News Releases

Design Within Reach opens in Breton Village

April 15, 2022

Design Within in Reach has opened its latest store in CWD's Breton Village. DWR is owned by West Michigan-based company, MillerKnoll, a combination of Herman Miller & Knoll.

“With a... Read More

Periwinkle Fog Gift & Gallery in the Ledyard Building

April 10, 2022

Periwinkle Fog is a gift & gallery retail location in the historic Ledyard Building in downtown Grand Rapids. The 'Globally Inspired | Locally Discovered' central theme provides unique... Read More

What to Expect from Barrio Tacos

April 3, 2022

Jake Hawley, owner of Barrio Tacos takes a moment to let the public in on what to expect from the new restaurant.


Another 111 Lyon Project Update

April 22, 2021
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LOVESAC opens in Gaslight Village

April 15, 2022

Based in Stamford, Connecticut, The Lovesac Company is a technology driven company that designs, manufactures and sells unique, high quality furniture derived through its... Read More

Alpine Retail Center now completely leased with the addition of The UPS Store

December 28, 2021

CWD is proud to welcome The UPS Store as a new business soon to be operating out of 3450 Alpine Ave NW. The Alpine Retail Center is located in the high traffic retail corridor in Walker,... Read More

Terra Bagels to Open in Downtown Grand Rapids

November 7, 2021

CWD Real Estate Investment is excited to welcome Terra Bagels to 40 Pearl- Michigan Trust Building in Downtown Grand Rapids at the street front corner of Pearl & Ottawa. They will be... Read More

Contemporary Seafood Restaurant to Open in Downtown Grand Rapids

August 26, 2021
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DGX Opens First Michigan Location in Downtown Grand Rapids

June 22, 2021
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Bobcat Bonnie’s to Open First West Michigan Location

June 16, 2021
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Kesslers Diamonds to Open 8th Store

May 11, 2021
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Barrio Tacos to Open Doors in Downtown Grand Rapids

April 21, 2021
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Installation Brings Splash of Color to Grand Rapids Skies

January 22, 2021

The Color the Skyline installation has landed in Downtown Grand Rapids as a part of this year's World of Winter event. The installation places 10 colorful inflatables on the rooftops of... Read More

Meet Some of the New Local Businesses Near You

November 18, 2020
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Tours Around Michigan Shares Grand Rapids Ghost Stories

October 28, 2020
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Spin Scooters Land in Downtown Grand Rapids

October 9, 2020
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Insurance Group Moves Headquarters to Downtown Grand rapids

September 30, 2020
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Project Update: 111 Lyon Retail

September 15, 2020
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2757 44th St Welcomes Local Restaurant

August 28, 2020
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West Michigan Boutique Moves to Breton Village

July 16, 2020
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Insurance Provider to Relocate in Downtown Grand Rapids

June 8, 2020

CWD & Artists Partner to Bring Murals to Boarded Storefronts in Downtown Grand Rapids

June 4, 2020

RC Caylan Atelier Announces Flagship Store at Breton Village

May 21, 2020
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DreamScape Desserts Opens Its First Retail Location on Alpine

February 6, 2020

World of Winter Returns to Grand Rapids

January 17, 2020

Texas de Brazil to Anchor 111 Lyon Retail Development

December 17, 2019

Trellis Settles Into 37 Ottawa

November 22, 2019

Cycling Studio to Open Flagship Location at Breton Village

November 14, 2019

CWD Real Estate Investment Announces Plans for Re-Imagined Downtown Retail Development

November 8, 2019

Madewell Opens First West Michigan Location at Breton Village

October 24, 2019

Forty Pearl Expands Menu and Hours

September 25, 2019

Bowdie’s Chophouse Opens Its Doors in East Grand Rapids

September 24, 2019

RC Caylan Showcases Latest Collection With Benefit Show

September 12, 2019

Waxing Studio Makes Move to Breton Village

August 24, 2019

Grand Rapids-based body waxing studio, Waxology, will open its doors at Breton Village this Fall, joining a growing roster of specialty retail space in Grand Rapids.

Waxology specializes... Read More

UICA’s ArtWorks Program Brings New Mural to The Gallery Apartments

August 23, 2019

Restaurant Week GR Kicks Off 10th Year

August 1, 2019

Next week, Restaurant Week GR... Read More

The Convenience of Being Downtown

July 10, 2019

169 Monroe's central location... Read More

Cafe De Miro Opens Doors at Breton Village

May 20, 2019

Cafe De Miro has officially... Read More

Approaching Imperfection With Appreciation

May 14, 2019

CWD Real Estate & AC Hotel Grand Rapids Downtown to Host Fundraiser at Newly Renovated 37 Ottawa

May 8, 2019

CWD Real Estate Investment and AC... Read More

Historic Renovation Scheduled for Completion in Downtown Grand Rapids

May 1, 2019

After 7 years of planning and... Read More

CWD Real Estate Offers Short-Term Housing in Downtown Grand Rapids

April 26, 2019

The Gallery and The Rowe are now... Read More

The Vision for 37 Ottawa and 50 Monroe

April 4, 2019

Senior Construction Manager of... Read More

Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce Talks Working and Collaborating Downtown

March 4, 2019

The Calder Plaza Building,... Read More

Boyne Country Sports to Open Store in Grand Rapids

February 21, 2019

Boyne Country Sports has... Read More

Metro Detroit’s Buddy’s Pizza to Open Its Doors in Grand Rapids

January 22, 2019

Detroit-style pizza fans:... Read More

nexVortex Relocates to Larger Space in Downtown Grand Rapids

January 15, 2019

nexVortex, the leading cloud... Read More

Truscott Rossman Talks Being Downtown at the Ledyard Building (125 Ottawa)

October 30, 2018

Located at 125 Ottawa, the... Read More

CWD Celebrates 10 Years of Real Estate in Grand Rapids

October 8, 2018

CWD Real Estate Investment is... Read More

37 Ottawa and 50 Monroe Progress Report

August 29, 2018

Since last Spring, CWD has been... Read More

Starbucks to Open New Location in Breton South Village

August 28, 2018

Global coffee company,... Read More

CWD Hosts Community Blood Drive in Grand Rapids

July 26, 2018

On August 21st, CWD Real Estate... Read More

Clean Juice Opens First Michigan Location in Grand Rapids

July 16, 2018

Clean Juice is bringing... Read More

CoreLife Eatery Brings Fresh, Organic Meals to Grand Rapids

July 12, 2018

Grand Rapids Loses Over 500 Parking Spaces

April 16, 2018

With the closure of two parking lots in the heart of downtown, parking in Grand Rapids has become difficult to come by.

The decision to close the Area 4 and 5 parking lots comes in... Read More

CWD Real Estate Investment Secures the Calder Plaza Building

December 1, 2014

CWD Real Estate Investment (CWD) announced today that it has purchased one of the largest buildings in the city – the Calder Plaza Building at 250 Monroe NW in downtown Grand Rapids,... Read More

Tom+Chee Coming to CWD’s Bucktown Shopping Center in Grandville, Michigan

September 30, 2014

An emerging restaurant brand that has been featured on ABC’s “Shark Tank” and “The Chew,” the Travel Channel’s “Man v Food Nation” and “Amazing Eats,” and whose Grilled Cheese Donut was... Read More