August 22

Home improvement retailer opens store

A company that reclaims building materials has opened a local home improvement store. Read More

Developer plots 200-acre community

A developer is planning to build out a community of manufactured homes for seniors in the area. Read More

Firm rolls out downtown concierge service

A real estate firm with a large downtown presence is getting into the concierge business. Read More

Metro Cruise rolls into 28th Street

A 100-foot red carpet is getting rolled out tomorrow night for vintage cars. Read More

LPGA tournament scores $600K for food pantries

With a successful LPGA tournament at Blythefield Country Club in the books, Meijer is making a big donation to help stock food pantries. Read More

E-cigarette maker signs Mischa Barton for campaign

Actress Mischa Barton will be touring the U.K. countryside to find the next face of “vaping” for a maker of e-cigarettes. Read More

New Holland Brewing Co. names VP of marketing

The new VP of marketing for New Holland Brewing Co. has been promoting craft beer brands on the West Coast. Read More

Hospital opens employee-funded suites

An employee fundraising team has helped complete the last piece of a hospital’s expansion and renovation. Read More

Association names Best and Brightest Sustainable Companies

Organizations across West Michigan are being honored by a statewide association for their award-worthy sustainable practices. Read More

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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.
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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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Legislators have crowned themselves as king

The Michigan Senate last week approved legislation along party lines which, if passed by the House, will supersede a Nov. 4 state ballot question posed for voters.

‘Grand bargain’ will be a bargain for the whole state

Detroit is showing the world what it can do.

Another young man of color is dead

The events in Ferguson, Mo., have been on my mind and heart and I am deeply saddened.

Listen for hidden meanings in business communications

Listen closely to what someone is saying to you. It can be costly if you are not paying attention.
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GRM July 2014   Grand Rapids Magazine

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