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Detroit’s new SoMA district!

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The new SoMA (South of Mack Ave.) district in Midtown Detroit will span more than seven acres as a high-end mixed-use development. There are two existing office buildings included in the renovation plan as part of the project. Two secured parking structures are also in the works for the SoMA district and together they will […]

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Adrian Parking Study!

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Rich & Associates recently conducted a study to assess the current and future parking conditions of downtown Adrian, Michigan. The purpose of the study was to; Observe, collect and analyze data to understand the state of the current parking system, identify factors influencing current conditions, understand perception versus actual conditions, project future conditions based on […]

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Back to school university and college spotlight!

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Over the past 25 years Rich & Associates has provided parking consulting, planning and design services to more than 30 college and university campuses across the country. Our experience includes comprehensive parking master planning study, management and operations consulting, and design of new parking facilities. Take a look at some of our featured projects below!

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MSU Grand Rapids Research Center!

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The next phase of MSU’s Grand Rapids Research and Innovation Park moves forward! In September of 2017 a six-story, 162,800-square-foot facility opened its doors in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This new research center located at the corner of Michigan Street and Monroe Avenue in downtown Grand Rapids is known as the MSU Grand Rapids Research Center. […]

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Corktown’s Newest Parking Structure!

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Construction is underway on a new parking structure adjacent to the Corktown Lofts building in Detroit! The Corktown Lofts building in Detroit better known as The Assembly (A Bedrock Property) is a mixed-use space consisting of residential, office, and retail space that combined totals 160,000 square feet in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood. This reformed four-story commercial […]

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Returning to where it all began!

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Rich & Associates, as consultants to Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, is participating in the renovations and upgrades to a 1920’s era parking garage in downtown Detroit at the intersection of Cass Avenue and Lafayette. Improvements underway include exterior and interior structural repairs, façade improvements, new lighting, parking equipment and signage. Why is this interesting? Well, […]

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500 Pearl prepares for a grand opening!

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Construction crews are finishing up work and officials are preparing to open a 12-story tower at 500 Pearl in Downtown Buffalo. This new structure known as “500 Pearl” includes a six-level parking ramp with 390-spaces, 110 hotel rooms, high-end apartments, 52,000 sq. ft. of office space, and restaurant and retail spaces. Guests and apartment tenants […]

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The South Parking Deck is Complete!

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In early 2018 we reported on the groundbreaking of the South Parking Deck at the newly renovated First Center Building (across the street from our offices) right here in Southfield, MI. Beaumont Health, a nonprofit hospital headquartered in Royal Oak, MI., is consolidating its shared services employees from 16 different locations to the building now […]