October 24

Zoo, GR Public Museum fuel economy

A recent study of the economic impact of two local institutions shows both greater reach and more significant outcomes for the community than study participants expected. Read More

Co-founder leads buyout of $670M insurance brokerage

A retail insurance brokerage in the area has been bought back by its management team. Read More

Country club begins renovations

A country club in the area is looking to bring its members together with a renovation project. Read More

Change in diet inspires change in restaurant

Last week, Michael Kulczyk stepped on the scale revealing he had lost 100 pounds since March 1. Read More

Sons take the wheel at freight management company

For the past 10 years, Jonathan Laning and Kyle Walcott have been learning the ropes at Premier Freight Management Corporation — owned by their fathers, Doug Walcott and Mark Laning — in preparation for the day they will take over. Read More

Minor-league sports thriving in Grand Rapids

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Grand Rapids is establishing its presence in minor-league sports circles. Read More

Watermark promises ‘business as usual’

With an aging ownership group, The Golf Club at Thornapple Pointe was at a crossroads. Read More

Restaurant Partners Inc. owner hits his stride

Restaurant Partners Inc.’s growth hasn’t always been easy, but Jeff Lobdell feels like he is hitting his stride. Read More

Less is more strategically for Fifth Third

Fifth Third Bank CEO Greg Carmichael sees West Michigan as a vital market for the bank, but not one that will require a lot more brick-and-mortar investment. Read More

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Creative Class millennials will pay dearly for folly of manufactured political ‘issues’

Grand Rapids Business Journal reporting on the manufacturing sector over 30 years provides a deep well of information and reporting on the transformation that has been occurring in the West Michigan economy since the 1980s.

Licensing property gives owners flexibility — and income

Got a parking lot you don’t use after employees leave at 5 p.m.?

Estate valuation discounts soon could be at risk

If asked to name tax-related discussions in the news over the past few months, you would have a lot to cover.
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