Economic Development

Festivals help Ludington log record tourist season

Convention and Visitors Bureau reports $12.4 million in room rental income for 2016 — the highest number in its history.

April 28, 2017

Area business leaders make case for LGBT inclusion

Dow Chemical notes economic impacts via inclusion efforts.

April 28, 2017

Strong economy fuels county’s surging property values

Equalized property values reach all-time high of nearly $26 billion.

April 28, 2017

Report urges lawmakers to look ahead

State can’t rely on high-paying factory jobs if it hopes to improve employee outcomes.

April 28, 2017

Land Bank economic impact: $42.9M

MSU analysis credits Kent County Land Bank Authority with creating 266 jobs in past four years.

April 28, 2017

Program sets up contractors for success

Rockford Construction’s Dimensions curriculum teaches companies how to expand their businesses.

April 28, 2017

Businesses: Own your problems

Cascade Engineering’s Keller urges leaders to step in and promote societal and cultural shifts.

April 21, 2017