October 23

Switch buying Pyramid Campus property for $25M

Switch is buying the site of its Pyramid Campus for $25 million. Read More

Redeveloped mall attracts tenants

Fifty-five years later, the original developer completed a remake of a Wyoming mall. Read More

Brewery re-targets West Side for taproom

New plans for a West Side taproom by a Michigan brewery have been filed with the city. Read More

Philanthropist Helen DeVos dies

Helen J. DeVos, a philanthropist known for her support of children's health, Christian education and the arts, has died at 90, her family said Thursday. Read More

West Michigan billionaires rank among Forbes' 400 'wealthiest in America'

A group of West Michigan business tycoons are again ranked on a list of the wealthiest people in the U.S. Read More

Software maker raises $8M in funding

A local software company has closed its most recent round of venture capital funding. Read More

Meijer recalls certain packaged produce

Meijer is recalling some packaged produce items in six states due to potential listeria contamination. Read More

Alumni group producing MSU Means Business

A college alumni group will host a networking event downtown on Tuesday. Read More

Former Walgreens exec keynoting disability event

A former Walgreens executive is slated to speak on Tuesday night at an award celebration being produced by a nonprofit that advocates for people with disabilities. Read More

Grocery store sees resurgence

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A year after a fire swept through a local fruit market, it is rising from the ashes. Read More

Inside Track: Turning passion into vocation

Rock Kauffman said he always had a “thing” for design. Having a grandmother who was an interior designer inspired him from a very young age. He often decorated and rearranged the furniture in his own room. Read More

Wolverine Worldwide shutting down distribution center

Wolverine Worldwide is shutting down a distribution center in the area and moving 50 jobs to California. Read More

ZIP code is third 'hottest' for housing in US

A national real estate website has named a Grand Rapids area ZIP code as one of the “hottest” in the U.S. Read More

Whirlpool asks feds for 50-percent tariff on competitor imports

An appliance maker in the region has asked a U.S. trade panel to recommend a 50-percent tariff on imported washing machines in an ongoing bid to keep two competitors from increasing imports through means it considers unfair. Read More

Mobile device shop faces $5M lawsuit

A Grand Rapids-based company that specializes in repairing mobile devices for the education sector is being sued for allegedly breaching the confidence of one of its strategic partners. Read More

Insurers weigh in on health cost debate

President Donald Trump’s recent health care announcement concerning cost-share reduction cuts has created questions surrounding the future of health care insurance. Read More

Vacancies down, rents up in 3Q

Reports from the office real estate sector for the third quarter indicate steady improvement. Overall, vacancies continue to decline, resulting in higher rental rates. Read More

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Young business leaders representing more than 18 diverse business categories will be celebrated this week for their successes in those varied industries, and most especially for helping shape and expand the economic foundations of the region, from Battle Creek to Rockford; Holland to Lowell; and most every suburb and city in between.
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