Focus

Sable Homes sees major construction spurt

There’s plenty of work, but a shortage of trained employees is taking its toll.

July 18, 2014

Lamar closing not a reflection of Michigan construction

An industry insider says construction is booming and there are lots of jobs available.

July 18, 2014

Survey highlights manufacturers’ biggest risk factors

Competition tops list, but there are concerns about skilled employees, too.

July 11, 2014

Mother Nature has insurance and restoration companies hopping

The Kentwood tornado adds to winter ice damage still being repaired.

July 11, 2014

Business mergers and acquisitions for strategic growth are on rise

A rebounding economy has firms looking for quick expansion, but there are risks involved.

July 11, 2014

Cherry Street Services will test new health care model

WMIPEI develops plan to use student teams to augment services.

July 4, 2014

Spectrum hosts ‘Gemba’ visit for health care leaders

Hospitals are incorporating the same lean principles used in manufacturing.

July 4, 2014

Beacon Hill at Eastgate announces $30M expansion

Between 50 and 60 more units should be available by fall 2016 to meet growing demand.

June 27, 2014

Area retirement communities nearing full occupancy

Being on a waiting list has its advantages, however, allowing time for planning a move.

June 27, 2014