October 30

'Michigan-fare' restaurant reserves space at Arena Place

The developer of the $28-million Arena Place downtown has shared more details on the restaurant that will occupy the development’s ground floor. Read More

Packaging supplier plans $26M expansion

A maker of polyethylene film and bags is planning to relocate into a plant in the area and create about 50 jobs as part of a $26-million expansion plan. Read More

$6.1M Amtrak station arrives downtown

Commuters departed Grand Rapids from the city’s new $6.1-million Amtrak station for the first time on Monday. Read More

Orthopedic practice extends reach

A medical practice focused on treating bone-related injuries has opened its second urgent care clinic to meet demand for specialized care from a growing patient base. Read More
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Grand Rapids chamber names CFO

A woman with more than 25 years of experience working in the local community is the new chief financial officer at the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce. Read More
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Research center acquires drug-testing company

A research organization in the region has acquired a clinical trials company to create a “one-stop” resource for the drug-development industry. Read More
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Startup develops sensor for instruments

A startup is developing a mobile app and sensor that play on the heart strings of musicians and their prized possessions. Read More
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Mary Free Bed names chief medical officer

The new chief medical officer at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital has been part of its medical team since 1987. Read More
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LPGA tournament sets next tee time

The LPGA has decided it’s returning to West Michigan next year. Read More
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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.
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

Parking tensions can be eased by serving the customer

It’s a different year and it’s a different “outside consultant,” but the issue remains the same: The downtown area has again reached the tension point for parking.
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Lead poisoning prevention as economic development

You might be asking yourself, “Is lead still a problem?” The short answer is yes, but it’s important to note today’s concern is not the same as a decade ago.
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GRM October 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.