January 29

Hunting app secures $825K in funding

A startup web and mobile app to help hunters and anglers pinpoint their next locations has raised $825,000 in funding. Read More

RV maker plans three facilities, 396 jobs

An Indiana-based subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway that makes recreational vehicles plans to construct three facilities in the region and create 396 jobs to support its three new product lines. Read More

Bank closes 37 in-store branches

A bank is closing 37 in-store branches as it ends a 10-year relationship with a retailer. Read More

Business Journal names Newsmakers of the Year

A sold-out crowd watched Tuesday morning as the Grand Rapids Business Journal celebrated its Newsmakers of the Year at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. Read More
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Law firm sees practice growth ahead

A law firm is seeing growing demand in a handful of its practice areas, which it expects will lead to increased hiring this year. Read More
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Local First names LocalMotion winners

Local First has named the winners of its LocalMotion Awards. Read More
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WMU names board officers

Western Michigan University has named the people who will lead its board in 2015. Read More
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Inforum kicks off 10th year in region

Inforum, a statewide women’s networking nonprofit, is kicking off its 10th year in the region with an event on Wednesday night featuring an Amway VP. Read More
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Makerspace opens next lab at Pyramid Campus

A makerspace is opening its second location at The Pyramid Campus to help students there have hands-on access to technical learning. Read More
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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

Black-owned business numbers and mentors offer prescription for report

Grand Rapids’ second-to-last ranking by Forbes.com regarding economic conditions for African-Americans was a “shock wave” in the city, unless you happen to be African-American.
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Marriages come and go, but divorce is often forever

Last Christmas Eve, I got a voicemail from my son Shamus asking if I knew of a divorce lawyer named Mr. Barnhart.
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Embrace immigrants for the right reasons

Let’s be honest. Many of us wouldn’t mind immigrants bursting in from Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands — you know, the people who look like us.
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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.