About Real Estate
Through our real estate entity, the Michigan State University Foundation owns and operates select land and real estate assets that cultivate innovation and advance economic growth. Our mission is to provide benefit to the MSU Innovation Network by offering spaces where advanced research, technology development, and commercialization of intellectual property take place.
Our facilities are located in University Health Park, East Lansing, Meridian Township, and Spartan Village, currently housing 50+ tenant companies and employing more than 2,500 individuals.
MSU Innovation Network
University Health Park
The Alliance Building is a two-story 68,000 square-foot multi-tenant facility, with office, flex-lab, and high-bay warehouse space. The Alliance Building features shared conference room space, ITAR compliant access controls, and resources for both University and Industry related activities.
McLaren Greater Lansing
In December of 2018, McLaren Greater Lansing and Michigan State University broke ground on a collaboration to redesign and elevate health care for generations to come. The new health care campus will be home to a state-of-the-art acute care hospital, cancer center, medical services building, and other facilities to support health care delivery, educational opportunities, and medical research.
The MSU Foundation manages about 20 acres of land that is currently available for new tenants. This area provides direct linkages to Michigan State University and all of its resources. If your company is looking to move closer to MSU, please contact RealEstate@msufoundation.org for more information.
Located in downtown East Lansing, City Center provides easy access to MSU as well as local dining and shopping. City Center is also home to the East Lansing Technology and Innovation Center and the Hatch.
East Lansing Technology Innovation Center
Founded in 2008, right in the heart of downtown East Lansing, the TIC became the first business incubator in the region. The TIC continues to house technology startup companies, offering them support and space to grow their ideas. Our members have direct access to resources within the MSU Innovation Center, as well as Michigan State University’s campus.
The Hatch is designed as a co-working, incubator space for Michigan State University college students, which are prospective, creative, and innovative entrepreneurs ready to develop their business ideas. Hatch members share a common workspace on the third floor of 325 E. Grand River Avenue and receives support from consultants and opportunities for funding resources.
The VanCamp Incubator is a 22,000 square-foot multi-tenant facility that welcomes emerging companies and researcher groups across the Greater Lansing region and beyond. It features nine wet labs, forty-two office spaces, as well as shared equipment rooms, conference rooms, and common areas.
Grand Rapids Innovation Park
Doug Meijer Medical Innovation Building
Opening in late 2021, Health Innovation Partners will construct the 200,000 square foot Doug Meijer Medical Innovation Building next to the MSU Grand Rapids Research Center. This new facility will drive innovation the public-private partnerships by encouraging relationships across tenants, and as a result, bring new discoveries to market.
Grand Rapids Research Center
The Grand Rapids Research Center was established to advance MSU’s efforts in improving human health. The first phase of the Grand Rapids Innovation Park was construction of a six-story, 162,800-square-foot facility that opened in the fall of 2017 and houses basic and translational science research teams recruited from around the nation and the world by MSU.