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December 14, 2010

Warner’s Byl Lauded for Brownfield Redevelopment Work

Three new brownfield projects in West Michigan received brownfield MBT credits to support their redevelopment – thanks to the work of John V. Byl, a partner at the law firm of Warner Norcross & Judd LLP. Recognized as one of the leading brownfield experts in the state, Byl was instrumental in securing funds for the following projects:

  • Building the BOBville extension on Monroe to expand the popular BOB entertainment complex; project is expected to generate $20 million in new investment and 247 jobs
  • Developing the urban market on Ionia SW, which will be patterned after successful multi-vendor, year-round fresh food markets across the country, generating more than $31 in new private investment and creating 290 jobs
  • Removing a facility on Front Street to make way for the new Seidman School of Business and Center for Entrepreneurship, which will generate $51 million in new private investment and create 165 jobs.

"The brownfield redevelopment projects announced today are the latest examples of Michigan's efforts to repurpose blighted, contaminated or functionally obsolete properties across the state," Gov. Jennifer Granholm said in a press release. "These incentives will spur redevelopment of properties that have often been underutilized for years, transforming our urban centers and fueling growth in communities across the state. At the same time, these incentives help companies to create new job opportunities as they expand in Michigan."

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