Facilities Planning

GVSU to develop pedestrian mall on Pew Grand Rapids campus

Grand Valley will transform Mount Vernon Avenue in downtown Grand Rapids into a pedestrian campus, featuring a pathway, green space and a bike trail.

Feb 26, 2021

Lake Huron Hall reopens after major renovation

Lake Huron Hall, one of the original buildings on the Allendale Campus, has reopened after a major renovation with new offices and classrooms and redesigned study spaces.

Nov 3, 2020

Former head of Facilities Planning to be inducted into Sustainable Business Hall of Fame

James Moyer, former associate vice president for Facilities Planning, will be inducted into the Sustainable Business Hall of Fame by the West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum.

Sep 25, 2020

Construction on DeVos Center for Interprofessional Health to be completed on schedule

Due to COVID-19, contractors and subcontractors working on campus construction and renovation projects could not perform work for six to eight weeks, but a major project is scheduled to open on time.

Jun 19, 2020

Park-like atmosphere planned for roadway on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus

Green space with benches, a walking path and bike trail may replace a stretch of roadway in front of the L. William Seidman Center on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus.

Feb 19, 2020

Lake Huron Hall getting a new look on the inside

Lake Huron Hall, one of the first academic buildings on the Allendale Campus, is undergoing a transformation. The building is being gutted for a complete renovation and will reopen in August 2020.

Dec 12, 2019

Campus Drive to close for construction beginning May 6

The main road through the Allendale Campus (North and South Campus Drive) will be closed from May 6-August 9 due to construction. Crews will be making improvements to prepare for The Rapid's new Laker Line.

Apr 29, 2019

Haas Center for Performing Arts receives LEED® Silver status

The Thomas J. and Marcia J. Haas Center for Performing Arts on the Allendale Campus has been awarded LEED® Silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council, demonstrating the university's commitment to sustainable progress through innovative design and construction.

Jul 17, 2018

Longtime head of Facilities Planning to retire

James Moyer, associate vice president for Facilities Planning and member of the President's Cabinet, will retire March 31. During Moyer's 22-year career at Grand Valley, he managed the development of more than 4 million square feet of expansion at the university, including major building projects at the Allendale and Grand Rapids campuses and centers in Muskegon.

Mar 9, 2018

Construction updates, Student Services addition begins

Construction on an addition to the Student Services building will begin the week of September 11.

Sep 7, 2017