November 13, 2019

From creating new master and recreation plans to adding a new member to our team, and everything in between, BRI has had a busy and fulfilling fall. To learn more about what we've been up to, please read the fall edition of our Northern Michigan Newsletter. 

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December 20, 2018

It's been a great year working with our community neighbors (and beyond) in Northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula. Our year-end edition of the Northern Michigan News is out: meet our new Parks & Recreation Planning Professional in the Petoskey office, learn more about the the now complete (and award-winning) Petoskey Downtown Greenway, and more.

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November 29, 2018

We are delighted to learn that the Petoskey Downtown Greenway South Segment (DGS) has been selected by the Michigan Recreation & Park Association (mParks) to receive a Park Design Award.

This South Segment of the Petoskey Downtown Greenway (DGS) is a 1,560’ long, nonmotorized accessible paved trail that links downtown Petoskey’s Pennsylvania Park to the historic Emmet Old Town neighborhood. The trail also represents the second phase in the city’s efforts to complete a 1.1 mile, regional nonmotorized accessible trail that ut...

November 16, 2018

Beckett & Raeder, Inc., is pleased to have a role in Negaunee taking important steps forward by approving the city’s first-ever economic development plan.

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September 12, 2018

Ann Arbor, Michigan – September 12, 2018 – Beckett & Raeder, Inc. (BRI) will receive three Planning Excellence Awards from the Michigan Association of Planning (MAP/APA Michigan) this year. The awards ceremony will take place at MAP’s annual conference, Planning Michigan, on September 20, 2018 at the Amway Grand Hotel in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

  • Planning for Community Resilience in Michigan: A Comprehensive Handbook, 
    Best Practice Award

  • Jackson Downtown Streetscape, Urban Design Award

  • Project Rising...