Growth. Good for our customers and good for us.

Growth. Good for our customers and good for us.

Each person in our organization brings to their position a dedication which management feels is unmatched by any of our peers. In a great measure, this has allowed Great Lakes to rise to a position of leadership in its industry, in a relatively short period of time.

Ray Clausen
Co-Founder
Great Lakes Systems, Inc.

At Great Lakes Systems, Every Customer is Important

From large industrial plants to shopping centers to educational facilities and other respected institutions to small businesses and churches, Great Lakes Systems covers them all. GLS believes that all of our roofing customers and their projects, regardless of size and scope, are important. Whether a major corporation or small business, a school or church, each customer and project are unique and each one deserves the same result: A roof that doesn’t leak!

Learn How We Saved Jenison HS  $1,000,000 in Roofing Costs

We invite you to view some of our roofing projects. Simply click-on a category of your choice:

Commercial Retail Stores, Restaurants, Hotels and other Service Providers


THE SHOPS AT WESTSHORE
Project Owner: Versa Developments
Project Type: ReroofingWestshore.jpg
Location: Holland, MI
Architect: Rogvoy
General Contractor: CD Barnes
Roof System Manufacturer: Firestone Bldg Products
Roof System: 60 Mil Adhered EPDM
Size: 209,000 sq ft

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Project Owner: Berger Chevrolet
Project Type: Reroofing
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Architect: NA.
General Contractor: NA
Roof System Manufacturer: Firestone Building Products
Roof System: 60 Mil Adhered EPDM
Size: 7,700 sq ft

Meijer #293
Project Owner: Meijer, Inc.Meijer SSM.jpg
Project Type: New
Location: Sault Sainte Marie, MI
Architect: Bergmann Associates
General Contractor: Rockford Construction
Roof System Manufacturer: Firestone Building Products
Roof System:  60 mil Mechanically-Fastened TPO
Size:208,395 sq ft

Burlington coat factory
Project Owner: Versa DevelopmentsWestshore Burlington.jpg
Project Type: Reroofing
Location: Holland, MI
Architect: Rogvoy
General Contractor: CD Barnes
Roof System Manufacturer: Firestone Building Products
Roof System: 60 Mil Adhered TPO
Size: 52,000 sq ft
 
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Educational School, College & University Facilities

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Project Owner: Grand Rapids Community College
Project Type: Reroofing
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Architect: IDS Inc.
General Contractor: Pioneer Construction, Inc.
Roof System Manufacturer: Firestone Building Products
Roof System: Firestone 90 mil Adhered EPDM
Size: 27,000 sq ft
 
DAVENPORT UNIVERSITY - COLLEGE OF BUSINESS

Project Owner: Davenport UniversityDU COB2.jpg

Project Type: New
Location: Caledonia, MI
Architect: Integrated Architecture
General Contractor: Rockford Construction
Roof System Manufacturer: Firestone Building Products
Roof System: 60 Mil Adhered TPO
Size: 24,500 sq ft
DAVENPORT UNIVERSITY - ATHLETICS PHASE 3

Project Owner: Davenport UniversityDU Football.jpg

Project Type: New
Location: Caledonia, MI
Architect: Integrated Architecture
General Contractor: Rockford Construction
Roof System Manufacturer: Firestone Building Products
Roof System: 115 Mil Adhered Fleece TPO
Size: 25,395 sq ft
GVSU Kistler Living Center

Project Owner: Grand Valley State University

Project Type: ReroofingGVSU Kistler.jpg
Location: Allendale, MI
Architect: GVSU
General Contractor: N/A
Roof System Manufacturer: Firestone Building Products
Roof System: 60 Mil Adhered EPDM
Size: 14,800 sq ft

KISD – Pine Grove
Project Owner: Kent Intermediate School District
Project Type: NewPine Grove.jpg
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Architect: Progressive AE
General Contractor: Oak, Inc.
Roof System Manufacturer: Johns Manville
Roof System: 60 Mil Mechanically Fastened PVC
Size: 28,100 sq ft
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Financial Banks, Credit Unions and Lending Institutions

Chase Bank – Jenison
Project Owner: Chase Bank2016-11-14 (3).png
Project Type: Retrofit
Location: Jenison MI
Roof System Manufacturer: Firestone Building Products
Roof System: Firestone 60 mil EPDM Fully-Adhered
Size: 3,700 sq ft
 
CONSUMERS CREDIT UNION CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS
Project Owner: Consumers Credit Union
Project Type: NewCCU HQ.jpg
Location: Kalamazoo, MI
Architect: HOK Chicago
General Contractor: AVB Inc.
Roof System Manufacturer: Carlisle Syntec, Inc.
Roof System: 60 Mil RhinoBond TPO
Size: 34,065 sq ft
 
southwest michigan bank
Project Owner: Southwest Michigan BankSWMBank2.jpg
Project Type: New
Location: Portage, MI
Architect: Integrated Architecture
General Contractor: Orion II
Roof System Manufacture: Firestone Building Products
Roof System: 60 Mil White Adhered EPDM
Size: 3,700 sq ft
 
pnc BANK - DEWITT BRANCH
Project Owner: PNC BankPNC DeWitt.png
Project Type: Retrofit
Location: DeWitt, MI
Architect: TAG
General Contractor: J R Heineman
Roof System Manufacture: Carlisle SynTec
Roof System: 60 Mil Adhered EPDM
Size: 3,900 sq ft
 
