August 26

Church sells 77-acre site

A church in town has sold its 77-acre site along a major highway. Read More

Auctioneer sells golf course

A company in the area will auction off a Michigan golf course next week. Read More

Customer contact center laying off workforce

A company expects to lay off all of the employees at its local customer contact center. Read More

Metro Cruise rolls into 28th Street

An event featuring a 16-mile stretch of cars is gearing up to take over 28th Street this weekend. Read More

Whirlpool names retired general to board

A recently retired general in the U.S. Air Force has joined the board of Whirlpool Corporation. Read More

Union ratifies contracts with Meijer

A local union has ratified new four-year agreements with Meijer that affect more than 27,000 employees. Read More

Association names winners of construction safety awards

The safest contractors in West Michigan were revealed this week. Read More

Chicken fast-food chain builds location

A chicken fast-food chain is building a location in the area. Read More

Retailers open in downtown incubator

A tailor and a seamstress are officially opening their new shops downtown. Read More

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City’s ‘sustainable jobs’ goal is a recipe for failure

The Business Journal has in the past commended city of Grand Rapids endeavors toward environmental sustainability, from the biodiesel fuel project in 2002 to the Butterworth Solar Project anticipated to be running by the end of this year.

Do what you love — but as pastime or profession?

It is fun to watch someone take an idea that you entertained and make a successful enterprise out of it. If it is a good idea and you don’t act on it, someone else will.

Why business should say yes to a carbon tax

From global economic powers like the United States, Japan and Russia to developing economies like Rwanda, Bangladesh and Iran, more than 190 countries convened as part of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in late 2015.
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