FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 11/10/20

November 09, 2020

Brent Forsberg, President of T.A. Forsberg, Inc. talks about Lansing making it on the "America's Best Big Small City" list since COVID-19. He also talks about the 20-minute city and how that is shaping up with development.

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 10/26/20

October 25, 2020

Brent Forsberg, President, talks about the 20-Minute City. 

The WILS Morning Wake-Up w/Dave Akerly

August 31, 2020

Brent gives us the details of new construction at the Tembo Eaton Village, a pocket neighborhood in Eaton Rapids.

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 08/28/20

August 27, 2020

Brent Forsberg, President of T.A. Forsberg, Inc. talks about their new Eaton Village pocket neighborhood project. Pocket neighborhoods build a sense of community that we all look for.

TA Forsberg Makes Tiny Homes Come To Life | "Michigan Reimagined" with Chris Buck

August 17, 2020

A wider variety of housing options is something communities clamor for to remain competitive to attract new residents and to drive their economy. One housing variety that is becoming a bigger deal, is tiny homes.

Joining Chris to talk about a new neighborhood exclusively made up of Tiny Homes is the President of Forsberg Real Estate, Mr. Brent Forsberg! 

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 07/13/20

July 12, 2020

Brent Forsberg, President of TA Forsberg, shows us some of the new construction at Tembo Eaton Village, a pocket neighborhood located in Eaton Rapids.

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 06/17/20

June 16, 2020

Brent Forsberg, President of T.A. Forsberg, Inc. talks about what development and community growth looks like moving forward post COVID19.

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 06/01/20

May 31, 2020

Brent Forsberg, President of T.A. Forsberg Inc. talks about real estate growth and the positive things going on for growing our region.

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 05/01/20

April 30, 2020

Brent Forsberg, President, talks about how they are ready to get back to work and the myths and truths to use when building your safety plans.

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 04/14/20

April 13, 2020

Brent Forsberg, President at TA Forsberg talks about the opportunities you can pull from the situation we are currently in. 

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 03/16/20

March 15, 2020

Brent Forsberg, President of T.A. Forsberg, Inc. talks about affording housing. He explains the increase in costs as well.

A look inside Eaton Rapids' new 'smart' home pocket neighborhood

March 01, 2020

 Forsberg's concept, the "Tembo" house, had become a reality three years ago with the construction of one 600-square-foot home in the REO Town neighborhood in Lansing. 

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 12/20/19

December 20, 2019

Brent Forsberg, President at T.A. Forsberg and Cindy Kosloski, CEO of the Home Builders Association of Great Lansing talk about the upcoming Wild Game Dinner being held on Saturday, January 18th at the Eagle Eye Banquet Facility. For more information visit HBALansing.com .

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 11/19/19

November 19, 2019

Brent Forsberg, President of T.A. Forsberg, Inc. talks about zoning codes and master plans. 

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 10/22/19

October 22, 2019

Brent Forsberg from TA Forsberg talks about their new Eaton Rapids Project, a pocket neighborhood in Eaton Rapids. The first of twelve houses will be starting to be built in November. TA Forsberg is working to build affordable housing for all. 

From trailer park to smart homes, here's how a pocket neighborhood will change Eaton Rapids

August 14, 2019

An Okemos developer says pocket neighborhood will offer a dozen small, 'smart' homes at the site of a derelict mobile home park in Eaton Rapids. Rachel Greco, Lansing State Journal

Pocket neighborhood poised to bring small 'Tembo' homes to Lansing region

August 02, 2019

An Okemos developer says pocket neighborhood will offer a dozen small, 'smart' homes at the site of a derelict mobile home park in Eaton Rapids.

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 7/17/19

July 17, 2019

Brent Forsberg, President, T.A. Forsberg, talks about the trend of small homes and how their Tembo homes can deliver the experience of small homes at an affordable price point. 

Developers want to build smaller homes. What’s stopping them?

July 03, 2019

Developer Brent Forsberg is eager to build more smaller-scale homes after the success of his 600-square-foot home on Elm Street in REO Town. It only has one bedroom with no upper or lower level and no garage, but there’s a renewed market interest for small-scale urban homes, he said.  Not everyone needs that much space.

