May 27

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

Barbecue restaurant opens downtown

There may be no better time to open a new barbecue restaurant than Memorial Day weekend. Read More

Gaming studio tackles title with 30M users

A gaming studio in the region has been given the reins to a popular online video game to stretch its success across America and Europe. Read More

Rehab company expands footprint

A rehab company is expanding its footprint in one of the region’s markets in response to demand by the community and physician requests. Read More

'Exported From Michigan' wins audience at Beverly Hills Film Festival

A documentary about Michigan’s economic comeback is a hit in Beverly Hills. Read More

Ford airport upgrades Wi-Fi network

Business and leisure travelers will notice better access and faster service when they go online at Gerald R. Ford International Airport. Read More

Gaming studio names creative director

A gaming studio focused on education has a new creative director. Read More

Airplane parts supplier sells jets to auto racing team

An airplane parts supplier in the region has sold two fully refurbished ERJ 145 LR jets to one of North America’s “preeminent” auto racing teams. Read More

GRCC names executive director of foundation

An experienced education administrator is the new leader of the $30-million Grand Rapids Community College Foundation. 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.

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