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The Exchange

Mixed-Use Development

The Exchange Kalamazoo – New Mixed-Use Development in Downtown Kalamazoo

The Exchange Building; currently under construction, is a 15 story mixed-use development in the urban center of Kalamazoo, Michigan. The Exchange Building will house commercial and retail lease areas on the first, second and seventh floors. Levels three through six will provide secure automobile parking for occupants and residents. Floors eight through fourteen will be residential units with a mix of one-bedroom, two-bedroom and studio apartments with views overlooking the city. The fifteenth floor will accommodate a restaurant, fitness center, as well as, landscaped and furnished rooftop terraces for residents, occupants, patrons and for special events.

THE EXCHANGE LOCATION

The site is located in the cultural, civic and economic heart of Kalamazoo and Kalamazoo County.  It is adjacent to the iconic Bronson Park, the ‘town square’ of Kalamazoo and a short walk to the Civic Theater, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, a plethora of unique shops, restaurants, cafe’s, and the epicenter of the Kalamazoo Craft Brewery District.

CONSTRUCTION OF THE EXCHANGE

The construction systems include an auger cast pile foundation system, cast in place concrete columns, and post tensioned concrete floor decks. The exterior envelope enclosure will include pre-cast concrete panels, cast-in-place concrete walls, aluminum frame storefront systems with insulated, tinted and colored glass units. The parking decks will be screened with vertically oriented aluminum extrusions providing a decorative louvered screening effect.

CONSTRUCTION TIMELINE

  • July 6, 2017 – 80% of the building’s foundation system has been installed.
  • June 5, 2017 – Concrete foundations poured.
  • May 12, 2017 – The official groundbreaking ceremony took place.

Construction duration of the Exchange is expected to take about 2 years and be ready for occupants in spring of 2019.

LEASING INFORMATION

For more information about commercial and residential leasing at the Exchange visit: http://www.kalamazooexchange.com/

PROJECT PARTNERS

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