Economic Development

American Seating says goodbye to the ballpark

Company intends to sell architectural fixed seating business to Irwin Seating; will focus on transportation seating.

January 13, 2017

Retail opportunity arises in West Michigan

With closing of Sears in Woodland Mall, experts predict national realtors will be eager to fill space.

January 13, 2017

City turns to sensors for data

Grand Rapids takes first step toward becoming smart city with installation of antenna to gather traffic, energy data.

January 13, 2017

Future looks bright for GR housing market

Amerinote Xchange CEO predicts millennial generation will push into home ownership.

December 30, 2016

Sports commission expects to bring 80 events in 2017

Organization to host State Games of America, with estimated economic impact of $5.6 million.

December 23, 2016