Economic Development

Van Andel Arena is a catalytic anchor

Several projects have created a new identity for Grand Rapids over the past two decades.

October 9, 2015

Inside Track: Owens has a passion for nurturing the community

The leader of Lakeshore Advantage finds the position suits her thirst for knowledge and professional growth.

October 9, 2015

Chinese foreign direct investment is on the rise

Experts expect Chinese FDI to reach $100 billion to $200 billion in next five years.

October 9, 2015

Community colleges push job training

Programs are being offered both at schools and on location.

October 9, 2015

Get Caught Blue-Handed Day impacts local businesses

The ‘Buy Nearby’ campaign supports Michigan’s $93.7B retail industry.

October 9, 2015

Right Place: 30 years of networking

For the organization’s CEO, the first is still the best.

October 2, 2015