February 10

Restaurateur plans Asian restaurant

The owner of a popular sushi restaurant is planning to open a restaurant featuring a mix of Asian cuisine. Read More

Dealership lighting suppliers merge

A Texas-based supplier of lighting products to car dealerships has merged with the automotive lighting division of a local company. Read More

'The Cheese Lady' sells original store

“The Cheese Lady” is passing on her beret. Read More

Law firm appoints leadership

A local law firm has made changes to its management committee and several of its practice sections. Read More

Indoor trampoline franchise bounces into market

A new "extreme fun center" based around an indoor trampoline system has opened its doors in the area. Read More

Tech firm nearly doubling workforce

A local software company plans to expand its space and workforce to keep up with product demand. Read More

Medical device maker acquires $31M portfolio

A medical device maker is acquiring another manufacturer’s neuro product portfolio in an all-cash transaction. Read More

ArtPrize calls for 'ambitious' public art ideas

ArtPrize announced today a new grant program that will support “large” and “ambitious” public art entries for ArtPrize 2016. Read More

Universal Forest names attorney to board

Universal Forest Products has appointed a local attorney to its board of directors. Read More

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Can Grand Rapids taxpayers afford utopia?

Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss set an optimistic tone in her first State of the City speech, including visions of a utopia unbridled by any budget constraints or concerns.

PPT reform: Three exemptions and new tax could equal savings

If you do the math, changes to Michigan’s personal property tax could add up to new savings for most business taxpayers.

Effective performance: defining the ‘big picture’

A former partner sent me an article from The New York Times that discussed how social media is changing how employees feel about their jobs and their on-the-job practices, as well as addressing retention and other recruiting matters.
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