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A pair of local economic development organizations are hosting a summit this week on economic equity in Grand Rapids. Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses (GRABB),... [Read More]
A fitness-focused foundation has awarded grants totaling $25,000 to five Michigan organizations. Gazelle Sports Foundation awards grants to fitness organizations that promote a healthy lifestyle.... [Read More]
Michigan officials said the state's investigation into the old disposal of tannery waste by Wolverine Worldwide has expanded. The state Department of Environmental Quality, or... [Read More]
A supplier of airplane parts in the region has signed an agreement with an airline that serves Europe. Muskegon-based AeroVision International said last month it... [Read More]
A bank with a major presence in the region is acquiring eight branches from a California bank. Flagstar Bancorp said yesterday its Troy-based subsidiary Flagstar Bank... [Read More]
Editor's note: Each Q&A in the Influential Women enewsletter will feature a woman from the region who's influential, a rising face in her industry or... [Read More]
A Grand Rapids diner has named an executive chef with a diverse culinary background to expand the restaurant's "comfort food" offerings. Matchbox Diner & Drinks,... [Read More]
A local office furniture maker has opened a European center for innovation to "propel global growth." Grand Rapids-based Steelcase Inc. said last week it opened... [Read More]
The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce is planning to relocate to a new location downtown. The organization is planning its move into an 11,000-square-foot... [Read More]
A workwear retailer has opened its first store in West Michigan and is celebrating its grand opening this week. Duluth Trading Co.'s location is in... [Read More]
A milk processing co-operative plans to build a dairy processing facility in the region. Baraboo, Wisconsin-based Foremost Farms USA said last week it closed on... [Read More]
The Business Journal report on Colliers International West Michigan quarterly occupancy rates shows strength — and growth — across all sectors: retail, office and industrial;... [Read More]
Housing permits for single-family home construction increased 4.5 percent in Michigan during the first nine months of 2017. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there... [Read More]
The Ottawa County Parks and Recreation Commission revealed preliminary plans regarding an upgraded marina facility and enhanced park land on Lake Macatawa at the Historic... [Read More]
West Michigan continues to lead the state's agricultural sector, but the growth rate is regressing. The agricultural supply chain, which ranges from farming to retail... [Read More]
Thirty-three years is a long time to spend in one job. That's what Michael Van Denend did, and then he changed careers. The former executive... [Read More]
Although the crowd size doesn't quite reflect it, tickets for the Grand Rapids Griffins are in high demand. The momentum from the Griffins' 2017 Calder... [Read More]
The Michigan Statewide Carpenters and Millwrights Joint Apprenticeship and Training Fund recently broke ground on a state-of-the-art training center to service union carpenters and millwrights... [Read More]
The quarterly report released by Colliers International West Michigan reflects a strong economy across the retail, industrial and office space sectors. Across these industries, a... [Read More]
The performance of Holland's third and newest downtown hotel has landed its general manager on a list of "30 GMs to Watch" and rocketed the... [Read More]