Affiliations & Community

The Treystar team is committed to the community. Some of the team’s professional affiliations and community organizations that make the greater Kalamazoo area a great place to live, work, and play are listed below.

Community

City of Kalamazoo

The City of Kalamazoo is a vibrant and unique place to establish and operate a business, raise a family, and explore the many higher education opportunities.
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City of Portage

The City of Portage is also an excellent place to grow roots. We are happy to be a part of such a large community with small-town values.
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Discover Kalamazoo

With a multitude of places to visit, stay, eat, and explore in the area, Discover Kalamazoo serves as a valuable resource for residents and visitors alike.
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Downtown Kalamazoo Incorporated

Also known as DKI, Downtown Kalamazoo Incorporated is a private, non-profit organization that works to deepen the economic stability in downtown Kalamazoo and beyond through community projects, programs, and events.
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Kalamazoo County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority

Working with a variety of partners, the Kalamazoo County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority facilitates the redevelopment of blighted and contaminated properties in Kalamazoo County.
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Kalamazoo County Land Bank

The Kalamazoo County Land Bank creates vibrant communities by eliminating blighted properties, stabilizing property values, and creating affordable housing.
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Kalamazoo Promise

The Kalamazoo Promise is a privately funded scholarship program that offers free college tuition to graduates of Kalamazoo Public Schools.
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Kalamazoo County Ready 4s

Also known as KC Ready 4s, Kalamazoo County Ready 4s works with public and private pre-kindergarten programs to assist families with and 4-year-olds find and succeed in high-quality programs.
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Kalamazoo River Valley Trail

With more than half of its 30-mile goal completed, the Kalamazoo River Valley Trail is an asset to the community, offering a network of paved trails for walkers, runners, and bicyclists free of charge.
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KzooConnect

KzooConnect seeks to highlight all the attributes of the greater Kalamazoo community has to offer, including interesting people, cool jobs, and local attractions.
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MIX Southwest Michigan

Believing in the power of creativity in our community, MIX Southwest Michigan brings together local creators and innovators for mixers, seminars, and workshops.
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The Monroe-Brown Biomedical Seed Fund

The Monroe-Brown Biomedical Seed Fund is a collaborative effort between the U-M College of Engineering's Center for Entrepreneurship and U-M Medical School's Fast Forward Medical Innovation program program.
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Monroe-Brown Foundation

Dedicated to higher education in Kalamazoo County and at the University of Michigan, and the growth of jobs in Kalamazoo County with the goal of keeping the most talented students in the community.
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Portage Bikeway

Boasting 17.5 miles of off-road trails and 38.5 miles of bicycle lanes, the Portage Bikeway is open to the public free of charge and offers safe routes for both recreational and utilitarian bicyclists, walkers, and runners.
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Portage Brownfield Redevelopment Authority

Overseen by EDC/TIFA, the Portage Brownfield Redevelopment Authority works to redevelop blighted and contaminated properties.
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Southwest Michigan First

Southwest Michigan First is a privately funded group of economic development advisers working in cooperation with the Kalamazoo Regional Chamber of Commerce to promote business development and growth and the promotion of community values and education within the region to improve business opportunities as well as overall quality of life.
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Western Michigan University Gwen Frostic School of Art

Western Michigan University is home to the Gwen Frostic School of Art. The school provides the qualities of a private art school in a major research university environment.
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Revel & Roll West

Southwest Michigan’s Ultimate Entertainment Destination
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Professional

International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

We ensure the retail real estate industry is recognized for the role it plays in the social, civic and economic vibrancy of communities.
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Commercial Alliance of REALTORS®

Commercial Alliance of REALTORS provides members benefits for commercial real estate brokers, salespersons and affiliates.
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Greater Kalamazoo Association of REALTORS®

GKAR is the Kalamazoo area source for those looking to become a real estate professional or for those looking to buy or sell a home.
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CCIM Institute

Since its founding more than 50 years ago, the institute has been educating real estate specialists across continents and industry categories.
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