May 29

Furniture maker rolls out chair for exam room

A local furniture maker has developed a new chair for clinicians as a result of a study that revealed most exam rooms are inhibiting the patient-doctor interactions necessary for successful health outcomes. Read More

Coffee chain marks next downtown location

A coffee chain is opening a new location downtown. Read More

Firm renovates long-standing sports facility

A firm is planning a $3.5-million makeover of a long-time sports facility in town. Read More

Snyder names West Michigan leaders to 21st Century Education Commission

Governor Rick Snyder has appointed several West Michigan leaders to the state’s 21st Century Education Commission. Read More

Private equity firm acquires gas station chain

A long-time gas station chain based in the region has been acquired by a private equity firm. Read More

Health system grows heart and lung transplant program

A local health system carried out the only combined heart and lung transplant in the state in 2015 and one of only a dozen performed in the nation last year. Read More

Meijer Gardens wins national Award of Excellence

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park has been honored by a national organization for its commitment to education and the environment. Read More

Law firm auctions office furnishings

A downtown law firm is auctioning roughly 200 "high-end" office furnishings. Read More

Retreat center completes $3.2M project

A retreat center in the region for a variety of organizations has finished a $3.2-million renovation and addition. Read More

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A business community of inclusion requires ‘doers’

Grand Rapids Business Journal’s reporting on the shortage of workers has been persistent, especially this year, and crosses many industry sectors including IT, computer programming and data management, varied construction skill areas and retailers, particularly in the food industry.

Employee records are more than a walk in the park

It seems like employee record keeping is all about common sense, so what can you write that people need to hear or would find interesting?

Marketing law lessons learned from the VW ‘clean diesel’ lawsuits

The clearest lessons learned from the Volkswagen “clean diesel” lawsuits read like the popular “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten”: Play fair … clean up your own mess … say you’re sorry when you hurt somebody.
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