March 30

Tourism ROI continues at record pace

Visitor spending reached record levels in 2014, with visitors spending $22.8 billion in Michigan, much of that due to the Pure Michigan campaign. Read More

Brewery sells to Colorado company

A growing craft brewery that distributes in Michigan has been purchased by a brewery with an international distribution footprint. Read More

Start Garden launches Internet of Things accelerator

Start Garden has formed a coalition with six industry-leading organizations to launch a startup accelerator to capitalize on the Internet of Things market. Read More

GVSU produces Culture Wars

A pair of Princeton professors “with little else in common” will be in town this week to discuss how to find the cultural common ground. Read More
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Cooley Law School names board members

A judge and a businessman have been elected to the board of directors at the Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Read More
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Inside Track: An advocate for change

Lisa McMichael has seen a lot of changes in the field of occupational therapy since she started her career two decades ago, and she expects to see more thanks to the baby boomer generation. Read More
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Health care fraud proves troublesome locally

National, regional and local efforts to combat fraudulent activity in the health industry have returned more than $27.8 billion in taxpayers’ dollars to the system since 1997. Read More
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Teaching small biz owners how to get loans

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Michigan District Office, in conjunction with the Michigan Small Business Development Center at Grand Valley State University, is bringing “Getting to Yes!” training to West Michigan. Read More
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Ottawa tops state’s health rankings

For the second consecutive year, Ottawa County was ranked the healthiest community in the state of Michigan according to the sixth annual county-by-county assessment program. Read More
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2015 Book of Lists

2015 Top Area Life Sciences Support Firms

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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 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

Both public and private river development use served by city action

Grand Rapids city commissioners approved what amounts to a giant step toward Grand River development for recreational use, even as some business owners in the development community and its supporting occupations regard the action as a public entity intrusion for prime property enhancements, providing an equally enhanced tax base.
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Facebook feature lets you name an ‘heir’ on account

As our lives become increasingly digital, more and more of our assets are based in technology and created online.
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Knowledge is required for, but not a guarantee of, success

We are told from an early age that knowledge is the key to success: If we learn, we will achieve. If we set our sights high when establishing our goals and objectives and work hard to equip ourselves with the knowledge to accomplish our goals, great things will happen.
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GRM April 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 Spring   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.