[GRAND RAPIDS, MI] – Kent Companies, Inc. is resuming operations in Traverse City to meet growing demand from customers across the northern Michigan region. Kent Companies will provide site concrete, underlayments and related concrete services. Kent Companies Vice President Steve DeVries will oversee the expansion efforts and business development initiatives throughout the region.
DeVries shared, “Our site concrete divisionhas generated tremendous momentum throughout the past two years with landmark projects like Tanger Outlet Mall and other mixed-use properties in West Michigan. As the demand for our services grows, we’re positioning our team to respond more efficiently to our customers and their projects across the state.” DeVries named Superintendent Jason Harrall as the production lead for the northern Michigan office.
“More businesses and industries are choosing to operate in West Michigan and beyond,” commented Kent Companies CEO Jeff VanderLaan. “As our state and regional economies expand, the entire construction industry must meet the demand for new and revitalized facilities, housing and more. Kent Companies’ presence in northern Michigan gives our team another critical access point to serve our customers. This is strategic and planned growth.”