August 21

Developer plots 200-acre community

A developer is planning to build out a community of manufactured homes for seniors in the area. Read More

Firm rolls out downtown concierge service

A real estate firm with a large downtown presence is getting into the concierge business. Read More

Global travel company checks in for long-term stay

An Amsterdam-based travel website is extending its commitment to the West Michigan market. Read More

Association names Best and Brightest Sustainable Companies

Organizations across West Michigan are being honored by a statewide association for their award-worthy sustainable practices. Read More

Hospital opens employee-funded suites

An employee fundraising team has helped complete the last piece of a hospital’s expansion and renovation. Read More

Hard cider maker extends distribution

A hard cider maker is stretching its distribution footprint out of state. Read More

Kellogg releases diversity report

Kellogg has released a report that spotlights its efforts to create a diverse workforce and supply chain. Read More

Judge sentences man for gold fraud

A man has been sentenced to prison for failing to file income tax returns and running a multi-year scheme involving the bogus recovery of overseas gold. Read More

Startup develops personal assistant app

A startup is developing a mobile app to take the time out of time management. Read More

List Store

2014 Book of Lists

2014 Top Area Life Sciences Support Firms

2014 Top Area Office Buildings

2014 Office Cleaning Companies

2014 Stock Brokerage Firms

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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.
grbj50miw   The 50 Most 
Influential Women
Meet Grand Rapids Business Journal’s 2014 “The 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan” honorees and prepare to be inspired.
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Legislators have crowned themselves as king

The Michigan Senate last week approved legislation along party lines which, if passed by the House, will supersede a Nov. 4 state ballot question posed for voters.

‘Grand bargain’ will be a bargain for the whole state

Detroit is showing the world what it can do.

Another young man of color is dead

The events in Ferguson, Mo., have been on my mind and heart and I am deeply saddened.

Listen for hidden meanings in business communications

Listen closely to what someone is saying to you. It can be costly if you are not paying attention.
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As a consumer, do you consider franchises to be small businesses?
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Editor's Picks

Gemini Publications

GRM July 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.