Banks, hotels, medical offices of every shape and size, a new YMCA, educational facilities, restaurants, and more are springing up, or about to spring up, in and around the new medical complex that spurred all the development, ultimately bringing thousands of jobs to Michigan’s fastest growing township. And the transformation has only just begun.
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Once a cornfield, the 170-acre Metro Health Village development at M-6 and Byron Center Avenue SW today comprises a hospital, medical offices, several health care businesses, a park and several retail outlets. According to online minutes, Wyoming planning commissioners in 2007 approved site plans for a cancer treatment center, a dentist's office, a Macatawa Bank branch, an ITT Educational Services building, and a 113-room, five-story, 66,000-square-foot Hyatt Place hotel.
In the talking stage — but not yet in the commission's approval process — are a second hotel, another medical office building and a food store, said Tim Cochran, principal planner for Wyoming.
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