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e early 20th-century furniture companies Herman Miller and Steelcase established a creative community in central Michigan’s Grand Rapids, one now flourishing thanks to a confluence of urban revival and arts funding. The 138,000-square-foot food hall Grand Rapids Downtown Market, built using repurposed materials from the dilapidated buildings it replaced, earned LEED-gold certification in 2014, and enticed a branch of Detroit-famedSlows Bar-B-Q to open last summer alongside bakers and other food-focused start-ups. For three weeks each fall, the city’s contemporary art competitionArtPrize attracts more than 1,500 works and awards $500,000 in prizes. Artists from Auguste Rodin to Ai Weiwei stake the 158-acre Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, which recently added a Japanese garden with works by Anish Kapoor and Jenny Holzer. Don’t leave thirsty; over 40 craft breweries line the city’s ale trail.

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Brian D Silvernail - Business & Luxury

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The Grand Rapids Real Estate Team consists of Brian Silvernail's close-knit, fraternal network of Top Flight Innovative Agents, Consultants, Professional Service providers and Support Affiliates in all aspects of the Real Estate Industry. This includes those with specific careers and experience being the best and most technologically proficient specialists in the areas of Land Development, Homes Sales and Buying, Investments, commercial Sales and Leasing, Property Management, Architectural, Engineering, Title, Legal, and Accounting specialist in the Local Market. In addition to creating a Safe, Efficient and Proficient group of Consultants ready to take on all Corporate and Personal or combined real estate takes to the People of West Michigan, Brian has patented and developed Video Driven Real Estate Software marketing and showing solutions to help agents and video producers assist property owners in marketing their property and netting the top dollar in their pocket.

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