November 22

Snack brand testing Thanksgiving-themed chips

A snack brand is testing a limited-edition chip product that tastes like Thanksgiving dinner. Read More

Company building $22M senior living community

Construction has begun on a new $22-million senior living facility in town. Read More

Ice cream maker creating up to 30 jobs

An ice cream maker in the region is planning to add up to 30 jobs. Read More

Self-taught woman teaches Barfly a lesson

After eight years of working as a bartender, Autumn Sands said she couldn’t help feeling guilty about the amount of non-biodegradable materials she contributed to landfills. Read More

Marketing firm acquires ad agency

After 18 months of planning, a local marketing firm has acquired an advertising agency. Read More

Medical firm acquires majority stake in surgical center

A local medical firm is now the majority owner of a surgical center in the area. Read More

Drug maker sells business unit for $110M

A drug maker in the region has completed the sale of one of its businesses for $110 million. Read More

M&A exec wins Deal Professional of the Year award

A mergers and acquisitions executive has been honored by an industry publication for his work closing financial transactions. Read More

Grocery chain releases corporate responsibility report

A locally based grocery chain is sharing details of its efforts to support local farmers and food makers, give back to the community and promote sustainability. Read More

Grand Rapids FC hires women's coach

There's a new coach of the Grand Rapids Football Club’s women’s team. Read More

Mortgage company opens branch

A mortgage company based on the east side of the state has opened a local branch. Read More

Sports facility completes $2.7M renovation

A local sports venue has re-opened after a $2.7-million renovation project. Read More

Billboard names arena exec worldwide 'power player'

Van Andel Arena and its management are garnering attention as among the best in the world. Read More

Housing Next hires first director

The Housing Next Leadership Council has named its first director. Read More

Grocery delivery company expands reach

A local company that delivers organic groceries is expanding its service to metro Detroit. Read More

Hospitality industry names WAVE Award winners

Experience Grand Rapids and the Kent County Hospitality Association have named the winners of the 10th-annual WAVE Awards. Read More

Ford airport hires COO

Gerald R. Ford International Airport has named its new chief operating officer. Read More

List Store

2017 Top Area Commercial Real Estate Brokers

2017 Top Area General Contractors

2017 Top Area Credit Unions

2017 Top Area Banks

2017 Book of Lists

More Lists


Goals to measure effectiveness key in solving affordable housing issue

Two very different meetings were held a day apart last week to give community discussion to the increasingly obvious affordable housing issue in Grand Rapids.
More Opinions


Does your sales team embrace the sales mantra always be closing?
View Results Poll Archive


Editor's Picks