March 5

DeVos family buys stake in MLB team

A statement from the DeVos family confirms that it now has a financial interest in a lovable loser. Read More

Breakfast restaurant orders next location

A former Bob Evans building isn’t going to be vacant for much longer. Read More

IT firm names CEO as co-founder retires

For a growing IT firm, the end of an era has created a new one. Read More

Law firm expands into downtown Detroit

A law firm is expanding its southeast Michigan presence by opening an office in downtown Detroit. Read More
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Auto supplier acquires interior components maker

An auto supplier in the region has acquired a local maker of interior components to enhance its portfolio. Read More
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Van Andel Arena ranks No. 1 for minor league hockey

Van Andel Arena is considered the “best” place to watch a minor league hockey game. Read More
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'Coastal' apparel shop catches first wave

A store that sells “surf-inspired lifestyle apparel” for women and men is planning to open in the downtown of a Grand Rapids suburb. Read More
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College students engineer mobility device for 16-month-old girl

College students have applied their engineering and physical therapy skills to create a device that gives a 16-month-old girl a chance at independent mobility. Read More
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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 2014?
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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Opinion

Michigan: a state of impoverishment

Grand Rapids Business Journal reports in depth this week on Gallup-Healthways’ latest State of American Well-Being, a study that ranks Michigan in the bottom 10 among all states.
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Attracting young talent is a state economic development priority

Conventional wisdom is that people follow jobs.
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Of courtroom capers, sanctions and squeezed babies

A lawyer friend, Brian, occasionally mentions the idea of "innocently" placing a colorful bag on his table during an opposing lawyer's final argument.
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Why I support the FCC and Net Neutrality, and why you should, too

Imagine you own a small lumberyard. Your major competitor is Home Depot, which also sells lumber, among other things.
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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.