Consumers Credit Union - Plainfield Branch
Project Owner: Consumers Credit Union
Project Type: NewCCU Pfield.jpg
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Architect: Bosch Architecture
General Contractor: Rockford Construction
Roof System Manufacture: Johns Manville
Roof System: 60 Mil Adhered PVC
Size: 2,816 sq ft

Governmental City, State and Federal Buildings


Ottawa county jail
Project Owner: Ottawa CountyOC Jail.jpg
Project Type: Reroofing
Location: West Olive, MI
Architect: GMB A & E
General Contractor: N/A
Roof System Manufacturer: Carlisle SynTec, Inc
Roof System: 60 Mil Ballasted EPDM
Size: 58,650 sq ft
CATA Bus Garage
Project Owner: Capital Area Transportation Authority
Project Type: ReroofingCATA jpeg.jpg
Location: Lansing,MI
Architect: N/A
General Contractor: CATA
Roof System Manufacturer: Carlisle SynTec, Inc
Roof System: 60 Mil Adhered PVC
Size: 34,800 sq ft

Kent County – Administration Building
Project Owner: Kent County, MIKent-County-Administration-Building-300x272.jpg
Project Type: Retrofit
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Architect: N/A
General Contractor: Great Lakes Systems, Inc.
Roof System Manufacturer: Firestone Building Products
Roof System: Firestone 60 mil RubberGard EPDM Fully-Adhered
Size: 18,500 sq ft
KENT county road commision - South
Project Owner: Kent County Road Commision
Project Type: ReroofingKCRC S Cmplx.png
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Architect: N/A
General Contractor: N/A
Roof System Manufacturer: Carlisle SynTec
Roof System: Firestone 60 mil Fully-Adhered EPDM
Size: 65,500 sq ft 
West Michigan Regional Airport
Project Owner: West Michigan Regional Airport
Project Type: NewWM Reg Airport.jpg
Location: Holland, MI
Architect: Progressive AE
General Contractor: CL Construction
Roof System Manufacturer: Carlisle SynTec
Roof System: 60 mil Fully Adhered TPO
Size: 9,700 sq ft
 
 
 

Health Care Hospitals and Health Care Service Providers

 
 
Van andel institute Ph 2

Project Owner: Van Andel InstituteVAI3.jpg

Project Type: New
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Design Team-Vinoly Arch. Flack & Kurtz, Comm Tech Design,
FTC&H, MTC, URS.
General Contractor:  Hunt/OAK
Roof System:Firestone 80 Mil White TPO

ymca mary free bed

Project Owner: YMCA

Project Type: NewYMCA MFB.jpg
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Architect: Progressive AE
General Contractor: Rockford Construction
Roof System Manufacturer: Carlisle SynTec, Inc.
Roof System:60 Mil Mechanically-Fastened & Ballasted TP
Size: 91,200 sq ft
SpeCtrum Health – Reed City
Project Owner: Spectrum HealthReed-City-Hospital.jpg
Project Type: New
Location: Reed City, MI
Architect: Progressive AE
General Contractor: Christman Company
Roof System Manufacturer: Firestone Building Products
Roof System: Firestone 60 mil EPDM Fully-Adhered
Size: 6,500 sq ft
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Spectrum Health – Butterworth Hospital Lobby
Project Owner: Spectrum Health
Project Type: New
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Architect: Jonathan Bailey
General Contractor: Wolverine Building Group
Roof System Manufacturer: Firestone Building Products
Roof System: Firestone 75 mil Reinforced EPDM
Size: 16,700 sq ft
 
 
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Industrial Manufacturing Facilities, Offices, Warehouses

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Stryker Instruments

LEED Certified Building

Project Owner: Stryker Corporation
Project Type: Retrofit
Location: Kalamazoo, MI
Architect: Eckert Wordell
General Contractor: CSM Group
Roof System Manufacturer: Carlisle SynTec, Inc.
Roof System: Carlisle 45 mil TPO Mechanically-Fastened
Size: 549,405 sq ft

Beene-Garter
Project Owner: Beene Garter LLPBeene Garter.jpg
Project Type: Reroof
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Architect: N/A
General Contractor: N/A
Roof System Manufacturer: Firestone Building Products
Roof System: 115 Mil Adhered Fleece TPO
Size: 14,200 sq ft

Center Industrial Self Storage
Project Owner: Everkept StorageCenter Industrial.png
Project Type: Reroofing
Location: Jenison, MI
Architect: TAG
General Contractor: JWK, Inc.
Roof System Manufacturer: Firestone Building Products
Roof System: Firestone 60 Mil Ballasted
Size: 53,000 sq ft

