April 19

Developer builds $35M residential project downtown

A developer is about to break ground on a $35-million residential project downtown to support the city’s growing population of college students. Read More

Telecom company grows into $1.1M building downtown

You know business is good when you can buy not just the basement your company started in, but also the entire building. Read More

Health system commits $56M for integration

A health system has committed millions to a health care provider in the region and its foundation as part of an agreement to integrate their operations. Read More

Food maker ranks as one of 'World's Most Ethical Companies'

A food maker’s commitment to the triple bottom line has helped it join a select group of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies.” Read More
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Network provider expands data centers

A network provider is expanding a pair of its data centers to meet demand for data protection and disaster recovery services. Read More
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West Michigan execs win national STEP awards

A trio of West Michigan women have won national STEP awards from a nonprofit working to develop talent in the manufacturing industry, where women are under represented. Read More
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Health center wins grant from CVS foundation

A nonprofit health center has won a grant from the foundation of CVS Health that it will use to serve under-insured patients in the community. Read More
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UICA names exhibitions curator

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts downtown has a new exhibitions curator. Read More
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TEDxGrandRapids reveals speaker lineup

Local, national and international voices from a variety of industries are ready to talk at TEDxGrandRapids. Read More
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Meet Grand Rapids Business Journal's 2014 40 Under Forty honorees and prepare to be inspired.
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Opinion

Lift the gates off policies and practices creating hurdles to employment

Business Leaders for Michigan senior executives focused on an “emergency” in educational skill sets during a CEO panel discussion in Grand Rapids, and after all the presentations and discussions, the result seemed to be a foregone conclusion: A disconnect between educators and business owners and a mismatch of needed skill sets is to blame for thousands of unfilled job positions.
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Education needs to become a top priority

I read with dismay a recent Business Journal article entitled “Shrinking number of teachers signals end of a dream career.”
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The missing piece: the family wealth counselor

Family business is one of life’s most exciting, challenging and rewarding endeavors.
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