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 6/14/19

June 14, 2019

Erika Brown-Binion, Executive Director, The Refugee Development Center, and Brent Forsberg, President, TA Forsberg, talk about The Refugee Development Center's Globe Summer Camp starting June 18th. If you or your business would like to donate sack lunches to the camp, please visit The Refugee Development Center at www.rdclansing.org . 

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 5/20/19

May 20, 2019

Brent Forsberg, President, T.A. Forsberg, Inc, and Meghan Martin, Program Manager, Arts Council of Greater Lansing, talk about what the Arts Council is and how it impacts the community. 

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 4/22/19

April 22, 2019

Brent Forsberg, President, T.A. Forsberg, Inc, and Rich Howard, Executive Director, Big Brothers Big Sisters, talk about how Big Brothers Big Sisters helps the community and what qualities make for a good Big Brother or Big Sister. 

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 3/21/19

March 21, 2019

Brent Forsberg, President, T.A. Forsberg, and Metro Melik, Founder, Lansing Made, talk about the 517 Day Celebration.

A Glimpse Through The Eyes of The Architects - Greater Lansing Business Monthly March 2019

March 01, 2019

"Our focus is to provide a diverse range of housing to meet all cross sections of our community." Brent Forsberg

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 2/26/19

February 26, 2019

Brent Forsberg, President, T.A. Forsberg, and Ryan Wert, CEO, REO Town Commercial Association, talk about the REO Town Thrift Store Gala & Burlesque Extravaganza.

Michigan Reimagine Podcast/Radio

February 21, 2019

Michigan Reimagined with Chris Buck: The Wing, Brent Forsberg

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 1/14/19

January 14, 2019

Brent Forsberg, President, T.A. Forsberg, and Joan Nelson, Allen Neighborhood Center, talk about building community engagement and what Allen Neighborhood Center does to promote that. 

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 1/07/19

January 07, 2019

Cindy Kosloski, CEO, Home Builders Association of Greater Lansing, and Brent Forsberg, President, T.A. Forsberg, talk about the 2019 Wild Game Dinner. 

Local Real Estate Professionals Help Make The Holidays Special for Area Families in Need

January 04, 2019

Over the past several years, REALTOR® Paul Brown, developer Brent Forsberg, president of T.A. Forsberg Inc., and Erich Speckin of Speckin Forensic Laboratories, have worked together with colleagues and friends to provide gifts for local children in need through their organization Santa’s Wish List.

Mixed-use buildings make strides in Lansing

January 03, 2019

CEO of Dymaxion Development Jeff Deehan co-owns the property with Brent Forsberg of T.A. Forsberg Inc. “Mixeduse in general just allows for the market to tell you what a building wants to be,” Deehan said. 

2018 in review: What made headlines this year?

December 27, 2018

Brent Forsberg, another local development guru, plans to open another hotel in REO Town.

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 12/19/18

December 19, 2018

Brent Forsberg, President, Forsberg Real Estate, talks about community involvement and Santa's Wish List.

Michigan Reimagine Podcast/Radio

December 13, 2018

Michigan Reimagined with Chris Buck: Connecting Communities with Brent Forsberg

Benefits of Investing in an Opportunity Zone: Q & A With Urban Systems

December 07, 2018

LEAP's Economic-Corridor Development Specialist Anum Mughal sat down with Urban Systems, a dynamic and growing development company located in Lansing, Michigan, to talk about the benefits Opportunity Zones offer developers, and how the company envisions using Opportunity Zones to bring innovative and unique projects to the Lansing region.

Plans develop for REO Town hotel

December 05, 2018

A public hearing has been scheduled for early next year as local developer Brent Forsberg looks to shift the parcel into the downtown business district and construct a hotel and multi-family apartments closer to downtown.

Redevelopment of REO Town industrial complex takes step forward

October 23, 2018

“Taking so much history of Lansing’s industrial past and kind of reforming that into a 2.0 version of it for the city is very exciting,” said Brent Forsberg, president of T.A. Forsberg Inc. and one of three principals of Urban Systems, the project’s developer. 

