November 23

ArtPrize creates ArtPrize Dallas

ArtPrize is headed to Texas. Read More

'Take-'n'-bake' pizza chain cooks on 28th Street

An international pizza franchise that pioneered the "take-'n'-bake" concept has opened its next location in the market. Read More

Health system implements 'flatter' leadership structure

A major health system has made several executive leadership changes in advance of its “affiliation” plan, announced in 2013. Read More

$15M seed fund triples presence downtown

A seed fund that regularly invests in startup “experiments” is building out a new home in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More
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Auctioneer presents personal items of late Steelcase heir

Peter Melvin Wege, the late Grand Rapids icon of generosity, is still giving. Read More
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Architecture association names award winners

The southwest Michigan chapter of the American Institute of Architects recently recognized some of the best projects out of the area at its annual Design Awards Celebration. Read More
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Grand Rapids GiveCamp connects nonprofits to $250K in tech services

Grand Rapids GiveCamp recently produced an exhausting and successful weekend for 15 nonprofits and the tech community. Read More
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Lakeshore chamber names Small Business Person of the Year

The chairman of an electronics maker that's lighting up with business is the Small Business Person of the Year at the lakeshore. Read More
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List Store

2014 Book of Lists

2014 Top Area Food Service Companies

2014 Top Area Property Management Firms

2014 Top Area Graduate Business Degree Programs

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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.
40 Under Forty 2014   40 Under 
Forty 2014
Meet Grand Rapids Business Journal's 2014 40 Under Forty honorees and prepare to be inspired.
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Opinion

Legislators need to rectify the immigration situation

As President Barack Obama digs his heels into executive powers and swears to achieve immigration reform before the new year, the all-too-familiar response from the majority party in the U.S. House and Senate is to assert “who’s in charge” and spend time orchestrating new defensive plays.
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Performance reviews: power tool or pain in the neck?

Now that we are close to the end of the year, people are thinking about budgets, bonuses and benefits elections. There is also the issue of assessing the performance of the organization.
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Low student achievement is recipe for disaster

I recently explored how the story line that Michigan is back is not a reality for many Michigan families (Oct. 6 Business Journal, “Report finds ALICE can’t afford to live here anymore”).
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Poll

Will you visit The Tin Can bar — with "80 different cans o' beer" — planned for downtown Grand Rapids?
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UPCOMING

Editor's Picks

Gemini Publications

GRM October 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.