Economic Development

New Holland enjoys resurgence

Brewery expects new brewpub and distillery to be ready in September.

January 15, 2016

City approves unique parcel agreement for repair shop

Officials get creative when faced with parcels divided by an alley and CID boundaries.

January 15, 2016

Barometer surveys find small business owners are upbeat

Tight labor market also is contributing to wage increases for good workers.

January 15, 2016

Market volatility expected to continue this year

Chinese markets probably won’t have big impact on U.S. economy, but story is far from over.

January 15, 2016

Developer secures brownfield funds

City approves two financing requests for 16-story Bond Avenue project.

January 15, 2016

Grand Rapids ahead of the game for transit

City already offers scalable model of BRT that just debuted in Chicago.

January 8, 2016

Lakeshore Advantage spurs investment

The economic development engine is accelerating growth in Ottawa County.

January 8, 2016