Economic Development

Communities create a ‘grand strategy’ focusing on Grand River projects

The $444M plan, encompassing sites from Lowell to Grandville, is vying for a HUD grant.

September 4, 2015

Grooters puts rail option on the table

New development in Walker could feature railroad access for interested tenants.

September 4, 2015

Designer wins 5x5 Night

September 3, 2015

Training fund bumps up pool to $20 million

West Michigan Works! helps employers with competitive grants.

August 28, 2015

Partnership gives green light to marketing select properties

Regional group touts key industrial locations, including Wyoming’s former GM site.

August 28, 2015

Grand Rapids raises its barbecue profile

Restaurants are hustling to meet demand for immensely popular comfort food.

August 21, 2015