June 24

Group opens 'pre-Hispanic' restaurant downtown

A local restaurant group has opened a “pre-Hispanic” restaurant in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

ArtPrize becomes biennial event

ArtPrize will no longer be an annual competition. Read More

Downtown beer garden project takes next step

A proposed beer garden downtown is back on track. Read More

Couple plans brewery

A husband-and-wife team is tapping into a new brewery experience in the region. Read More

Studio Park plans 'listening room'

A "listening room" for live music is coming to downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Feds sue restaurant for alleged sexual harassment

A Michigan restaurant with a location in Grand Rapids is facing a federal lawsuit over alleged sexual harassment and retaliation against a former female employee. Read More

Storage brand designs 'contemporary' closet line

A storage brand has introduced a closet line with a “contemporary” aesthetic and “modern” accessories. Read More

Tooling company acquires engineering firm

A tooling company on the east side of the state has acquired a local engineering firm specializing in tool design and simulation. Read More

West Michigan companies rate as 'Best for the World'

Four West Michigan companies have been recognized as some of the “Best for the World.” Read More

Homebrewers rank West Michigan breweries tops in US

West Michigan's beer scene stands out to homebrewers across the country. Read More

Security company makes acquisition

A Grand Rapids security company has acquired a former competitor in the area. Read More

Architecture projects win statewide awards

A group of local firms and projects recently won statewide awards from an association of architects. Read More

Grocery leaders rank as 'Top Women' in industry

A trade publication has included several local women on a national list of the top leaders in the grocery industry. Read More

Ford airport reports first results of groundwater testing

The initial results of groundwater testing are in at Gerald R. Ford International Airport. Read More

Insurance company hires division president

A local insurance company has named a new president for one of its divisions. Read More

Partners plan $24M apartment building

A pair of partners are planning to transform an urban brownfield site in the region into a $24-million mixed-use development. Read More

Manufacturer invests in robotics company

A local manufacturer has invested in an out-of-state company that makes robotic systems for soft goods manufacturing. Read More

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Suburban economic growth creating additional regional business impacts

Business Journal reporting this week reflects several large investments in the suburban Grand Rapids markets, including major housing projects, while new project development declines in the downtown.
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