December 22

Downtown Grand Rapids is booming

It’s official. Downtown Grand Rapids is almost full. Read More

Grant fuels The Geek Group’s CNC programming

A Grand Rapids-based makerspace is adding to its educational programming with the launch of a new CNC training course in January. Read More

Developer plans up to six retailers on Wealthy Street

One of the minds behind the Wealthy Street and Hall Street bakeries is planning a $2-million project on Wealthy Street with up to seven retail spaces and a pair of apartments. Read More

Inside Track: Scripps is energized by politics

For a guy who isn’t 40 yet, the president of the Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council seems to already have been there and done that. Read More
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Auto suppliers expecting another good year

West Michigan auto suppliers can look forward to another good year. Read More
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Good cider is pretty simple

Jim, Becky and Bridget Engelsma’s recipe for award-winning fresh apple cider is pretty simple as far as the ingredients go: several varieties of apples, period. No preservatives, either. Read More
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Founders deal will not change brand

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) With a $40 million expansion already in the works, Founders Brewing Co. made another play to solidify its position in the global beer industry last week. Read More
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Economic outlook rosy for West Michigan

With collaboration and a diversified economy fueling West Michigan’s growth, the future of the region looks bright amid familiar challenges. Read More
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Study examines employee satisfaction

A new study looks at why a large portion of employees in the U.S. are only somewhat engaged and satisfied with their work environment. Read More
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List Store

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

Improve Michigan’s education outcomes and systems

Year-end statistical analysis and 2015 projections certainly provide good news for merrymaking, but it may be short-lived rather than a “new era” of prosperity.
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Construction Lien Act can offer protection for all parties

As an owner, if the contractor on your construction project goes out of business or simply walks off the job, will your company have to pay twice for the same work?
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How do you go about getting a copyright?

"FBI Anti-Piracy Warning: The unauthorized reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.
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Poll

Will you visit The Tin Can bar — with "80 different cans o' beer" — planned for downtown Grand Rapids?
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UPCOMING

Editor's Picks

Gemini Publications

GRM Dec 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 Winter 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.