October 23

Developers target Grand Rapids' 'next great neighborhood'

The historic Creston neighborhood in northeast Grand Rapids is set to see three projects under development that will create new apartments, a rooftop bar and retail space — which city officials believe will help transform ... Read More

Taphouse names 'all-women' leadership team

A strong female presence will run a new beer-focused restaurant in Grand Rapids. Read More

University builds $1.2M stained-glass windows

A Danish artist is shedding light on a university’s planned $15-million chapel by creating a $1.2-million set of handcrafted stained-glass windows with about 4,000 pieces of glass. Read More

Footwear division opens pop-up store

A footwear division from the area has opened its first North American pop-up store. Read More
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Barbecue restaurant signs with Downtown Market

A nationally recognized barbecue joint in Detroit is expanding into downtown Grand Rapids. Read More
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Law firm adds Apple Pay to digital operation

Apple Pay launched this week, and a law firm with a “completely digital” office is ready to take advantage of the new technology, which is available for on-site payments by users of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Read More
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University names director of Japan center

One of the founding members of a center for research on Japan and outreach to the nation is now its director. Read More
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Law firm wins US Supreme Court ruling

The nation’s highest court has ruled in favor of a local law firm’s client and announced that it will not review a $6.1-million fraud judgment against Michigan's largest health insurer for years of hidden fees. Read More
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2014 Book of Lists

2014 Top Area Food Service Companies

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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

Cost of disease, suffering escalates with ignorance and fear

The Ebola crisis makes obvious the interconnectedness of the human race
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Investment in electronic transmission infrastructure powers growth

I noted with great interest that the leading mandate out of the 2014 West Michigan Policy Forum was a call to action on needed investment in the state’s infrastructure.
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Family-owned businesses need family meetings

Research tells us there are three key factors for the perpetuation of a family-owned business: having a strategic plan for the business, using a board that includes outside directors, and holding family meetings.
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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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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.