red cedar golf course http://michiganradio.org en Former Lansing city golf course closer to becoming a multi-million dollar development http://michiganradio.org/post/former-lansing-city-golf-course-closer-becoming-multi-million-dollar-development <p>A<a href="http://www.mlive.com/lansing-news/index.ssf/2013/12/red_cedar_renaissance_partners.html"> $100 million mixed-use economic development project</a> in Lansing is getting a boost from an Ohio developer.</p><p><a href="http://www.mlive.com/lansing-news/index.ssf/2012/11/expanded_redevelopment_plans_f.html">Voters in Lansing approved putting the old Red Cedar park on the market</a>. The plan has been to create a mix of residential, retail and other commercial space on the land which sits on the border of Lansing and East Lansing.</p> Sat, 14 Dec 2013 22:26:00 +0000 Steve Carmody 15693 at http://michiganradio.org Former Lansing city golf course closer to becoming a multi-million dollar development The future of Lansing's old Red Cedar golf course is on the line Tuesday http://michiganradio.org/post/future-lansings-old-red-cedar-golf-course-line-tuesday <p>Lansing voters will decide next week if they are willing to put 48 acres of an old city golf course up for sale.</p><p></p><p>Voters approved selling 12 acres of the Red Cedar golf course last year. &nbsp;But developers say they need the rest of the park to attract major retailers and other investment.</p><p></p><p>Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero is optimistic that city voters will approve selling the other 48 acres. He expects investment will come quickly, if the land is allowed to be put up for sale.</p><p></p> Sat, 03 Nov 2012 23:22:59 +0000 Steve Carmody 9761 at http://michiganradio.org The future of Lansing's old Red Cedar golf course is on the line Tuesday Development plans for Lansing's old Red Cedar golf course are moving forward http://michiganradio.org/post/development-plans-lansings-old-red-cedar-golf-course-are-moving-forward <p>A proposal to sell more Lansing park land will be on the city council’s agenda next week. &nbsp;&nbsp;If approved, voters will have their say in November.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>The land would be tied to a smaller parcel that Lansing voters approved selling last year.&nbsp; Tue, 21 Aug 2012 02:46:03 +0000 Steve Carmody 8741 at http://michiganradio.org Development plans for Lansing's old Red Cedar golf course are moving forward Deadline day for Lansing's old Red Cedar golf course http://michiganradio.org/post/deadline-day-lansings-old-red-cedar-golf-course <p>Developers have until late this afternoon to submit their ideas for what to do with a former Lansing city golf course.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The twelve acres of the old Red Cedar golf course rests on the border of Lansing and East Lansing.</p><p> Fri, 06 Jul 2012 05:01:01 +0000 Steve Carmody 8161 at http://michiganradio.org Deadline day for Lansing's old Red Cedar golf course City of Lansing officially asks developers for proposals for the old Red Cedar golf course http://michiganradio.org/post/city-lansing-officially-asks-developers-proposals-old-red-cedar-golf-course <p>A major economic development project in Lansing took an important step today. Thu, 07 Jun 2012 20:26:35 +0000 Steve Carmody 7805 at http://michiganradio.org City of Lansing officially asks developers for proposals for the old Red Cedar golf course Lansing voters will decide future of eastside parkland http://michiganradio.org/post/lansing-voters-will-decide-future-eastside-parkland <p>Lansing voters will decide in November if the city can sell 12 acres of city parkland for future private development. A divided city council last night agreed to put the question on the ballot. There&#39;s no developer or actual plan on the table yet for the Red Cedar golf course land.&nbsp;</p><p>Bob Trezise&nbsp;is the president of the Lansing Economic Development Corporation. He says the making the land available will help the city market it to potential developers.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><blockquote><p>&ldquo;It strikes us as a great area to try to develop.&quot;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p></blockquote><p>Several city council members questioned whether the city should focus on getting previous economic development plans working before starting new ones. Councilman Eric Hewitt voted against moving the parkland sale before the voters. He says the city&#39;s track record in similar projects is not good.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><blockquote><p>&quot;We&rsquo;ve had all these other &lsquo;visions&rsquo;&hellip;we&rsquo;ve had lots of &lsquo;gateways&rsquo;&hellip;but none of them have seemed to come about.&rdquo;</p></blockquote><p>Mayor Virg Bernero says the proceeds of the sale of the Red Cedar land could be channeled into improving Lansing&#39;s other city parks. Tue, 23 Aug 2011 03:38:21 +0000 Steve Carmody 3868 at http://michiganradio.org Lansing voters will decide future of eastside parkland Lansing city council may consider sending golf course question to voters tonight http://michiganradio.org/post/lansing-city-council-may-consider-sending-golf-course-question-voters-tonight <p>The Lansing city council may agree tonight&nbsp;to ask voters to decide if part of a closed city golf course can be sold.&nbsp;&nbsp; The land is being eyed for future business development.&nbsp;</p><p>The proposal to sell part of the closed Red Cedar golf course has been stuck in a Lansing city council subcommittee since last spring.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Some council members said they wanted more information.&nbsp;</p><p>City Council President A&rsquo;Lynne Robinson is optimistic the council can get it unstuck this week.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Mon, 22 Aug 2011 05:01:01 +0000 Steve Carmody 3834 at http://michiganradio.org Lansing city council may consider sending golf course question to voters tonight Lansing city council to discuss the future of an old golf course tonight http://michiganradio.org/post/lansing-city-council-discuss-future-old-golf-course-tonight <p>Lansing city council members tonight&nbsp;will discuss whether to ask voters to approve the sale of 12 acres of city park land for a future economic development deal.&nbsp; The mayor&rsquo;s office wants to include the Red Cedar golf course as part of a multi-million dollar development along US 127.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The development is just speculative as this point, since the city has not settled on a developer or a specific plan.&nbsp; Bob Trezise&nbsp;is the president of the Lansing Economic Development Corporation.&nbsp; He supports making the land available for development.</p><blockquote><p>&ldquo;This is very neglected that shouldn&rsquo;t be the way it is.&nbsp; Its many vacant properties.&nbsp; It&rsquo;s a golf course that&rsquo;s not a golf course anymore....nor is it even a park.&rdquo;</p></blockquote><p>The city council is being asked to put the potential sale of the old golf course on&nbsp; the ballot in November.</p><p>Here&#39;s an artist&#39;s conception of future development along Michigan Avenue in Lansing from the Lansing Economic Development Corporation:</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lBr8kz5wMg Mon, 15 Aug 2011 17:11:28 +0000 Steve Carmody 3758 at http://michiganradio.org Lansing city council to discuss the future of an old golf course tonight