July 24

Nurses sign collective bargaining agreement

Registered nurses serving a hospital in the region have signed a new contract for the next two years. Read More

Forbes rates West Michigan colleges for 'ROI'

A Forbes ranking is giving West Michigan colleges a sense of how they stack up against schools across the country in terms of the “return on investment” they offer students. Read More

Indoor trampoline park enters market

A new trampoline park is bouncing into a 30,000-square-foot vacancy in town. Read More

Feds rule on washer 'dumping' by appliance makers

The feds have issued a preliminary ruling against two competitors of an appliance maker in the region for underpricing washing machines produced outside of the United States and sold into the U.S. market. Read More

College names VP of development and alumni relations

A college in the region has appointed a long-time community leader and alum to head up its fundraising and alumni relations. Read More

West Side affordable housing project picks up $562K

A mixed-use development planned for the West Side has been awarded tax credits from the state. Read More

Fair receives $2.5M grant for new fairgrounds

An annual fair in the area has received a $2.5-million grant from the state that will support its efforts to relocate. Read More

Concrete firm expands Up North

A local concrete contractor is expanding into northern Michigan. Read More

Economic development nonprofit names interim president and CEO

There’s a new leader at an economic development nonprofit in the region. Read More

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City success will hinge on strategies addressing homelessness, gentrification

The Grand Rapids Business Journal begins a series of in-depth reports on the South Division Avenue corridor and its comparatively quick development in the time since Van Andel Arena spurred one of the largest economic impacts in city history.

Business Journal cartoon hits, misses mark

The editorial cartoon in the May 23 Grand Rapids Business Journal aptly highlights the shortage of students electing to pursue careers in the skilled trades and in construction specifically.

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If you have ever felt overwhelmed by the sacrifices of building a business, you need to examine your situation from a different perspective.
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