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Brewery multiplies capacity

A downtown brewery is planning to get larger — much larger. Read More

Is Michigan a startup state?

A conversation about growing Michigan’s entrepreneurial ecosystem kicked off a conference Sunday in Grand Rapids — designed to align legislative policies with economic development initiatives in West Michigan. Read More

Low-sodium meat attracts health industry

Several years ago, Ada Valley Meat Co. listened to the health care industry, and this year it finally paid off in a big way. Read More

Grilled cheese franchise maps location

A grilled cheese sandwich franchise didn’t “cut corners” in selecting the site for one of the restaurants it’s planning in the region. Read More
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Bank reaches $37.5M settlement

A Michigan bank with a large regional presence has reached a $37.5-million settlement with the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Read More
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ArtPrize names juried finalists

ArtPrize 2014 is one step closer to naming its juried winners. Read More
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Start Garden invests $20K more in high school coaching site

A web application designed to help high school coaches with player engagement and development has proceeded to the next level of funding from Start Garden. Read More
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Craft spirits maker releases brandy

Two lakeshore beverage companies have teamed up for a Colonial-era treat. Read More
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Logistics company ranks among 'Top 100'

A third-party logistics and cold storage provider has earned spots on a pair of “Top 100” rankings by industry trade publications. Read More
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2014 Book of Lists

2014 Top Area Food Service Companies

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Special Publications

GRBJ The Newsmakers of the Year   The Newsmakers
of the Year
Who made news in 2013?
See profiles of our Newsmaker finalists and Impact Award winner.
grbj50miw   The 50 Most 
Influential Women
Meet Grand Rapids Business Journal’s 2014 “The 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan” honorees and prepare to be inspired.
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Opinion

CON attack is costly to West Michigan businesses

Yet another health care system is attempting to circumvent the Michigan Certificate of Need process, and in so doing actually underscores the obvious necessity of Michigan’s process.
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Fences or flamingoes: Be sure you know your homeowner association rules

A new homeowner moves into a neighborhood governed by a private association, receives an invitation to a potluck that doubles as an annual meeting and shows up with a bottle of wine and a dish to pass.
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Will you visit The Tin Can bar — with "80 different cans o' beer" — planned for downtown Grand Rapids?
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GRM July 2014   Grand Rapids Magazine

Grand Rapids Magazine is a celebration of all the people, places, art and industry that make this one grand place to live work and play.

   

 
  BLUE Summer 2014   Michigan Blue Magazine

Michigan BLUE is a lifestyle magazine that’s targeted at those with an affinity for life lived on water and the riches that living in Michigan brings.