New Investments in Marquette County
FOX Marquette Subaru Dealership
A new, standalone Subaru dealership is coming to Marquette! FOX Marquette is looking forward to giving both their Subaru customers and their Ford customers the same great service, but with the extra capacity, customers should expect shortened waiting times. FOX Marquette has been careful to be good stewards of the environment throughout the project.
Investment amount – $7 million
Job creation – 15-20
A brand new, three-unit building will be constructed on this 3195 Wright St. site over the next year and will become home to a brand new TEAM Wireless retail space, as well as two other businesses. TEAM Wireless will relocate to this new site from its current Marquette location sometime in 2020.
Investment amount – $3.5 million
Job creation – 10 additional careers at TEAM Wireless, 30+ careers expected across all 3 units.
Completion date 9/1/2020
Union Carpenters and Millwrights Skilled Training Center
Planned to open before 2020, the training center was a $10 million, 35,000 square feet investment. The center is located less than one mile west of Marquette township. Not included in the overall investment, was a sizable grant from the United Brotherhood of Carpenters International Organization to fund equipment needed to complete the project in a fourteen-month time frame.
Job creation: More than one-hundred and fifty trades persons were employed on the project.
Marquette Veterinary Clinic
Marquette Veterinary Clinic was established in 1958. A new clinic has been planned for years in the making and finally opened its doors on October 15th, 2019. The clinic is bigger with a better work flow for clients and staff, separate cat waiting room, more exam rooms, bigger lab/pharmacy, larger surgery suite and treatment area. In the last year, the Marquette Veterinary Clinic has hired an associate veterinarian and a licensed veterinary technician.
Architect: Ken Czapski.
Construction companies: Closner Construction, with local sub contractors including JP Electric, Skandia Truss, Dressler Mechanical, and Upper Hand Window Company.
UP Health System-Marquette
|One Marquette Place
On June 13, One Marquette Place hosted a ribbon cutting and open tours to celebrate their official opening. The building includes a parking structure with high end apartments, a café, and some office space. Their investment in the community is $15 million. To find out more, click here.
|Holiday Inn- Marquette
The last phase of the Holiday Inn- Marquette renovation is complete. This phase consisted of remodeling the last part of the hotel tower, the dining room, the pool room, and installing a new bar in the dining room. The project that started in September of 2017 was completed by 2019.
Provide 56 Affordable Housing Units
$15.8 Million investment supported by low-income housing tax credits and federal historic tax credits administered by the Michigan State Housing Development Authority
Completion: late summer 2017
|Ojibwa Casino Marquette
Total casino interior & exterior property renovation. Up 50+ New Jobs created in addition to existing staff positions.Includes the Following New Additions:
• A 76 Room Hotel & Spa, 1,200 Seat Entertainment Venue, two Signature Restaurants, Convention Center, New Players Club w/ Expanded Guest Services/Benefits & VIP Room, Bar & Lounge w/ Live Music Stage, Almost Double the Gaming Machines, Expanded Parking Spaces, & Exterior Landscaping & Lighting
$36+ Million investment
Completed in December of 2019
|Barrel + Beam
Barrel + Beam is a brewery solely focused on farmhouse and barrel-aged real ale.
$2 Million investment
Completed: Spring 2018
|Brookridge Heights Expansion
29 Additional Rooms, dining, living and kitchen expansions. Additional common areas, living rooms and outside courtyards.
$4.5 Million Investment
Will employ an additional 30 people (90 total)
Completed: Mid 2017
|Miller-Bradford & Risberg, Inc.
New 11,000 square foot facility
|Eagle Mine – A subsidiary of Lundin Mining
Eagle Mine & Humboldt Mill
New jobs: 220 with a goal of at least 75% of its employee base drawn from the local community.
Construction jobs: 500
Investment: $470 million
My Place Hotel
New Jobs: 12 permanent and 2-4 seasonal
Construction jobs: 70
New Public Investments in Marquette County
|Northern Michigan University
Ripley Heat and Power Plant
Investment: 16.4 million
Jamrich Hall renovation
Investment: $33.5 million
Construction Jobs: 250
Completed: Summer 2014
351,000 square ft resident hall complex – adding 47 more beds to NMU’s housing capacity
Investment: $80 million
Completed: Summer 2018
The project will include a student-centered core on the first floor, with a relocated Center for Student Enrichment, smaller bookstore and new student activity zone with a pub-style atmosphere. The second floor will feature a 12,000 square-foot ballroom/conference space and reconfigured Great Lakes Rooms.
Investment: $20 million
Completion: Scheduled for Summer 2019
The rebuild project of the Jacobetti Center will feature more than 40 specialized laboratories and classrooms for education in skilled trades.
Investment: $28.6 million
The state will invest $20.1 million into this public-private partnership.
|Marquette Energy Center
Construction Jobs: 125 plus
Investment: $65 million
|Westwood High School Auditorium and Media Center
The Auditorium will 300 seat theater with state-of-the-art sound and lighting. The Media Center will be rebuilt into a digital learning design lab with an open concept allowing students to collaborate and build projects using digital technology and hands-on learning.
$1.55 Million Investment
Completed: Fall 2016
|Marquette County Jail
Focused on safety, security and bringing the building up to code.
Investment: $1.6 million renovation
|Marquette County Transit Authority
Downtown Transfer Station
Investment: $1.2 million
|Iron Ore Heritage Recreation Authority
Iron Ore Heritage Trail
DNR Trust Fund Grant: $400,000
MDOT TE Grant: $777,000
|City Hall Renovation & Waster Water Treatment Plant Generator Project
Gundlach Champion, Inc. is working on Phase 3 completing the hallway floor tile and ceiling tile in an occupied City Hall.The Waste Water Treatment Plant generators were delivered and set in place in August. In mid-October, the gas conditioning equipment and gas storage tanks arrived on site. Johnson Controls will now begin the commissioning process.