July 25

French restaurant leases space downtown

A new restaurant is slated for downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Downtown barbecue restaurant closes doors

Another Grand Rapids restaurant has shuttered its doors. Read More

Hudsonville makes push for growth

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A project to turn Hudsonville from a drive-by community to a destination is well underway. Read More

Suburban apartment complex sells for $57M

An apartment complex in suburban Grand Rapids has sold for $57 million. Read More

Developer begins 16-story apartment building downtown

An out-of-state firm has begun work on a $50-million, 16-story apartment building downtown. Read More

Q&A: Lauren Jaenicke

Lauren Jaenicke has worked for Essence Restaurant Group for 10 years and spent the last three years as its marketing and sustainability director. Read More

Fast-casual Mexican restaurant chain opening location

A chain of fast-casual Mexican restaurants is opening a new location in the area. Read More

College appoints CIO

A local college has hired its interim co-chief information officer to take over the role permanently. Read More

GRBJ Podcast: Ellie Winter of Grand Wealth Management

Ellie Winter — a partner at Grand Wealth Management — is the featured guest in episode 44 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

Grand Rapids ranks as 73rd 'most-educated' metro in US

When it comes to an educated population, the Grand Rapids metro falls squarely in the middle of a new ranking. Read More

Partners launch marketing agency

A pair of creative types have launched a new marketing agency in the region. Read More

College installs new artificial turf on soccer field

A college has installed a new synthetic turf on the field in its 1,400-seat soccer stadium. Read More

Food distributor gives Helping Hand to nonprofits

Nearly 500 employees with a locally based food distributor recently spent a day volunteering at nonprofits in their communities. Read More

Breweries and homebrewers create Pro-Am brews

Grand Rapids breweries are partnering with homebrewers to create a number of special brews. Read More

Law firm hires member

A law firm that recently opened a Grand Rapids office has added a member with experience in employment law and general business and civil litigation. Read More

Couple fulfills brewery pipe dream

A few years ago, the Millers had given up hope on having a baby and turned their attention to a brewery. Read More

Inside Track: Freese Decker rounds into form as participatory leader

For new Spectrum Health System Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President Tina Freese Decker, one of the best perks of the job is “rounding.” Read More

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Circuit West project will put Grand Rapids’ sustainability strategy on the national map

It’s a marketing strategy unseen outside Boston and Austin and one also likely to give Grand Rapids some buzz, especially in new economy circles.
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