Construction Update 10-18-19

October 18, 2019

Park District


The Abbot


Concrete pours continue along with wall framing, mechanical, plumbing and electrical work.  Underground infrastructure work at the south end of Evergreen Ave. is  tentatively scheduled to begin on Monday (10/21).  The underground utility work at Evergreen Ave. and W. Grand River Ave. will also require the pedestrian walkway along Grand River Ave. to be closed.  Pedestrian detours will be put in place during the closure. 


The Graduate Hotel


This week at the Graduate Hotel concrete pours took place on level 3, with additional pours scheduled next week (10/21).  Mechanical, Plumbing and Electrical work continues with steel arriving on site the week of 10/21.


Center City


The 12 story Landmark Building is complete. 


The Newman Lofts building is nearing completion and a Temporary Certificate of Occupancy has been issued.  Residents have moved into the apartments.  The parking deck is open and accessible to the public.  Tenant spaces on the ground level are progressing with various general contractors completing this work.  Fosters Coffee is now open. 


The Hub @ East Lansing


Final punch list items have been wrapped up with final landscaping taking place the week of 10/21. 


Thank you for your patience during the construction downtown. Please remember to sign up for downtown East Lansing construction alerts by texting ELBUZZ to 38470. You can also visit to find the latest information about the construction in downtown East Lansing. As always, you can reach the City Construction Communication Team at or (517) 319-6930 with any questions.

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