September 17

Wheel maker drives into market with 300 jobs

A subsidiary of a Chinese wheel maker is planning to enter the state by opening a $140-million plant in the region and creating 300 jobs. Read More

'Best Colleges' ranks West Michigan schools

The final grades from U.S. News & World Report are in for colleges across West Michigan. Read More

Auto supplier hosts job fair for 40 openings

An auto supplier is hosting a job fair this week to fill 40 high-tech positions. Read More

Working Mother names food maker one of '100 Best Companies'

Working Mother’s "100 Best Companies" is highlighting a food maker in the region and two companies on the state’s east side that are implementing progressive standards to support women in the corporate arena. Read More

Residential developer merges with Arizona firm

A developer of luxury residential communities has joined forces with an Arizona-based partner. Read More

Hospital wins national award

A hospital in the region has been recognized by national standards organizations for a pair of its services. Read More

Retailer pays $2M for selling recalled products

A retailer will pay $2 million to settle charges that the company knowingly sold and distributed hundreds of recalled products. Read More

Cascade Engineering CEO steps down

After four decades at the helm, Cascade Engineering’s founder and CEO has announced he will be stepping down. Read More

Investment banking firm re-brands

An investment banking firm with a 25-year history is re-branding itself to better reflect its scope of services, including a new partnership. Read More

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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.
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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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WMSBF’s partnerships benefit entire region

Grand Rapids businesses can celebrate another milestone with the West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum, now marking the 20th year of a partnership between area businesses and the environmental sustainability agency.

Exit strategies for a family business owner

The manager of a family business who is considering retirement often has four goals: paying as little in taxes as possible, keeping the business in the family, treating heirs fairly, and ensuring competent successor management.

The cornerstone for successful construction projects

Cranes flocking back to the skyline are bringing life back to West Michigan.
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GRM July 2014   Grand Rapids Magazine

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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.