November 25

Bank issues RFP for downtown buildings

A bank has issued a request for proposal to developers to explore the next phase for its buildings in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Perrigo acquires US rights to drug line for $380M

Over-the-counter and prescription drug maker Perrigo is acquiring the U.S. rights to an AstraZeneca drug line for Crohn’s disease for $380 million. Read More

The economic ripple effect of SuperNAP

Should Michigan legislators pass the necessary bills, the Switch SuperNAP data center hoping to call the former Steelcase pyramid home would have a much greater economic impact than its $5 billion worth of equipment. Read More

Communications firms form strategic partnership

Two communications firms have teamed up to provide clients with enhanced services. Read More

Brewery cans year-round ale

A brewery in the region is canning another one of its beers. Read More

Brewery produces pub crawl

A bar crawl in the area is on tap for Thanksgiving eve. Read More

Wolverine Worldwide names brand president

Wolverine Worldwide has named an executive with more than 15 years of experience the president of one of its brands. Read More

Private equity firm wins M&A Deal of the Year award

A local private equity firm has been recognized among the tops in M&A in the world. Read More

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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 2015   40 Under 
Forty 2015
Meet Grand Rapids Business Journal's 2015 40 Under Forty honorees and prepare to be inspired.
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‘Disjointed’ downtown plan replaces realities with idealization

Grand Rapids Business Journal has since last year expressed concerns in regard to components of the GR Forward plan that would amend the Grand Rapids Master Plan if approved by the commission Dec. 15.

Letter: Downtown Grand Rapids is moving forward, not backward

Editor: A public discussion 18 months in the making moves to a climatic stage in December, as the Grand Rapids City Commission considers adopting a 10-year community plan and investment strategy to transform the Grand River into a distinct asset and support the next generation of growth in downtown Grand Rapids — which anchors one of the fastest growing regions in the United States.

’Tis the season for tax-planning opportunities and decisions

The presidential candidate debates have been running on the cable business news channels, covering tax and economic policy views of the candidates.
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GRM June 2015   Grand Rapids Magazine

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