December 9

Market expands into vacant downtown space

A market has filled a prime retail location downtown. Read More

Energy company closing nuclear power plant

An energy company is slated to shut down a nuclear power plant in the region that employs roughly 600 people. Read More

Family foundation elects board chair

A local family foundation has announced the appointment of a new board chair. Read More

Entrepreneur integrates fitness equipment into furniture

An entrepreneur with years of experience in the furniture industry has designed a new line of armchairs that feature built-in fitness equipment. Read More

Food distributor wins private label deal with feds

A local food distributor has been selected to provide private label products for U.S. military commissaries worldwide under a new agreement. Read More

Founders Brewing releases availability calendar

Grand Rapids’ largest brewery is making some significant changes to its brewing lineup in 2017. Read More

Family law foundation awards grants to nonprofits

Two local nonprofits have received grants from a national family law foundation. Read More

Camp continues $2.2M expansion

A camp in the region is in the midst of a multi-phase, $2.2-million expansion. Read More

West Michigan companies earn 'perfect' scores for LGBT equality

Five West Michigan companies have received 100-percent scores for their LGBT-friendly workplace policies. Read More

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2016 Book of Lists

2016 Top Area Family Law Practices

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Special Publications

GRBJ The Newsmakers of the Year   The Newsmakers
of the Year
Who made news in 2015?
See profiles of our Newsmaker finalists.
40 Under Forty   40 Under
Forty 2016
Meet Grand Rapids Business Journal's 2016 40 Under Forty honorees and prepare to be inspired.
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Plaza development represents the best of Grand Rapids and its spirit

The Plaza Roosevelt Development, in all its several parts, represents what is — and what could be more often — the best of Grand Rapids.

Economic lessons from Yoko Ono and Moses

One year ago, I predicted Hillary Clinton would be our next president unless there was either moral or economic outrage in the United States.

Find the sweet spot to maximize profit

The first thought that comes to mind when you say CPA in December to a small business owner is tax planning — absolutely necessary and needs to be done.
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GRM June 2015   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 2015 Summer   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.