October 21

Co-founder leads buyout of $670M insurance brokerage

A retail insurance brokerage in the area has been bought back by its management team. Read More

Country club begins renovations

A country club in the area is looking to bring its members together with a renovation project. Read More

Bank closing branches

A bank is closing several branches in West Michigan and 16 total across the state. Read More

Restaurant company secures $97M credit facility

A local restaurant company has secured a $97-million credit facility to support its planned expansion. Read More

IT firm expands into Southeast US

A local IT firm has opened a new sales and engineering office in the Southeast U.S. Read More

Construction supplier moves into market

A Michigan-based supplier of marble and stone materials has entered the Grand Rapids market. Read More

Foundation donates $30K for veterans home

The charitable arm of a local food distributor and retailer has donated $30,000 for a renovation project at a Grand Rapids veterans home. Read More

Herman Miller re-launches Aeron chair

An iconic chair has been reworked to include the latest developments in furniture manufacturing. Read More

Shop earns Guinness World Record for longest 'ice cream dessert'

An ice cream shop in the region has officially set a world record. Read More

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Meet Grand Rapids Business Journal's 2015 40 Under Forty honorees and prepare to be inspired.
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Hats off to local business owners

Grand Rapids Business Journal reports following new economic investments in suburban cities and townships has been extensive in 2016, and when taken all together, it provides a strong indication of continued growth and economic diversity for the entire region, stretching in every direction.

Three reasons a true leader should cultivate talent in others

With the election season in full swing and the country witnessing a few debates, many Americans are questioning exactly what makes a good leader.

Price check on aisle three: Litigation over two cents?

Back in the 1970s, I was a “pre-law” political science major at Grand Valley State University.
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