Economic Development

DGRI plan reshapes downtown

GR Forward now includes preamble and strategies that measure diversity improvements.

November 13, 2015

Neighborhood awards celebrate best of the city

The 26th annual program served Two Scotts Barbecue with its 2015 Grand Award.

November 6, 2015

Grand Rapids and Holland partner on SmartZone

Designation will support growth of tech and research-related firms and jobs.

November 6, 2015

Cedar Springs Brewing acts as catalyst

The brewery is the downtown district’s first new build since the 1950s, but more is on the way.

October 30, 2015

Ottawa leverages brownfield grants to redevelop properties

Developers are revitalizing 29 properties with support from federal funding.

October 30, 2015