New Investments in Marquette County

Private Investments

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UP Health System-Marquette
$300 Million Investment
265 beds
Will be located in the city of Marquette, expected to be finished in the next 3 years
Find out more here.

One Marquette Place
Will have Parking structure, high-end apartments, a café, and some office space
$15 Million investment
Completion: 2019
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Liberty Way
The Veridea Group
Tenants: Upper Peninsula Health Plan, mBank, Staybridge Suites, Myefski Architects, The Veridea Group
Washington & Lincoln Intersection, City of Marquette
Phased construction of three buildings containing 130,000 sq. ft.
150+ construction jobs, 100+ permanent full-time jobs added
Total Investment: $30 million

Grandview Marquette
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 positionsIncludes 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
Completion: 4th Quarter 2018
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_ Miller-Bradford & Risberg, Inc.
New 11,000 square foot facility
Negaunee Township
$1,500,000 investment
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 
Four-story 63 room hotel
Investment: $4 million
Completed: 2017

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
Completed: 2013Jamrich Hall renovation
Investment: $33.5 million
Construction Jobs: 250
Completed: Summer 2014

NMU Dorms
351,000 square ft resident hall complex – adding 47 more beds to NMU’s housing capacity
Investment: $80 million
Completed: Summer 2018

University Center
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

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
marq_tran_transfer_station Marquette County Transit Authority
Downtown Transfer Station
Investment: $1.2 million
iron_ore Iron Ore Heritage Recreation Authority
Iron Ore Heritage Trail
DNR Trust Fund Grant: $400,000
MDOT TE Grant: $777,000