820 Monroe NW breathes new life as 616 Lofts on Monroe

The building that sits at 820 Monroe NW in Grand Rapids has a rich history as a vital part of Furniture City, USA. The building served as an industrial hub for several different businesses throughout much of the 20th century.

Back on Your Feet: What GR is doing to combat homelessness

June 24th, 2015 Homelessness is an issue that is often ignored by many Americans. Unfortunately, I have been guilty of that same neglect. Growing up in a small Illinois community of about 12,000, homelessness was not a visible issue throughout

616 lofts on Michigan, Chapter 6: plumbing and electric

June 15, 2015 All four building floors have been framed in, and work has begun on the structure of the rooftop deck. Fixtures are currently being installed in preparation for plumbing and electrical work. BE IN THE KNOW. SIGN UP FOR

Second to None: Grand Rapids Local Businesses

June 8th, 2015 New city, new opportunities. That was the mentality I had when moving to Grand Rapids, a place I had never before been. As the new 616 Apprentice, I was eager to dive in and experience the culture

616 Lofts on Monroe, chapter 6: counters and floors

June 3, 2015 Now being installed: counter tops and flooring – in addition to all new exterior windows. BE IN THE KNOW. SIGN UP FOR UPDATES. If you are interested in learning more about this project, please sign up for

Andrew Donsbach, Apprentice

We are excited to introduce our summer apprentice at 616 Lofts — Andrew Donsbach. Andrew will be sharing his perspective as a millennial with us on our community, the city of Grand Rapids and the field of development. Look forward to