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Michigan-made retailer moves into downtown

A retailer of Michigan-made food and gifts that's committed to supporting “local entrepreneurs and artisans” is opening a location downtown. Read More

Golf courses drive partnership model

The merger of Watermark Properties and Thousand Oaks Golf Club was made possible because each was coming from a position of strength, according to sources on both sides. Read More

Community college buys YMCA building

A lakeshore college plans to acquire a facility near Muskegon Lake as part of its health and wellness initiative. Read More

Ford airport schedules $30M modernization project

Construction is slated for Gerald R. Ford International Airport to combine its security checkpoints and offer more amenities to travelers. Read More
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Goodwill moves workforce development center

Goodwill Industries of Greater Grand Rapids is moving its workforce development center to be closer to employers and serve more people. Read More
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Hadley names CEO

A supplier to the commercial vehicle industry has a new president and CEO. Read More
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New skin care product launched in Kentwood

It’s not rocket science, but the formula of Renu Face Cream does hint at the high-tech background of the man involved with its development. Read More
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Bar puts emphasis on marijuana

A group of more than 50 attorneys with a stake in marijuana-related law will meet for the first time in October as a formal section of the State Bar of Michigan. Read More
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Investors advised to sit tight

A major bank’s economist, a wealth management professional and a local long-term observer of the stock market all advise investors not to panic and join the sell-off. Read More
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2015 Book of Lists

Top Area Senior Residential Communities

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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

Regard employment rates with caution

Month-end employment rates are likely to give politicians an excuse to imagine there is some credit due them rather than the Michigan employers creating jobs.
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Successful transition planning: the future of a family business

According to the Family Firm Institute, only 30 percent of family businesses survive into the second generation, and by the third generation, only 12 percent remain viable.
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Letter: Editorial based on assumptions does not serve public interest

Editor: On Aug. 24, the Grand Rapids Business Journal issued an inaccurate, misleading editorial (“Kent County administrator’s request for tax increase should be scrubbed”) regarding the Kent County 2016 budget process and talk of a tax increase. I want to set the record straight.
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Editor's Picks

Gemini Publications

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.