Liberty Hyde Bailey Center Project - A redevelopment project at the former Bailey Community Center site, 300 Bailey St., which includes senior housing, the CAHP offices and a daycare. The project is close to completion.
Park District Planning Area - A proposed redevelopment of the northwest corner of Abbot Road and Grand River Avenue (100-140 W. Grand River) and the parcel at 341-345 Evergreen Avenue, including a mixed use building with apartments and retail, a separate hotel building, and a residential building planned for affordable rental apartments. View Updated Amended Brownfield Plan 11 (9/6/18).
Center City District - A large-scale redevelopment project is underway in the heart of downtown East Lansing at 125, 133, 135 and 201-209 E. Grand River Ave. and the City's Albert Avenue Parking Lot, 200 Albert Ave. The project broke ground in November 2017 and will include senior housing, mixed market housing, street level retail (including the addition of a national grocery and soft goods retailer) and additional public parking.
1100 Trowbridge - A project is currently underway to replace what was the Howard Johnson hotel site at 1100 Trowbridge Road with a four-story, extended-stay hotel with 88 suites, to be operated by Springhill Suites by Marriott, and a single-level retail building.
The Hub - A project is currently underway at the southeast corner of Grand River Avenue and Bogue Street, which will include a 10-story, mixed-use building with 347 market rate apartments, 12,220 square feet of retail and a parking structure with 158 spaces.
Park Place - A development team is working to revise this project into a mixed-use building with residential units, 25 percent of which would be reserved for low to moderate income-qualified tenants as well as 24,000 square feet on the ground floor to house a public market and retail and restaurant space. The concept also includes significant infrastructure upgrades, including the conversion of Evergreen Avenue (north of Albert Avenue) to a pedestrian pathway with an outdoor pavilion, sewer and water main upgrades and an improved connection of Albert Avenue to Valley Court with public parking available underground and in the reformatted City Lot 8. Conceptual plans are available here.
Neighborhood Scale Planning
East Village: A City-initiated and community-planned redevelopment area designated to undergo a dramatic transformation to a vibrant mixed-use neighborhood adjacent to the MSU campus
Avondale Square: A City-initiated, owner-occupied residential redevelopment project in the heart of East Lansing.
Bigger Picture - Master Plan Update: The Master Plan Update has been completed. It is one of the primary tools used to guide decisions that affect future land use and development in the community.
Cultural Economic Development Plan (PDF): Learn more about the Cultural Economic Development Plan for Greater Lansing's Urban Centers and the Plan's vision that "Greater Lansing will be the Midwest's most welcoming and supportive destination for creative innovators and entrepreneurs."
Urban Design Guidelines - The Downtown Development Authority’s document that helps guide decisions about design elements in downtown East Lansing, including decorative paving, site amenities and the addition of public art throughout the downtown.
Technology and Innovation Highlights
Jackson National Life Insurance Company leased and repurposed the former Barnes & Noble building in downtown East Lansing for a new office facility, which provides new full-time and part-time work for area college students and community members.
Lake Lansing Place: The former Blue Cross Blue Shield office site, has been redeveloped into a PNC Bank, a Compass Cancer Center and a third mixed-use building is currently going through the site plan approval process.
The Willows at East Lansing: Trilogy Health Services builds nearly 81,000 square feet of senior living and long term health care facilities. A first addition to the facility is currently under construction.