August 28

ArtPrize award celebrates diversity

A new award will honor diversity at this year’s ArtPrize. Read More

$5.5M project looks to transform Arena District building

A building located in downtown Grand Rapids’ Arena District is about to undergo a major transformation that will make it a class-A space. Read More

Local attorney heads Defense Research Institute

A Grand Rapids attorney has been elected central regional director of the Defense Research Institute. Read More

Safest builders, contractors earn honors

The Associated Builders and Contractors Western Michigan Chapter honored 21 of its member companies this week for their outstanding safety practices and records. Read More

Wolverine steps up annual sale

Wolverine Worldwide is set for its annual tent sale on Thursday. Read More

Downtown is new hot spot for yoga

A hot yoga studio in downtown Grand Rapids is under new ownership and will re-open after the holiday weekend as Seva Yoga Monroe North. Read More

Maker of educational and simplified electronic modules gets boost

A startup company that produces electronic modules with a focus on improving the “how-to” experience for consumers is getting a boost from a Grand Rapids-based entrepreneurial incubator. Read More

Hostel to open in Grand Rapids next year

A 150-year-old Victorian home located in the Creston neighborhood on Grand Rapids’ northeast side will become the city’s first hostel come 2015. Read More

List Store

2014 Book of Lists

2014 Top Area Life Sciences Support Firms

2014 Top Area Office Buildings

2014 Office Cleaning Companies

2014 Stock Brokerage Firms

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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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Celebrate Labor Day with partnerships and models

The Business Journal offers an intersect in reporting this week, in regard to new education initiatives and the upcoming national holiday.

Law coach for small businesses: finding, financing business opportunities

Growth-oriented companies constantly prepare for business synergy opportunities.

Acquisition transaction reporting is incomplete, inaccurate

Corporate tax deserters, tax traitor, economic patriotism: We have heard these terms many times in recent weeks.
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Editor's Picks

Gemini Publications

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.