Chain Store Complex Defeated In Petoskey

Date: 1 May 2001 | posted in: Retail | 0 Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestmail

The last issue of this Bulletin reported on a grassroots effort in Petoskey, Michigan to stop a 400,000 square foot chain retail development in a neighboring township. In April, to the thunderous applause of a packed town hall, the Bear Creek Township Board voted 3-2 to deny the developer’s request to rezone the land from residential and farm-forest to commercial, effectively nixing the big box project. … Read More

Petoskey’s Local Businesses Fight Massive Retail Development

Date: 1 Mar 2001 | posted in: Retail | 0 Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestmail

Located on Lake Michigan, the small town of Petoskey in northern Michigan draws thousands of visitors every year. They come for the spectacular scenery and for an opportunity to experience what many communities have long since lost: a vibrant downtown. Renowned for its distinctive character and century-old buildings, downtown Petoskey is more than a quaint destination for tourists. Its a place that serves the everyday needs of residents. … Read More