Bridge and Stocking Mixed-Use

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Photo credit: Paul Hart Photography, J. Maconochie Photography

Location: Grand Rapids, MI

Architect: Integrated Architecture

Contractor: Rockford Construction

Square Footage: 115,000

Construction Cost: $22,000,000

The Bridge and Stocking Mixed-Use Development combines two new urban trends – an urban market-style grocery store and apartment-above-retail – in Bridge Street Market and The Hendrik; and serves as an anchor for the $60-million "super-block" redevelopment in Grand Rapids’ West Side. The $22-million project is one of four building projects on the massive site; and one of three for which JDH Engineering was structural engineer. The 5-story, 115,000 square-foot building consists of a steel-framed “podium” structure with 20-foot ceilings in the main-level market, and supports a 4-story wood-framed residential structure containing 116 apartment units. The steel-framed podium serves as a “transfer” level, with load-transfer members required for the upper-level bearing walls. Portions of the steel podium level are a low roof, containing green roof, rooftop patios, and screened mechanical equipment; and serve as a connecting bridge to the parking structure.