February 8

'The Cheese Lady' sells original store

“The Cheese Lady” is passing on her beret. Read More

Tech firm makes everything smart

In the next 20 years, it’s possible almost every piece of technology will be “smart.” Read More

Wolverine Worldwide re-organizes brands and leadership

Wolverine Worldwide has a new "brand operating group structure" and has named several executives to lead its groups. Read More

Construction firm adds to team

A local construction firm has hired five new team members. Read More

Sports commission names athletes of the year

A regional sports nonprofit has awarded its top annual honors. Read More

The anatomy of a really sweet business deal

David Darling doesn’t want Spoonlickers to be known as a frozen yogurt place. Read More

Tech company plans for growth spurt with expansion

Things are looking up for Grand Rapids’ startup community. Read More

Bliss sets ‘bold goals’ for business

The iconic 1892-built Harris Building at 111 S. Division Ave. housed another historic event last week as the first female mayor of Grand Rapids delivered the State of the City address for 2016. Read More

Inside Track: Comerica’s new regional manager sets sights on mentoring leaders

Working as a part-time teller at her local Comerica Bank after high school, Debra Van Hevele never thought she would make a career out of it. Read More

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Special Publications

GRBJ The Newsmakers of the Year   The Newsmakers
of the Year
Who made news in 2015?
See profiles of our Newsmaker finalists.
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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Can Grand Rapids taxpayers afford utopia?

Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss set an optimistic tone in her first State of the City speech, including visions of a utopia unbridled by any budget constraints or concerns.

PPT reform: Three exemptions and new tax could equal savings

If you do the math, changes to Michigan’s personal property tax could add up to new savings for most business taxpayers.

Effective performance: defining the ‘big picture’

A former partner sent me an article from The New York Times that discussed how social media is changing how employees feel about their jobs and their on-the-job practices, as well as addressing retention and other recruiting matters.
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What are you most interested in sampling at Creston Brewery in northeast Grand Rapids when it opens?
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Gemini Publications

GRM June 2015   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 2015 Summer   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.