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).
565 E. Grand River Avenue - The project will include a five-story, mixed-use building with the Broad Art Museum at MSU's B2 Art Lab on the first floor and residential apartments above. Construction is close to completion, with the B2 Art Lab expected to open in spring 2018.
Costco - Construction is complete on a 156,170-square-foot Costco Wholesale Warehouse (with an attached tire center) at 5800 Park Lake Road, which opened in December 2017. The project also includes a freestanding gasoline and diesel fueling facility and three outlots for future development.
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 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 - This project, located in the East Village Zoning District, 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.
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 is underway. 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.