Local housing in demand

Conference speakers: Montcalm, Ionia counties ‘have to be ready’ for growing housing demand

Between the urban, high-density cities of Grand Rapids and Lansing, sit two rural counties that couldn’t be more different, though they may actually be closer connected than believed. 

As the second-largest city in Michigan, Grand Rapids boasts a metropolitan population of more than 1 million residents, and with that comes tens of thousands of jobs, commercial and industrial projects and housing developments.