December 17

Brewery sells minority stake to Spanish company

One of the region’s top breweries is selling a 30-percent stake in its business to a brewer based in Madrid — to set its sights on “multi-generational” international growth. Read More

Aerospace supplier wins Boeing contract

The Boeing 777X jet, which is set to take to the skies in 2020, will have Grand Rapids ties. Read More

Gym re-opens after 'nightmarish' fire

In the early morning hours of April 11th, Michael Livingston and Shane Davis stood outside in the cold watching their business and their dreams go up in flames. Read More

Pork producer invests up to $255M in plant, 800 jobs

A pork producer is planning to create more than 800 jobs after it builds a new plant in the region. Read More
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Snyder appoints judge to 61st District Court

Governor Rick Snyder has appointed a judge to the 61st District Court in Grand Rapids. Read More
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Racecar supplier plans 138 jobs

A supplier of performance parts and accessories for racecars, hot rods, trucks and off-road vehicles is planning to expand its operation in the region and create 138 jobs. Read More
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Food recycler develops $8M plant

The largest recycler of bakery, cereal grain, snack food and related food byproducts in the U.S. is planning to invest $8 million to rejuvenate an industrial site in the region. Read More
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Ford airport unveils logo

The Gerald R. Ford International Airport has unveiled a new logo and "brand promise" that better reflects its current and future goals. Read More
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Brewery releases reserve beers

A brewery is releasing several special versions of one of its flagship brews. Read More
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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

2025 goal: Educated and trained workforce

As winter graduates cross public stages this month, Talent 2025 released its most comprehensive report on current and future needs of employers in the 13-county West Michigan region, providing a map from that public stage to careers and jobs.
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High-quality child care is good for business

Business managers know this to be true: To prevent absenteeism and turnover among employees with children, it’s vital that workers know their kids are in safe, stable and high-quality child care when they’re away from home.
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Have you formed a personal mission statement?

Every organization must have a mission — a vision, a reason for “being.”
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Will you visit The Tin Can bar — with "80 different cans o' beer" — planned for downtown Grand Rapids?
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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.