TAXES: Sell or trade that junker?

When the day comes to replace your old business vehicle, you will need to decide whether to trade it in or sell it for cash. The most important factors to consider are money and time. More specifically, how much you receive on trade versus sale...

Kalkaska industrial park proposal perking

KALKASKA - The village of Kalkaska is revving up for thedevelopment of a second 28-acre industrial park."The pre-application for state and federal grants was recentlyapproved, and now we begin the formal application process," said MelHill, village manager.Assuming the grants are received, the village will use...

Shanty Creek carves a masterpiece in the wilderness

BELLAIRE - After five years of planning and construction, the new $50 million Cedar River Village within Antrim County's 4,500-acre Shanty Creek resort complex is open for business.The village is many things: it's the Cedar River Lodge, an all-suite hotel which includes a high-tech conference...

StreetTalk

Down but not outFire-ravaged Grand Bay Kite Co. in downtown Traverse City is slated to reopen by early spring. It's the only business that hasn't resumed operations since a November fire tore through Front Rowe Center.It's also the first time in 14 years that the...

ENVIRONMENT: Three options for a buyer’s ‘appropriate inquiry’

The pre-purchase environmental site assessment (ESA) is a fairly common component of most commercial real estate transactions. The process is utilized by a buyer (prior to purchase) to determine if a parcel of real property is subject to recognized environmental conditions (i.e., is it contaminated?)....