February 11

Breton South attracts upscale national retailer

A culinary-focused retailer that’s new to West Michigan will be setting up shop in Grand Rapids. Read More

Dealership lighting suppliers merge

A Texas-based supplier of lighting products to car dealerships has merged with the automotive lighting division of a local company. Read More

'The Cheese Lady' sells original store

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

Tech firm nearly doubling workforce

A local software company plans to expand its space and workforce to keep up with product demand. Read More
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Transit project receives $57M boost

A transportation project planned for Grand Rapids has received $57 million from the federal government. Read More
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Law firm appoints leadership

A local law firm has made changes to its management committee and several of its practice sections. Read More
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Restaurateur plans Asian restaurant

The owner of a popular sushi restaurant is planning to open a restaurant featuring a mix of Asian cuisine. Read More
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Coffee shop co-founder places first in barista competition

A local coffee shop co-founder is one of the best baristas in the nation. Read More
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Indoor trampoline franchise bounces into market

A new "extreme fun center" based around an indoor trampoline system has opened its doors in the area. Read More
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Opinion

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.
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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.
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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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