Anderson Economic Group Work

Dredging would link downtown, Lake Michigan

[Grand Rapids Business Journal, Justin Dawes, November 2, 2018]

Cristina Benton, the Anderson Group’s director of market and industry analysis, said the $5.7-million impact estimate comes from estimating sales generated by the restored rapids, such as recreational activities, hotel stays and restaurant visits.

The study estimates the project would bring about 33,000 new visitors annually who would stay 1 1/2 days in the region and spend an average of $125 per day.

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