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 10/19/18

October 19, 2018

Brent Forsberg, President, talks about the 4th Annual Trunk or Treat.

Michigan Reimagine Podcast/Radio

October 14, 2018

Michigan ReImagined with Chris Buck: Brent Forsberg, Tiny Homes

Tesla auto parts supplier to launch its first U.S. operation in Lansing, create up to 20 jobs

October 05, 2018

The Wing warehouse is owned by Urban Systems and is home to a boxing gym and a an artist's studio. The space is also slated to become home to loft apartment units.  

Creative Placemaking Summit 4 in 2018

October 04, 2018

On October 4, 2018 the Arts Council of Greater Lansing brought together a cross-sector group of area leaders to participate in our 2018 Creative Placemaking Summit. Join us for part one of this event. Brent's pannel part starts at 02:16:07.

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 09/24/18

September 24, 2018

Cindy Kosloski, CEO of HBA of Greater Lansing; and Brent Forsberg, President of T.A. Forsberg, talk about the 20th Annual Big Buck Contest.  

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 09/20/18

September 20, 2018

Brent Forsberg, President, talks about what makes a city exceptional.

GREEN THEME: Green Placemaking , Brent Forsberg

September 05, 2018

Brent's presentation on Green Placemaking at Meridian Township's Environmental Commission.

What would liven up Lansing's downtown? More people and fewer parking lots, experts say.

August 30, 2018

Developer Brent Forsberg likes to show people side-by-side aerial views of downtown Lansing today and in 1932.

WILS - The Capital City Recap with Dave Akerly

August 23, 2018

Discusses a new project in Eaton Rapids, where he is turning an abandoned trailer park into something very different.

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 08/15/18

August 15, 2018

Brent Forsberg, President, talks about new projects around the Lansing area. 

REO Town Warehouse, ‘the Wing,’ provides home for entrepreneurs

August 09, 2018

Urban Systems’ main effort is to revamp the warehouse into an all purpose artistic, commercial, manufacturing and residential powerhouse.

Would you buy a permit to park overnight in downtown Lansing? Council to review proposal

August 06, 2018

Brent Forsberg, an Okemos developer and one of three principals for Urban Systems, said that area, heavily populated with parking lots but lacking in retail or living space, is a perfect illustration of why overnight street parking should be considered.

WILS - The Capital City Recap with Todd Heywood

July 12, 2018

Speaks on innovations in development in Lansing.

ELEVATION AT OKEMOS HOLDS GRAND OPENING

June 25, 2018

“This has been years in the making. It’s something architecturally that hasn’t been seen in this area,” Brent Forsberg, of T.A. Forsberg said. “The walkability and the lifestyle are going to be really exciting.”

The WILS Morning Wake-Up w/Dave Akerly

June 21, 2018

Live from Portland, Forsberg discusses his next large development planned for Okemos.

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 06/07/18

June 07, 2018

Brent Forsberg, President, T.A. Forsberg, Inc., Amanda Wallen, Community Manager, Elevation, talks about the Elevation Grand Opening on June 19th from 4-8pm.  

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 05/14/18

May 14, 2018

Brent Forsberg, President, T.A. Forsberg, Amanda Wallen, Community Manager, Elevation, talks about grand opening, the amenities and lifestyle of Elevation. 

HOMTV Who`s Who

May 01, 2018

On this episode of Who's Who, we speak with Brent Forsberg, President of T.A. Forsberg Inc., to discuss his career and his development firm based in Okemos for more than 50 years.

Golden Crater: A national championship trophy Lansing isn't proud of

April 20, 2018

Brent Forsberg, developer and president of Okemos-based TA Forsberg Inc., said Street Blog's crater award exposes one of Lansing's most challenging issues. 

A small business leads the way in place-based real estate development

March 26, 2018

Third-generation small business owner Brent Forsberg, President of T.A. Forsberg Inc. in Lansing talks with host Michael Rogers about place-based real estate development and how they hire for team fit.

