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Innovative Solutions for Manufacturers

Posted on May 5, 2017KCichon

Construction related to the manufacturing and warehousing industry in West Michigan is again on the rise. After the economic downturn in 2007-2009, many manufacturers cut production, capital spending on buildings and infrastructure and made do with their current facilities. Since… Read More

Safety is Our #1 Focus

Posted on May 5, 2017KCichon

Construction workers are faced daily with situations that could become hazardous if not properly trained and equipped. Some of these hazards include fall of all kinds, unguarded tools, being struck by construction equipment, electrocutions, and dangerous substances such as dust or… Read More

Wolverine Hires Eight New Employees

Posted on May 3, 2017KCichon

Wolverine Building Group welcomes eight new employees to our team and will continue hiring throughout 2017. Richard L. Robbins Jr. joins Wolverine Building Group as a Project Manager. Richard has 12 years of experience and is LEED Accredited, OSHA Safety Certified,… Read More

If Walls Could Talk

Posted on January 26, 2017KCichon

In Marquette, Michigan there stands a stately old building which, once full of life, now stands empty. Holy Family Orphanage was built in 1915 through the patronage of a Marquette Catholic Diocese Bishop, who payed about $100,000 for its construction…. Read More

Breaking Ground at Executive Parkway

Posted on August 4, 2015NHansen

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan – August 4, 2015 As their president Brad Knoth would say, “If we don’t have relationships, we have nothing.” This is the approach of the customer-driven team at Advantage Label & Packaging, Inc. as they start construction… Read More

Major Renovation Complete at GVSU

Posted on October 1, 2014NHansen

October 10, 2014 (Allendale, MI) – Wolverine Building Group is pleased to announce the completion of the James H. Zumberge Hall Addition and Renovation project at Grand Valley State University’s Allendale campus. The James H. Zumberge Library has been a… Read More

Construction Begins at HopCat Indianapolis

Posted on May 15, 2014NHansen

Indianapolis, IN – (June 3, 2014) BarFly Ventures, LLC, and Wolverine Building Group have begun construction for the first location of HopCat in Indianapolis, IN. HopCat’s Indianpolis location will be part of the Broad Ripple Parking Garage and Shops, just… Read More

WBG Remembers Founder Jim Bouwman

Posted on May 15, 2014NHansen

Grand Rapids, MI – (May 15, 2014) Wolverine Building Group would like to publicly express our gratitude to one of our founders, Jim Bouwman, as we remember him upon his passing. Mr. Bouwman passed away this April at the age… Read More

New Life for Riverside Elementary School

Posted on May 2, 2014NHansen

Grand Rapids, MI – (May 8, 2014).  The former Riverside Elementary School will soon undergo a major transformation into a Vista Springs senior housing and care community.  Integral to its operations will be a wellness center offering comprehensive rehabilitation programs… Read More

GROUNDBREAKING AT APPLE BLOSSOM APARTMENTS

Posted on May 28, 2013Bevelwise

Apple Blossom Apartments Groundbreaking Ceremony Contact: Ron Basso 906.265.4410 The City of Iron River, the Iron River Downtown Development Authority and Tim Hovey of the Gryphon Group is pleased to announce a groundbreaking and ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the… Read More

WOLVERINE WELCOMES NEW STAFF

Posted on May 17, 2013Bevelwise

Wolverine Building Group Welcomes New Employees Grand Rapids, MI – (July 10, 2013) Wolverine Building Group is pleased to welcome a new assistant project manager and a new project superintendent to our team. Landon Jones joins Wolverine’s multi-family division to… Read More

KENT MANUFACTURING EXPANDS

Posted on May 17, 2013Bevelwise

Local Manufacturing Company Expands June 18, 2013 (Grand Rapids, MI) – Kent Manufacturing and Wolverine Building Group are pleased to announce the completion of Kent Manufacturing’s expanded manufacturing space and new, modern offices. General contractor Wolverine Building Group design-built the… Read More

