Focus

Rules change allows nonprofits to secure tax-exempt status more easily

IRS simplifies process so donors can make contributions of goods and services.

August 8, 2014

Economic growth should spur lending

Bank executive sees loan demand rise as companies use up post-recession cash.

August 8, 2014

West side of Grand Rapids keeps growing

Developers have to be careful to fit in with established neighborhoods.

August 1, 2014

Orion breaks ground on $28M Arena Place

Eleven-story structure will be home to a law firm, ad agency, restaurant and more.

August 1, 2014

Granger Group starts $22.5M senior living facility at Metro Health

The 102-unit project is scheduled for completion in 2015.

August 1, 2014

Conventions are putting heads in beds in Grand Rapids

Meetings, sporting events and all kinds of travel are leading to record hotel revenues.

July 25, 2014

DeVos Hall to receive upgrades to attract big Broadway shows

$300K in improvements will allow venue to host bigger shows for longer periods.

July 25, 2014

Muskegon's leisure and hospitality sector drives economic activity

Breweries, restaurants and shopping are reviving the tourism trade.

July 25, 2014