June 27

Where do you draw the line?

(See map below and as seen on WZZM TV 13) Downtown Grand Rapids has official boundaries defined by various government entities, but perceptions continue to change as the city evolves. Read More

Leaders reap EOY honors

A Grand Rapids executive and five other business leaders in the region have been named entrepreneurs of the year. Read More

Developer plans 42-story highrise downtown

A developer is proposing to make its mark on the skyline downtown. Read More

Entrepreneurs’ phone repair business expansion rings true

As Jordan Notenbaum and Garry VonMyhr were getting Genius Phone Repair off the ground, there would sometimes be four customers in Notenbaum’s living room watching a Detroit Tigers game as they waited for their phones to be fixed. Read More
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Young sommelier blazes trails

There was something special about a Châteauneuf-du-Pape that made an 18-year-old George Walker fall in love with wine. Read More
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Utility spends $200M with West Michigan businesses

A utility is reporting that it spent $200 million with businesses located in Kent, Ottawa and Muskegon counties last year. Read More
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Museum names executive director

A long-time volunteer and board member is the new executive director of a museum downtown. Read More
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Inside Track: Windsurfer changes tack to get on board with building

If not for a $100 check from his grandmother, Chris Veneklasen could still be on Nantucket Island teaching windsurfing. Read More
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Pet supply chain opens next store

A local chain of pet supply stores has opened its next location in the market. Read More
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2016 Book of Lists

2016 Top Area Family Law Practices

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Special Publications

GRBJ The Newsmakers of the Year   The Newsmakers
of the Year
Who made news in 2015?
See profiles of our Newsmaker finalists.
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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Opinion

Discussion of diversity in business is only the first step

If “a little black child from Muskegon Heights or Grand Rapids can look at me and see an opportunity to do something they didn’t know was possible, that is something for which I am eternally grateful,” said 22-year-old George Walker in an interview with the Business Journal published this week.
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Sky’s the limit for aviation grads, new airport board

As the 2016 graduation season comes to a close, most of us will have celebrated this important transitional moment with at least one friend or family member.
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Some giving strategies can be a tax gift to yourself

I have had the privilege and honor of serving on nonprofit boards and working with clients that supported many tax-exempt and charitable organizations.
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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.