Category: Traverse City News

Traverse City Real Estate – Prices Up – Sales Down

Prices Up, Sales Down: The Inventory Effect On Real Estate By Ross Boissoneau | Aug. 6, 2018 The real estate market is hot, with average sale prices continuing to climb. The real estate market is down, as the… Read More

Traverse City Delays Decision on Short Term Rentals

City Delays Decision On Short-Term Rentals By Beth Milligan | June 19, 2018 Homeowners seeking more flexibility to rent out rooms on their properties on a short-term basis face another delay after Traverse City commissioners pushed back a… Read More

Traverse City New Businesses

Marshes To Open New Restaurant By Beth Milligan | May 29, 2018 Dan and Pam Marsh, owners of Red Ginger, have purchased the Garfield Center retail strip center, and plan to open a restaurant there this fall. The… Read More

City Commissioners Commit To Fix Eighth Street In 2019

City Commissioners Commit To Fix Eighth Street In 2019 By Beth Milligan | May 8, 2018 Traverse City commissioners Monday committed to reconstructing Eighth Street in 2019 – a verbal promise that sets a firm timeline goal for… Read More

Kingsley, Kalkaska Emerge As (Cheaper) Alternatives

Kingsley, Kalkaska Emerge As (Cheaper) Alternatives By Ross Boissoneau | Jan. 24, 2018 The median sales price for a single-family home in Traverse City rose to $256,000 last year, a figure prompting many would-be homeowners to look to… Read More

Tall Building SLUP Back Before Commission

Tall Building SLUP Back Before Commission By Beth Milligan | Jan. 2, 2018 Traverse City commissioners tonight (Tuesday) will reconsider a special land use permit (SLUP) for a controversial 96-foot development in downtown Traverse City – even though… Read More

Rail Study, Climbing Facility, And More Ticker Updates

By Ross Boissoneau | Dec. 18, 2017 You read lots of news here (first) throughout 2017, but much has developed since we first reported some stories. So today and tomorrow (Dec. 18 and 19), we revisit Ticker stories… Read More

Independent Bank To Acquire Traverse City State Bank

By Beth Milligan | Dec. 5, 2017 Independent Bank Corporation (IBC) announced Monday it is acquiring Traverse City State Bank. According to a press release announcing the news, Traverse City State Bank will be consolidated into the IBC… Read More

City Commission To Consider New Housing Development, Second Solar Offer

By Beth Milligan | July 17, 2017 Traverse City commissioners will consider approving a rezoning request for a new housing development on State Street and putting a proposed solar energy deal on hold to consider a second proposal… Read More

Housing Coming To Thirteenth Street?

Housing Coming To Thirteenth Street? June 9, 2017 By Beth Milligan A $700,000 purchase offer for a vacant Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) lot on Thirteenth Street could bring new housing to the corridor – though TCAPS… Read More