April 17

Shopping center negotiates sale

A landmark shopping center at a major intersection could be trading hands for the first time in more than a decade. Read More

New owners plan hotel, apartments for downtown landmark

The new owners of a six-story building in downtown Grand Rapids are planning to convert the landmark into a hotel and apartments. Read More

Denim store fits into downtown

A homegrown denim retailer is moving into downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Design firm doubles space

A downtown design firm is growing and giving back in the process. Read More
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Bank elects retired Steelcase CEO non-executive chairman

A bank with a large regional presence has elected the recently retired CEO of Steelcase the non-executive chairman of its board. Read More
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Clothing boutique moves out of downtown

A clothing boutique in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids is relocating outside of the city’s core. Read More
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Grand Rapids nets Detroit Pistons minor league team

The minor league basketball team for the Detroit Pistons will soon be shooting around Grand Rapids. Read More
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Startup delivers restaurant menus

A startup is serving restaurants with an online platform to manage and update their menus. Read More
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University spotlights STEM projects

A local university is showcasing the work of its engineering and computing students tomorrow. Read More
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Special Publications

GRBJ The Newsmakers of the Year   The Newsmakers
of the Year
Who made news in 2013?
See profiles of our Newsmaker finalists and Impact Award winner.
grbj50miw   The 50 Most 
Influential Women
Meet Grand Rapids Business Journal’s 2014 “The 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan” honorees and prepare to be inspired.
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Opinion

Expanding research hub will drive region’s economy

In 2010, Michigan State University, in a landmark decision, greatly raised the profile of the Medical Mile and Michigan’s Life Sciences Corridor with its opening of the College of Human Medicine’s Secchia Center across from Van Andel Institute.
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Michigan: a laggard, not a leader

Listening to the press, elected officials in Lansing and Michigan business leaders, one gets the sense that Michigan has one of — if not the — best state economies.
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Where have all the leaders gone? Look in the mirror

Our world needs strong, unwavering leadership more than ever.
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As a consumer, do you consider franchises to be small businesses?
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GRM April 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 Spring 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.