeast and calls itself “The Healthy Supermarket” will open in a new shopping center at the southwest corner of Kilgore Road and Westnedge Avenue, near Lowe’s. Earth Fare…

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Success at Portage’s Trade Centre development attracts Hilton Homewood Suites

Portage, Michigan Veteran real estate developers, Roger Hinman (The Hinman Company) and Joe Gesmundo (AVB), are pleased to announce the Hilton Homewood Suites will be the second hotel to be developed at Trade Centre.  The first hotel, a Courtyard by Marriott, opened in October of 2013.  The Homewood Suites will have 97 rooms with all of the typical amenities of the brand.  The hotels add…

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Hinman Company Wins “2013 Project of the Year” from Commercial Alliance of Realtors West Michigan

Project Overview: Michigan was competing with several other states to secure 500 new jobs from a major international company. Near the end of the process, Michigan had all but lost the opportunity. Hinman flew out west to meet with company executives and brought them back to West Michigan to show them how all their objectives could be met. Lease execution, incentive procurement, land acquisition, construction,…

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Hinman Assists Call Center To Create 500 New Jobs in Grand Rapids Region

Megan Sall with The Right Place credits Hinman with assisting the local economic development agency in persuading Teleperformance to locate in Grand Rapids.  “Hinman played a meaningful role in working with Teleperformance executives in addressing their physical and economic needs for a facility.  Without Hinman’s involvement, these 500 jobs may have ended up someplace outside of Michigan.” The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with The…

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Hinman Redevelops Former Battle Creek Furniture Row Building

5475 Beckley Road, now known as Minges Shoppes, has been given a facelift by the Hinman Company. This is one of four Battle Creek buildings that have been given a major overhaul in the past three years by Hinman. The former Furniture Row building, located at the corner of Beckley Road and Riverside Drive, sat vacant for years before it was eventually purchased by Hinman…

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Hinman New Office Building Earns LEED Gold Certification

On November 8, 2011, The Hinman Company received notification from the Green Building Certification Institute that its’ newly constructed two story, 24,000 square-foot office building located at 610 S. Burdick Street in downtown Kalamazoo, Michigan, achieved the designation of Leadership in Energy Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification.  According to LEED Projects & Case Study Directory the project is the first newly constructed office building in…

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