December 27

Startup Weekend convenes downtown

Entrepreneurs will gather downtown next month to participate in a three-day crash course in developing a startup. Read More

Brewery partners with glassmaker

A brewery has partnered with an Austrian glassmaker to create a special glass for several of its signature beers. Read More

'Digital' health club franchise steps into market

A franchise of “digital” gyms has entered the Michigan market via Grand Rapids. Read More

Appliance maker releases next draft beer dispenser

An appliance maker is helping people use less energy to store and serve draft beer at their homes. Read More

Brewer authors guidebook

A brewery’s director of production has authored a book on one of beer’s key ingredients. Read More

Startup develops platform for legal process

A startup is developing an online platform to connect people to legal advice, documents and resources as they move through the legal process. Read More

Agility Health names corporate development officer

Agility Health has named an executive with acquisition experience to help oversee the next phase of its growth. Read More

Building council names university best green school in US

A university in the region is the best green builder of its kind in the nation and an “ideal example” to other schools. Read More

App maps Grand Rapids bike routes

A public health nonprofit has partnered with an area bike shop to develop an app that maps bike routes in Grand Rapids. Read More

List Store

2014 Book of Lists

2014 Top Area Food Service Companies

2014 Top Area Property Management Firms

2014 Top Area Graduate Business Degree Programs

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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.
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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Improve Michigan’s education outcomes and systems

Year-end statistical analysis and 2015 projections certainly provide good news for merrymaking, but it may be short-lived rather than a “new era” of prosperity.

Construction Lien Act can offer protection for all parties

As an owner, if the contractor on your construction project goes out of business or simply walks off the job, will your company have to pay twice for the same work?

How do you go about getting a copyright?

"FBI Anti-Piracy Warning: The unauthorized reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.
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Will you visit The Tin Can bar — with "80 different cans o' beer" — planned for downtown Grand Rapids?
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Editor's Picks

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.