December 6

Watchdog rates hospitals among tops in US

A trio of hospitals in the region have been honored by a nonprofit watchdog. Read More

Grand Action considers stadium, hotel and DeVos Place expansion

A professional soccer franchise, a new downtown hotel and a convention center expansion are among a list of proposed projects that could be undertaken in Grand Rapids over the next several years. Read More

Coffee shop rooted in community

Mallory Root realized early in her post-college work life she was good at one thing in particular: managing a staff. Read More

Universal Forest acquires $21M company

A subsidiary of Universal Forest Products has acquired an Australian packaging company. Read More

GRBJ Podcast: Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss

Rosalynn Bliss — the mayor of Grand Rapids — is the featured guest in episode 11 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

Ford airport adds destination

Gerald R. Ford International Airport has announced a new non-stop route that will begin in time for spring break. Read More

Church redevelops ex-paper mill

A church in the area has embarked on a major building project. Read More

City taps firm as lead developer for ex-GM plant site

A 92-acre industrial site in the area has a new lead developer. Read More

Employees get kick out of ‘boot party’

When it comes to perks for employees, one area company is looking to the feet. Read More

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GRBJ The Newsmakers of the Year   The Newsmakers
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Forty 2016
Meet Grand Rapids Business Journal's 2016 40 Under Forty honorees and prepare to be inspired.
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Plaza development represents the best of Grand Rapids and its spirit

The Plaza Roosevelt Development, in all its several parts, represents what is — and what could be more often — the best of Grand Rapids.

Economic lessons from Yoko Ono and Moses

One year ago, I predicted Hillary Clinton would be our next president unless there was either moral or economic outrage in the United States.

Find the sweet spot to maximize profit

The first thought that comes to mind when you say CPA in December to a small business owner is tax planning — absolutely necessary and needs to be done.
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