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WESTWIND HONORED BY CITY OF GRAND HAVEN FOR ‘SUBSTANTIAL’ BUSINESS GROWTH

Westwind was recognized for its significant economic growth and expansion within the City of Grand Haven by the Grand Haven, Spring Lake and Ferrysburg Chamber of Commerce at the Thirty-First Annual Business Recognition Award Luncheon on June 21. Greg Oleszczuk, Westwind founder and President accepted the award. Chamber members, elected local and state governmental leaders attended the annual event.

The prestigious event celebrated businesses within northwest Ottawa County who have experienced substantial economic growth and expansion because of their dedication,

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WESTWIND SUPPORTS NORTHWESTERN MICHIGAN COLLEGE CONSTRUCTION AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS WITH DONATION OF TRUCK AND TRAILER

Westwind held a transfer of title and ownership ceremony to donate a ‘gently used’ 2012 Chevrolet extended cab pick-up truck and 14-foot double axle trailer to the Northwestern Michigan College Construction and Renewable Energy Technology programs on June 8, in the parking lot at the NMC Aero Park Laboratories at the Aero Park Campus located at 2600 Aero Park Drive. Supporters of NMC and the public were in attendance for the special event.

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WESTWIND OPENS NEW OFFICE

In attendance for the grand opening of the renovated historic Challenge Machinery building were elected city and county officials, construction tradesmen and former Challenge Machinery employees. The event was a culmination of a fifteen-year process for Westwind owner and founder, Greg Oleszczuk.

In 2001, Westwind purchased the deteriorating 215,000-square foot former site of the Challenge Machinery Company at the junction of Fulton Street and Beechtree. Built in 1903, the Challenge Machinery complex presented many environmental challenges.

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WESTWIND RECEIVES THE CHAMBER AMBASSADOR BRICK AWARD

Westwind was the proud recipient of The Chamber of Grand Haven, Spring Lake and Ferrysburg Ambassador Brick Award at the April 21 Early Bird Breakfast. Greg Oleszczuk, Westwind owner and founder accepted the honor for the team’s 18,000 square foot renovation of the historic two-story Challenge Machinery building located at the corner of Fulton and Beechtree streets in Grand Haven, Michigan.

The Chamber Brick Award is given to those businesses that enhance and contribute to the community with significant construction projects.

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Westwind Construction, TraverseCONNECT and MIOSHA Partner to Safeguard Workers on Traverse City Multi-Family Residential Project

TRAVERSE CITY – Westwind Construction, TraverseCONNECT and the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) today signed a formal partnership with the goal of zero worker injuries, accidents and near misses during the construction of the Trailside45 apartment community in Traverse City.

Trailside45 is a new multi-family apartment community under construction by Midwest Property Development Inc. and Westwind Construction, a west Michigan commercial construction business with close ties to the Grand Traverse region.

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Traverse City Celebrates Groundbreaking of New Housing Complex

DJI_0006-editTRAVERSE CITY – The groundbreaking shovels have turned and construction is underway as Traverse City continues to expand their housing options. Work has now started on the new Trailside45 project in Traverse City. November 10th, members of the community celebrated the future of more housing options in town. TraverseCONNECT partnered with Midwest Property Development and Westwind Construction to make Trailside45 a reality. The building will have 74 units of comfortable apartment living,

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How to Choose a Builder

Westwind ConstructionThere are many important factors in choosing the right builder for your commercial or residential construction project. Word-of-mouth recommendations and formal references are often used to identify a suitable builder for your project. While choosing the right builder may take some time, it is a crucial step to assuring satisfaction with the finished project.

One such builder interested in assisting with your commercial or custom residential construction needs is Westwind Construction. Westwind has recently returned to its roots with the development of Ridge45 and Trailside45,

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New Multi-Family Living Coming to Traverse City Through Home Grown Collaboration

ridge45-coatedTRAVERSE CITY. – Work has begun on Trailside45, a new budget conscious apartment community initiated by Midwest Property Development, Inc. and built by Westwind Construction, a West Michigan commercial construction company with close family ties to the Grand Traverse region. 

As a catalyst for economic growth and community development, TraverseCONNECT has partnered with Midwest Property Development and Westwind Construction to make Trailside45 a reality. 

Located at Boyd and Garfield,

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Garfield Projects Result in Removed Trees, Changes Look For Corridor

TRAVERSE CITY -The start of construction on a new housing development and a simultaneous Consumers Energy project to upgrade power lines and poles has resulted in the removal of dozens of trees along Garfield Avenue, temporarily transforming the look of the corridor.
 
A collaborative partnership between Midwest Property Development, Westwind Construction, TraverseCONNECT and Chemical Bank, the new Trailside45 apartment complex is under construction on 1.7 vacant acres at the corner of Garfield and Boyd avenues.

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Apartment Complex Grows on LaFranier

Ridge45 Development eventually will have 232 units.

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TRAVERSE CITY — What a few months ago was an empty field on LaFranier Road has sprouted apartment buildings. More are on the way at the site, along with a community building.

“We have three buildings up, with a foundation poured for the fourth,” said Arn Boezaart, director of business development and community relations for Westwind Construction.

The complex,

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