Focus

Real estate firm uses restaurant to support charity

Third Coast Development owns El Barrio in Mid Towne Village.

August 15, 2014

Money for everything from farms to factories — and libraries

USDA Rural Development loans help growers with a variety of programs.

August 15, 2014

Flush with cash and eager to lend

One banker says some banks may even be getting a bit reckless again.

August 8, 2014

Founders Bank & Trust teaches financial literacy to tech-savvy generation

GRPS students will learn about insurance, loans, mortgages and 401(k)s in a ‘video game’ atmosphere.

August 8, 2014

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