February 6, 2014

Downtown Market thriving in Grand Rapids

From Crain's Detroit Business -
"The Downtown Market, which opened to overflow crowds last Labor Day weekend, was intended to be a "a gritty urban experience that also supported local agriculture," said David Frey, a co-chair of Grand Action, the nonprofit that leads much of the economic development activity in downtown Grand Rapids and led fundraising for the market's construction. The early indication, Frey said, is that what they intended is what they got: an urban experience that not only is supporting agriculture but one that also is helping grow small businesses and clean up a Grand Rapids neighborhood that had been badly in need of improvement."
Read the entire article HERE.


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