September 18

Group plans tiki restaurant and bar downtown

A bar group is planning to open a tiki-themed barbecue restaurant and bar downtown. Read More

Auto supplier plans up to 620 jobs

A supplier of carbon fiber parts to the auto industry is planning to bring up to 620 jobs to the area. Read More

'Best Colleges' ranks West Michigan schools

The final grades from U.S. News & World Report are in for colleges across West Michigan. Read More

John Mellencamp headlines downtown

Tickets to a hall-of-fame rocker’s Grand Rapids show go on sale Friday. Read More
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Architecture association names award winners

The Grand Rapids chapter of the American Institute of Architects celebrated several architects, firms and projects last week during its annual Honor Awards Gala. Read More
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Wheel maker drives into market with 300 jobs

A subsidiary of a Chinese wheel maker is planning to enter the state by opening a $140-million plant in the region and creating 300 jobs. Read More
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College plans $7.2M urban campus

A community college is planning to settle into the core of a lakeshore town by acquiring a former newspaper building to accommodate its growth in enrollment and programming. Read More
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Residential developer merges with Arizona firm

A developer of luxury residential communities has joined forces with an Arizona-based partner. Read More
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Working Mother names food maker one of '100 Best Companies'

Working Mother’s "100 Best Companies" is highlighting a food maker in the region and two companies on the state’s east side that are implementing progressive standards to support women in the corporate arena. Read More
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2014 Top Area Food Service Companies

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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

WMSBF’s partnerships benefit entire region

Grand Rapids businesses can celebrate another milestone with the West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum, now marking the 20th year of a partnership between area businesses and the environmental sustainability agency.
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Exit strategies for a family business owner

The manager of a family business who is considering retirement often has four goals: paying as little in taxes as possible, keeping the business in the family, treating heirs fairly, and ensuring competent successor management.
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The cornerstone for successful construction projects

Cranes flocking back to the skyline are bringing life back to West Michigan.
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GRM July 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 Summer 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.