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 03/13/18

March 13, 2018

Brent Forsberg, T.A. Forsberg, talks about Urban Systems and building Vibrant Communities.  

Tiny Homes have a Big Impact on Housing Markets

March 01, 2018

In the Greater Lansing area, T.A. Forsberg Inc. has been a vital component to implement the housing trend within the local market. 

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 02/12/18

February 12, 2018

Brent Forsberg, President, T.A. Forsberg, Inc., talks about upcoming projects in Greater Lansing Area, and Coffee with A Developer engagement event this coming Friday

1320 WILS Lansing's More Compelling Talk Radio

February 07, 2018

Brent Forsberg of T.A. Forsberg Inc. and Urban Systems, phones into 1320 WILS to talk urban development in Lansing.

Former Lake Trust headquarters sold to Lansing developers

February 05, 2018

The credit union finalized the sale of the building on the southeast corner of Capitol Avenue and Lenawee Street to Urban Systems last week. The building was on the market for a little more than three years. 

The Capital City Recap with Ed Rivet

February 02, 2018

Brent Forsberg, president of TA Forsberg, Inc, joins Ed to discuss upcoming urban development in Lansing.

Lansing warehouse could be revamped into storage container-inspired apartments

January 31, 2018

Developer Urban Systems plans to piece together units with actual storage containers or build structures to mimic them as part of the redevelopment of a roughly 145,000-square-foot warehouse in Lansing.

Gov. Rick Snyder pitches plan to clean up Michigan’s polluted sites

January 30, 2018

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder announces a proposal to fund cleanups at thousands of contaminated sites by raising landfill dumping fees. From left to right are Brent Forsberg, a Lansing-area real estate developer, and Evan Weiner, CEO of Edward C. Levy Company of Detroit and chair of the governor’s 21st Century Infrastructure Commission. (Bridge photo by Jim Malewitz)

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 01/19/18

January 19, 2018

Brent Forsberg, President, T.A. Forsberg, Inc., talks about “Place Based Development”. 

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 01/08/18

January 08, 2018

Cindy Kosloski, CEO, HBA of Greater Lansing, and Brent Forsberg, President, T.A. Forsberg, Inc. tell us about an upcoming event, “Wild Game Dinner”.

Forsberg to wrap multiple gifts for 350 kids in need

December 18, 2017

On Monday, December 18, a team from Forsberg took the day to wrap presents as part of their Santa's Wish List Project.

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend -12/12/17

December 12, 2017

Brent Forsberg, President, T.A. Forsberg, Inc. talks to us about Santa’s Wish List. For more information, please visit their website at www.lansingrealestate.com or give them a call at (517) 349-9330.

Police officer uses own money to get a car for hardworking woman

November 16, 2017

That wasn’t enough for a reliable ride, Slaght said, but the dealership said they would find a good car for her at a good price. Soon others were donating, including a collection taken among Lansing City Council members, developer Brent Forsberg and Police Commissioner Patty Farhat.

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend -11/15/17

November 15, 2017

Brent Forsberg, President, T.A. Forsberg, Inc. tells us that they are getting ready to start up Santa's wish list again this year. Gabriel Biber, Development Director, Haven House tells us about Haven House. What' on Santa's Wish List this year and how can we help? For more information, please call (517) 349-9330 or visit their website www.LansingRealEstate.com.

Developer has big plans for small homes on site of derelict mobile home park in Eaton Rapids

October 31, 2017

Brent Forsberg thinks the property itself, situated inside the city and flanked on either side by single-family homes, is the perfect spot for the development of a "pocket neighborhood", which is called Tembo Homes.

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend -10/20/17

October 20, 2017

Brent Forsberg, President, T.A. Forsberg, Inc. talks about Brownfield and eligible uses of it. He also tells us about upcoming Halloween event.

Putnam: Surprise! LPD officer helps get car for dishwasher who bicycles to work

October 17, 2017

Lansing resident Jo Meade, right, and Lansing Police Officer Trevor Arnold look at Meade's new used car on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, at the Kia of Lansing car dealership. Arnold set up the surprise gifting of the 2007 Ford Taurus to help out Meade who rides her bike to and from work for a total of 16 miles. 