WOLVERINE’S VP JOINS MHPN BOARD

Posted on May 17, 2013Bevelwise

Wolverine’s VP Joins MHPN Board Grand Rapids, MI – (May 14, 2013) Wolverine Building Group is pleased to announce that our Vice President, Aaron Jonker, has been elected to the board of the Michigan Historic Preservation Network. Aaron Jonker has… Read More

RESTORATION OF HARRIS BUILDING BEGINS

Posted on May 17, 2013Bevelwise

Restoration of Harris Building Begins Grand Rapids, MI – (May 17, 2013) Developer Harris Lofts, LLC and Wolverine Building Group have begun the initial stages to restore the historic Harris Building in downtown Grand Rapids, located at 111 S. Division…. Read More

CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON MARKETPLACE AT DELTA

Posted on May 17, 2013Bevelwise

Construction Begins for Marketplace at Delta May 17, 2013 (Delta Township, MI) – Wolverine Building Group is pleased to announce that construction has begun on the Marketplace at Delta retail development in Delta Township, MI. General contractor Wolverine Building Group, based… Read More

MAJOR RENOVATIONS AT GVSU

Posted on March 28, 2013Bevelwise

Major Renovations Begin at GVSU March 27, 2013 (Allendale, MI) – Wolverine Building Group is pleased to announce the start of the James H. Zumberge Hall Addition and Renovation project at Grand Valley State University’s Allendale campus. Along with architect… Read More

WOLVERINE WELCOMES NEW PROJECT MANAGER

Posted on March 11, 2013Bevelwise

Wolverine Building Group Welcomes New Project Manager Grand Rapids, MI – (March 11, 2013) Wolverine Building Group is pleased to welcome a new project manager to our team. Jason S. Barnes joins our Multi-Family Division as a Project Manager to oversee construction… Read More

HISTORIC CHURCH TO BE TRANSFORMED

Posted on January 18, 2013Bevelwise

Bethel Pentecostal Church to Undergo Major Transformation Into Multifamily Housing in East Hills Area January 18, 2013 (Grand Rapids, MI) – Brookstone Capital, Wolverine Building Group, and Progressive AE are pleased to announce an adaptive re-use renovation that will transform… Read More

COTTAGE 36 RENOVATED & OPEN

Posted on October 15, 2012Bevelwise

“Cottage 36” Renovated and Open October 15, 2012 (Traverse City, MI) – Owners Mike and Bob Jacobson and general contractor Wolverine Building Group are pleased to announce the grand opening of Cottage 36 at Grand Traverse Commons, the latest in… Read More

CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON RANDALL RESIDENCE

Posted on June 1, 2012Bevelwise

Construction Begins on the Randall Residences Tipp City, OH – (June 1, 2012) Wolverine Building Group and developer The Granger Group are pleased to announce the groundbreaking of the new Randall Residences assisted living facility in Tipp City, Ohio. Wolverine… Read More

MUSKEGON SSA OPENS NEW OFFICE DOWNTOWN

Posted on May 23, 2012Bevelwise

Muskegon Social Security Administration Moves Downtown Muskegon, MI – (May 23, 2012) The staff of the Muskegon branch of the Social Security Administration are pleased to announce they are moving to a new building at 340 Morris in downtown Muskegon…. Read More

GRAND OPENING OF MORTON TOWNSHIP LIBRARY

Posted on May 4, 2012Bevelwise

Morton Township Library Celebrates Grand Opening Mecosta, MI – (April 27, 2012) Morton Township Library is pleased to announce the grand opening and dedication of their renovated and expanded facility at 110 South James Street in Mecosta, Michigan. Wolverine Building… Read More

CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL CERTIFIED LEED GOLD

Posted on April 27, 2012Bevelwise

Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Awarded Prestigious LEED Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council GRAND RAPIDS, Mich, April 20, 2012 – Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital recently received LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED is… Read More