News & Press - Battle Creek

Thank You for Attending Chamber Southwest Michigan First Connect Event

Thank you to everyone who visited 650 Trade Center last Wednesday to attend the Chamber Southwest Michigan First Connect Event! A big thank you also to Black Rock Bar & Grill- Kalamazoo, Millennium Restaurant Group, & Junior Achievement of Southwest Michigan for your help in making the event a success! For a tour of 650 Trade Centre, please give us a call at 269.342.8600!

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Neighborhood Center Gets New Storefront

Hinman is installing a new storefront façade at “Capital Centre” at 2545 Capital Avenue in Battle Creek. This center is located between Lakeview Square Mall and the Battle Creek Country Club. The new look will modernize the center and improve brand recognition and visibility for those businesses.   The new look of the facade is attributed to the installation of high wall framing and EFIS,…

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Minges Shoppes – A Story of Redevelopment

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Shortly after the United States’ economic market recession in 2009, Furniture Row decided to close three of their Southwest Michigan locations. One of them was on one of the busiest retail corners in Battle Creek. Year after year, the building sat vacant and Battle Creek residents drove by the building wondering why nobody would buy it. To the community members, it was obvious that this…

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The Battle Creek Tower – A story from Roger Hinman

Overview Roger Hinman began his career in real estate in 1967 and founded the Hinman Company in 1977. The company has since established a diverse portfolio of office, retail, and residential properties. Roger has invested in and successfully developed millions of square feet of space in the Midwest; owning over 50 properties throughout Indiana, Illinois and Michigan. The Battle Creek Tower is a 184,000 square…

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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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Kellogg Lease Sparks Interest in Downtown

Developer in the right place, right time People are tipping their hats to Roger Hinman for his successful bid on downtown Battle Creek and the Kellogg Co. Seventeen years ago, the real estate developer purchased his first multistory office building in Battle Creek beside Kellogg’s global headquarters. He hoped to rent to the cereal giant and its contracted employees, but for years the building at…

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