Brent Forsberg also involved in this generous donation. 

Trip to Italy: Bernero, others make push for jobs, investment

October 12, 2017

The trip to Italy is focused on the manufacturing industry and other economic priorities. 

Brent Forsberg, a Lansing area businessman, said he's part of the Italy trip and will give a presentation in Torino on autonomous vehicle technology and its impact on a city's infrastructure. 

New Hilton hotel could be coming to Lansing's "Reo Town"

September 27, 2017

A new hotel could be coming to Lansing's "Reo Town" neighborhood.

Developer Urban Systems has entered into a contract with the Ingham County Land Bank to buy the vacant lot at the corner of South Washington Ave and Malcom X.

Developer buys historic downtown building

September 21, 2017

One of downtown Grand Rapids’ historic buildings is under new ownership.

FOX 47 News The Morning Blend - 09/20/17

September 20, 2017

T.A. Forsberg, Inc. President, Brent Forsberg and Urban Systems Partner, Patrick Smith talk to Bob and Mary about their new partnership and how it can benefit the community.

Historic office building in Grand Rapids is sold to Lansing developer

September 20, 2017

The 131-year-old Blodgett Building in the city's historic Heartside District has been sold to T.A. Forsberg Inc., a Lansing-based real estate developer.

Extended-stay hotel planned for former Deluxe Inn site in REO Town

September 20, 2017

“We have a greater vision for Lansing that includes connecting many of the existing districts together and making it a highly walkable and highly bikeable community,” 

Public learn more about the plans to redevelop Lansing City Hall

September 13, 2017

Four developers are competing for one chance to redevelop Lansing City Hall and all of them showcased their ideas to the public Wednesday night.

Plans would replace City Hall with hotels, apartments, restaurants and retail

September 13, 2017

Four developers publicly unveiled proposals for redeveloping the site across from the Capitol on Wednesday night at the Lansing Center.

Lansing city hall could become hotel

September 13, 2017

Changes to downtown Lansing's skyline could be coming soon. On Wednesday four developers will present their plans to both move city hall and redevelop the current building.

Greater Lansing Business Monthly-Building Stronger Communities

September 01, 2017

Brent Forsberg tells us about what projects they are focusing on Lansing community and reasons they decide to do that.

How REO Town is making an epic comeback

August 17, 2017

Developer Brent Forsberg is turning vacant lots into affordable housing with his Tembo home project.

This "Wow" House! Funky home comes to Reo Town

June 07, 2017

Finding affordable new housing in Lansing's Reo Town can be challenging, that's why Developer T.A. Forsberg, Inc. created Tembo. A 600 square foot new home that will rent for $850.00 per month.

FORSBERG BRINGS MILLENNIAL HOUSING TO REO TOWN

July 01, 2017

Nestled just outside of Lansing’s REO Town sits a home unlike any other in the area. It’s small but not hard to miss. With its bright blue paint, unique design and a silver-plated sigil embedded in the driveway, this home looks different because it is different. It’s one of T.A. Forsberg Inc.’s latest creations — the first of many of its kind — set to alter the way we view the necessities of living.

Why this funky house could redefine your neighborhood

April 28, 2017

Okemos-based TA Forsberg Inc. pushes an "attainable housing" plan that's already turning heads. Rents could be as low as $600 monthly.

Elevation: Developing a Walkable, Sustainable Community Hub

January 31, 2017

Jolly and Okemos roads were missing something to connect the residential area to the commercial area. Welcome to the development of “Elevation.”

The mixed use development will not only bring roughly 400 multifamily units to rent, but will also create a hub with a city market, amphitheater, green space, programs and walkability.

5 Lansing-area developments to watch in 2017

January 01, 2017

The $67 million Elevation at Okemos Pointe will include an apartment complex and a vendor space similar to the Lansing City Market. It will be built just west of the intersection of Jolly and Okemos roads. 

The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) has announced that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners has given final approval to the Brownfield Plan for "Elevation" at Okemos Pointe.

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