The Grand Rapids 2030 District is a groundbreaking, private and public led, collaborative high-performance building district focused on fostering a sustainable, efficient, thriving downtown Grand Rapids.

The Grand Rapids 2030 District launched on Monday, 12/14/15 with 39 founding members including 20 building owners representing 61 buildings and 9,975,420 ft2 of downtown real estate. 


Map of the Grand Rapids 2030 District



The Grand Rapids 2030 District Leadership Council: 

  • Chair, Drew Coppess, 616 Development
  • Vice Chair, Eddie Tadlock, SMG DeVos Place
  • Secretary, Scott Ferguson, Rockford Construction
  • Treasurer, Keith Winn, Catalyst Partners
  • Director, Cheri Holman, U.S. Green Building Council of West Michigan​
  • Suzanne Schulz, City of Grand Rapids
  • David Bell, Progressive AE
  • Dan Scripps, Institute for Energy Innovation
  • Sarah Chartier, Spectrum Health
  • Nate Carver, CMS Energy

Property Owners:

  • 20 Monroe Live
  • 616 Lofts, Inc
  • Amway Grand Plaza Hotel
  • Catalyst Partners
  • City of Grand Rapids
  • DeVos Place
  • Front Street Properties (Christman Company)
  • General Services Administration (Gerald R Ford Federal Building)
  • Grand Rapids Art Museum
  • Grand Rapids Downtown Market
  • Grand Rapids Public Schools
  • Grand Valley State University
  • JW Marriott
  • Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University
  • Mercy Health Saint Mary’s
  • Rockford Construction
  • Spectrum Health
  • State of Michigan
  • Stella’s Lounge
  • The BOB 
  • The Waldron
  • Van Andel Arena
  • Van Andel Institute
  • Veolia Energy Grand Rapids

 Community Stakeholders:

  • Downtown Grand Rapids, Inc
  • Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association
  • Habitat for Humanity of Kent County
  • Institute for Energy Innovation
  • US Green Building Council of West Michigan
  • West Michigan Environmental Action Council
  • West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum 

Professional Stakeholders:

  • CBS Solar
  • Coffman Electrical Equipment
  • Consumers Energy
  • DTE Energy
  • Energy Alliance Group
  • Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber, Inc.
  • Interface H2O, LLC
  • Integrated Architecture
  • Lean & Green Michigan
  • Midwest Energy Group
  • Natura Architectural Consulting
  • Occupant Care Inc. 
  • Progressive AE
  • TowerPinkster

The Grand Rapids 2030 District is facilitated by the U.S. Green Building Council of West Michigan.


For more information, contact us at and follow us on Twitter at @GR2030.


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