Herman Miller – Greenhouse
Project Owner: Herman Miller, IncHerman Miller.jpg
Project Type: New
Location: Zeeland, MI
Architect: William McDonough + Partners
General Contractor: Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K)
Roof System Manufacturer: Carlisle SynTec, Inc.
Roof System: Sika Sarnafil Mechanically-Fastened; Carlisle EPDM Ballasted
Size: 280,900 sq ft
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Gentex – Riley St. Manufacturing Facility
Project Owner: Gentex Corporation
Project Type: New
Location: Zeeland, MI
Architect: Progressive AE
General Contractor: Dan Vos Construction Company
Roof System Manufacturer: Firestone Building Products
Roof System: Firestone 60 mil EPDM Fully-Adhered
Size: 147,395 sq ft
Kerkstra Precast
Project Owner: Kerkstra Precast Inc.Kerkstra2.jpg
Project Type: New
Location: Grandville, MI
Architect: TAG
General Contractor: Pioneer Construction Company
Roof System Manufacturer: Carlisle SynTec
Roof System: Firestone 60 mil Ballasted & Adhered
Size: 52,00 sq ft
Dicastal
Project Owner: Dicastal                                                       
Project Type: New                        

Location: Greenville, MI       

Architect: Hobbs+Black                                                               
General Contractor: Wieland-Davco
Roof System Manufacturer: Firestone Building Products
Roof System: Firestone Adhered 60 Mil TPO

Everkept Storage
Project Owner: Everkept StorageEver Kept Storage.jpg
Project Type: Reroofing
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Architect: TAG
General Contractor: JWK, Inc.
Roof System Manufacturer: Firestone Building Products
Roof System: Firestone 60 mil EPDM Fully-Adhered
Size: 46,000 sq ft
 
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 Institutional Arts & Entertainment, Churches, Libraries and Museums

 

ADA Bible Church
Project Owner: Ada Bible ChurchAda Bible.png
Project Type: New
Location: Kentwood, MI
Architect: Jeffrey Parker
General Contractor: Copperrock
Roof System Manufacturer: Firestone Building Products
Roof System: 60 Mil Mechanically Fastened TPO
Size: 69,975 sq ft

First Congregational Church
Project Owner: First Congregational ChurchFirst Cong.png
Project Type: Reroofing
Location: South Haven, MI
Architect: Architectural Concepts
General Contractor: Omega Construction Company
Roof System Manufacturer: Firestone Building Products
Roof System: Standing Seam Metal Roof
Size: 16,500 sq ft
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Kentwood Community Church
Project Owner: Kentwood Community Church
Project Type: Reroofing
Location: Kentwood, MI
Architect:N/A
General Contractor: N/A
Roof System Manufacturer: Firestone Building Products
Roof System: 60 mil TPO Mechanically-Fastened
Size: 32,300 sq ft

Grand Rapids Ballet
Project Owner: Grand Rapids Ballet CompanyGR Ballet2.jpg
Project Type: New and Retrofit
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Architect: Design +
General Contractor: Houseman Construction Company
Roof System Manufacturer: Carlisle SynTec, Inc.
Roof System: Carlisle 60 mil White TPO Mechanically Fastened and Fully-Adhered
Size: 15,052 sq ft
holland rescue missionHRM Gateway.jpg
Project Owner: Holland Rescue Mission
Project Type: Retrofit
Location: Holland, MI
Architect: N/A
General Contractor: N/A
Roof System Manufacturer: Johns Manville
Roof System: 60 Mil Ballasted EPDM
Size: 82,000 sq ft

Mixed Use: Condo, Housing & Residential

 
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PORTLAND SCHOOL APARTMENTS
Project Owner: WODA Group LLC
Project Type: Retrofit
Location: Portland, MI
Architect: Hooker/DeJong
General Contractor: Woda Construction
Roof System Manufacturer: Firestone Building Products
Roof System: 45 Mil Mechanically Fastened TPO
Size: 15,865 sq ft
 

SKYVUE
Project Owner: RISESkyvue.jpg
Project Type: New
Location: Lansing, MI
Architect: G.Niles Bolton
General Contractor: Wolverine Group
Roof System Manufacturer: Firestone Building Products
Roof System: 60 Mil Adhered TPO
Size: 55,165 sq ft

ZAWACKI RESIDENCE
Project Owner: ZawackiZawacki.png
Project Type: New
Location: East Grand Rapids, MI
Architect: Bravo
General Contractor: McGraw Construction Inc.
Roof System Manufacturer: Firestone Building Products
Roof System: 60 mil Adhered EPDM
Size: 2,424 sq ft
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THE ROWE
Project Owner: CWD Development
Project Type: New and Retrofit
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Architect: Integrated Architecture
General Contractor: Triangle, Inc.
Roof System Manufacturer: Firestone Building Products
Roof System: Firestone 115 Mil Adhered Fleece TPO
Size: 18,635 sq ft
FULTON PLACE
Project Owner: The Fulton Group
Project Type: NewFulton Place.jpg
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Architect: Progressive AE
General Contractor: Rockford Construction
Roof System Manufacturer: Carlisle SynTec
Roof System: 60 Mil Mechanically Fastened TPO
Size: 33,000 sq ft