November 29

5 tips for avoiding 'tech hunch' during Cyber Week

Cyber Week is days away, and an ergonomist at an office furniture maker has five tips to avoid “tech hunch” as you shop from the comfort of your couch. Read More

MSU 'tops off' downtown research center

The Michigan State University College of Human Medicine recently held a “topping off” ceremony to celebrate a milestone in the construction of its six-story research center downtown and shared data on the project. Read More

Mexican restaurant opens on 28th Street

Fifteen years ago, Gricelda Mata opened a Mexican restaurant on 28th Street, and she plans to do it all over again — down the street. Read More

Cleaning distributor HQ wins gold — again

A distributor of cleaning products has won gold again for energy-efficient operations at its 114,000-square-foot headquarters and distribution center in the region. Read More

Material handling supplier launches SAP practice

A supplier of material handling automation systems and software has launched a new SAP implementation practice. Read More

Faith-based nonprofit names senior director of global programs

A woman who’s worked in children's welfare and rights in various countries is the new senior director of global programs at a faith-based nonprofit. Read More

Packaging supplier improves color quality 200 percent

A packaging supplier has “really improved” its relationship with a Walmart subsidiary after implementing a suite of color-management products. Read More

Meijer Gardens exhibits 'Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World'

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is ready to take visitors on a trip around the world this holiday season. Read More

West Michigan colleges open doors for international students

A report says there are thousands of international students on West Michigan college campuses — contributing to a top-10 ranking for the state — and several colleges' study-abroad programs are among the nation's most active. Read More

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Special Publications

GRBJ The Newsmakers of the Year   The Newsmakers
of the Year
Who made news in 2014?
See profiles of our Newsmaker finalists and Impact Award winner.
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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‘Disjointed’ downtown plan replaces realities with idealization

Grand Rapids Business Journal has since last year expressed concerns in regard to components of the GR Forward plan that would amend the Grand Rapids Master Plan if approved by the commission Dec. 15.

Letter: Downtown Grand Rapids is moving forward, not backward

Editor: A public discussion 18 months in the making moves to a climatic stage in December, as the Grand Rapids City Commission considers adopting a 10-year community plan and investment strategy to transform the Grand River into a distinct asset and support the next generation of growth in downtown Grand Rapids — which anchors one of the fastest growing regions in the United States.

’Tis the season for tax-planning opportunities and decisions

The presidential candidate debates have been running on the cable business news channels, covering tax and economic policy views of the candidates.
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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.