Economic Development

Business report reveals lakeshore industry strengths

Local businesses are outperforming their national counterparts.

May 9, 2014

Businesses and workforce planning learn to be flexible

Training people for the right jobs is crucial to the economic recovery.

May 9, 2014

USI acquires 40 Wells Fargo insurance offices

Grand Rapids was attractive to buyer looking for a Michigan presence.

May 9, 2014

Regional center markets state as a place to live and invest

EB-5 visas draw those willing to invest $500K to $1M in Michigan in return for citizenship.

May 9, 2014

Silver Line looks to boost economic development, local real estate

Officials point to success of such projects in other cities and expect the same to happen here.

May 2, 2014