Preparing to Break Ground at Former Waverly Golf Course in Lansing
According to the Lansing State Journal:
Developers of WestPark, a mixed-use development slated for the former Waverly Golf Course, say they'll break ground on the project this spring, a year later than they'd planned.
It's hard to believe that the old Waverly Golf Course in Lansing has been officially closed for many years now.
At one time over a decade ago, the former Waverly Golf Course was one busy place. There were many area high school competitions that took place there as well as plenty of 4-person scrambles just about every weekend during the summer months. That was then, this is now.
The Lansing State Journal also tells us:
The COVID-19 pandemic played a role in the delay of work on the 120-acre site bordering Michigan Avenue and West Saginaw Highway but working through infrastructure plans has been challenging too, said Jay Barnes, vice president of development for Northern Capital Investments.
If you remember, this company purchased the land back in September of 2018 for over $2 million dollars. They plan on starting the project this spring and it will take anywhere from 5 to 10 years to finish the job.
The Lansing State Journal adds:
More than a year ago, the concept for WestPark included potential restaurants, gas stations, a convenience store, apartments, townhomes, houses and a senior living community. Many of those are still likely to be part of it, Barnes said.
Even though the old Waverly Golf Course is a thing of the past, we can all rest assured once this project is completely put together, it will be another local business area that will bring in more revenue to Lansing.