July 31

Social center opens off 28th Street

There’s a new rentable venue near 28th Street that offers space for just about anything a diverse community needs. Read More

Guitar school jams downtown

A Holland native is bringing his global guitar business to downtown Grand Rapids to teach the business community how to jam. Read More

Indiana bank expands West Michigan holdings with $88.2M acquisition

An Evansville, Ind. financial services holding company is continuing its expansion strategy into Michigan with the pending $88.2-million acquisition of a Grand Rapids-based banking organization. Read More

Judge sentences self-employed couple to prison

A husband and wife with a pair of small businesses are going to prison for federal tax crimes. Read More
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Hard cider maker releases summer varieties

A hard cider maker is expanding its lineup for the summer. Read More
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State appoints exec to international bridge board

A local economic development leader has been appointed to the board that will oversee the $2 billion New International Trade Crossing between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario. Read More
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Gallery Walk exhibits across downtown Holland

A celebration of the visual arts will be strolling across a lakeshore town this weekend as galleries invite visitors downtown. Read More
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Convention lights up $919K impact

Experience Grand Rapids has booked a national convention that will bring its own aerial entertainment when it comes to town. Read More
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Startup secures $23K in services

Recognizing the growth potential of a startup’s approach to keeping it local through its gift-giving platform, a regional economic development nonprofit has awarded it $23,650 in services. 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.
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

Secchia cites, affirms young business community participants

On the eve of the Aug. 5 primary elections, Grand Rapids Business Journal is earnestly urging participation in voter turnout for the many candidates and issues to be determined by an involved electorate next week, not the least of which is the Michigan property tax proposal.
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Michigan's minimum wage and income inequality

No matter how you spin, slice, or season the data, it comes out looking the same: Income disparity has grown since the mid-1970s.
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The key to being successful is adapting and evolving

“Your skills suck.” That’s not something you would actually expect to say during an interview.
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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.