December 10

Printer earns B Corp certification

A West Side printing and communications company has been recognized for its social and environmental practices. Read More

Grand Rapids is No. 1 housing market 'poised for growth' in US

Grand Rapids has been ranked as the No. 1 housing market "to watch" in the nation. Read More

Restaurant company acquiring 57 locations

A local restaurant company is adding 57 locations to its portfolio. Read More

Neighborhood tiki bar opens doors

A new tiki bar restaurant has opened in a Grand Rapids neighborhood. Read More

Investment group buys downtown building

An investment group from the east side of the state has closed on the purchase of a building downtown. Read More

Home care company releases vacuum for pet hair

A local maker of home care products has released an upright vacuum for cleaning up pet hair. Read More

Kent County hires elections director

Kent County has a new elections director. Read More

Brewery releases London porter

A brewery in the region has added a London porter to its lineup of beers. Read More

Medical company making $662M acquisition

A medical company in the region is acquiring a global medical device maker. Read More

School designs $1.2M learning center

A local college preparatory school has repurposed part of its space to maintain flexibility for the future. Read More

Ride-booking app launches food delivery in Grand Rapids

A new food delivery service is available for residents of the Grand Rapids area. Read More

Medical company ranks among 'Best Workplaces for Diversity'

A medical company in the region has been ranked among Fortune’s “100 Best Workplaces for Diversity.” Read More

Sales company creating 100 jobs

A sales and marketing company specializing in outsourced services is consolidating its local operations into a new headquarters and planning to create 100 jobs. Read More

Hospital forms joint venture with health system

A local hospital has signed a partnership agreement to form a 50-50 joint venture with a Michigan health system. Read More

Bagel shop opens dine-in space

A bagel bakery in town has added a dining room — serving coffee, bagels and other artisan menu items. Read More

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