Economic Development

GRCC hosts annual Giants Awards at DeVos Place

Event honors African-American individuals and organizations for community involvement.

January 23, 2015

River at center of GR Forward’s plans

Organization identifies six goals, including creation of a true ‘downtown neighborhood.’

January 23, 2015

Whitewater project keeps flowing

Project engineer says he sees ‘nothing that should stop it.’

January 16, 2015

DDA approves funds for Olds Manor project

Money will be used to fill an areaway and improve the building’s streetscape.

January 16, 2015

Metro area ranks best in the Midwest

Grand Rapids/Wyoming named 25th best performing city in the U.S. for 2014.

January 16, 2015

Kent County leads U.S. employment recovery

Report indicates Kent is first of nation's 'large economies' to fully recover.

January 16, 2015