October 31

Auto supplier invests $7.3M in expansion, 198 jobs

A supplier of auto interior components and systems in the region is planning an expansion at multiple sties that will create 198 jobs. Read More

Furniture maker recruits for up to 50 jobs

An office furniture maker is planning to hire up to 50 employees for its manufacturing team in the region. Read More

'Michigan-fare' restaurant reserves space at Arena Place

The developer of the $28-million Arena Place downtown has shared more details on the restaurant that will occupy the development’s ground floor. Read More

Entrepreneur dials into wireless franchisee

At 24, Molly Martin’s career is rising almost as fast as the wireless network her business sells. Read More
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LINC opens second phase of development

Southeast Grand Rapids soon will have a decidedly different look. Read More
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Whirlpool names president of North America

An executive who’s spent that last 10 years at Whirlpool after working at two everyday consumer brands is the new president of North America for the global appliance maker. Read More
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University simulates life on Wall Street

Business students at a university in the region are getting real-time financial and stock experience due to a gift from a neighboring financial institution. Read More
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Fundraising association celebrates winners

A regional association of fundraisers will be handing out awards early next month at its National Philanthropy Day celebration. Read More
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Eaton names Vehicle Group VP

The power-management company Eaton Corp. has hired a new vice president of information technology for its Vehicle Group. Read More
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2014 Book of Lists

2014 Top Area Food Service Companies

2014 Top Area Property Management Firms

2014 Top Area Graduate Business Degree Programs

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Special Publications

GRBJ The Newsmakers of the Year   The Newsmakers
of the Year
Who made news in 2013?
See profiles of our Newsmaker finalists and Impact Award winner.
40 Under Forty 2014   40 Under 
Forty 2014
Meet Grand Rapids Business Journal's 2014 40 Under Forty honorees and prepare to be inspired.
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Opinion

Parking tensions can be eased by serving the customer

It’s a different year and it’s a different “outside consultant,” but the issue remains the same: The downtown area has again reached the tension point for parking.
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Lead poisoning prevention as economic development

You might be asking yourself, “Is lead still a problem?” The short answer is yes, but it’s important to note today’s concern is not the same as a decade ago.
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GRM October 2014   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 Summer 2014   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.