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Best Pizza in Grand Rapids

Sauce. Crust. Cheese. No matter what your favorite topping are, all pizzas are judged on the right amount of zesty tomato sauce, freshly shredded cheese and the right amount of chewiness and crispness in the crust. Forget the chains, this post recognizes the local establishments around town that make traditional pizza in a deck oven […]

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Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids

Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids

Written by Ryan Ogle Located in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids, the Van Andel Arena forever changed the entertainment options for West Michigan and has helped make Grand Rapids the city it is today. Opened in 1996, this highly-anticipated arena has hosted presidential campaigns, basketball games, arena football games, hockey games, wrestling matches, musical […]

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10 Favorite Breakfast Places In Grand Rapids

10 FAVORITE BREAKFAST PLACES IN GRAND RAPIDS Written by Ryan Ogle Fried. Buttered. Crispy. Smoky. Stuffed. Greasy. Filling. These are some of the words we look for in a breakfast. Maybe we need some sustenance to nourish us from last night’s adventures. Maybe we are looking to take friends from out-of-town to our favorite place. […]

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March 2017 Market Stats

The market stats are in and they are looking very good for people wanting the most out of their homes. Inventory is down below one month (29 days) in Kent County. Interest rates are still at an all time low and the surplus of buyers is creating a market that demands skills to navigate. >> […]

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5 Great Farm to Table Restaurants in Grand Rapids

It should be refreshing to know that there are restaurants out there that work directly with local farmers to produce quality meals at an affordable price. The farm to table movement is much needed in today’s fast-paced, always growing, always moving world. Grand Rapids is lucky to have some great places to eat that embrace […]

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Freyling Mendels | Wealthy Street Apartments

There has been a lot of buzz going around the new development being built in the Wealthy Street Business District, and rightly so. Freyling Mendels is a mixed use apartment complex with a commercial retail and space for a restaurant. Coming from a rich historic background, the name Freyling Mendels gives homage to the past […]

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Weekend Events – March 30th to April 2

So many great things happening this weekend! Couple things to take note of – Wealthy Theater is holding the GRLAFF. If you’re a pet lover, we expect to see you at the Pet Expo. We also have the Griffin’s fundraiser for the kitties. All great events, hope you have a great weekend! Friday – Mar 31, […]

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We continue our positive growth!

A big thanks to the Grand Rapids Business Journal for this write-up! We strive to make sure our relationships continue to impact positively in our communities. http://www.grbj.com/articles/87584-blu-house-properties-continues-expansion If you have questions about how we can help connect you with any of our sister companies, call us at 616-288-2801. For more information on One Bourbon, visit […]

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Real Estate Market Update | Feb 2017

The Grand Rapids Association of Realtors® has just released the housing numbers for Feb 2017. Here are some down and dirty numbers: Compared to last year, we had even fewer single-family homes on the market, down by almost 12% Residential closed sales were down from this time last year as well, just over 8% under […]

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Weekend Events: March 3rd to 5th

Looks like some decent weather this weekend! Lots of things happening in Grand Rapids this weekend. One of the biggest events is the Bid for Bachelors and Bachelorettes that goes to help the local Friends and Families of Cystic Fibrosis at the JW Marriot. We are proud that two of our agents have stepped up and […]

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