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MLM restores the glory

The rehabilitation of a historic mansion in Heritage Hill by Mary Mishler could give a TLC home improvement show a run for its money. Read More

Slows Bar-B-Q coming fast

The widely anticipated opening of a well-respected barbecue restaurant in Grand Rapids will be happening soon. Read More

Civic partners market 35 key properties

A regional partnership has launched a targeted marketing campaign aimed at key developers for strategic sites in Kent and Muskegon counties. Read More

Brewing supplier goes from carport to global operation

Chris Breimayer just wanted to pay for his homebrew supplies when he started his business, Psycho Brew, a brewing system manufacturer. Read More
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Arena Place closing in on project’s last retail tenant

The $50 million, 130,000-square-foot Arena Place project, which will include ground floor retail, office and apartment space, and a three-level parking deck when it is completed in April, is just weeks away from signing its last tenant. Read More
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Rockford Brewing finds a niche in local produce

Seth Rivard and Jeff Sheehan are using their love of all things natural to carve out a niche for Rockford Brewing Co. in the West Michigan brewing industry. Read More
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Law firm launches craft brewery industry group

Warner Norcross attorney Ian Kennedy has been spending a lot of time drinking beer at craft breweries. Read More
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Architecture firm’s growth indicative of industry

Arnie Mikon would like to think TowerPinkster is a dramatic exception among local architecture companies — it has 14 new employees so far this year — but he said actually the whole industry is expanding. Read More
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Last major rehab on Monroe Center prepares to open

The last major building redevelopment project on Monroe Center in downtown is almost complete. Read More
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2015 Book of Lists

Top Area Senior Residential Communities

Top Area Hospitals

Top Area Office Furniture Dealers

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Special Publications

GRBJ The Newsmakers of the Year   The Newsmakers
of the Year
Who made news in 2014?
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

This partnership transcends blockade of political boundaries and egos

In the not-too-distant past during the Great Recession, counties and cities were battling for any drop of economic development within each jurisdiction while property tax revenues and income tax revenue bled red, soaking municipal budgets.
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Your story is a box of crayons

Let’s talk about your story — the story of your organization and what communications pieces you use to color the picture of who you are and the “why” behind what you do.
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European trip inspires comparisons of quality of life

My wife and I took a riverboat cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest in June.
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UPCOMING

Editor's Picks

Gemini Publications

GRM June 2015   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 2015 Summer   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.