May 22

Retailer acquires specialty pharmacy

A retailer has acquired a Pittsburgh-based specialty pharmacy and health services company with several locations. Read More

Ohio food service distributor enters market

An Ohio distributor of food and supplies to more than 800 fast food and casual-dining chain restaurants has entered the market by securing a distribution building that it expects will create 100 jobs. Read More

Appliance maker acquires commercial laundry supplier

An appliance maker is “driving growth in an adjacent business” by acquiring a company that makes commercial laundry equipment. Read More

Homebuilders produce Spring Parade of Homes

Eighty homes by 57 builders will be at the center of the Spring Parade of Homes that starts on Friday. Read More
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Law firm wins property tax case against township

Principal residence exemptions are attracting greater scrutiny according to three Grand Rapids-based attorneys who recently helped a client secure an exemption after her initial request was denied. Read More
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Credit union doubles downtown presence

A credit union is moving to expand its presence in downtown Grand Rapids and investing in the local market. Read More
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Metal parts supplier invests $1M in expansion, 38 jobs

A maker of grease filters and metal roll form products is relocating its recently acquired New York-based operations to the region and pursuing new markets. Read More
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Marketing franchisee wins international award from chain

A Grand Rapids-based marketing franchisee with a direct mail focus has received an international award from its franchise for a newly launched campaign to help grow its client base. Read More
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Charter Capital Partners names managing director of new practice

An investment banking firm has hired a woman with 20 years of experience performing and critiquing business valuation services to lead a new practice. Read More
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GRBJ The Newsmakers of the Year   The Newsmakers
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Opinion

Senators back to ‘fixing’ non-existent problems instead of fixing roads

Michigan legislators were roundly chastised in April before the statewide ballot proposal to fund road repairs, construction and transportation was soundly defeated by voters.
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No-fault auto reform needed for Michigan

If you happen to occasionally observe the innumerable medical and personal-injury ads that litter the sides of our major roads or see them on TV, you can rightly assume that Michigan is very fertile ground for big-money vehicle-related claims and litigation.
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Getting to know the millennial generation

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2015, the millennial generation or “Gen Y” (those born from 1981 to 1996) is projected to outsize the baby boomer generation as the nation’s largest living generation.
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