November 25

Mexican restaurant opens on 28th Street

Fifteen years ago, Gricelda Mata opened a Mexican restaurant on 28th Street, and she plans to do it all over again — down the street. Read More

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

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

Hospitals complete $7.5M unit

A hospital has extended its reach in the state by completing a $7.5-million renovation and expansion project with another hospital. Read More

Politician opposes incentives for data center campus

Opposition against the planned Switch SuperNAP data center campus at the Steelcase Pyramid has surfaced. Read More

Advertising firm names president

The founder of a 25-year-old advertising firm is handing over the day-to-day leadership to an employee who has been with the company for most of its years. Read More

Nonprofit releases salary report

A report detailing wages paid across industries in West Michigan reveals an increase of 3 percent in pay rates since 2014 and projects an increase of about 3 percent for 2016. Read More

CEO launches health care foundation for veterans

The president and CEO of a medical device distributor has launched a new foundation with the mission of helping to improve medical and mental health care for veterans. Read More

Communications firms form strategic partnership

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

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GRBJ The Newsmakers of the Year   The Newsmakers
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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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