May 29

Steelcase sells Pyramid building to Nevada firm

After several years of marketing the iconic Pyramid building to potential buyers, Steelcase has announced the sale of the facility to an out-of-state firm with experience working in West Michigan. Read More

Sporting goods retailer targets market

A sporting goods retailer specializing in hunting and fishing gear has its sights set on the West Michigan market. Read More

Developer plans $25M apartment complex off East Beltline

A developer is planning to build a roughly $25-million apartment complex in the heart of a major shopping corridor. Read More

'Laid-back' footwear brand designs memory-foam shoes

A “laid-back” shoe brand known for its comfort has incorporated a new memory-foam feature into one of its lines. Read More

Report ranks wireless carriers in Grand Rapids

An independent organization recently evaluated and ranked the performance of wireless carriers in the Grand Rapids market. Read More

Office tech dealers merge

An office technology dealer is expanding its presence across the state, thanks to a merger. Read More

Nonprofit wins $100K social enterprise grant

A downtown nonprofit has won a $100,000 grant to help fund a business-to-business entrepreneurial training program for teens and young adults. Read More

GVSU names first VP of enrollment development

A long-time administrator is the first vice president of enrollment development at Grand Valley State University. Read More

University receives $1.5M gift

A married couple has given a $1.5-million gift to their alma mater to enhance on-campus facilities and provide scholarships for students. Read More

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Make education priority in state’s turnaround

The Business Journal is reporting on a study just released by Education Trust-Midwest, a non-partisan education policy organization, showing that, by almost any statistical average, Michigan students are performing among the bottom 10 states in the country.

The Ten Commandments: a good guide to business

It would be hard to deny that Judeo-Christian teachings are the basic foundation of the culture of this country.

Restore Congressional control over direct spending

The Founding Fathers’ father, Benjamin Franklin, was a master compromiser.
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